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Friday, October 31
|Gates Open||First Post||Admission|
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6 Furlongs | Dirt
Purse $13,000 | Maiden Claiming
|Churchill Downs||Pick 6 Jackpot||$2,305.00|
Ricardo Santana Jr.
Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. provided a breakout performance in the 2nd ever September Meet at Churchill Downs. Santana Jr. tied clinched 13 wins to tie defending champ, Corey Lanerie, for the title of Leading Jockey. Congratulations, Ricardo, on your first Leading Jockey title at Churchill Downs!
Trainer Wayne Catalano earned his first Churchill Downs training title during the September Meet. Catalano saddle seven winners, earning a shared title with Trainer Steve Asmussen, and signifying his comeback from a health scare earlier in the year.
Fresh off of collecting his 2,000th career win on Wednesday at Churchill Downs, jockey Julien Leparoux will depart for California upon the conclusion of Thursday’s local racing action to compete in his ninth Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park on Friday and Saturday.
Grade I winner Spring in the Air won this year's Hendrie at Woodbine (Woodbine Entertainment Group - Michael Burns)
Julien Leparoux rode In My Time to victory in Wednesday's ninth race for win No. 2,000. (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)
Jockey Julien Leparoux rode In My Time to a one-length win in Wednesday’s ninth race at Churchill Downs to secure his 2,000th career win.
Coming off a third-place effort in the Spinster (Grade I) at Keeneland in her last outing, Bill Cubbedge’s Molly Morgan will look to return to her winning ways in Saturday’s $200,000-added Chilukki (GII) at Churchill Downs for trainer Dale Romans.
John C. Oxley's Spring in the Air won the Hendrie Stakes at Woodbine (Woodbine Entertainment Group - Michael Burns)
Conquest Stables' Conquest Tsunami easily won the Street Sense under Shaun Bridgmohan (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)
Conquest Tsunami Rolls in Street Sense; West Coast Belle Romps in Rags to Riches in 'Stars of Tomorrow I'
Conquest Tsunami, a multiple stakes winner on synthetic surfaces, showed a fondness for Churchill Downs’ dirt with a 2 ¾-length, front-running victory over Nun the Less in Sunday’s second running of the $55,221 Street Sense, one of two overnight stakes on opening day of the track’s 26-day Fall Meet.
Steven Coburn and Perry Martin's favored California Chrome, ridden by Victor Espinoza, took command at the head of the stretch en route to a 1 3/4-length victory over Commanding Curve to win the 140th running of the $2,202,800 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!