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Guam Typhoon Takes Vodika Collins Purse, Vance Saddles 300th CD Winner and Borel Passes Brumfield for 2nd All Time

Elaine Jones’ Guam Typhoon took the lead at the head of the stretch and held off Map of the World by 1 ¼ lengths to win Friday’s featured Vodika Collins Purse, named for the first winner of the Stephen Foster Handicap.

Sunday Sunrise Rallies to Win Churchill Downs' Thursday Feature

Bob Zollars and Mark Wagner’s Sunday Sunrise rallied five wide in the deep stretch and drew off to defeat even-money favorite Au Moon by 2 ½ lengths to win Thursday’s $49,790 allowance feature for 3-year-olds and up at Churchill Downs.
    

Miss Isella Headlines Fleur De Lis; Three Other Graded Stakes on Reunion Day Undercard

Domino Stud of Lexington’s Miss Isella will go for her third consecutive Grade II stakes victory at Churchill Downs on Saturday when she totes high weight of 122 pounds in the 35th running of the $200,000-added Fleur De Lis Handicap (Grade II).

Einstein Set to Make Run at History in Grade I, $600,000 Stephen Foster Handicap on Saturday

Midnight Cry Stable’s Einstein (BRZ) will carry high weight of 124 pounds and concede from 2-11 pounds to seven rivals Saturday as he attempts to become the first horse to win three consecutive Grade I races on three surfaces in the 28th running of the $600,000-added Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs.

Mine That Bird Returns to Churchill Downs

Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird returned to Churchill Downs on Monday morning after his third-place finish in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes (Grade I).

Rachel Alexandra Works Six Furlongs on Monday

Preakness Stakes (Grade I) and Kentucky Oaks (GI) winner Rachel Alexandra turned in solid six-furlong workout Monday at Churchill Downs as the team behind the 3-year-daughter of Medaglia d’Oro considers her next start.

El Caballo Takes Featured Conserve Purse on Sunday

James Spence’s El Caballo re-rallied in deep stretch to narrowly defeat Wise River by a nose in Sunday’s featured $59,040 Conserve Purse at Churchill Downs.

            El Caballo, a 5-year-old Kentucky-bred son of El Corredor, covered the mile on a firm Matt Winn Turf Course in 1:35.55 under jockey Robby Albarado.

Acoma Holds Off Pure Clan to Win Early Times Mint Julep

Helen Alexander and Helen Groves’ Acoma held off a furious late charge from Pure Clan to win the 33rd

running of the $109,000 Early Times Mint Julep (Grade III) on Saturday at Churchill Downs by a diminishing neck.

Simply Seattle Takes Friday Feature

Tim Standafer and Rick Tipton’s Simply Seattle rallied in deep stretch to win Friday’s featured $51,245 CFW Mane Event Purse at Churchill Downs by three-quarters of a length over Kiawah’s Magic.

Blue Lion Wins Thursday's Whitey Pryor Classic

Wayne Lyster III, Brent Rice and Helen Laughery’s Blue Lion swept past pacesetter Cross Village in the upper stretch and drew off by 3 ½ lengths to win Thursday’s featured $50,200 Whitey Pryor Classic at Churchill Downs.