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(November 23, 2008) – Naveed Chowhan’s Control System took control in deep stretch and then held off a late charge from Awsugahnow to win Sunday’s featured $44,260 Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation purse at Churchill Downs by three-quarters of a length.
(November 23, 2008) – Stronach Stable’s Spring Waltz will carry top weight of 120 pounds and concede up to nine pounds to 11 rivals in Thursday’s 94th running of the $150,000-added Falls City Handicap (Grade II) at 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs.
(November 23, 2008) – Stonestreet Stables LLC’s Curlin, North America’s reigning Horse of the Year and the continent’s richest racehorse of all time with earnings of $10,501,800, will be paraded one final time at Churchill Downs on Saturday, Nov. 29 – closing day of the 26-day Fall Meet.
(November 22, 2008) – Green Lantern Stables’ Karelian and Amerman Racing Stables’ Demarcation hit the finish line together and dead-heated Saturday in the 32nd running of the $114,400 River City Handicap (Grade III) at Churchill Downs.
(November 21, 2008) – Russell West’s Lady On Holiday collared favored Rustic Flame in the final jump to win Friday’s featured $44,160 Racetrack Chaplaincy of America Purse at Churchill Downs over the Matt Winn Turf Course by a nose.
(November 20, 2008) – Martin Racing Stable and Dan Morgan’s Dubai Majesty disposed of pace-setting Good Feeling leaving the backstretch and drew off to win Thursday’s featured $38,380 Klein Family Learning Center Purse at Churchill Downs for fillies and mares by 5 ½ lengths.
(November 19, 2008) – Trainer Mike Maker established a Churchill Downs Fall Meet record for victories Wednesday afternoon when One Eyed Joker won the eighth race for Maker’s 21st triumph of the season.
(November 19, 2008) – Zayat Stables’ Thorn Song will face 10 rivals Saturday as he shoots for consecutive victories in the $100,000-added River City Handicap (Grade III) to be run at a mile and one-eighth over the Matt Winn Turf Course.
(November 16, 2008) – Tim Standafer and Rick Tipton’s Simply Seattle repulsed a bid from favored Time Flies at the top of the stretch and drew off in the final eighth of a mile to win Sunday’s $42,780 allowance feature at Churchill Downs by 1 ½ lengths.
(November 15, 2008) – Courtlandt Farms’ Indescribable closed from far back to nip Long Approach in the shadow of the wire to win the 36th running of the $113,400 Cardinal Handicap (Grade III) by a head at Churchill Downs on Saturday afternoon.