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Bullsbay Wins Churchill's Alysheba Stakes

| Churchill Downs Communications | 05/02/2009 #
  • Bullsbay, with Jeremy Rose up, wins the Alysheba Stakes at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Oaks Day, Friday, May 1, 2009.

  • Bullsbay, with Jeremy Rose up, wins the Alysheba Stakes at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Oaks Day, Friday, May 1, 2009.

Steven C Mitchell’s Mitchell Ranch, Frank Lewkowitz and Joe Rice's Bullsbay, a five-year-old horse by Tiznow, rallied to win the $170,400 Alysheba Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Oaks Day, Friday, May 1, 2009.  Bullsbay captured the Alysheba by three-quarters of a length under jockey Jeremy Rose.

Cool Coal Man, ridden by John Velazquez, finished second in the 1 1/16-mile race over a main track rated "good."  Finishing third was Star Guitar, ridden by Corey Lanerie.  The final time was 1:44.29.

The winner was trained by Nick Zito and returned $8.40, $4.60 and $3.60.  Cool Coal Man returned $5.60 and $4.40, while Star Guitar returned $7.80 to show.