Mr All American Takes Sunday Feature

Nov 08, 2009 Gary Yunt

Twin Creeks Racing Stable’s Mr All American fended off a late charge from Ready’s Clyde  to win Sunday’s $47,960 allowance feature race at Churchill Downs by a nose.

    Ridden by Julien Leparoux for trainer Mike Maker, Mr All American won for the third time in six starts. The victory was the third of the afternoon for Leparoux.

    Mr All American, a 3-year-old Kentucky-bred son of Unbridled’s Song, covered the 1 1/16 miles on the firm Matt Winn Turf Course in 1:43.85. The victory was worth $30,510 and increased Mr All American’s earnings to $74,675.

    Mr All American returned mutuels of $14.40, $8.80 and $5. Ready’s Clyde, ridden by Jesus Castanon, paid $15.60 and $8.40 and finished 1 ½ lengths ahead of Victory Notion, who paid $4.20 to show under Jamie Theriot.

    Racing resumes Wednesday with a 10-race card, highlighted by a six-day Pick 6 carryover of $21,099, at 12:40 p.m. ET. All United States veterans and active military will receive free general admission with proof of identification in honor of Veterans Day.

Also, Wednesday is the first of three “Seniors Days” during Churchill Downs’ 2009 Fall Meet. For $19, seniors will receive admission, a racing program, a reserved seats and lunch in Millionaires’ Row 4. Call (502) 636-4400 for reservations and more information. The other two dates are Wednesday, Nov. 18 and Wednesday, Nov. 25.
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