(June 27, 2008) – Lawrence Carroll’s Bold Start overtook pace-setting Keyed Entry on the far turn and drew off to win Friday’s $48,000 Humana-Senior Products Associates Classic at Churchill Downs by 5 1/2 lengths.
Trained by Ken McPeek and ridden by Robby Albarado, Bold Start won for the sixth time in 21 career starts and with Friday’s $31,608 check increased his career earnings to $342,639.
Bold Start, the favorite in the field of five allowance runners, returned $4.60, $3.20 and $2.10. Officer Rocket, ridden by Calvin Borel, rallied for second and returned $3.60 and $2.20. Vicarian, ridden by Jamie Theriot, finished another 3 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $2.40 to show
A 4-year-old Kentucky-bred son of Jump Start, Bold Start covered the 6 ½ furlongs on a fast track in 1:14.91. It was the fastest 6 ½ furlongs in 30 races at the distance this meeting.
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