Churchill Downs: Day 38, Friday, June 30, 2017

  Churchill Downs Full-Card Downs Analysis: Friday, June 30, 2017 Churchill Downs will draw the curtain on its 2017 Spring Meeting on Friday, June 30 with the final "Downs After Dark" program featuring an 11-race card highlighted by a pair of stakes for the juveniles--the $100,000 Bashford Manor (G3) and the listed $100,000 Debutante Stakes-- … Continue reading Churchill Downs: Day 38, Friday, June 30, 2017

Churchill Downs: Day 37, Thursday, June 29, 2017

Churchill Downs Full-Card Analysis: Thursday, June 29, 2017 The "Sunset Stretch" Closing Weekend at Churchill Downs rolls onward on Thursday, June 29 with the final "Twilight Thursday" program of the Spring Meet. The card features a nine-race program and offers a 21-day $138,411 carryover in the 20-cent Single 6 Jackpot. Post time for the first … Continue reading Churchill Downs: Day 37, Thursday, June 29, 2017

Churchill Downs: Day 36, Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Churchill Downs Full-Card Analysis: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 The final week of Churchill Downs's 2017 Spring Meet commences with a special Wednesday evening program to kick off the "Sunset Stretch" Closing Weekend in Louisville. The card features an eight-race program with a twilight first post time of 5:00 P.M. Eastern and offers a 20-day $131,373 … Continue reading Churchill Downs: Day 36, Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Churchill Downs: Day 35, Sunday, June 25, 2017

Churchill Downs Full-Card Analysis: Sunday, June 25, 2017 "Riders Up!": Episode 4 (6/25/17) with Bruce Headley & Scott Hazelton The featured ninth race on Churchill's Sunday, June 25 program is a $55,300 entry-level allowance/$75,000 optional claiming affair for three-years-olds going a mile and a sixteenth on the main track. Chuck Hovitz's Awesome Saturday is the … Continue reading Churchill Downs: Day 35, Sunday, June 25, 2017

Churchill Downs: Day 34, Saturday, June 24, 2017

Churchill Downs Full-Card Analysis: Saturday, June 24, 2017 Carl R. Moore Management LLC's Finley'sluckycharm will attempt to keep her unblemished lifetime record at Churchill Downs in good stead when the daughter of Twirling Candy goes off as the prohibitive favorite in Saturday's 28th running of the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (G3), the featured ninth race on … Continue reading Churchill Downs: Day 34, Saturday, June 24, 2017

Churchill Downs: Day 33, Friday, June 23, 2017

  Churchill Downs Selections: Friday, June 23, 2017 Due to time restraints, I only have selections and comments for today's program at Churchill Downs--my apologies. My full-card analysis will resume with the Saturday, June 24 program. The Green Sheet had a pair of winner's on Thursday's twilight program in Louisville and 32 days into the meet, The Sheet is … Continue reading Churchill Downs: Day 33, Friday, June 23, 2017

Churchill Downs: Day 32, Thursday, June 22, 2017

  Churchill Downs Full-Card Analysis: Thursday, June 22. 2017 "Riders Up!" with Frank Lyons & John Gaver: Episode 3 (6/18/17) with guests Pat Day & Garrett O'Rourke The featured seventh race on the "Twilight Thursday" program at Churchill Downs on June 22 is a contentious $57,500 "two other than allowance"/$62,500 optional claiming event for fillies … Continue reading Churchill Downs: Day 32, Thursday, June 22, 2017