Churchill Downs Entries & Results for Thursday, May 26, 2022

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Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr. opened Churchill Downs in then-rural Louisville in 1875. Since then it has hosted America's longest-held sporting event, the Kentucky Derby, the Kentucky Oaks, and the Clark Handicap each year.
Biggest stakes: Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks, Stephen Foster Handicap, and the Clark Handicap.

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1 1/16M, Turf, Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $148,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) Pick 5 (Races 1-5)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 1: The top pick is #6 Admission Office the 2/1 ML favorite trained by Brian Lynch and ridden by Tyler Gaffalione. The seven-year-old gelding by Point of Entry has very good speed figures that matchup well with this group. Get Churchill Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Background

Khozan

Michael Puhich

Geovanni Franco

12/1

2 2

Sprawl

City Zip

Thomas Drury, Jr.

Joseph Talamo

6/1

3

Henley's Joy

Kitten's Joy

Mark E. Casse

Florent Geroux

4/1

4

Fenwick Station

Magician (IRE)

Eddie Kenneally

Adam Beschizza

3/1

5

Big Dreaming

Declaration of War

Wayne M. Catalano

Corey J. Lanerie

5/2

6 Picks Report

Admission Office

Point of Entry

Brian A. Lynch

Tyler Gaffalione

2/1

7 7

Pirate's Punch

Shanghai Bobby

Eddie Kenneally

Rafael Bejarano

(Main Track only)

3/1

MTO

8 8

Silver Dust

Tapit

W. Bret Calhoun

Adam Beschizza

(Main Track only)

5/2

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Background  1 $11.00 $4.60 -
Pirate's Punch  7 - $4.20 -
Sprawl  2 - - -
Silver Dust  8 - - -
Also rans:
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 1-7 $35.20 $46,196.00
Fractions and final time: :24.03, :48.13, 1:12.68, 1:37.85, 1:44.5
Winning Owner: Giddyup Stables, LLC
Winning Breeder: Brent Fernung & Crystal Fernung
BACKGROUND set the pace near the two path while being pressured from his outside, met resistance entering the lane and briefly ceded command, collared foe late to gain the winners share. PIRATE'

6F, Dirt, $10,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $30,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 2-3-4) Pick 4 (Races 2-3-4-5)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: The top pick is #2 Hearns the 5/2 ML favorite trained by Norm Casse and ridden by Tyler Gaffalione. The three-year-old colt by Jimmy Creed has average speed figures but is still open to improvement being so lightly raced. Get Churchill Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Shacklesfly

Shackleford

Dale L. Romans

Joseph Talamo

8/1

2 2 Picks Report

Hearns

Jimmy Creed

Norm W. Casse

Tyler Gaffalione

5/2

3 3

Congrats to Mi

Congrats

George Leonard, III

Reylu Gutierrez

8/1

4 4

East of India

Bal a Bali (BRZ)

Matt A. Shirer

Gabriel Saez

4/1

5 5

Lake Tahoe

Oxbow

Ron Moquett

Julien R. Leparoux

3/1

6 6

Make My Own Luck

Mykindacandy

Roger E. Burton

Rafael Bejarano

12/1

7 7

Joyful Candy

Twirling Candy

Eric L. Heitzmann

Mitchell Murrill

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Lake Tahoe  5 $8.40 $3.80 $3.00
East of India  4 - $4.00 $2.80
Hearns  2 - - $3.20
Make My Own Luck  6 - - -
Also rans: Joyful Candy, Congrats to Mi
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-5 $48.80 $27,247.00
Exacta 5-4 $34.20 $86,788.00
Superfecta 5-4-2-6 $509.40 $26,213.00
Trifecta 5-4-2 $142.60 $50,172.00
Fractions and final time: :21.54, :44.92, :57.56, 1:11.31
Winning Owner: Bloom Racing Stable LLC (Jeffrey Bloom), David A. Bernsen, LLC and Johns, Keith
Winning Breeder: Calumet Farm

Maybe $1 million: How to bet Monday's Derby City 6

Handicapper Sara Elbadwi uses Pro Reports to analyze the Derby City 6.

5F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $120,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5) $.20 Derby City-6

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: The top pick is #1A Les Bon Temps the 7/5 ML favorite trained by Norm Casse and ridden by Florent Geroux. The two-year-old filly by Laoban has a top trainer who has shown the ability to prepare a first time starter to win on debut. Get Churchill Downs Picks for all of today's races.

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# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 6

Towhead

Malibu Moon

Michael J. Maker

Tyler Gaffalione

7/5

1A 7 Picks Report

Les Bon Temps

Laoban

Norm W. Casse

Florent Geroux

7/5

2 1

Fun Money

Mrazek

George R. Arnold, II

Declan Cannon

4/1

3 2

Chiquita Mosca

Commissioner

Ismael Bahena

Rogelio Miranda

20/1

3

Song of Storms

Mor Spirit

Aveory Faircloth

Carlos Villasana

20/1

5 4

Mo Bonita

Uncle Mo

Steven M. Asmussen

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

8/5

6 5

Catherine Blaze

Cross Traffic

George Leonard, III

Reylu Gutierrez

8/1

7 8

Frango Electrico

Tourist

Ismael Bahena

Isaias Ayala

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
Les Bon Temps  1A $3.60 $3.40 $2.10
Towhead  1 $3.60 $3.40 $2.10
Fun Money  2 - - $3.40
Mo Bonita  5 - - -
Also rans: Chiquita Mosca, Frango Electrico, Catherine Blaze
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 1-5-1 $133.80 $36,233.00
Daily Double 5-1 $15.60 $19,870.00
Exacta 1-2 $12.40 $73,934.00
Superfecta 1-2-5-3 $107.80 $24,711.00
Trifecta 1-2-5 $22.40 $47,309.00
Fractions and final time: :22.68, :46.59, :58.87
Winning Owner: Greathouse, Deuce, Hutson, Cindy M. and Setzer, Brett
Winning Breeder: Southern Equine Stables

1 1/16M, Turf, $30,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $54,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 4-5-6) Pick 5 (Races 4-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Believing

Street Sense

Jordan Blair

Julien R. Leparoux

5/1

2

Lizy D

Brody's Cause

Eduardo Caramori

Rafael Bejarano

20/1

3 3

Champagne Sister

Lord Nelson

Kenneth G. McPeek

Tiago Josue Pereira

10/1

4

Silky Warrior (IRE)

Declaration of War

Jeff A. Hiles

Corey J. Lanerie

5/1

5

Bella Conchita

Kitten's Joy

Cherie DeVaux

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

2/1

6

Strong Embrace

Strong Mandate

Michael J. Maker

Tyler Gaffalione

5/2

7 7

Floris

Creative Cause

William E. Duvall

Jon Kenton Court

20/1

8 8

Donya Know It

Treasure Beach (GB)

Michael A. Tomlinson

Joseph Rocco, Jr.

10/1

9

Hal's Dream

Exaggerator

Kenneth G. McPeek

Alex Achard

10/1

10 10

World of Wonder

Liam's Map

Grant T. Forster

James Graham

(Main Track only)

4/1

MTO

11 11

Memphis Cash Queen

Classic Empire

Lon Wiggins

Rene Diaz

(Main Track only)

3/1

MTO

12 12

Ipsum Gratus

Include

Thomas L. Van Berg

Rafael Bejarano

(Main Track only)

4/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Champagne Sister  3 $13.60 $7.40 $4.80
Donya Know It  8 - $11.00 $4.80
Floris  7 - - $8.20
Believing  1 - - -
Also rans: Ipsum Gratus, World of Wonder, Memphis Cash Queen
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-3 $49.40 $15,598.00
Exacta 3-8 $138.00 $85,952.00
Superfecta 3-8-7-1 $4,353.20 $22,761.00
Trifecta 3-8-7 $1,179.80 $47,727.00
Pick 3 5-1-3 $146.00 $21,228.00
Fractions and final time: :24.29, :48.95, 1:13.87, 1:39.14, 1:45.8
Winning Owner: Victory Stables (Kathleen Trommer)
Winning Breeder: Scott Pierce

Monday's Best Bet: Plainsman moves away in Hanshin

Plainsman moves away in Hanshin Stakes at Churchill Downs.

5 1/2F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $120,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 5-6-7) Pick 4 (Races 5-6-7-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Maggie E

Palace Malice

Patrick Huffman

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

12/1

2 2

Sha Girl

Frosted

Dale L. Romans

Joseph Talamo

10/1

3 3

Ladybelucky

Lookin At Lucky

Eddie Kenneally

Rafael Bejarano

9/2

4 4

Lamasco

Summer Front

Nichole Luce

Jon Kenton Court

12/1

5 5

Twentytwenty Hoax

Temple City

Barry L. King

Mitchell Murrill

4/1

6 6

Little Mombo

Into Mischief

Philip A. Bauer

Florent Geroux

4/5

7 7

Divine Hope

American Freedom

Alvin Brent Taylor

Francisco Arrieta

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Little Mombo  6 $2.60 $2.10 $2.10
Twentytwenty Hoax  5 - $4.20 $2.80
Ladybelucky  3 - - $2.80
Sha Girl  2 - - -
Also rans: Lamasco, Divine Hope, Maggie E
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 3-6 $29.60 $19,902.00
Pick 5 1-5-1/4-3-6 $1,659.40 $235,426.00
Exacta 6-5 $10.00 $115,068.00
Superfecta 6-5-3-2 $75.80 $39,757.00
Trifecta 6-5-3 $28.80 $67,375.00
Pick 3 1-3-6 $41.40 $33,485.00
Pick 4 5-1/4-3-6 $215.20 $123,455.00
Fractions and final time: :22.48, :45.94, :57.65, 1:04.11
Winning Owner: Rigney Racing, LLC
Winning Breeder: Mulholland Springs LLC, Tom GretherFarms, Inc. & Elizabeth S. Hager

6F, Dirt, $10,000 Starter Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 4 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $52,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 6-7-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Ancient Brown

Big Brown

Thomas Humphries

Adam Beschizza

12/1

2

Especially You

Atreides

Cheryl Shifflett

James Graham

30/1

3 3

Delta Gamma Cats

Vancouver (AUS)

Ethan W. West

Rafael Bejarano

5/1

4 4

Summer Storm

Majesticperfection

Chris A. Hartman

Francisco Arrieta

6/1

5 5

Destiny's Darling

Flat Out

Michael Evans II

Rolando Aragon

15/1

6

Frills

Candy Ride (ARG)

Daniel Leitch

Tyler Gaffalione

9/5

7 7

Invaluable

Include

Robertino Diodoro

David Cohen

9/2

8

A Lot of Spunk

Justin Phillip

Eric L. Heitzmann

Mitchell Murrill

20/1

9 9

Copper Charm

Curlin to Mischief

Sarah Hamilton

Geovanni Franco

5/1

10 10

Dulcimer Dame

Mineshaft

Kenneth G. Miller

Edgar Morales

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Delta Gamma Cats  3 $6.20 $3.20 $2.60
Dulcimer Dame 10 - $8.40 $4.00
Copper Charm  9 - - $2.40
Invaluable  7 - - -
Also rans: Destiny's Darling, Summer Storm
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 6-3 $13.00 $16,894.00
Exacta 3-10 $50.80 $77,914.00
Superfecta 3-10-9-7 $444.20 $25,396.00
Trifecta 3-10-9 $161.40 $41,577.00
Pick 3 3-6-3 $73.60 $27,550.00
Fractions and final time: :21.86, :45.39, :57.7, 1:10.33
Winning Owner: Rafael Nunez
Winning Breeder: Dennis Rowan & Cecilia Rowan

Tyler Gaffalione cements 8th Churchill Downs riding title

Tyler Gaffalione wins his 8th Churchill Downs riding title; Rigney Racing is leading owner.

1 3/8M, Turf, Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $127,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

R Calli Kim

Revolutionary

Gerald S. Bennett

Tyler Gaffalione

6/1

2 2

Queen Bourbon

Empire Maker

Ian R. Wilkes

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

10/1

3 3

Designer Ready

Tapit

Thomas Drury, Jr.

Joseph Talamo

12/1

4 4

Good Measure

Smarty Jones

H. Graham Motion

Mickaelle Michel

20/1

5 5

Scarabea

American Pharoah

Jack Sisterson

Julien R. Leparoux

2/1

6

My Sweet Story

Afleet Alex

Ignacio Correas, IV

Vincent Cheminaud

20/1

7

Three Tipsy Chix

Medaglia d'Oro

Ian R. Wilkes

Chris Landeros

12/1

8

Ensemble (IRE)

Nayef

Brendan P. Walsh

Adam Beschizza

5/1

9

Stepper

War Front

Thomas Drury, Jr.

Florent Geroux

4/1

10 10

Met in Miami

Upstart

H. Graham Motion

James Graham

5/1

11

Second Row Center

Uncle Mo

Dane Kobiskie

Colby J. Hernandez

(Also-eligible)

15/1

AE

12 12

Malibu Marlee

Verrazano

Barry L. King

Mitchell Murrill

(Also-eligible)

30/1

AE

13 13

High Fashion

Union Rags

Victoria H. Oliver

Rafael Bejarano

(Main Track only)

3/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
R Calli Kim  1 $12.00 $5.00 $3.00
Good Measure  4 - $14.20 $6.20
Queen Bourbon  2 - - $2.60
Designer Ready  3 - - -
Also rans: High Fashion, Met in Miami, Scarabea, Malibu Marlee
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 3-1 $55.00 $18,068.00
Exacta 1-4 $240.60 $133,008.00
Superfecta 1-4-2-3 $6,064.80 $41,457.00
Trifecta 1-4-2 $881.60 $70,025.00
Pick 3 6-3-1 $91.60 $27,191.00
Fractions and final time: :24.05, :48.67, 1:13.85, 1:39.3, 2:05.23
Winning Owner: Averill Racing LLC
Winning Breeder: Upson Downs Farm

1M, Dirt, $30,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $50,000

Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Super Hi-5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

My Brother Cam

Malibu Moon

Dallas Stewart

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

5/1

2 2

Calipari

Curlin

Rodolphe Brisset

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

8/1

3 3

Rerally

Lord Nelson

Matthew R. Martinez

Edgar Morales

20/1

4 4

Seven Flat

Flatter

Ron Moquett

Rafael Bejarano

8/1

5

Heston

Dialed In

Jeff Engler

Corey J. Lanerie

15/1

6 6

Luckman

Empire Maker

Mark E. Casse

Adam Beschizza

9/2

7 7

My Favorite Uncle

Uncle Mo

Steven M. Asmussen

Tyler Gaffalione

4/1

8 8

Scattershack

Shackleford

Dale L. Romans

Joseph Talamo

7/2

9 9

Big Redwhiteblue

Kantharos

Kenneth G. McPeek

Alex Achard

10/1

10

Pudge Boy Palace

Palace

Bentley Combs

Jack Gilligan

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Seven Flat  4 $21.00 $6.60 $6.00
Scattershack  8 - $2.60 $3.20
Big Redwhiteblue  9 - $4.40 $6.60
My Favorite Uncle  7 - - -
Also rans: Calipari, Rerally, Luckman, My Brother Cam
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-4 $190.80 $54,297.00
Exacta 4-8 $30.40 $118,799.00
Exacta 4-9 $96.00 $0.00
Superfecta 4-8-9-7 $862.80 $44,152.00
Superfecta 4-9-8-7 $1,094.80 $0.00
Super High Five 4-8-9-7-2 $11,867.60 $19,498.00
Super High Five 4-9-8-7-2 $11,867.60 $0.00
Trifecta 4-8-9 $308.60 $72,752.00
Trifecta 4-9-8 $379.60 $0.00
Pick 3 3-1-4 $532.60 $68,901.00
Pick 4 6-1/2/3/6/8-1-4 $677.20 $193,663.00
Pick 5 3-6-1/2/3/6/8-1-4 $5,192.60 $225,839.00
Pick 6 Jackpot 1/4-3-6-1/2/3/6/8-1-4 $21,515.00 $73,125.00
Fractions and final time: :23.01, :46.32, 1:11.85, 1:24.57, 1:37.32
Winning Owner: William S. Sparks
Winning Breeder: Dr. William B. Wilmot & Dr. Joan M.Taylor
SEVEN FLAT stalked the pace early on, made a three wide bid nearing the lane, took over command down the lane and drew off late under a steady drive.

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