Churchill Downs Entries & Results for Thursday, June 2, 2022

Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY
Churchill Downs - Louisville, KY  |  churchilldowns.com

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.

Picks Report Get Expert Churchill Downs Picks for today’s races. Get Equibase PPs.

Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 32.5%, second picks are winning at 21.3%, and third place picks are winning 16.9%.

Churchill Downs Power Picks the last 14 days: 18.2% winners 2/11

6 1/2F, Dirt, $16,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 4 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $48,000

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: Our pick is the 7/2 second choice, #1 Take Charge Erica. The six-year-old mare by Take Charge Indy is trained by Aaron Shorter and ridden by James Graham. She has the expectation to make the lead and run them off their feet for the win. Get Churchill Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

Take Charge Erica

Take Charge Indy

Aaron Shorter

James Graham

7/2

2 2

Brunella

Munnings

Jason G. Cook

Joseph Rocco, Jr.

5/1

3 3

Double Dawn

Archarcharch

Waylon Cundiff

Rene Diaz

8/1

4 4

Tapalong

Tapizar

Shane Murphy

Francisco Arrieta

8/1

5 5

Darlene Strong

Mark Valeski

Travis Swan Murphy

Cindy Murphy

10/1

6 6

Girls a Bullet

Revolutionary

Thomas D. Vance

Corey J. Lanerie

4/1

7

Nutcracker Ballet

Drosselmeyer

Patrick Huffman

Chris Landeros

6/1

8

Distinctive Flower

Flower Alley

Chadwick A. Peach

Ferrin Peterson

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Brunella  2 $6.60 $2.80 $2.40
Girls a Bullet  6 - $2.80 $2.40
Darlene Strong  5 - - $3.40
Double Dawn  3 - - -
Also rans: Tapalong, Take Charge Erica
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 2-6 $15.40 $49,622.00
Superfecta 2-6-5-3 $146.40 $14,759.00
Trifecta 2-6-5 $54.40 $31,168.00
Fractions and final time: :22.79, :46.19, 1:10.54, 1:16.89
Winning Owner: David E. Miller
Winning Breeder: Parrish Hill Farm & Ashford Stud

5 1/2F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $120,000

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 #5 Cigarette Boat the 3/1 ML favorite trained by Norm Casse and ridden by Joseph Talamo. The two-year-old colt by Kantharos has some upside still being lightly raced and speed figures that match up well in this field. Get Churchill Downs Picks for all of today's races.

  • This race has 5 first-time starters Get the first-timer report today
# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Curly Jack

Good Magic

Thomas M. Amoss

Colby J. Hernandez

7/2

2 2

Boxster

West Coast

Eddie Kenneally

Rafael Bejarano

12/1

3

Giant Awakening

Mor Spirit

J. Keith Desormeaux

James Graham

12/1

4 4

Perfect Prank

Practical Joke

Steven M. Asmussen

Corey J. Lanerie

4/1

5 5 Picks Report

Cigarette Boat

Kantharos

Norm W. Casse

Joseph Talamo

3/1

6 6

Mabuhay

American Pharoah

Eric R. Reed

Sonny Leon

5/1

7 7

Mo's Treasure

Mo Town

D. Wayne Lukas

David Cohen

6/1

8 8

El Cerrito

Runhappy

Steven M. Asmussen

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

9/2

Sire of Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) winner Smile Happy
Runner Win Place Show
Curly Jack  1 $10.40 $6.00 $4.80
Boxster  2 - $6.80 $4.60
Mabuhay  6 - - $6.00
Mo's Treasure  7 - - -
Also rans: Cigarette Boat, El Cerrito, Perfect Prank
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-1 $29.00 $29,988.00
Trifecta 1-2-6 $314.60 $77,052.00
Exacta 1-2 $43.80 $130,757.00
Superfecta 1-2-6-7 $1,817.00 $40,398.00
Fractions and final time: :22.33, :45.62, :57.84, 1:04.28
Winning Owner: Michael McLoughlin
Winning Breeder: Betz/J.Betz/Burns/Camaquiki/C.Kidder/etal

Favorite Santin takes control in stretch, wins Arlington Million

Santin runs past Smooth Like Strait in the stretch to capture the transplanted Arlington Million.

1M, Dirt, $10,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $30,000

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 #9 Chrome's Right the 3/1 ML favorite trained by Mike Maker and ridden by Tyler Gaffalione. The three-year-old colt by California Chrome has top ratings across all categories - good speed figures, top trainer and top jockey. Get Churchill Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Levee Proud

Brody's Cause

Kenneth G. McPeek

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

4/1

2 2

Prince of Glory

Cairo Prince

Paul J. McGee

Joseph Talamo

6/1

3 3

Major Cam

Bodemeister

Dale L. Romans

Martin Garcia

8/1

4 4

River Stones

Bodemeister

Dale L. Romans

Mitchell Murrill

30/1

5 5

Proud Union

Union Rags

Steven M. Asmussen

Corey J. Lanerie

10/1

6 6

Thispointintime

Run Away and Hide

Patrick Huffman

Chris Landeros

6/1

7 7

Mora

Verrazano

Nicholas P. Zito

Rafael Bejarano

30/1

8 8

Dudley

Tarpy's Surprise

Shea Stuart

Reylu Gutierrez

12/1

9 9 Picks Report

Chrome's Right

California Chrome

Michael J. Maker

Tyler Gaffalione

3/1

10 10

Heston

Dialed In

Jeff Engler

Colby J. Hernandez

5/1

11 11

Super Brother

Super Saver

Marianne Scherer

Gabriel Saez

30/1

12

Better Dasher

Reward the Cat

Douglas W. Danner

Rene Diaz

30/1

13 13

Consider

Overanalyze

Michael E. Lauer

Rafael Bejarano

(Also-eligible)

20/1

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Levee Proud  1 $10.60 $5.40 $3.60
Prince of Glory  2 - $5.40 $3.40
Chrome's Right  9 - - $3.20
Thispointintime  6 - - -
Also rans: Proud Union, Super Brother, Major Cam, River Stones, Consider, Heston, Dudley, Mora
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 2-1-1 $155.20 $39,205.00
Daily Double 1-1 $59.00 $27,359.00
Exacta 1-2 $48.00 $168,278.00
Superfecta 1-2-9-6 $2,072.20 $77,018.00
Trifecta 1-2-9 $208.40 $108,345.00
Fractions and final time: :23.08, :46.03, 1:11.11, 1:24.14, 1:37.13
Winning Owner: Patty W. Tipton
Winning Breeder: Ledgelands, LLC & Andrew Ritter
LEVEE PROUD chased the pace early, was in the three path into the lane, made a three wide bid down the lane and edged clear in the late stages.

1M, Turf, $75,000 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $60,000

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

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

One Full Moon

Malibu Moon

Helen Pitts

Joseph Talamo

8/1

2 2

Blue Oyster

Verrazano

Jason Barkley

Gabriel Saez

20/1

3 3

Dilmunia

Hard Spun

Wayne M. Catalano

Gerardo Corrales

10/1

4 4

Lotta Roses

Cupid

Jordan Blair

Tyler Gaffalione

6/1

5

Devious

Into Mischief

Ron Moquett

Florent Geroux

8/1

6 6

Meant to Be

Astern (AUS)

Eddie Kenneally

Vincent Cheminaud

20/1

7 7

Miss Susie R

Fed Biz

J. Keith Desormeaux

James Graham

15/1

8 8

Twirling Patti

Twirling Candy

Thomas Drury, Jr.

Julien R. Leparoux

2/1

9 9

Colonel Aby B

Colonel John

Brian Williamson

Chris Landeros

5/1

10 10

Pray Gloria

Fort Larned

Ignacio Cambray

Ferrin Peterson

30/1

11 11

Lead Me

Lea

Albert M. Stall, Jr.

Colby J. Hernandez

6/1

12 12

Lady Mercedes

Point of Entry

Kenneth G. McPeek

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

20/1

13 13

Cold Call

Frosted

George R. Arnold, II

Martin Garcia

(Also-eligible)

10/1

AE

14

Solid Tune

Jimmy Creed

D. Whitworth Beckman

David Cohen

(Also-eligible)

8/1

AE

15

Public Service

Hard Spun

Chad C. Brown

Tyler Gaffalione

(Also-eligible)

4/1

AE

16

West Love

Street Sense

Ben Colebrook

Corey J. Lanerie

(Also-eligible)

8/1

AE

17

Traverse

Street Sense

Thomas Drury, Jr.

Julien R. Leparoux

(Main Track only)

4/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Twirling Patti  8 $4.20 $2.80 $2.60
Lead Me 11 - $6.40 $4.20
Cold Call 13 - - $9.40
Lotta Roses  4 - - -
Also rans: Blue Oyster, Lady Mercedes, Colonel Aby B, Miss Susie R, One Full Moon, Pray Gloria, Dilmunia, Meant to Be
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 1-1-8 $170.80 $28,460.00
Daily Double 1-8 $37.40 $25,892.00
Exacta 8-11 $39.20 $169,195.00
Superfecta 8-11-13-4 $3,356.40 $58,908.00
Trifecta 8-11-13 $445.60 $94,576.00
Fractions and final time: :24.74, :49.11, 1:12.82, 1:24.51, 1:36.78
Winning Owner: Churchill Downs Racing Club
Winning Breeder: Darrell Brown & Lendy Brown

Flatter Pod: Hear about Arlington Million, Spa & ‘Jeopardy!’

Brendan Walsh, Rowan Ward, David Levitch discuss the Arlington Million ... and ‘Jeopardy!’

6F, Dirt, $30,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $54,000

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

Epicurean

Speightster

Bentley Combs

Jon Kenton Court

2/1

2 2

Fracing Nasty

Bayern

Juan Munoz Cano

Gabriel Saez

15/1

3 3

Believing

Street Sense

Jordan Blair

Julien R. Leparoux

9/2

4 4

Old Pho

American Pharoah

Albert M. Stall, Jr.

Tyler Gaffalione

3/1

5

Ain't She a Pistol

Bayern

Genaro Garcia

Rafael Bejarano

12/1

6 6

Pistol

Gun Runner

Michael W. McCarthy

Rene Diaz

4/1

7 7

Gorman

American Freedom

Kelsey Danner

Adam Beschizza

9/2

Runner Win Place Show
Pistol  6 $8.40 $4.80 $2.60
Believing  3 - $5.60 $2.60
Epicurean  1 - - $2.10
Fracing Nasty  2 - - -
Also rans: Old Pho, Gorman
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 6-3-1 $78.00 $54,269.00
Superfecta 6-3-1-2 $415.60 $28,908.00
Pick 3 1-8-6 $161.40 $39,797.00
Pick 4 1-1-5/8/14/15/16/17-6 $829.60 $113,968.00
Pick 5 2-1-1-5/8/14/15/16/17-6 $2,407.20 $200,309.00
Daily Double 8-6 $46.00 $20,314.00
Exacta 6-3 $34.80 $96,188.00
Fractions and final time: :21.78, :45.59, :58.24, 1:11.39
Winning Owner: Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners
Winning Breeder: Clearsky Farms

6 1/2F, Dirt, $20,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $42,000

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

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Out Work'n

Outwork

Norm W. Casse

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

3/1

2 2

Whiskey Roan

Conveyance

Thomas Drury, Jr.

Mitchell Murrill

12/1

3 3

Teo

Cairo Prince

Steven M. Asmussen

Tyler Gaffalione

7/2

4 4

Mad Adam

Super Saver

Alan Sherman

Ferrin Peterson

12/1

5 5

Tangled Emotions

Violence

Matt A. Shirer

Gabriel Saez

4/1

6 6

Urban Vancouver

Vancouver (AUS)

William E. Morey

Gerardo Corrales

8/1

7 7

Corrente de Ouro

Bal a Bali (BRZ)

Jason Barkley

Reylu Gutierrez

10/1

8 8

Amazing Rocket

Into Mischief

Norman L. Cash

Jon Kenton Court

12/1

9 9

Lookinforexcitemen

Lookin At Lucky

Terry J. Brennan

Francisco Arrieta

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Tangled Emotions  5 $7.60 $3.60 $3.40
Lookinforexcitemen  9 - $5.20 $3.40
Teo  3 - - $3.00
Whiskey Roan  2 - - -
Also rans: Amazing Rocket, Out Work'n, Urban Vancouver, Corrente de Ouro, Mad Adam
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 8-6-5 $129.40 $38,443.00
Daily Double 6-5 $73.40 $18,940.00
Exacta 5-9 $50.20 $128,621.00
Superfecta 5-9-3-2 $1,795.80 $54,172.00
Trifecta 5-9-3 $230.40 $81,164.00
Fractions and final time: :22.99, :46.43, 1:10.72, 1:17.08
Winning Owner: Allied Racing Stable, LLC
Winning Breeder: Stonehaven Steadings

Flatter: Mowing through turf talk for Arlington Million

Flatter: Insiders have mixed feelings about Arlington Million coming to Churchill turf.

1 1/16M, Turf, $50,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $68,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Kingmeister

Bodemeister

Steven M. Asmussen

Corey J. Lanerie

5/1

2 2

Leblon

Broken Vow

Paulo H. Lobo

Joseph Talamo

8/1

3 3

Highestdistinction

Point of Entry

Randy L. Morse

Florent Geroux

8/1

4 4

Koufax

Conveyance

Gregory D. Foley

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

10/1

5 5

Opry

Declaration of War

Eddie Kenneally

Rafael Bejarano

5/2

6 6

Eli

Keen Ice

Adolfo Macias

Carlos Villasana

20/1

7 7

Policy Option

Empire Maker

Juan Munoz Cano

Gabriel Saez

8/1

8 8

Absam

Hard Spun

Michael J. Maker

Tyler Gaffalione

2/1

9 9

Savvy

Flashback

Kelsey Danner

Adam Beschizza

20/1

Runner Win Place Show
Opry  5 $7.40 $4.40 $3.20
Koufax  4 - $12.40 $7.40
Highestdistinction  3 - - $4.40
Policy Option  7 - - -
Also rans: Kingmeister, Leblon, Absam, Eli, Savvy
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 6-5-5 $177.00 $23,029.00
Daily Double 5-5 $40.00 $23,269.00
Exacta 5-4 $87.80 $122,282.00
Superfecta 5-4-3-7 $3,011.40 $44,725.00
Trifecta 5-4-3 $502.60 $77,610.00
Fractions and final time: :24.55, :49.2, 1:13.92, 1:37.79, 1:44.07
Winning Owner: Chenvert, Brian and Kenneally, Eddie
Winning Breeder: Crosshaven Bloodstock

7F, Dirt, Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $127,000

Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Super Hi-5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Roc's Princess

Ride On Curlin

William G. Gowan

Jon Kenton Court

15/1

2 2

Thanozapper

Ghostzapper

Eddie Kenneally

Tyler Gaffalione

6/1

3 3

Ursulina

More Than Ready

D. Wayne Lukas

Rene Diaz

15/1

4 4

Flashy Charge

Will Take Charge

Matt Frazier

Florent Geroux

6/1

5 5

Pharoah's Heart

American Pharoah

Steven M. Asmussen

Corey J. Lanerie

3/1

6 6

Minute Waltz

Nyquist

Philip A. Bauer

Martin Garcia

7/2

7 7

Laynlomakndough

Bodemeister

Kenneth G. McPeek

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

8/1

8 8

Social Dilemma

Medaglia d'Oro

Albert M. Stall, Jr.

Colby J. Hernandez

5/1

9 9

Be Like Water

Majesticperfection

Victoria H. Oliver

Rafael Bejarano

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Be Like Water  9 $20.00 $8.60 $5.00
Minute Waltz  6 - $5.00 $4.00
Thanozapper  2 - - $7.40
Flashy Charge  4 - - -
Also rans: Laynlomakndough, Pharoah's Heart, Roc's Princess, Social Dilemma, Ursulina
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 5-5-9 $333.60 $99,058.00
Pick 4 6-5-5-9 $1,353.40 $149,084.00
Pick 5 5/8/14/15/16/17-6-5-5-9 $3,926.80 $235,436.00
Pick 6 Jackpot 1-5/8/14/15/16/17-6-5-5-9 $36,386.20 $90,401.00
Daily Double 5-9 $52.00 $73,767.00
Exacta 9-6 $89.20 $160,443.00
Superfecta 9-6-2-4 $5,342.40 $61,683.00
Super High Five 9-6-2-4-7 $25,500.20 $26,098.00
Trifecta 9-6-2 $702.40 $103,592.00
Fractions and final time: :23.44, :46.17, 1:10.64, 1:23.59
Winning Owner: St. George Farm Racing LLC (Banwell)
Winning Breeder: St. George Farm LLC

Arlington Million 2022: Odds, free PPs, Saturday stakes, more

Smooth Like Strait is morning-line favorite for Churchill race formerly run at Arlington Park.

News For Churchill Downs

Favorite Santin takes control in stretch, wins Arlington Million

Santin runs past Smooth Like Strait in the stretch to capture the transplanted Arlington Million.

Flatter Pod: Hear about Arlington Million, Spa & ‘Jeopardy!’

Brendan Walsh, Rowan Ward, David Levitch discuss the Arlington Million ... and ‘Jeopardy!’

Flatter: Mowing through turf talk for Arlington Million

Flatter: Insiders have mixed feelings about Arlington Million coming to Churchill turf.

Arlington Million 2022: Odds, free PPs, Saturday stakes, more

Smooth Like Strait is morning-line favorite for Churchill race formerly run at Arlington Park.

Sconsin stays home for Lady Tak Saturday at Churchill Downs

Sconsin gets to race from her own stall in the Lady Tak on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Top News

Chad Brown is arrested, accused of choking woman at his home

Trainer Chad Brown is accused of choking a woman at his home in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Travers 2022: See Ed DeRosa's early odds for midsummer derby

DeRosa: The midsummer derby can be divided into three tiers of horses.

Nest vs. Secret Oath: Alabama Stakes odds & analysis

Saturday's race is a rematch for Nest and Secret Oath. Does anyone else have a chance?

Analysis: Ridin With Biden's last figure stands out in Iselin Stakes

Ridin With Biden might be a sneaky alternative to the favorite in Saturday's race.

History-making Josie Carroll bids for her 4th Queen’s Plate

Josie Carroll, only woman to train a Queen’s Plate winner, discusses her 2022 contender.