Churchill Downs Entries & Results for Thursday, June 16, 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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Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 31.6%, second picks are winning at 21.3%, and third place picks are winning 16.6%.

Churchill Downs Power Picks the last 14 days: 27.9% winners 24/86

6 1/2F, Dirt, $10,000 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $30,000

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 Outlaw Queen the 5/2 ML favorite trained by Chris A. Hartman and ridden by Mitchell Murrill. The three-year-old filly by El Roblar 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 1

Bel Aria

Maclean's Music

Neil J. Howard

James Graham

4/1

2 2

Maggie's Will

Brody's Cause

Roddina A. Barrett

McKenna Anderson

20/1

3 3

Verdandi

Cupid

Gregory D. Foley

Jose Riquelme

4/1

4 4

Villareggia

Flat Out

Norman L. Cash

Rafael Bejarano

3/1

5 5

Jamaican Traffic

Cross Traffic

John A. Hancock

Ferrin Peterson

15/1

6 6 Picks Report

Outlaw Queen

El Roblar

Chris A. Hartman

Mitchell Murrill

5/2

7 7

Sonador

Gormley

Rey Hernandez

Javier Padron-Barcenas

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Also rans: Bel Aria, Maggie's Will, Verdandi, Villareggia, Jamaican Traffic, Outlaw Queen, Sonador
Winning Owner:
Winning Breeder:

4 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 pick is the 4/1 fourth choice on the ML, #1 Two Phil's. The two-year-old colt by Hard Spun is trained by Larry Rivelli and ridden by Gerardo Corrales. He 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.

  • This race has 6 first-time starters Get the first-timer report today
# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

Two Phil's

Hard Spun

Larry Rivelli

Gerardo Corrales

4/1

2 2

Jeremy's Jet

Street Sense

Paul McEntee

James Graham

3/1

3 3

Eakly

Caleb's Posse

John Ennis

Edgar Morales

10/1

4 4

Western Ghent

American Pharoah

D. Wayne Lukas

David Cohen

10/1

5 5

How Did He Do That

Good Magic

Steven M. Asmussen

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

5/1

6 6

Nak Nak Bolt

Bolt d'Oro

Chris A. Hartman

Mitchell Murrill

7/2

7 7

Sivako

More Than Ready

Brian A. Lynch

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Also rans: Two Phil's, Jeremy's Jet, Eakly, Western Ghent, How Did He Do That, Nak Nak Bolt, Sivako
Winning Owner:
Winning Breeder:

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Hot Rod Charlie meets Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike and others under the twin spires.

1 1/16M, Dirt, $16,000 Claiming
Open | 4 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $48,000

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 #1 Bear Alley the 4/5 ML favorite trained by Norm Casse and ridden by Joseph Talamo. The five-year-old horse by Will Take Charge 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 Picks Report

Bear Alley

Will Take Charge

Norm W. Casse

Joseph Talamo

4/5

2 2

Jurisdiction

Commissioner

Jerome F. Miller

Jon Kenton Court

12/1

3 3

Majors Vindication

Shakin It Up

Albert M. Stall, Jr.

Joe M. Johnson

15/1

4 4

Unidentified Man

Vancouver (AUS)

W. Bret Calhoun

Reylu Gutierrez

6/1

5 5

River Echo (GB)

Equiano (FR)

Juan Munoz Cano

Adam Beschizza

4/1

6 6

Peekacho

Hold Me Back

Eddie Kenneally

Rafael Bejarano

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Also rans: Bear Alley, Jurisdiction, Majors Vindication, Unidentified Man, River Echo (GB), Peekacho
Winning Owner:
Winning Breeder:

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

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

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Summonyourcourage

Practical Joke

Todd A. Pletcher

Rafael Bejarano

4/1

2 2

Disarm

Gun Runner

Steven M. Asmussen

Tyler Gaffalione

7/2

3 3

Hezmorethanready

More Than Ready

Christopher Davis

Mitchell Murrill

20/1

4 4

Hill of Tara

Sharp Azteca

John Ennis

Carlos Villasana

12/1

5 5

Let Him Do

Good Magic

J. Keith Desormeaux

James Graham

10/1

6 6

Eli's Promise

Not This Time

James P. DiVito

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

10/1

7 7

Mo Moves

Mo Town

Thomas M. Amoss

Edgar Morales

6/1

8 8

Our Dream Rye'd

More Than Ready

Ian R. Wilkes

Julien R. Leparoux

15/1

9 9

Mo Strike

Uncle Mo

Brad H. Cox

Florent Geroux

3/1

10 10

Anglophile

English Channel

Brian A. Lynch

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Also rans: Summonyourcourage, Disarm, Hezmorethanready, Hill of Tara, Let Him Do, Eli's Promise, Mo Moves, Our Dream Rye'd, Mo Strike, Anglophile
Winning Owner:
Winning Breeder:

Flatter Pod: Rich Strike returns to Churchill Downs

Hear Reed, DeRosa discuss Rich Strike and Serling on stakes at Aqueduct.

6F, Dirt, $20,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $50,000

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 7

Supertaleofhoudini

Super Saver

Genaro Garcia

Rene Diaz

9/2

1A 8

Ain't She a Pistol

Bayern

Genaro Garcia

Martin Garcia

9/2

2 1

Latte Dolce

Nyquist

Eric L. Heitzmann

Mitchell Murrill

7/2

3 2

T. K.'s Joker

Practical Joke

Reina E. Gonzalez

Geovanni Franco

12/1

4 3

Mizbehaving Sis

Tapizar

Jeff Engler

Florent Geroux

5/1

5 4

Super Wonder Girl

Daaher

Brian Williamson

Adam Beschizza

3/1

6 5

Eclipsed

Exaggerator

John A. Hancock

Edgar Morales

4/1

7 6

Bertrada

Violence

Matt A. Shirer

Gabriel Saez

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Also rans: Supertaleofhoudini, Ain't She a Pistol, Latte Dolce, T. K.'s Joker, Mizbehaving Sis, Super Wonder Girl, Eclipsed, Bertrada
Winning Owner:
Winning Breeder:

7F, Dirt, $75,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $60,000

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

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Mr Boldacious

Honor Code

W. Bret Calhoun

Gabriel Saez

8/1

2 2

Taffin

Dialed In

Darrin Miller

Chase Miller

10/1

3 3

Fast Felix

Orb

William D. Cowans

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

10/1

4 4

Blunder

Exaggerator

J. Keith Desormeaux

James Graham

8/1

5 5

One America

American Freedom

D. Whitworth Beckman

David Cohen

12/1

6 6

Edge of Glory

Shackleford

John Ennis

Rafael Bejarano

8/1

7 7

Acehigh Royal

Gentlemen's Bet

Ron Moquett

Florent Geroux

10/1

8 8

Jedrek

Lookin At Lucky

Michael E. Lauer

Tyler Gaffalione

7/2

9 9

Best Bet

Uncle Mo

Brad H. Cox

Ricardo Santana, Jr.

2/1

10 10

Unleash the Power

Curlin

Albert M. Stall, Jr.

Colby J. Hernandez

12/1

Runner Win Place Show
Also rans: Mr Boldacious, Taffin, Fast Felix, Blunder, One America, Edge of Glory, Acehigh Royal, Jedrek, Best Bet, Unleash the Power
Winning Owner:
Winning Breeder:

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6F, Dirt, $50,000 Starter Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $72,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Swift Tap

Tapiture

Fausto Gutierrez

Florent Geroux

12/1

2 2

Dark Timber

Mineshaft

Norm W. Casse

Tyler Gaffalione

7/2

3 3

Keen Heir

Keen Ice

Dallas Stewart

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

15/1

4 4

Gulfstream Way

Gemologist

Chris A. Hartman

Mitchell Murrill

9/5

5 5

Spend Benjamins

Competitive Edge

Reina E. Gonzalez

Geovanni Franco

9/2

6 6

Flags Up

Honor Code

James E. Baker

Rafael Bejarano

3/1

7 7

Bernie Lomax

Bernardini

George R. Arnold, II

James Graham

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Also rans: Swift Tap, Dark Timber, Keen Heir, Gulfstream Way, Spend Benjamins, Flags Up, Bernie Lomax
Winning Owner:
Winning Breeder:

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

Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Super Hi-5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Dontgetabovuraisin

Practical Joke

Eddie Kenneally

Rafael Bejarano

15/1

2 2

Sunny River

Arrogate

Brad H. Cox

Florent Geroux

5/2

3 3

Neck On the Nile

Cairo Prince

Ben Colebrook

Rene Diaz

20/1

4 4

Cocoa Colada

Liam's Map

Thomas M. Amoss

Edgar Morales

10/1

5 5

Scent of Royalty

Classic Empire

Norm W. Casse

Joseph Talamo

6/1

6 6

Silverleaf

Speightster

Kenneth G. McPeek

Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.

3/1

7 7

Take a Stand

Will Take Charge

Victoria H. Oliver

Gerardo Corrales

7/2

8 8

Fever Dreaming

Animal Kingdom

Robert Medina

Tyler Gaffalione

15/1

9 9

Aaliyah Ezri

Daredevil

James P. DiVito

Adam Beschizza

20/1

10 10

What's to Do

More Than Ready

Paul J. McGee

Julien R. Leparoux

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Also rans: Dontgetabovuraisin, Sunny River, Neck On the Nile, Cocoa Colada, Scent of Royalty, Silverleaf, Take a Stand, Fever Dreaming, Aaliyah Ezri, What's to Do
Winning Owner:
Winning Breeder:

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