Good Afternoon And
Today's Feature Is:
Presented By: MEOW-MIX
1 1/4 Miles
Track Condition: MUDDY
Due to Severe Weather Conditions
we have had Numerous Scratches
leaving us with a field of 7
The Horses are Entering The Track
Let's Meet The field
Leading them is: PP-#1
An Improving Stallion who seems to have
finally found his best running stye
His connections have tried many changes including: Shoes, Blinkers, Distances, Diet, Supplements
And finally may have stumbled onto
just the Right Combination
He is at: 6/1
This Talented Filly has shown nothing but Class and Determination in most of her races this season
If She is not in the Winner's Circle
she is usually in the Photo
She goes off at: 7/2
In Gate #3
A Stallion who is Inconsistent in his efforts this year, showing Brilliance in a race only to run poorly in his next start
He is proving to be a huge question-mark
to his connections
He is at odds of: 9/2
This Filly is a mixed-bag of
Super-Sonic-Speed taking the early lead
Or hanging far back waiting to close
like the Amtrak Express
Her Last few races have not shown off her Ability and the Vet has been called in a few times to do a routine check up but found nothing seriously wrong
She remains a puzzle to her connections
She is at: 7/1
In Gate #5
This Filly is a Dynamo who often explodes out of the gate to take command, challenging the rest to Catch-Her-If-They-Can
Often they do not
She is the Favorite at: 5/2
This Aging Stallion is not showing up this year with the Winning-Ways of last season
Now and then he runs a super race but more often this season, shows a lack of speed and stamina
He goes off at: 12/1
In Gate #7
Always Feisty and Fractious!
A Filly who has the Ability and Determination to run a spectacular race lately has fallen badly off-form
Like Dusty, she has had a Vet visit several times in the last month to see what may be causing her dismal efforts Nothing was found
She has Blinkers on today for the first time to see if that will affect her Focus
She is at 20/1
We Now Turn You Over To
Thank You Trevor
The Horses are almost loaded except for EL-PRADO who acted up in the Post Parade and now is being blindfolded to be led into the gate
And Awaaaaaaay They Go
Going for the early lead:
RUFFIAN & INTO THE MYSTIC
Right at their Heels are
KD + REAL-QUIET - just a length back
DUSTY just a 1/2 Length from the leaders
CRIMINAL-TYPE is running next
EL PRADO trails
Heading into The Clubhouse Turn
KD has made a Monster-Move on
the inside rail to take Command!
INTO-THE-MYSTIC + RUFFIAN
just a half-length behind Him
DUSTY looking strong in 4th
and gaining on the front 3
REAL QUIET holding steady in 5th
CRIMINAL TYPE a length behind RQ
And EL PRADO still trails...
And Down The Stretch They Come!
AND HERE COMES DUSTY!
With a Tremendous Move flying up
on the Inside rail to collar KD
and take the lead by a Head!
INTO-THE-MYSIC still Strong in 3rd
RUFFIAN not giving up yet
CRIMINAL-TYPE just a head behind RUFFIAN
REAL QUIET right at the heels of CT
and EL PRADO remains in last....
not showing any Fire today
DUSTY + KD Neck and Neck
Neither one giving up or giving in
both are All Out and at the wire:
PHOTO FINISH FOR THE WIN
HOLD ALL TICKETS!
VERY Close Photo which is taking the
Stewards a long time to make it OFFICIAL
OK: OFFICIAL RESULTS SHOW:
KD in 2nd by a Nose!
INTO-THE-MYSTIC completes the Trifecta
RUFFIAN for the Superfecta
REAL QUIET in 5th
CRIMINAL-TYPE is 6th
EL PRADO -
A Very tired Filly at the wire in 7th
She struggled the entire race and will be examined back at the barn
Very UNUSUAL to see her run this poorly
Check Tickets 4 Accuracy!
DUSTY > $61.30
KD >>>> $60.20
INTO-THE-MYSTIC > $55.60
RUFFIAN >> $42.70
REAL-QUIET >> $39.10
CRIMINAL-TYPE >> $34.40
EL-PRADO >>> $21.30
Big Crystal Bowl of Meow-Mix To DUSTY!
Congrats To The Top 3!
We now bid you a Good Evening
From Churchill Downs
Until NEXT SATURDAY!
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