(Chestertown at the Fair Grounds this past Saturday / Photo by Holly M. Smith)
From the Fair Grounds Media Team:
Horseplayers will get the chance to take a shot at the Black Gold 5 which now carries a pool of $335,366 going into Thursday ten race card at Fair Grounds Racecourse. The jackpot is paid out when there is only a single winning ticket.
The sequence kicks off in race 6 with an estimated post time of 2:55 pm (CST).
The sequence will include race 9, a $42,000 allowance race going 5 ½ furlongs over the Stall Wilson turf course which drew a full field of eleven with three on the also eligible list. 7/2 morning line favorite Horse Doctor will look for back to back wins after scoring impressively last time out in a maiden special weight race over the main track at Fair Grounds. The 4-year-old son of Bodemeister will be ridden by Florent Geroux and is trained by Jack Sisterson.
Trainer Michelle Lovell will send out Just Might, who comes off a second place finish in an allowance race going 5 ½ furlongs over the turf course. The 4-year-old son of Justin Phillip has not been worse than third in his past five starts. Just Might will be ridden by Gabriel Saez and is listed at 9/2 on the morning line.
Post time for the Thursday card is 12:30pm (CST)