(Simply Ravishing / Photo by Holly M. Smith)
From the Churchill Downs Media Team:
There are 41 horses based at Churchill Downs and Trackside Louisville that are set to compete in this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland.
Below are the horses and Breeders’ Cup races each are entered:
|Abarta||Umberto Rispoli||Brad Cox||Juvenile Turf|
|Arklow||Florent Geroux||Brad Cox||Turf|
|Art Collector||Brian Hernandez Jr.||Tommy Drury||Dirt Mile|
|Aunt Pearl||Florent Geroux||Brad Cox||Juvenile Fillies Turf|
|Bell’s the One||Corey Lanerie||Neil Pessin||Filly & Mare Sprint|
|By My Standards||Gabriel Saez||Bret Calhoun||Classic|
|Camp Hope||Robby Albarado||Kenny McPeek||Juvenile|
|Casa Creed||Junior Alvarado||Bill Mott||Mile|
|Crazy Beautiful||Brian Hernandez Jr.||Kenny McPeek||Juvenile Fillies|
|Essential Quality||Luis Saez||Brad Cox||Juvenile|
|Factor This||Florent Geroux||Brad Cox||Mile|
|Fire At Will||Ricardo Santana Jr.||Mike Maker||Juvenile Turf|
|Girl Daddy||Joe Talamo||Dale Romans||Juvenile Fillies|
|Global Campaign||Javier Castellano||Stan Hough||Classic|
|Got Stormy||Tyler Gaffalione||Mark Casse||Turf Sprint|
|Harvey’s Lil Goil||Junior Alvarado||Bill Mott||Filly & Mare Turf|
|Hog Creek Hustle||Corey Lanerie||Vickie Foley||Sprint|
|Just Might||Colby Hernandez||Michelle Lovell||Turf Sprint|
|King Fury||Brian Hernandez Jr.||Kenny McPeek||Juvenile|
|Knicks Go||Joel Rosario||Brad Cox||Dirt Mile|
|Lady Kate||Tyler Gaffalione||Eddie Kenneally||Distaff|
|Lasting Legacy||Brian Hernandez Jr.||Bob Hess Jr.||Sprint|
|Manny Wah||Tyler Gaffalione||Wayne Catalano||Sprint|
|Monomoy Girl||Florent Geroux||Brad Cox||Distaff|
|Mr. Money||Gabriel Saez||Bret Calhoun||Dirt Mile|
|Mr Freeze||Manny Franco||Dale Romans||Dirt Mile|
|Owendale||Florent Geroux||Brad Cox||Dirt Mile|
|Pirate’s Punch||Juan Vargas Jr.||Grant Forster||Dirt Mile|
|Sally’s Curlin||Brian Hernandez Jr.||Dale Romans||Filly & Mare Sprint|
|Sconsin||James Graham||Greg Foley||Filly & Mare Sprint|
|Serengeti Empress||Luis Saez||Tom Amoss||Filly & Mare Sprint|
|Silver Dust||Adam Beschizza||Bret Calhoun||Dirt Mile|
|Simply Ravishing||Luis Saez||Kenny McPeek||Juvenile Fillies|
|Sittin On Go||Corey Lanerie||Dale Romans||Juvenile|
|Spanish Loveaffair||Tyler Gaffalione||Mark Casse||Juvenile Fillies Turf|
|Swiss Skydiver||Robby Albarado||Kenny McPeek||Distaff|
|Texas Wedge||Florent Geroux||Peter Miller||Turf Sprint|
|Title Ready||Corey Lanerie||Dallas Stewart||Classic|
|Tom’s d’Etat||Joel Rosario||Al Stall Jr.||Classic|
|War of Will||Tyler Gaffalione||Mark Casse||Dirt Mile|
|Whitmore||Irad Ortiz Jr.||Ron Moquett||Sprint|
Breeders’ Cup contenders based at Churchill Downs and its training facility Trackside Louisville had to arrive at Keeneland by Wednesday afternoon.
Fans can watch and wager on the Breeders’ Cup World Championships from Keeneland at Churchill Downs. For more information, visit www.churchilldowns.com. Admission gates will open at 11 a.m. (all times Eastern) on Friday and 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.
CHURCHILL DOWNS WEEK AT A GLANCE – Racing will continue at Churchill Downs on Wednesday for an abbreviated three-day week due to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland.
Wednesday and Thursday at Churchill Downs will have first posts at 1 p.m. with nine races on Wednesday and 10 races on Thursday. Live racing will move to Keeneland on Friday and Saturday for the Breeders’ Cup but returns to Churchill on Sunday for a 10-race card at 1 p.m. Entries for Sunday’s card were taken Wednesday.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.churchilldowns.com.
DOWN THE STRETCH – There was a $69,258 carryover in Wednesday’s Single 6 Jackpot. The 20-cent based wager spanned Races 4-9. First post was 1 p.m. … Trainer Bernie Flint was two wins away from 500-career victories beneath the Twin Spires. He had three horses entered on Wednesday. … At the start of racing on Wednesday, Ricardo Santana Jr. sat atop the jockey standings with seven wins. Tyler Gaffalione, Florent Geroux, James Graham, Brian Hernandez Jr. and Corey Lanerie were in second with six wins. In the trainer standings, Steve Asmussen was tied with Kenny McPeek with four wins. Seven owners were currently tied for first in the standing with two wins: Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister, Calumet Farm, CHC Inc. and WinStar Farm, Joey Keith Davis, Keuber Racing, Rigney Racing and Three Diamonds Farm.