(Best Actor / Photo by Holly M. Smith)

From the Churchill Downs Media Team / Darren Rogers & Kevin Kerstein:

BEST ACTOR TOPS $200,000 KNICKS GO OVERNIGHT STAKES (L) PRESENTED BY L&N FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

Steve Moger’s Best Actor, undefeated in two starts at Churchill Downs, tops a field of 11 for the third running of the $200,000 Knicks Go Overnight Stakes (Listed) presented by L&N Federal Credit Union for 4-year-olds and up.

The Knicks Go, run at a mile on the main track, will go as the fourth race with a 12:04 p.m. post time.

Trained by Brad Cox, Best Actor has two wins at a mile here and comes into the Knicks Go off a fifth-place finish as the favorite in the New Orleans Classic (GII) in his most recent start. Flavien Prat has the mount from post 6.

The field for the Knicks Go, with riders from the inside, is: Strong Quality (Florent Geroux), Denington (Brian Hernandez Jr.), Collaborate (Edwin Maldonado), Pats Property (James Graham), Not Normal (Declan Cannon), Best Actor (Prat), Kupuna (Mitchell Murrill), Strava (Irad Ortiz Jr.), U.S. Army(Joel Rosario), Five Star General (Tyler Gaffalione), Oscar Eclipse (Jose Ortiz).