McLean Hits 7 Winners in the Last 8 Races at Churchill Downs on Sunday

Day Results10-7-4-2
2018 Overall 1412527-518-627
Win % of Top Pick37.32%
Payoff % of Top 3 Picks Overall39.47%
Top Selection ITM / CD: 23-3174.20%
Top Selection Win / CD: 14-3145.16%

Oh, what a day. Beautiful sunshine. Great racing at Churchill Downs. And, my selections were running very well.

We had 7 winners in the last 8 races and we hit for exactas that returned $49.40, $18.80, $22.40 for each $1 bet.

Great way to finish up the weekend. Now, we get to watch a little “Blacklist” on Netflix. Now, that is one heckuva day.

Congrats to Tom Amoss, who had another winner in the last. What a nice claim that was at Saratoga for primary owner Maggi Moss. Looks like he could be a good one.

Have a nice night.

The horse broke well today,” Gaffalione said. “I had the horse inside, Dunph, going to the lead and then (Gun It) showed a little bit of speed. When I saw they were intent on going I just tried to get him back and got him to relax. He came back to me nicely and settled well down the backside. Got a little keen going into the far turn and wanted to move a little early. But I didn’t want to take too much away from him so I tried to sit as long as I could. He was waiting on horses down the lane but I kept him at task and there was plenty of horse there.”

“Mark (Casse, the trainer) and his team have done a great job,” Gaffalione said. “They’ve had a ton of confidence in this horse the whole way. It’s just an honor to be able to ride the horse. He’s just so professional, trains great and he’s a pleasure to be around.”

Tyler Gaffalione, Rode of War of Will to victory in the G2 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds
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    Gene McLean

    Gene McLean began his professional career in 1977 as a sportswriter and columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader in Lexington, Ky., and was recognized as one of the state’s best writers, winning the prestigious “Sportswriter of the Year” honor in 1985. Now the President and Publisher of The Pressbox, McLean sets ...

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