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Kentucky Cup Day of Champions post positions, morning line

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 12:00 AM
  • Kentucky Cup
FLORENCE, KY . . . September 23, 2009 . . . Post positions were drawn Wednesday for the Kentucky Cup Day of Champions stakes at Turfway Park Saturday. Mike Battaglia set the morning line odds.

Kentucky Cup Classic (G2)
Post Horse | Weight | Trainer/Jockey | ML Odds

1 Jazz in the Park | 118 | Bobby Barnett/Jon Court | 30-1
2 Hold Me Back | 118 | William Mott/Julien Leparoux | 7-5
3 Sligovitz | 118 | Roger Attfield/Leandro Gonçalves | 6-1
4 Wicked Style | 118 | George Arnold II/Robby Albarado | 9-2
5 Your Round | 118 | Mark Hubley/Miguel Mena | 30-1
6 Timeless Fashion | 118 | Thomas Drury Jr./James Lopez | 8-1
7 Furthest Land | 118 | Michael Maker/Garrett Gomez | 6-1
8 Godolphin Gray | 118 | Reta Underwood/Aldo Canchano | 30-1
9 Dubious Miss | 118 | Paul McGee/Calvin Borel | 7-2

The favorite for the Classic, Hold Me Back, and his Distaff-bound stablemate Indescribable arrived at Turfway just before noon Wednesday and are scheduled to go to the track Thursday morning around 7am. Keith Allen, assistant to trainer Bill Mott, described the flight from New York to Louisville and the subsequent van ride to Turfway as uneventful.

Kentucky Cup Distaff (G3)
Post Horse | Weight | Trainer/Jockey | ML Odds

1 Unforgotten | 116 | Dallas Stewart/Calvin Borel | 5-1
2 French Kiss | 120 | Gary Hartlage/Joe Johnson | 15-1
3 Ms. Margaret H. | 116 | David Ashcraft/Leandro Gonçalves | 12-1
4 Dreaming of Liz | 116 | Danny Miller/Miguel Mena | 10-1
5 Madly | 112 | Jose Lopez/Pablo Tolentino | 50-1
6 Bear Now | 116 | Albert Stall Jr./Robby Albarado | 7-5
7 Adhsilver | 116 | Merrill Scherer/Julien Leparoux | 12-1
8 Irish Ridge | 112 | Michael Tammaro/Terry Thompson | 30-1
9 Whirlie Bertie | 122 | Steve Margolis/Larry Melancon | 5-1
10 Indescribable | 122 | William Mott/Garrett Gomez | 4-1

Kentucky Cup Sprint (G3)
Post Horse | Weight | Trainer/Jockey | ML Odds

1 El Brujo | 122 | Malcolm Pierce/Garrett Gomez | 4-1
2 Lookn Mighty Fast | 118 | Thomas Amoss/Leandro Gonçalves | 8-1
3 Ju Jitsu Jax | 122 | Scott Lake/Miguel Mena | 10-1
4 Big Push | 118 | Steve Klesaris/Robby Albarado | 8-1
5 Guam Typhoon | 120 | Ian Wilkes/Calvin Borel | 3-1
6 Hamazing Destiny | 118 | D. Wayne Lukas/Terry Thompson | 8-1
7 Heart of a King | 122 | Michael Pino/Jon Court | 12-1
8 Dynamite Bob | 118 | Jose Lopez/Pablo Tolentino | 15-1
9 Turfiste | 120 | Robert Holthus/Julien Leparoux | 6-1
10 Brass Bay | 118 | Kelly Ritchie/Sal Gonzalez Jr. | 8-1
11 His Greatness | 118 | Marco Salazar/Christian Rojas | 20-1

Saturday's card includes 16 races, 10 live at Turfway and 6 commingled by simulcast from Kentucky Downs. General admission is free on Kentucky Cup Day. Reserved seating is available from $5 to $100, with the top venue the VIP Paddock Pavilion between the paddock and the rail. First post is 1:10pm.

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