Stephen Foster Late Pick 5 Plays at Churchill Downs

Stephen Foster night at Churchill is sneaky one of the Conductor’s favorite cards of the year. Always quality racing and he’s a sucker for the ponies under the lights. Let’s Ride.

Race 5: 1 1/16 Mille. G3 Matt Winn Stakes

*Never a Doubt Saturday Twilight Racing Lock of the Day #2 Mr Money (2/1) – The Conductor loved him in the Pat Day Mile last time and he romped. Hog Creek Hustle came back to win last weekend who he beat by 5 lengths as well.  The Conductor will single to start the sequence.


Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) G2 Wise Dan

#4 Hot Springs (10/1) – 3rd off the layoff, he looks pointed perfectly for this spot and is 4/5 at Churchill.

#6 Siem Rep Riep (8/1) He’s the only one that wants the lead in here. His wire job last time was no fluke, he set a hot pace and finished well.

#9 Inspector Lynley (6/1) – He’s been facing classier runners than this group, the Conductor can’t leave him off his tickets.

#10 El Picaro (12/1) – He’s dominated in Chile and is shipping to America for the first time. He’s working well and if Castellano is taking the mount, he’s live.

 #11 March to the Arch (6/1) – 3rd off the layoff, he’s dropping out of G1 company.

#12 Admission Office (5/1) – The one to beat, he ran huge in the G2 Dixie last time out. The #12 post is the only concern.

Race 7: 1 1/8 Mile. F.G2 Fleur de Luis H.

#3 Elate (8/5) – The Conductor will use #2 She’s a Julie (2/1) as a backup but will heavily press Elate. This mare is a class above.

Race 8: 1 1/8 Mile. G2 Stephen Foster Stakes

*Gullet Shot of the Day #4 Seeking the Soul (4/1) – If the Conductor gets 4/1 on this horse he’ll back the caboose up right to the windows.  He’ll use #6 Gift Box (3/1) and #7 Tenfold (12/1) as backups.


Race 9: 1 1/8 Mile. (Turf) F.G3 Regret Stakes

Let’s get this home with these girls: #4 Varenka (4/1), #5 Hard Legacy (8/1), #7 Bella Laura (8/1), #11 Princess Carolina (4/1)

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