June 18, 2011 - 6:36pm
Pool Play closed sharply to edge out Mission Impazible in the Grade 1 $500,000 Stephen Foster Stakes.
Pool Play closed sharply to edge out Mission Impazible in the Grade 1 $500,000 Stephen Foster Stakes. In a day in which the Churchill Downs track was slowly upgraded from sloppy to good to fast, a 36-1 Mark Casse runner shocked the crowd when he crossed the finish line first in the field of 11...
June 17, 2011 - 11:06pm
Saturday's Stephen Foster Stakes at Churchill Downs may determine a leader in the handicap division. Some of the country's top older male horses will strut their stuff over the Churchill oval.
The Grade 1 $500,000 Stephen Foster Stakes will run Saturday at Churchill Downs. The race has traditionally included the handicap division's leading horses. In the past six runnings of the race, it has produced three horses that went on to be crowned Champion Older Male when the Eclipse Awards...