Matt Winn Stakes

Equibase Analysis: Pneumatic Might Just Drill Foes In Matt Winn

The Grade 3, $150,000 Matt Winn Stakes at Churchill Downs on Saturday is a newly minted points race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, which takes place on September 5 this year. A field of 12 aspiring 3-year-old colts signed up to run, led by the winner of the Grade 1 Breeders’ Futurity last […]

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America’s Day At The Races Now The Exclusive Broadcast Home Of Churchill Downs’ Spring Meet

America’s Day at the Races, produced by the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) in partnership with FOX Sports, is now the exclusive broadcast home of the Churchill Downs spring meet, which will include 26-days of live racing and runs through Saturday, June 27. The acclaimed national telecast presenting coverage and analysis of the best […]

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Undefeated Maxfield To Aim For Derby Points Over Major Fed, Ny Traffic In Matt Winn

Godolphin’s undefeated Grade I winner Maxfield is set to face 11 rivals, including Lloyd Madison Farm’s Risen Star (GII) runner-up Major Fed and John Fanelli, Cash is King and Paul Braverman’s Louisiana Derby (GII) runner-up Ny Traffic, in Saturday’s $150,000 Matt Winn presented by Woodford Reserve (GIII) – one of five stakes races on the […]

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Major Fed, Maxfield Turn In Final Preps For May 23 Matt Winn

Lloyd Madison Farms’ Grade 2 Louisiana Derby fourth-place finisher Major Fed completed his last major workout on Saturday morning at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., with a half-mile move in :51.40 prior to taking aim at the $150,000 Matt Winn Stakes (G3) – worth 50-20-10-5 points to the Top 4 finishers on the Road to […]

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Matt Winn Stakes Moved Up To May 23, Will Offer Kentucky Derby Points To Top Four Finishers

The Grade 3 Matt Winn Stakes, usually run in mid-June, has been moved up on Churchill Downs’ racing calendar to Saturday, May 23, Churchill announced on Monday. The 1 1/16-mile dirt race for 3-year-olds, won by talented colts like Mr. Money (2019) and Gun Runner (2016), will now offer points for the Kentucky Derby. The […]

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Churchill Downs Releases First Condition Book, Adjusted Spring Stakes Schedule

Churchill Downs Racetrack released its first condition book of races for the 2020 Spring Meet late Sunday, and horsemen will be able to compete for an average of $559,000 each day. Opening day of the 2020 Spring Meet will be Saturday, May 16. After opening weekend (May 16-17), racing at the historic Louisville racetrack will […]

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Pennsylvania Derby: Red-Hot Mr. Money ‘Certainly Ready To Run’

Allied Racing Stable’s multiple graded stakes winner Mr. Money continued his march toward next Saturday’s $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (GI) at Parx with a spirited two-minute lick early Friday morning at Churchill Downs. Trained by Bret Calhoun, Mr. Money will ride a four-race win streak into the Pennsylvania Derby – the marquee race at Parx […]

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Outside Post ‘Not A Big Concern’ For Indiana Derby Favorite Mr. Money

Trainer Bret Calhoun admits he would feel worse about his 6-to-5 favorite Mr. Money breaking from the extreme outside in Saturday night’s $500,000, Grade 3 Indiana Derby had it not been for the colt’s last start. It wasn’t that Mr. Money had a challenging post to overcome in Churchill Downs’ Grade 3 Matt Winn Stakes […]

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Mr. Money Delivers As Heavy Favorite In Matt Winn Stakes

Allied Racing Stable’s Mr. Money stretched his speed to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Matt Winn Stakes at Churchill Downs, adding to a resume that already included a win in the G3 Pat Day Mile. The 3-year-old son of Goldencents, ridden by Gabriel Saez for trainer Bret Calhoun, stalked the early pace and drew clear in […]

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