Matt Winn Stakes

Photos Of The Week: Stars Shine At Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs hosted a big night of racing on Saturday with four graded stakes races on the card. However, it wasn’t ‘just’ the four big races that brought over 28,000 people to the track on a steamy Saturday night – it was a chance to see Triple Crown hero American Pharoah, who was paraded after […]

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Stephen Foster Night Winners Exit Races Well

Following an exhilarating night of first-class racing Saturday under the Twin Spires, the equine stars of Stephen Foster Handicap Night at Churchill Downs were reported by their connections to be in good order. In one of the most impressive performances of the year, Randy Patterson’s Moonshine Mullin scored a 1 ¾-length victory in the $552,500 […]

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Favored Tapiture Delivers in Matt Winn

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ multiple graded stakes-winner Tapiture rebounded from a 15th-place finish in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands to win Saturday night’s 17th running of the $109,400 Matt Winn (Grade III) at Churchill Downs by two lengths over Ulanbator. The Matt Winn, which honors the famed Churchill Downs president and general manager (1902-49) that […]

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Tapiture Looks to Bounce Back in Matt Winn

After finishing 15th in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I), Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Tapiture looks to bounce back in the $100,000-added Matt Winn (Grade III) on Saturday night at Churchill Downs. Trained by Steve Asmussen, Tapiture will meet six 3-year-old rivals in the 1 1/16-mile contest, the seventh race of 11 on the […]

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Code West Wins Matt Winn with a Head Bob

Gary and Mary West’s Code West, runner-up in the Risen Star (Grade II) this winter, collected the first stakes win of his career with a valiant head triumph over Uncaptured in Saturday’s $113,100 Matt Winn (GIII) at Churchill Downs. The Matt Winn, which honors the famed Churchill Downs president and general manager (1902-49) that served […]

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Neck ‘n Neck rolls to easy Matt Winn victory

Neck ‘n Neck took command at the top of the stretch and drew off to a convincing victory in the $100,000 Matt Winn Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs June 16. Jockey Leandro Goncalves kept Neck ‘n Neck (Flower Alley-Bootery, by Storm Boot) in the clear on the outside of the compact field of five […]

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Scotus prevails in Grade 3 Matt Winn

Scotus, trained by Ken McPeek and ridden by Alan Garcia, won the Grade 3 Matt Winn Stakes at Churchill Downs by a tight length over Infrattini and Joe Vann. Covering the mile and one-sixteenth on the main track in 1:44:12, Scotus paid $18.40 to win. More to come. Scotus, trained by Ken McPeek and ridden […]

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Bind suffers fracture, may be out for the year

Press Release An injury suffered during a Monday workout has taken Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s highly regarded Bind out of consideration for Saturday’s $125,000-added Matt Winn Presented by Emirates Equestrian Federation (GIII) at Churchill Downs and has probably knocked him out of racing for the year. Trainer Al Stall Jr. said Bind suffered a […]

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