william walker stakes

Ward Trainee Jo Jo Air Upsets William Walker At 14-1

Andrew Farm and Mrs. Charlie O’Connor’s Jo Jo Air dueled 1-9 favorite Bulletin into submission and then held off a late charge from Uncapped by three-quarters of a length to win the fifth running of the $125,000 William Walker for 3-year-olds before a crowd of 22,012 on the opening night of Churchill Downs’ 38-day Spring […]

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Beckford Proves Deserving Favorite In Opening Night William Walker

Newtown Anner Stud’s Beckford (GB) rallied from far back in the stretch to run down pace-setter Salmanazar by three-quarters of a length in Saturday’s $100,000 William Walker Stakes at Churchill Downs. The 3-year-old triumphed in front of a crowd of 22,023 on Opening Night presented by Budweiser to kick off the 38-day Spring Meet. Trained by Brendan Walsh and ridden by Julien […]

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The Money Monster Takes Sophomore Stake On Opening Night At Churchill

R.A. Hill Stable and BlackRidge Stables’ The Money Monster surged to the lead at the sixteenth pole and drew off for a 1 ½-length victory in the third running of the $100,000 William Walker for 3-year-olds Saturday before an Opening Night presented by Stella Artois and Old Forester crowd of 20,949. Earlier on the program, […]

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Churchill Downs: Syndergaard To Face Seven In William Walker Stakes Opening Night

Eric Fein, Christopher McKenna, Harris Fein, Guri Singh and Jerry Walia’s Syndergaard headlines a field of seven 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for the third running of the $100,000 William Walker, the highlight of Opening Night presented by Stella Artois and Old Forester at Churchill Downs. Saturday’s 11-race program that begins at 6 p.m. (all times Eastern), […]

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Churchill Downs: Blofeld Makes 2015 Debut In Opening Night’s William Walker

Glencrest Farm and JSM Equine’s Blofeld, perfect in three career starts that includes victories in the Nashua (GII) and Futurity (GII), tops a field of six 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for Saturday night’s first running of the $100,000 William Walker at six furlongs on the main track. The $100,000 William Walker is a new six-furlong race […]

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