Today’s Steam: Churchill Downs, Day 6–Saturday, May 5, 2018–Kentucky Derby Day!

A view of Churchill Downs’ famed Twin Spires from the infield of the venerable Louisville, Kentucky racetrack. Churchill Downs Photo

Steam: Churchill Downs, Day 6: Saturday, May 5, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Spotlight Play of the Day for: Churchill Downs, Saturday, May 5, 2018

derby_144_logoSteam’s Kentucky Derby 144 Graded Line

Treadway Racing Stable’s Maraud will go for black type win number two in Saturday’s $300,000 American Turf Stakes (G2T) at Churchill Downs. Photo By: Mark C. Alkiewicz

A behemoth program enriched with seven stakes races is on the docket at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 5–Kentucky Derby Day 2018 in Louisville, Ky.

The 14-race card is highlighted by the 144th running of the $2,000,000 Kentucky Derby (G1) for three-year-olds going one and one-quarter miles on the main track.

Post time for the 2018 “Run for the Roses” is 6:50 P.M. (Eastern). Television coverage will be on NBCSN from 12:00-2:30 P.M. (Eastern) and on NBC from 2:30-7:30 P.M. (Eastern).

The six other supporting stakes races on the Derby Day program include the 32nd running of the $300,000 Humana Distaff (G1), the 33rd renewal of the $300,000 Longines Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (G2T), the 84th edition of the $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes Presented by (G2), the 27th running of the $300,000 American Turf Stakes Presented by Ram Trucks (G2T), the 94th edition of the $300,000 Pat Day Mile Presented by LG&E and Kentucky Utilities (G3), and the 32nd renewal of the $500,000 Old Forester Turf Classic (G1T).

Post time for the first of 14 races on Saturday’s Kentucky Derby Day program is 10:30 A.M. (Eastern).

Steam had five winners on Friday’s Kentucky Oaks Day program at Churchill Downs and, on the day, had a positive six percent return on investment (ROI*), or a flat-bet profit of 12 cents for each two dollars wagered on its top selections on the card.

For the 2017 Churchill Downs Spring Meet, Steam posted a record of 372-99-71-62. Its top selections won at a 27 percent win clip and finished in the money 62 percent of the time.

Steam: Churchill Downs, Day 6: Saturday, May 5, 2018 

Steam’s FREE Spotlight of the Day for: Churchill Downs, Saturday, May 5, 2018

Steam’s Kentucky Derby 144 Graded Line

*Return on investment (ROI) is calculated by dividing the net profit by the total amount invested.

Steam Oaks Derby


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