Churchill Downs Selections, Day 5–Saturday, May 23, 2020

Maxfield
Godolphin, LLC’s Maxfield, shown winning the Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (G1) at Keeneland last October, will make his three-year-old debut in the $150,000 Matt Winn Stakes (G3) on Saturday, May 23 at Churchill Downs. Photo By: Coady Photography

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All Eyes On Maxfield In Matt Winn Stakes

Sharing
Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gainesway Stable’s Sharing, shown winning last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1T) is the 3-1 co-favorite on the morning line for the $100,000 Tepin Stakes on May 23 at Churchill Downs. Photo By: Benoit Photo

Memorial Day weekend continues on Saturday, May 23 at Churchill Downs with “Stephen Foster Preview Day”, an 11-race program featuring five stakes races–the $100,000 Shawnee Stakes, the $100,000 Tepin Stakes, the $100,000 Blame Stakes, the $150,000 Matt Winn Stakes (G3), and the $100,000 War Chant Stakes–at the venerable Louisville, Ky. racetrack.

The crown jewel on the card is the Matt Winn Stakes (G3)–the first race on the revised Road to the Kentucky Derby Schedule–featuring the return of the highly-regarded Maxfield, who will be be making his first start since having a chip removed from his ankle last November.

The undefeated son of Street Sense will carry the royal blue colors of Godolphin, LLC while facing 11 other rivals in the mile and a sixteenth dirt test for three-year-olds. Jockey Jose Ortiz, Jr. has the call or the dark bay or brown colt for trainer Brendan Walsh.

Steam Touts Three Winners On Friday’s Program

Steam gave out three winners on Friday’s 10-race program at Churchill Downs and, as a result, four days into the 2020 Spring Meet in Louisville, Ky., its top picks are winning at a 33 percent clip and have finished in the money 60 percent of the time.

Post time for the first of 11 races at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 23 is 1:00 P.M. (Eastern). Additionally, there is a $500,000 guaranteed pool in the All-Stakes Late Pick 5 (races 7-11, 4:08 P.M. (Eastern) post time), a $87,566 carryover in the 20-cent Single 6 Jackpot (races 6-11, 3:36 P.M. (Eastern) post time), and a $44,229 carryover in the $1 Super High Five.

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