Churchill Downs Selections, Day 8–Saturday, September 19, 2020

Fair Maiden
Godolphin, LLC’s Fair Maiden will make her first start since November of 2019 in the featured third race at Churchill Downs on Saturday, September 19. Michael Burns

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Sprinters Square Off In Saturday’s Feature

New Eagle
Calumet Farm’s New Eagle returns to the main track in the seventh race at Churchill Downs on September 19. Coady Photography

A customary 10-race program is on the docket at Churchill Downs on Saturday, September 19, as a weekend of live Thoroughbred racing action continues in Derby City.

The third race on the card–the nominal feature–is a $100,000 optional claiming, second-level allowance event for fillies and mares three-years-old and upward sprinting six-furlongs on the main track.

Brereton C. Jones’ Perfect Happiness, who is coming off a second-place finish in Louisville, Ky. on September 2, is the 8-5 morning line choice in a field that was scratched down to just four entrants. Jockey Gabriel Saez will be astride the three-year-old bay daughter of Majesticperfection for trainer Larry Jones.

Steam Touts Two Winners On Friday’s Program

Steam gave out two winners on Friday’s 10-race program at Churchill Downs and, as a result, seven days into the 2020 September meet in Louisville, Ky., its top picks are winning at a 18 percent clip and have finished in the money 63 percent of the time.

Post time for the first of 10 races at Churchill Downs on Saturday, September 19 is 12:45 P.M. (Eastern). Additonally, there is a $6,601 carryover in the 20-cent Single 6 Jackpot (races 5-10, 2:45 P.M. (Eastern) post), and a $8,443 carryover in the $1 Super Hi-5 (race 10, 5:26 P.M. (Eastern) post time).

Racing will be conducted under the Twin Spires spectator-free, in accordance with guidelines set forth by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the federal government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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