Churchill Downs Selections, Day 16–Friday, May 21, 2021

Jack Van Berg
Dale J. Barras’ Jack Van Berg (at left) is the 2-1 morning favorite in the third race at Churchill Downs on Friday, May 21. Steve Cargill/racingfotos.com

Steam–$66,182 carryover in Derby City 6!–Churchill Downs Day 16, Friday, May 21, 2021: BUY PICKS ($3)

Check out the Thursday, May 20th edition

Louisville, Kentucky updated forecast

Family Way Gets Nod In Friday’s Feature

Witez
Mary Ann Charlston’s Witez will try to earn her first win of 2021 when she goes postward in the seventh race at Churchill Downs on May 21. Coady Photography

Churchill Downs kicks off a weekend of live Thoroughbred racing on Friday, May 21 with a customary nine-race program on the agenda at the historic Louisville, Ky. racetrack.

The seventh race on the card–the nominal feature–is an $62,500 optional claiming / second level allowance event for fillies and mares three-years-old and upward slated for a nine-furlong journey on the Matt Winn Turf Course.

Hunter Valley Farm and Debra L. O’Connor’s Family Way, second in her North American debut at Keeneland on April 22, is the 2-1 morning line choice in a field that attracted 10 entrants. Jockey Tyler Gaffalione will be astride the four-year-old gray daughter of Uncle Mo for trainer Brendan Walsh.

$66,182 Carryover In Derby City 6

Steam touted one winner on Thursday’s eight-race program at Churchill Downs and, as a result, 15 days into the 2021 Spring Meet in South Louisville, its top picks are winning at a 25 percent clip and have finished in the money 53 percent of the time.

Additionally on Friday’s program, there is a $66,182 carryover in the 20-cent Derby City 6 (races 4-9, 2:13 P.M. (Eastern) post time).

Steam–$66,182 carryover in Derby City 6!–Churchill Downs Day 16, Friday, May 21, 2021: BUY PICKS ($3)

Check out the Thursday, May 20th edition

Louisville, Kentucky updated forecast

Racing will be conducted at Churchill Downs this spring with limited spectators, 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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