Churchill Downs Selections, Day 32–Thursday, June 17, 2021

Chimney Rock
Three Diamonds Farm’s Chimney Rock (on left), a restricted stakes winner on turf, will make his 2021 debut in the sixth race at Churchill Downs on Thursday, June 17. Coady Photography

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Turf Sprinters On Display On “Twilight Thursday”

Rising Seas
John and Ben Colebrook’s Rising Seas will face four rivals in the second race at Churchill Downs on June 17. Keeneland/Coady Photography

The penultimate “Twilight Thursday” program of the 2021 spring meet, kicks-off a four-day week of live Thoroughbred racing action at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on June 17. Post time for the eight-race card is 5:00 P.M. (Eastern).

The sixth race on the program–the nominal feature–is an $80,000 optional claiming / “three other than” allowance contest for three-year-olds and upward sprinting 5.5-furlongs on the Matt Winn Turf Course.

Marc Detampel and Fergus Galvin’s Born Great–who will be making his first start since January 16 at Fair Grounds–is the 9-5 moning line choice in a field that attracted seven enrants. Jockey Tyler Gaffalione will be astride the five-year-old son of Scat Daddy for trainer Brendan Walsh.

Six-Figure Carryover In Thursday’s Derby City 6

31 days into the 2021 Spring Meet in South Louisville, Steam‘s top picks are winning at a 25¬†percent clip and have finished in the money 61¬†percent¬†of the time.

Additionally on Thursday’s program, there is a $123,085 carryover in the 20-cent Derby City 6 (races 3-8, 5:58 P.M. (Eastern) post time), and a $3,208 carryover in the $1 Super Hi-5 (8th race 8:23 P.M. (Eastern) post time).

Steam–5:00 P.M. (Eastern) post time!–Churchill Downs Day 32, Thursday, June 17, 2021: BUY PICKS ($3)

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