Kentucky Downs Selections, Day 5–Saturday, September 11, 2021

Point Me By
Homewrecker Racing, LLC’s Point Me By, shown winning the Bruce D. Stakes (G1T) in his last start at Arlington Park, will try to string together graded stakes wins in the $600,000 Franklin-Simpson Stakes (G2T) on Saturday, September 11 at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, Ky. Coady Photography

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Franklin, Kentucky updated forecast

Quintet Of Stakes On Saturday’s Card

Venetian Harbor
Ciaglia Racing, LLC and Highland Yard, LLC’s Venetian Harbor, a Grade 2 stakes winner, returns to the turf in the $600,000 Mint Ladies Sprint Stakes (G3T) on September 11 at Kentucky Downs. Benoit Photo

Five graded stakes races worth over $3.9 million are on the docket at Kentucky Downs on Saturday, September 11, the penultimate day of the 2021 meet in Franklin, Ky.

The $600,000 Mint Ladies Sprint Stakes (G3T) kicks off the black type action in the sixth race followed by the $750,000 Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf Stakes (G3T), the $1 million FanDuel Turf Sprint (G3T), the $1 million Calumet Turf Cup (G2T), and the $600,0000 Franklin-Simpson Stakes (G2T).

In the Calumet Turf Cup (G2T), the card’s crown jewel, Donegal Racing, Joseph Bulger, and the Estate of Peter Coneway’s Arklow, who will try to defend his 2020 title in the mile and a half turf test, is the 3-1 morning line choice in field that attracted 12 entrants. Jockey Florent Geroux will be astride the seven-year-old bay son of Arch for trainer Brad Cox.

First post is 12:20 P.M. (Central).

Steam Has Hat Trick On Thursday’s Program

Steam gave out three winners on Thursday’s 11-race program at Kentucky Downs and, as a result, four days into the brief FanDuel Meet, its top picks are winning at a 21 percent clip and have finished in the money 47┬ápercent of the time.

The elite, all-turf meeting continues on September 12th.

Steam–Hat trick on Thursday!–Kentucky Downs Day 5, Saturday, September 11, 2021: BUY PICKS ($3)

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Franklin, Kentucky updated forecast

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