Churchill Downs Selections: Day 2–Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Lone Rock
Flying P Stable, R. A. Hill Stables, and Flying Partners’ Lone Rock returns to Louisville, KY on May 3 to defend his title in the $160,000 Isaac Murphy Marathon Stakes on Tuesday, May 3 at Churchill Downs. NYRA Photo

Steam–12:45 P.M. (Eastern) first post!–Churchill Downs Day 2, Tuesday, May 3, 2022: BUY PICKS ($3)

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Lone Rock Primed To Defend Isaac Murphy Title

Millefeuille
Juddmonte’s Millefeuille will try to get her picture taken for the first time since 2020 in the fifth race at Churchill Downs on May 3. Coglianese Photos

Churchill Downs kicks-off Kentucky Derby Week 2022 on Tuesday, May 3 with a nine-race program on the agenda at the iconic Louisville, KY racetrack.

The featured second race on the card is the $160,000 Isaac Murphy Marathon Overnight Stakes for four-year-olds and upward slated for a 12-furlong journey on the main track.

Flying P Stable, R. A. Hill Stables, and Flying Partners’ Lone Rock–an open-length winner of the 2021 Isaac Murphy Marathon–is the prohibitive 3-5 morning line favorite in a compact field of five. Jockey Ramon Vazquez has the call on the seven-year-old bay son of Majestic Warrior for trainer Robertino Diodoro.

Steam Has Two Winners On Saturday’s Program

Steam gave out a pair of winners on Saturday’s 10-race program at Churchill Downs and, as a result, one day into the nascent 2022 Spring Meet in Derby City, its top picks are winning at a 20¬†percent clip and have finished in the money 50¬†percent¬†of the time.

Post time for the first of nine races at Churchill Downs on Tuesday, May 3 is 12:45 P.M. (Eastern). Additionally, there is a $5,555 carryover in the 20-cent Derby City 6 (races 4-9, 2:13 P.M. (Eastern) post time).

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