Churchill Downs Selections: Day 14–Sunday, May 22, 2022

Cellist
Calumet Farm’s Cellist held on to win the $200,000 Louisville Stakes (G3T) by a head over Reigning Spirit on Saturday, May 21 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. The bay son of Big Blue Kitten covered 12-furlongs on a “good” turf course in 2:32 1/5 under jockey Julien Leparoux and returned $13.60 to win. Coady Photography

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Kuchar Draws In, Is Favored In Feature

Kuchar
WinStar Farm, LLC and Siena Farm, LLC’s Kuchar (at left) will face five rivals in the featured eighth race at Churchill Downs on May 22. Coady Photography

Nine-races are on tap at Churchill Downs on Sunday, May 22, as the historic Louisville, KY racetrack closes out a customary four-day week of Thoroughbred racing action in Derby City.

The featured eighth race on the card is a $127,00 entry-level allowance contest for three-year-olds and upward. Originally slated for a mile and three-eighths journey on the Matt Winn Turf Course, the race has been taken off the grass and will be contest at a mile and a quarter trip on the main track.

WinStar Farm, LLC and Siena Farm, LLC’s Kuchar, second in the listed Oaklawn Stakes his last start on April 23, is the 2-1 morning line favorite in a field that was scratched down to six entrants. Jockey Florent Geroux has the call on the three-year-old bay son of Uncle Mo for trainer Rodolphe Brisset.

Steam Has Hat Trick On Sunday’s Program

Steam gave out three winners on Saturday’s 11-race program at Churchill Downs and, as a result, 13 days into the 2022 spring stand in South Louisville, its top picks are winning at a 33¬†percent clip and have finished in the money 61 percent¬†of the time.

Post time for the first of nine races at Churchill Downs on Sunday, May 22 is 12:45 P.M. (Eastern). Additionally, there is a $28,997 carryover in the 20-cent Derby City 6 (races 4-9, 2:13 P.M. (Eastern) post time), and a $7,593 carryover in the $1 Super Hi-5 (Race 9, 4:55 P.M. (Eastern) post time).

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