Churchill Downs Selections: Day 20–Thursday, June 2, 2022

Opry
Brian Chenvert and Eddie Kenneally’s Opry, a graded stakes winner on turf, will make her six-year-old debut in the seventh race at Churchill Downs on Thursday, June 2. Elsa Lorieul/NYRA

Steam–3 wins on Monday’s card!–Churchill Downs Day 20, Thursday, June 2, 2022: BUY PICKS ($3)

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Louisville, Kentucky updated forecast

Pharoah’s Heart Formidable In Feature

Pharoah's Heart
Little Red Feather Racing’s Pharoah’s Heart is the 3-1 morning line favorite in the featured eighth race at Churchill Downs on June 2. Benoit Photo

The fourth “Twilight Thursday” of the 2022 Spring Meet jump starts a four-day week of Thoroughbred racing at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY on Thursday, June 2. The eight-race program has a later-than-normal 5:00 P.M. (Eastern) post time.

The featured eighth race on the card is a $127,000 “a other than” allowance contest for fillies and mares three-years-old and upward slated for a seven-furlong trip on the main track.

Little Red Feather Racing’s Pharoah’s Heart, who returns to the races off a two-moth layoff, is the 3-1 morning line favorite in a field that attracted nine entrants. Jockey Corey Lanerie will be astride the five-year-old gray daughter of American Pharoah for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Steam Has Hat Trick On Memorial Day Card

Steam gave out three winners on Monday’s nine-race Memorial Day program at Churchill Downs and, as a result, 19 days into the 2022 Spring Meet in Derby City, its top selections are winning at a 29 percent clip and have finished in the money 63 percent of the time.

Post time for the first of eight races at Churchill Downs on Thursday, June 2 is 5:00 P.M. (Eastern). Additonally, there is a $67,642 carryover in the 20-cent Derby City 6 Jackpot (races 3-8, 5:58 P.M. (Eastern) post time), and a $5,144 carryover in the $1 Super Hi-5 (8th race, 8:23 P.M. (Eastern) post time).

Steam–3 wins on Monday’s card!–Churchill Downs Day 20, Thursday, June 2, 2022: BUY PICKS ($3)

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Louisville, Kentucky updated forecast

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