Churchill Downs Selections: Day 36–Sunday, June 26, 2022

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Marc Detampel, Qatar Racing Limited, and Bottle Rocket Stable’s Nakatomi, shown winning the Bowman Mill Stakes last fall at Keeneland, will make his three-year-old debut in the featured fifth race at Churchill Downs on Sunday, June 26. Coady Photography

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Nakatomi Makes Sophomore Debut In Feature

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Rigney Racing, LLC’s Minute Waltz is the 3-1 morning line favorite in the eighth race at Churchill Downs on June 26. Coady Photography

Nine races are on the docket at Churchill Downs on Sunday, June 26, closing out a five-day week of Thoroughbred racing in Louisville, KY.

The fifth race on the card–the nominal feature–is a $62,500 optional claiming, second-tier allowance event for three-year-olds and upward sprinting 5.5-furlongs on the main track.

Marc Detampel, Qatar Racing Limited, and Bottle Rocket Stable’s Nakatomi, who will be making his three-year-old debut off an eight-month layoff, is the prohibitive 8-5 morning line favorite in a compact field of six. Jockey Tyler Gaffalione has the call on the chestnut son of Firing Line for trainer Wesley Ward.

Steam Touts Three Winners On Saturday’s Card

Steam gave out three winners on Saturday’s 10-race program at Churchill Downs and, as a result, 35 days into the 2022 Spring Meet in Derby City, its top picks are winning at a 31¬†percent clip and have finished in the money 62 percent¬†of the time.

Post time for the first of nine races at Churchill Downs on Sunday, June 26 is 12:45 P.M. (Eastern). Additionally, there is a $56,406 carryover in the Derby City 6 Jackpot (races 4-9, 2:13 P.M. (Eastern) post time).

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