Kentucky Downs Selections: Day 5–Saturday, September 10, 2022

Gufo
Otter Bend Stables, LLC’s Gufo gets wheeled back off two-weeks rest in the $1 million Kentucky Turf Cup Stakes (G2T) on Saturday, September 10 at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, KY. Sarah Andrew

Steam–Hat trick on Thursday!–Kentucky Downs Day 5, Saturday, September 10, 2022: BUY PICKS ($3)

Check out the Thursday, September 8th edition

Franklin, Kentucky updated forecast

Six Pack Of Graded Stakes On Saturday’s Card

Pixielate
Godolphin, LLC’s Pixelate, shown winning last year’s WinStar Mint Million Stakes (G3T), will try to to defend her title in the 2022 renewal of the eight-furlong turf contest on September 10 at Kentucky Downs. Coady Photography

Six graded stakes races worth over $4.9 million is purse money is on tap at Kentucky Downs on Saturday, September 10–Kentucky Cup Day at the all-turf, Franklin, KY gallops.

The $1 million WinStar Mint Million Stakes (G3T) kicks-off the black type action in the fifth race, followed by the $750,000 Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf Stakes (G3T) in the eighth race, the $1 million FanDuel Turf Sprint (G2T) in the ninth, the $1 million Kentucky Turf Cup (G2T) in the tenth, the $600,000 Mint Ladies Sprint Stakes (G3T) in the eleventh, and concludes with the $600,0000 Franklin-Simpson Stakes (G2T) in the twelfth race nightcap.

In the Kentucky Turf Cup (G2T)–the card’s centerpiece–Otter Bend Stables, LLC’s Gufo, fresh off a win in the Sword Dancer Invitational Stakes (G1T) at Saratoga on August 27, is the definitive 7-5 morning line favorite in field that attracted 12 entrants. Jockey Joel Rosario has the call on the five-year-old chestnut son of Declaration of War for trainer Christophe Clement.

First post is 11:30 A.M. (Central).

Three Winners On Thursday’s Program–$3.28 ROI

Steam gave out three winners and had a return on investment (ROI*) of $3.28 for each $2 wagered on its top picks on Thursday’s 10-race program at Kentucky Downs and, as a result, with three days remaining at the 2022 stand in Franklin, KY, its top selections are winning at a 13¬†percent clip and have finished in the money 50¬†percent¬†of the time.

The elite, all-turf meeting continues on September 11 and 14.

Steam–Hat trick on Thursday!–Kentucky Downs Day 5, Saturday, September 10, 2022: BUY PICKS ($3)

Check out the Thursday, September 8th edition

Franklin, Kentucky updated forecast

*Return on investment (ROI) is calculated by dividing the net profit by the total amount invested.

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