Heavily favored Astrology
was an appropriate winner on Churchill Downs' “Stars of Tomorrow” card
on opening day of the Louisville track's fall meet, convincingly taking
the $122,300 Iroquois Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 31.
Aggressively handled by Garrett Gomez, Astrology turned back Ribo Bobo
for a 2 3/4-length win after he put away pacesetter Msaybesomaybenot
in upper stretch of the one-turn mile event for 2-year-olds. The winning time on a fast main track was 1:38.43.
Bred by Jess Jackson's Stonestreet Stables and owned in partnership with George Bolton, the winning 2-year-old son of A.P. Indy
--Quiet Eclipse, by Quiet American scored his second win in four starts for trainer Steve Asmussen.