Caroline will seek her third graded-stakes victory over the Matt Winn Turf
Course when she breaks from the rail in Saturday’s $100,000-added Cardinal
Handicap (GIII) at Churchill Downs.
dark bay or brown daughter of Afleet Alex, Bizzy Caroline has a record of 3-1-0
from four lifetime starts on the grass at Churchill Downs. Her victories
include the 2011 Regret (GIII), 2012 Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (GIII) and
a seven-length romp in an allowance race.
ran really well in her last race at Churchill and we know she likes the ground
there,” trainer Ken McPeek said. “She’s been real consistent at
Churchill and it’s the main reason she’s running.”
Caroline will enter the Cardinal off a sixth-place finish to Nahrain-GB in the
Flower Bowl (GI) at Belmont Park. She was shipped to Lexington shortly after
doing super and has been training at Keeneland,” McPeek said. “She’ll ship over
to Churchill the morning of the race.”
added that no plans have been made for Bizzy Caroline following the Cardinal.