Ticker
  • Gold Rush Dancer (14-1) pulls the upset in Del Mar's Real Good Deal Stakes.Posted 9 hours ago
  • Haveyougoneaway (7-2) wears down Paulassilverlining to win the Honorable Miss at Saratoga.Posted 12 hours ago
  • Exaggerator is going in the Haskell, according to Steve Edelson of the Asbury Park Press.Posted 16 hours ago
  • The Gurkha wins a Sussex thriller over Galileo Gold and Ribchester.Posted 19 hours ago
  • Amis Gizmo romps home in the Prince of Wales at Fort Erie.Posted 1 day ago
  • Long On Value (7-2) cuts back and rolls in the Lucky Coin Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Songbird repels the challenge of Carina Mia, and romps home in the CCA Oaks.Posted 3 days ago
  • Up With the Birds swings to victory in Woodbine's Nijinsky Stakes.Posted 3 days ago
  • Tin Type Gal rides the rail to victory in Monmouth's Boiling Springs.Posted 3 days ago
  • California Chrome edges Dortmund in a San Diego Handicap showdown.Posted 4 days ago

Cash Refund Tallies in Churchill Slop

Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Cash Refund turned back a stretch-long challenge from Riley Tucker and drew off to win Sunday’s $55,220 feature race for 3-year-olds and up by a length at Churchill Downs.

 

The victory gave trainer Steve Margolis his 100th career win at Churchill Downs.

 

Also reaching a milestone Sunday was trainer Steve Asmussen, who became the fifth trainer in Churchill Downs history to accumulate 400 victories. Stonestreet Stable’s Wilburn won the ninth race to give Asmussen No. 400. The only trainers ahead of Asmussen are Bill Mott (641), Dale Romans (521), D. Wayne Lukas (481) and Bernie Flint (426).

 

Ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan, Cash Refund and Chief of Affairs, ridden by Miguel Mena, dueled through a first quarter-mile in :21.23 over a sloppy main track. Leaving the backstretch, Cash Refund shook clear of Chief of Affairs only to have Riley Tucker and Kent Desormeaux range up to his outside.

 

The duo matched strides to deep stretch where Cash Refund surged clear to complete the six furlongs in 1:10.07. The victory was the first of four consecutive triumphs on a five-win card for Bridgmohan, now with 11 winners through the first 10 days of the 39-day meet. Calvin Borel was the most recent rider to have five victories on the card, accomplishing the feat on April 24, 2010.

 

A homebred son of Petionville out of the Mystery Storm mare Swept Away, the 5-year-old Cash Refund improved his career mark to 13-7-1-2 and increased his bankroll to $307,479 with Sunday’s $35,880 check.

 

Cash Refund returned $7 and $3.40. There was no show wagering. Riley Tucker returned $3.40 to place. Chief of Affairs finished third another 2 1/4 lengths back with River Bear last in the field of four.

 

Racing resumes Thursday with a nine-race program that begins at 12:45 p.m. (ET). There’s a $9,468.40 Super Hi-5 carryover in the finale, which requires bettors to pick the top five finishers in perfect order.

 

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories