for Saturday’s 39th running of the
$100,000-added Cardinal Handicap (GIII)at Churchill Downs will be taken
Wednesday and the field for the 1 1/8-mile event for fillies and mares on the
Matt Winn Turf Course is beginning to take shape.
the list of probable starters is James Miller’s Daisy Devine,
winner of the Jenny Wiley (GI) in April at Keeneland. In her most recent start,
she finished second to Tapitsfly in the First Lady (GI), which also was
run over the turf course at Keeneland.
her lone start over the Matt Winn Turf Course, the Andy McKeever-trained
Daisy Devine ran fifth behind Hungry Island in the Churchill Distaff
Turf Mile (GII). She will carry 122 pounds and be ridden by Calvin Borel.
expected to enter the Cardinal Handicap, with trainer and assigned weight,
include Bizzy Caroline (Ken McPeek, 118), La Cloche (Jimmy Toner,
118), Julie’s Love-GB (Graham Motion, 117), Affair Dabbler (David
Kassen, 115), Fugitive Angel (Jonathon Sheppard, 115) and Revelstoke
(Jimmy Corrigan, 114).