Velasquez Bags 4, Lengthens Downs Riding Edge
Updated: Thursday, July 3, 2003 6:27 PM
Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2003 6:27 PM
Jockey Cornelio Velasquez, who entered Thursday's Churchill Downs race card ahead of Pat Day 51-46, tacked on four wins on Thursday while Day had one victory.
Velasquez captured the fourth race aboard The Real Jewel ($10.00), Moonroper ($17.00) in the seventh, Dubai Sheikh ($5.20) in the ninth and Double Halo ($4.80) in the 10th.
Day won his lone race in the third aboard Cat's Craft ($6.20). Velasquez now leads 55-47 as he is looking for his first Churchill riding title in his initial meet riding under the Twin Spires.
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