Anna Em, ridden by Larry Melancon, jumped out to a quick lead and drew off for an impressive 6 1/2-length victory over stablemate Movant in the first running of the $112,300 Open Mind for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs.
Saturday's inaugural running of the $100,000-added Open Mind Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs will be the first try on the grass and in stakes company for M-2 Stable LLC's Prospective Saint.
Shadow Cast rallied in the stretch to overtake Quick Temper and capture the $150,000 Silverbulletday Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Fair Grounds.
Saturday's Silverbulletday Stakes (gr. II) is an appropriate one for Valentine's Day. It features seven 3-year-old fillies, and one amorous exacta hunch bet.
Both $60,000 co-features Saturday at Fair Grounds provided thrilling stretch duels, with Movant prevailing over Sister Swank in the Thelma and Skate Away turning the tables on Warleigh in the Col E.R. Bradley.
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