Joe Woodard, leading trainer at River Downs for the last two years and on course for a third if current form holds, tied and then broke Patrick Byrne's Churchill Downs record of eight consecutive wins on the May 26 card at the Louisville track.
Virginia Kraft-Payson's Scipion, who impressed observers with a last-to-first victory in his career debut Aug. 14 at Saratoga, drew the rail in a field of eight for the $200,000 Miller Genuine Draft Cradle Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds Sept. 6 at River Downs.
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