Unbridled Sidney, Churchill Downs turf course record holder at five furlongs, makes her first start in six months Friday when she faces males in the $150,000 Aegon Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT) at her favorite distance.
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 1999
Steve Mongerson's Smalltown Slew, a close second in the opening day Thanksgiving Handicap, is the tepid 7-2 morning line choice over a full field for the inaugural running of the $75,000 Bonapaw Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course.
Mighty Beau, runner-up to Lydgate in the 2004 renewal of $100,000-added Aegon Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT), leads the line-up in the five-furlong turf sprint for older horses Friday at Churchill Downs.
Soaring Free returns to Keeneland Saturday to defend his title in the $100,000-added Shakertown (gr. IIIT), facing 10 rivals in the 5 1/2-furlong turf event.
Sam-Son Farms' Soaring Free got a surprisingly strong challenge from 34-1 Chosen Chief but responded to strong urging from jockey Shane Sellers to win the $115,100 Shakertown (gr. IIIT) for turf sprinters at Keeneland Saturday.
|Owner||Twin Lakes VI, LLC (Terry Meek, et al)|
|Breeder||Hargus Sexton & Sandra Sexton|
|Chosen Chief View Five-Cross Pedigree||Marquetry||Conquistador Cielo|
|Lost Love||Lost Code|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Bluewater Sales, agent||($40,000)|
|Two-year-old||Solitary Oak, agent||($37,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.