Mr. Bowling, runaway winner of the Dover Stakes at Delaware Park in his most recent start, headlines a field of seven juveniles entered Thursday for Sunday’s Grade III Iroquois Stakes at Churchill Downs.
Trained by Larry Jones, Mr. Bowling has won two of three starts, all coming at Delaware Park. Winner of the Dover by 7 1/4 lengths, Mr. Bowling will be ridden Sunday by Rajiv Maragh and break from the outside post under top impost of 120 pounds.
The only graded stakes-placed runner in the field is Motor City, third in the Grade III Arlington-Washington Futurity. Trained by Ian Wilkes, Motor City finished eighth in the Grade I Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland next time out. Regular rider Calvin Borel has the call Sunday on Motor City.
The field of the one-mile Iroquois, from the rail out:
1. Purely Determined (Greta Kuntzweiler, 118 pounds)
2. Seven Lively Sins (Julien Leparoux, 118)
3. Fine (Jamie Theriot, 118)
4. Motor City (Borel, 118)
5. Chalybeate Springs (Jon Court, 118)
6. Hollywood Script (James Graham, 118)
7. Mr. Bowling (Rajiv Maragh, 120)
The Iroquois will go as the eighth race on the 11-race program Sunday with a 4:05 p.m. (ET) post time.
--Edited Churchill Downs release