Kentucky Downs Race Results
Day 2, September 11, 2013
Race 1. Maiden Claiming $25,000, 3YO & up, $24,000, 1 Mile 70 Yards
American Bear took off from the gate on the lead and never looked back, paying $14.60 to win for trainer Luis Jurado. Antonio Castanon rode the winner for owners B A Man Inc. and Richard D. Maynard. American Bear was bred in Kentucky by Maynard Farm and B A Man Inc. The time was 1:44.65. Niedermeyer ran second, New Found King third and Maker Reigns fourth.
Race 2. Claiming $12,500, 3YO & up fillies & mares, $25,000, 6 Furlongs
Serving Time, timed in a rapid 1:10.64, won under Rosie Napravnik. He came from off the pace and exploded to the lead in the stretch. It was the first win of the meet for Napravnik. Serving Time returned $11.20. He’s trained by Michael Bell, owned by William D. Fishback and was bred in Kentucky by the owner and Dave Fishback. Point to the Wild came second, Bandi's Gal was third and Brezing Rain ran fourth.
Race 3. Maiden Special Weight, 2YO fillies, $90,000, 6 1/2 Furlongs.
Pretty Fancy held off Commercial Flight to win and pay $9.00. He’s trained by Rusty Arnold and was ridden by Brian Hernandez, Jr. It was the first win of the meet for last year’s leading rider. G. Watts Humphrey owns the Kentucky homebred. Raised on Robbery was third and Falcon Harbor fourth.
Race 4. Maiden Claiming $25,000, 2YO, $24,000, 6 Furlongs
She's Coal Fired led at each call, was well clear at the end in 1:12.02 and paid $6.20, In the process, Wesley Ward picked up his third win of the meet, Dylan Davis was the winning rider for Hat Creek Racing. She’s Coal Fired was bred by Brereton C. Jones in Kentucky. Bad Bob was second, Approvethismessage third and Marty the Monster fourth.
Races 5 through 10 were cancelled following a thunderstorm with heavy rain and an Amtote outage. An announcement regarding whether the races will be made up is pending.