Derby weekend is here, and the action is coming thick and fast – just as it is for the Stidham barn, which fires a brace of runners at two of the weekend’s biggest races.
At Churchill Downs tomorrow, Synchrony is drawn 7 of 10 in the G1 Old Forester Turf Classic Stakes – a one mile and one eighth race on the turf worth a cool $500,000. Synchrony, winner last time out in the G2 Muniz Memorial Handicap, has Joe Bravo aboard, and is a 5-1 shot on the Morning Line.
Over at Woodbine, Supreme Aura is drawn four of five in the $100,000 Woodstock Stakes – a six furlong sprint. Supreme Aura, third last time out in the Bachelor Stakes, has Chantal Sutherland aboard, and he’s a 7-2 shot on the Morning Line.
And here’s the rest of the weekend action:
Storming the Beach – Race 5, Starter Optional Claiming $8,000
Glittering Jewel – Race 6, Allowance
Birdsnest Party – Race 5, Allowance