Barleewon Won

The Stidham stable enjoyed a welcome winner when Elise Sacks and Barry Golden’s Barleewon pulverized the competition today at Belmont Park.

Given a nice ride by John Velazquez, Barleewon pulled away down the stretch to win by nearly 5 lengths. With a maiden win under his belt, this 3-year-old son of Animal Kingdom can progress again. 

And now for the weekend, and a couple very interesting stakes contenders indeed.

Tomorrow at Churchill Downs, Micheline is drawn 6 of 13 in the $100,000 G3 Regret Stakes, a turf race over 1 1/8th miles. Joe Bravo rides this multiple stakes winner (she won the Honey Ryder Stakes last time out), and they’re an 8-1 shot on the Morning Line.

Over at Thistledown, Established is drawn 12 of 15 in the $500,000 G3 Ohio Derby, over 1 1/8th miles. Mitchell Murrill takes the mount on the twice runner-up maiden, and they’re a 30-1 shot.

The rest of the weekend action takes place on Sunday:

Belmont Park
Peaceful – Race 7, Allowance

Churchill Downs
I Hear You – Race 9, Maiden Special Weight

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