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Manndar
winner of the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic

Kentucky Derby Undercard

Dateline: 05/06/00

The Derby wasn't the only stakes race on the card Saturday. There were five stakes races on the undercard which were all nice races with four of them being graded stakes. Here are the results and a photo of the winner.

WHAS-11 Stakes

Pgm  Horse              Jockey            Win   Place  Show
14   Unbridled Time     Day              7.20    4.00  3.20
 1   Daring Pegasus     St. Julien               3.80  3.00
 3   Cyane's Thunder    Chavez                         8.40

Winning Time:  57.73

$2 Exacta 14-1               26.80
$2 Trifecta 14-1-3          587.00
Results Chart


Unbridled Time lead pretty much the entire way drawing off to win by 2 3/4 lengths over favorite Daring Pegasus in this $100,000 race for 2 year olds at 5 furlongs.

Winnercomm Handicap G2

Pgm  Horse              Jockey            Win   Place  Show
 5   Straight Man       Chavez          11.20    6.80  5.20
 7   Mula Gula          Smith                   11.40  7.00
 9   Patience Game      Nakatani                       5.00

Winning Time:  1:21.53

$2 Exacta 5-7               164.00
$2 Trifecta 5-7-9           843.20
Results Chart


Straight Man went right to the front and gamely held on by a head over the late closing Mula Gula in the 7 furlong grade 2 Winnercomm Handicap to give owners Bob and Beverly Lewis their second straight stakes win of the day.

Churchill Downs Distaff Turf Mile Stakes G3

Pgm  Horse              Jockey            Win   Place  Show
 8   Don't Be Silly     Chavez          60.80   16.20  6.40
 7   Really Polish      St. Julien               4.60  3.60
 3   Pricearose         Hebert                         5.80

Winning Time:  1:34.78

$2 Exacta 8-7               331.20
$2 Trifecta 8-7-3         3,059.60
Results Chart


Long shot Don't Be Silly stalked pacesetter Pricearose and took over in deep stretch to win the 1 mile turf stakes while Really Polish rallied for second.

Humana Distaff Handicap G2

Pgm  Horse              Jockey            Win   Place  Show
 1   Ruby Surprise      Judice          35.20    8.60  4.60
 4   Honest Lady        Blanc                    2.80  2.40
 8   Cassidy            Martinez                       3.20

Winning Time:  1:21.25

$2 Exacta 1-4                77.00
$2 Trifecta 1-4-8           303.00
Results Chart


Ruby Surprise lived up to her name by stalking the early pace then drawing off by 2 1/4 lengths at odds of 16.60-1. Heavy favorite Honest Lady trailed for half the race and rallied too late and could only finish second in the 7 furlong race.

Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes G1

Pgm  Horse              Jockey            Win   Place  Show
 6   Manndar            Nakatani        12.20    6.00  3.80
 7   Falcon Flight      Blanc                    5.00  3.40
 2   Yagli              Bailey                         3.20

Winning Time:  1:47.91

$2 Exacta 6-7                51.80
$2 Trifecta 6-7-2           206.20
Results Chart


Manndar stalked the pace then took over in the stretch then held off the late charges of Falcon Flight and Yagli to win the 9 furlong turf stakes. The favorite was Godolphin Racing's Rhythm Band but he finished a non-threatening fourth.

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