Cairo Cat Wins the Iroquois Stakes, Grade III, at Churchill Downs, Saturday, September 15, 2018

Race 10. Iroquois Stakes, Grade III. For two- year-old at 1 1/16 miles on dirt. Purse $150,000.

Iroquois Stakes is named for Iroquois, the first American horse to win the Epsom Derby in England. The Iroquois Stakes is the first points race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. The Iroquois is also a “Win and You’re In” race for the ┬áSentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.

Cairo Cat win qualified him the Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.


PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Mr Wrench It Euclyn Prentice, Jr. Coty Davidson 30/1
2 Royal Urn Leonel Reyes Michelle Nihei 12/1
3 Drunk as a Skunk Joseph Rocco, Jr. Doug Anderson 30/1
4 Tight Ten Ricardo Santana, Jr. Steve Asmussen 2/1
5 My Sixth Sense Shaun Bridgmohan Mark Casse 10/1
6 Tobacco Road Julien Leparoux Steve Asmussen 6/1
7 Pole Setter Florent Geroux Brad Cox 6/1
8 Cairo Cat Brian Hernandez, Jr. Kenneth McPeek 8/1
9 Manny Wah Channing Hill Wayne Catalano 8/1
10 Hog Creek Hustle Corey Lanerie Vickie Foley 10/1
11 Synthesis Drayden Van Dyke Keith Desormeaux 12/1
12 Everfast Robby Albarado Dale Romans 12/1

$2Wager Paid:

Horse Win Place Show
Cairo Cat $36.20 $13.00 $8.80
Tight Ten $3.20 $2.60
Pole Setter $5.20

Tobacco Road ran fourth. Running time- 1:45.35

Our Top Three Picks:

  • Tight Ten
  • Pole Setter
  • Tobacco Road

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