11/26/2010 11:10AM

Churchill Downs: Scratches and Changes for Friday, Nov. 26 - Muddy and OFF TURF

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Brrr....it's in the 30s here in the Derby City...woke up to snow on the ground, and a dusting of it remains on the Churchill Downs turf course as I write this at 10:00 a.m.

Not surprisingly, we are off the turf - not so much because of the light snow, but from the buckets of rain that fell the past two days.

The main track is officially called muddy. It's sealed at the moment. There are just a few puddles on the surface, and with plenty of sunshine today, the track could very well be upgraded to good at some point today, if not fast.

In fact, just taking a guess here - but think we'll be looking at a fast track by the time the featured Clark rolls around.

Here are the scratches and changes, as of 9 a.m:

TRACK: MUDDY

TURF:  OFF (Races 3, 7 & 10) 

POST TIME: 12:40 p.m.

RACE 1 - EARLY PICK 4 BEGINS (50 CENT MINIMUM WAGER)

SCRATCH AE #13 Glass Age

SCRATCH AE #14 Barat

SCRATCAH AE #15 Southern Towncat

SCRATCH AE #16 Joe Mac

RACE 2

SCRATCH #5 Guadalcanal

JOCKEY CHANGE #2 Jiminator will be ridden by Larry Sterling Jr.

RACE 3 - OFF TURF - will be run at 1 1/16 miles on the main track

SCRATCH #2 Gran Estreno

SCRATCH #3 Baltimore Bob

SCRATCH #7 Stream Cat

RACE 4 - MID-CARD PICK 4 BEGINS (50 CENT MINIMUM WAGER)

SCRATCH #3 Magik

SCRATCH #6 Eleven of Hearts

SCRATCH AE #15 Summerlong

SCRATCH AE #16 Mad Magic

AE #13 Moneagle Lady

AE #14 Mazucambera

RACE 5

SCRATCH #3 Jackie's Wedding

SCRATCH AE #14 Ms Transformations

AE #13 Silver Hallmark will run

JOCKEY CHANGE #8 Prize Hoofer will be ridden by Ben Creed

JOCKEY CHANGE #9 Honored View will be ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan

RACE 6

SCRATCH #12 Saviano

JOCKEY CHANGE #3 Cape Hatchet will be ridden by Tony Farina

RACE 7 - OFF TURF - will be run at five furlongs on the main track / PICK 6 BEGINS / THREE-DAY CARRYOVER OF $13,811

SCRATCH #1 Starlite Princess

SCRATCH #3 Just Memories

SCRATCH #6 Richwood Affair

SCRATCH AE #11 High Cry

SCRATCH AE #12 Suzzona

JOCKEY CHANGE #2  Formal Dannie will be ridden by Tony Farina

RACE 8

SCRATCH #10 Above Expectations

SCRATCH AE #14 Candyman E

SCRATCH AE #15 Amaryllis Beach

SCRATCH AE #16 Sugar's T Bone

AE #13 Passing Thunder will run

JOCKEY CHANGE #8 Oldhamburg will be ridden by Ben Creed

RACE 9 -  LATE PICK 4 BEGINS (50 CENT MINIMUM WAGER)

SCRATCH #5 Wakes Week

SCRATCH #11 Lejadami

RACE 10 - OFF TURF - will be run at 1 1/8 miles on the main track

SCRATCH #1 The Gaillimn Girl (IRE)

SCRATCH #6 Sweetest Song

AE #10 Film Charm will run

RACE 11 - The 136th running of the $500,000-added CLARK HANDICAP (GRADE I)

NO CHANGES

RACE 12 - SUPER HI-5 / NO CARRYOVER

SCRATCH #5 He's Whistlendixie

SCRATCH AE #14 Angus Drive

SCRATCH AE #15 Crafty Cal

SCRATCH AE #16 Indy Go Sun

AE #13 Stepfather will run

JOCKEY CHANGE #12 Moneyonthegrass will be ridden by Robby Albarado

EQUIPMENT CHANGE #12 Moneyonthegrass  BLINKERS ON