05/04/2017 12:26PM

Masochistic won't be easy to catch in Churchill Downs Stakes


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Though there are 14 horses entered in Saturday’s Grade 2, $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes, there is a surprising dearth of early speed for a seven-furlong race. That should play in the favor of the fleet-footed Masochistic, who most certainly will be the horse to catch under Mike Smith from post 2.