11/10/2005 1:00AM

My Typhoon can give Mott a fitting win


LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Mrs. Revere and Mr. Day will be the objects of close scrutiny and high praise, respectively, when Churchill Downs fans file into the track Saturday.

The Grade 2 is the highlight of a 10-race program that has been designed as a means for Churchill to honor Pat Day as the track's all-time leading jockey. A busy itinerary of "Pat's Day" activities surround the $150,000 Mrs. Revere, a 1 1/16-mile turf race that concludes the 2005 graded stakes schedule for 3-year-old fillies in North America.

Nine fillies were entered in the Mrs. Revere, for which My Typhoon, trained by Bill Mott, figures as the favorite. A victory by My Typhoon finally would give an overdue measure of symmetry to the race, since Mott has never won it - and he was the trainer of Mrs. Revere in the spring of 1984 when the filly became the first (and still only) horse in Churchill history to win three stakes at a single meet.

Aside from that story begging to be written, My Typhoon also happens to have a terrific pedigree and solid race record going for her. She is by Giant's Causeway, one of the world's hottest sires, and out of Urban Sea, winner of the 1994 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. More importantly, she rarely runs a bad race and has been competitive with some of the best horses in the division. Jockey Robby Albarado gets the call from Mott on My Typhoon.

Other Mrs. Revere contenders include Isla Cozzene, winner of the Hawthorne Oaks in her last start, and Be Envied, an intriguing newcomer from Canada.

Among the accomplished fillies who were not entered are Sweet Talker, who was sold Wednesday at the Keeneland sales, and Asi Siempre, the Valley View winner whose trainer, Patrick Biancone, opted instead to enter Silver Cup.

This is the 15th running of the Mrs. Revere, which has an interesting history of close finishes: Seven of the last nine runnings have been decided by a neck or less.

The Mrs. Revere goes as the ninth race on a Saturday card which also includes the $70,800 Pent Up Kiss (race 7), two allowances (races 5 and 8), and two starter-allowances (races 2 and 4).

Day won the Mrs. Revere a record three times, including the 1991 inaugural on Spanish Parade.