05/15/2015 2:26PM

Rain could alter complexion of allowance feature


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Some advice for horseplayers playing Sunday’s ninth race at Churchill Downs: Don’t bet early. With a threat of scattered showers both Saturday and Sunday in the area, Mother Nature will have a big say in determining the winner of the race, with certain horses clearly at their best on turf, while others would stand out in an off-the-turf scenario on dirt.