Some famous people died overnight, and here’s one of them we’ll miss: soulful. R.I.P., Chris Cornell…
Free ones: Rundown…
Belmont 2, 4, 8
Gulfstream Park Proper 2, 3, 5, 9
Pay-side (Weekend/Weekday): Today…
BelTerra 4, 6, 7, 8
Churchill 1, 4, 5, 7, 8
Golden Gate 1, 7
Pimlico 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8
Today’s Stakes Pageantry: None today, but your Nashville Predators stay at home this evening with the intent of putting a 3-1 series stranglehold on the Anaheim Ducks. The first puck drops at 8 p.m. EDT / 5 p.m. PDT.
Track (Actual No. of $20+ Win Mutuels/No. of Those Who Were LifeLiner-Eligible)
Belmont (0/0) — Visiting Jankees outslug K.C., 11-7; Aaron Hicks had a 3-run HR, his seventh HR of the season, for Nueva Jork.
Chas. Town (2/1) — Players of all stripes were UNITEd on Chris’ Cherokeebop, Fair Odds of 6-5 (!) and Dual Qualifier (86, 92) in a noncontentious Race 4; he went gate-to-wire to win by 1 at $27.80. Good work.
Evangeline (0/0) — Missing-funds investigation at Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Gulf (1/0) — Host Marlins blanked by Houston, 3-nil; Giancarlo Stanton had Miami’s only extra-base hit, a double.
Indiana (0/0) — Indpls. man faces hearing for admitting to using a plastic bat to attack goose.
Louisiana (1/0) — Candlelight vigil set for Homer homicide victim.
Mountain (0/0) — Efforts to update Weirton city plan continue.
Thistle (1/1) — Dual Qualifier War Colony (99, 87) won the hearts and minds of the High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads in a noncontentious Race 6; he raced ribcage-to-wire to win by 3 at $26.80. Good work.
Woodbine (0/0) — Visiting Blue Jays doubled-up by Atlanta, 8-4; Justin Smoak and Jose Bautista homered for Toronto.
Chas. Town 6½f
Gulf 5f (T), 6f
PennNat 6f, 1m70y
Nocturnal Submission: Sifting through the wreckage…
Thank you. Best wishes. Goodbye. Don’t you lock up something/That you wanted to see fly…