Thursday, May 31 2012
Millionaire Noble’s Promise Set to Defend Title in Saturday’s Aristides at Chuchill Downs
LOUISVILLE, KY (Wednesday, May 30, 2012) – JCM Racing Stable’s Noble’s Promise, a Grade I stakes winner with more than $1 million in career earnings, will face seven rivals on Saturday at Churchill Downs as he defends his 2011 victory in the $100,000-added Aristides (GIII), one of three stakes races to be run under the lights during the evening’s Downs After Dark Presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka racing program.
The 24th running of the Aristides, a six-furlong race for 3-year-olds and up named in honor of the winner of the first Kentucky Derby, will be co-featured with the ninth running of the $100,000-added Winning Colors (GIII) and the 36th running of the $100,000-added Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (GIII). The Aristides is scheduled to go as Race 7 at 9:05 p.m. (ET).
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