Trainer Tommy Drury Plans First Start of Art Collector Here

Art Collector to target Kelly’s Landing stakes at Churchill Downs.

According to trainer Tommy Drury Jr., Bruce Lunsford’s 2020 Grade 2 Blue Grass Stakes award-winning self-breeding Art Collector will land over $ 110,000 in Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky on Friday, June 25. Launch a 4-year-old campaign targeting night stakes. ..

Art Collector has been on the sidelines since ranking 8th in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (GI) in Keeneland last year. Colt went to a farm in South Carolina following the Breeders’ Cup, but has returned to the Churchill Downs work tab for the past four weeks.5th winning son Bernardini worked half a mile on the grass in Churchill Downs on Sunday for 50.60 miles with regular rider Brian Hernandez Jr. in the saddle.

“He had some grass in his pedigree and actually broke the maiden on the grass. Today’s job was just to keep our options open,” Drury said. I did. “As a comeback race, we’ll dart target the Kelly and take things from there. We’re very lucky to have a horse like this in our barn. He demonstrated his talent last year. And we are very excited…