Barish’s Free Pick for Churchill Downs is an independent sports news and information service. has partnerships with some of the top legal and licensed sportsbook companies in the US. When you claim a bonus offer or promotion through a link on this site, Gaming Today may receive referral compensation from the sportsbook company. Although the relationships we have with sportsbook companies may influence the order in which we place companies on the site, all reviews, recommendations, and opinions are wholly our own. They are the recommendations from our authors and contributors who are avid sports fans themselves.

For more information, please read How We Rank Sportsbooks, Privacy Policy, or Contact Us with any concerns you may have.

Gaming Today is licensed and regulated to operate in AZ, CO, CT, DC, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MD, MI, NV, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, WV, & WY.

Churchill Downs

Race 7

A claiming race to be run at six furlongs. Top choice is No. 6 Special Reserve. He’s got some back speed figures that are quite good. Plus he’s shown that he can be versatile with his running style. No. 8 Cold Smoke has put together a few good races for her new trainer. No. 7 Coltonator returns after an extreme equipment change. He’s since been gelded and the trainer/jockey combination wins at 23%

The Pick: Win/Place 6 Exacta Box 6-7-8 Trifecta Box 6-7-8-10

About the Author

Get connected with us on Social Media