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Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint Betting Preview

September 9, 2023


The Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint, classified as a Grade 2 event, is set to showcase a field of 13 horses. With such a competitive lineup, bettors can look forward to numerous promising betting opportunities.


  • Date / Track: 09/09/2023 Kentucky Downs

  • Post Time: 5:54 PM ET

  • Distance: 6 furlongs (turf)

  • Purse: $1,000,000

Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint Betting Preview

The Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint is another loaded field in Kentucky Downs day of events. Plenty of horses are appealing here, but a handful stand out.

Five of the 13 entered are coming off victories, while seven total have placed top three in their last start. This should help narrow down a large field of quality talent.

Horses with Best Chance to Win

Delve into the analysis of chosen contenders with high potential in the fiercely competitive Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint, highlighting their individual appeal. Additionally, this analysis offers valuable insights for bettors interested in predicting exacta and trifecta outcomes, providing alternative strategies beyond merely selecting the race winner.

Cogburn 4-1

Cogburn is coming back off of a victory at the Troy G3 event. It has been all or nothing for him this season, as he has four wins out of six starts this year. This has been a huge boost to his resume, especially since now he has six wins out of 11 starts total. 

Dream Shake 8-1

Dream Shake just won the Connaught Cup G2 event back in July. He has had a productive year so far, winning two out of three races. He is the son of Twirling Candy, who has an incredible career.

Dr Zempf 6-1

Dr Zempf has a good shot here if he can come out strong from the gate. He is coming off of fourth place finish at the Jaipur Invitational G1 and has one win out of three starts this year. He is trained by Chad Brown and will have Irad Ortiz Jr as the jockey.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

The 2023 Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint is generating excitement, thanks to MyBookie's unique selection of betting options and a formidable lineup of competitors. Check out the details below for your betting exploration.


  • One Timer: 9-2

  • Front Run The Fed: 12-1

  • Olympic Runner: 15-1

  • Bad Beat Brian: 10-1

  • Anaconda: 8-1

  • Eamonn: 30-1

  • Cogburn: 4-1

  • Nobals: 5-1

  • Gear Jockey: 30-1

  • Dream Shake: 8-1

  • Noble Reflection: 15-1

  • Dr Zempf: 6-1

  • Counterstrike: 30-1

One Timer 9-2

One Timer has yet to place outside the top three in three races this year. So far, he has two wins and a third place finish.

Looking at his overall career performances, he has seven victories out of 11 starts. He is also coming off of a win at the Kentucky Downs Preview Turf Sprint LS.

Final Pick: Take One Timer at 9-2 to Win