Bantry Farms’ Barrister Tom, winner of the $500,000 Kentucky Downs Juvenile last month, headlines a field of 12 2-year-olds for Sunday’s 30th running of the $200,000 Bourbon (G2) going
1 1/16 miles over the turf course.
A “Win and You’re In” race for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) to be run at a mile here on Nov. 6, the Bourbon will go as the eighth race on Sunday’s 10-race program with a 5:10 p.m. ET post time.
Barrister Tom is perfect in two grass starts with both triumphs coming at a mile. In his most recent start, Barrister Tom scored a 44-1 upset at Kentucky Downs.
Florent Geroux will ride Barrister Tom and break from post position 11.
The field for the Bourbon, from the inside with riders and weights, is: Indy Tourist (Tyler Gaffalione, 118 pounds), Hidden Enemy (Joel Rosario, 118), Really Slow (Jack Gilligan, 118), Into the Sunrise (Rafael Bejarano, 118), Private Island (Brian Hernandez Jr., 118), Abarta (Umberto Rispoli, 1118, Blame the Booze (Gerardo Corrales, 118), Arrest Me Red (James Graham, 118), Nathan Detroit (Julien Leparoux, 118), Mutasaabeq (Luis Saez, 118), Barrister Tom (Geroux, 120) and Spyglass (Ricardo Santana Jr., 118).