LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Jockey Julien Leparoux tied Hall of Famer
Pat Day's track record with seven wins at Churchill Downs.
The 25-year-old Leparoux won his first seven races Tuesday
before coming up just short in his final two mounts.
Day set the record by winning seven races in eight mounts on
June 20, 1984.
Leparoux won with both favorites and long shots on the cold and
muddy track. He won the first race of the day on Diva's Gold and
rolled from there. He just missed breaking the record when
3-year-old gelding Sinister finished in second in the final race of
Leparoux, of Chantilly, France, was the leading rider at
Churchill Downs during the spring and fall meets in 2007 and the
spring meet in 2006.