Wednesday's figures: On-track attendance, 8,591; on-track betting, $573,960.80; total betting including simulcast, $5,189,286.43.
Same day last year: On-track attendance, 10,058; on-track betting, $802,941; total betting including simulcast, $5,990,427.
Coming up: The Grade I $300,000 Vinery Madison Stakes features a well-matched field of 10 fillies and mares, including reigning sprint champion Musical Romance. Musical Romance lost her seasonal debut but rebounded to take the Grade II Inside Information at Gulfstream on March 17.
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■ Six fillies and mares were entered Wednesday for Saturday's 24th running of the Grade I Jenny Wiley going 11⁄16 miles on the turf. Aruna, winner of the Grade I Juddmonte Spinster last fall, will be making her first start since finishing a troubled fifth in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf at Churchill Downs in November.
■ Marketing Mix, winner of the Grade II Mrs. Revere at Churchill Downs on Nov. 12, made a triumphant seasonal debut Wednesday when she drew off by 11/4 lengths to win the day's feature, a one-mile $67,000 allowance race on the turf. The 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d'Oro was second in the Grade I Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland in October and now has won four of her last five outings.
■ Jockey Julien Leparoux booted home three winners on the day, taking the second race with Quick Split, the seventh with Marketing Mix, and the eighth and final race with One Last Nitemare.
ALICIA WINCZE HUGHES