Sassy Image beat Decelerator by two lengths Sunday in the $115,900 Pocahontas as the 21-day fall meet opened at Churchill Downs.
Ridden by Robby Albarado and trained by Dale Romans, Sassy Image covered the mile on a "fast" main track in 1:38.63 in the race for 2-year-old fillies.
Sassy Image returned $6.20, $3.40 and $2.80, while Decelerator paid $7.20 and $6. All Due Respect paid $8.80 to show.
The victory was worth $66,828, increasing Sassy Image's career total to $147,512.
Thiskyhasnolimit later won the $120800 Iroquois for 2-year-olds by a length over Uh Oh Bango. Ridden by Shaun Bridhmohan and trained by Steve Asmussen, Thiskyhasnolimit finished the mile race in 1:37.36.
Thiskyhasnolimit paid $28.20, $13 and $6.60, while Uh Oh Bango paid $8.60 and $6.20. Soaring Empire paid $5.