Tom Morgan Saddles 4 Winners at Lone Star
Updated: Monday, June 6, 2005 1:08 AM
Posted: Sunday, June 5, 2005 7:46 PM
Trainer Tommie Morgan Sunday saddled four winners at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.
The veteran Southwest horseman won six out seven during the short three-day week at Lone Star.
"It's been a good run of luck," Morgan said. "Everything has just started to fall in place. The horses have had a race over the racetrack and everything has come together. [Jockey] Quincy Hamilton has made a big difference. He's been working a lot of the horses in the morning and getting to know them."
Since May 25, Morgan's horses have not finished worse than fourth in 16 starts (nine wins, one second, three thirds and a trio of fourths for earnings of $94,110).
His four wins on Sunday came with Royal Mambo ($20) in the second race, Front Nine ($7.20) in the fifth, Wild Mastery ($6.40) in the sixth and Ranger B. ($13.20) in the eighth. One day earlier, he saddled 3-year-old War Bridle to an upset victory in the $40,000 Nevill/Kyocera Stakes for his first stakes win of the meeting.
The hot-streak catapulted Morgan into fifth place in the Lone Star trainer standings with 15 wins from 68 starters since April 14.
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