93 Nominated for 2005 Claiming Crown
Updated: Wednesday, July 6, 2005 10:26 PM
(from Canterbury Park
Posted: Wednesday, July 6, 2005 10:26 PM
Lord of the Game, recent winner of the Cornhusker Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Prairie Meadows, headlines a solid group of 93 horses pre-entered for the 2005 Claiming Crown to be run July 16 at Canterbury Park.
A $10,000 claim six months ago, Lord of the Game now has won six of seven starts for owner Bill Slevin.
Started in 1999 as an event designed to pay tribute to the blue collar heroes of Thoroughbred horse racing, the Claiming Crown championships has become the unofficial celebration of the nation's claiming horses. Here is a complete list of all the horses that have pre-entered for each of the seven events.$150,000 Jewel
Lord of the Game
Superman Can $125,000 Emerald
Our Last Novel
Stone King $100,000 Tiara
Out of Pride
Sippin' Devil $100,000 Rapid Transit
Angelic Morgan L.
Bear On My Mind
Whiskey Sez $75,000 Glass Slipper
I Will Survive
Pop the Latch
West Coast Gee Gee
Xena Peach $50,000 Express
Tribute Express $50,000 Iron Horse
King of Chicago
My Extolled Honor
R. Little Redhead
Right to Run
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