Third in the Remington Sprint Cup in 2009, Ravalo made his return to Oklahoma City a winning one when he prevailed by a half-length over favored Captain Cherokee in the $200,000 event at Remington Park Aug. 20.
Under a patient ride from Joel Rosario, odds-on choice Smiling Tiger rolled to a 2 1/2-length victory in the $200,000 Count Fleet Handicap (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park April 14.
Headache charged home late to capture the $138,000 Claiming Crown Jewel at Canterbury Park July 24, giving owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey, trainer Mike Maker and jockey Julien Leparoux back-to-back wins in the main events.
Southern California shipper Mayor Marv leads all the way for jockey David Flores in the $100,000 Turf Paradise Derby Feb. 21, winning for Bob Baffert and Mike Pegram.
Prince Khalid Abdullah's 2000 Group II Richmond Stakes winner Endless Summer was disqualified from that race at a Feb. 11 British Jockey Club hearing Feb. 11 after it was discovered the colt was technically three when winning the contest for 2-year-olds.
- By Nick Hahn
The first steps of expanding handle in Virginia over the next five years were taken July 1 when the Virginia Racing Commission reviewed an application for a second off-track wagering center in Richmond.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Banner Cat||Chris Richard||
|Broad Beach||Miguel Angel Silva||
|Humble Smarty||Brett Creighton||
|Including Gold||Robert A. MacDonald||
|Just Jebicah||Lonnie Arterburn||
|No Peace At All||W. Gerry Corcoran||
|Richmond||Michael E. Biehler||
|Santo Gato||Merrill R. Scherer||
|Silver Magnus||McLean Robertson||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Kentucky Juvenile S.||CD|
|Royal Heroine S. (gr. IIT)||SA|
|Gold Fever S.||BEL|
|La Troienne S. (gr. I)||CD|
|Eight Belles S. (gr. II)||CD|