Paul Rigali Jr.'s homebred Texas Air put away a field almost entirely composed of out-of-state invaders to claim the $200,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) May 1 under the lights at Lone Star Park.
Hip Four Sixtynine
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2010
Southern California invader faces six opponents in seven-furlong dash at Keeneland.
The April 20 Coolmore Lexington (gr. III) offers 20 points and a potential place in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) starting gate, but not all contenders in the last-minute prep will aim for the first Saturday in May.
Magdalena Racing's Pure Fun, seeking to secure enough points to get into the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), is set to challenge males in the April 20 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland.
Withers Stakes (gr. III) winner Revolutionary heads a group of 13 sophomores considered probable for the 100th running of the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots March 30.
|Owner||J-Lu Ltd. Co.|
|Breeder||Charles H. Deters|
|Hip Four Sixtynine View Five-Cross Pedigree||Southern Image||Halo's Image|
|Gentle Wave||Mt. Livermore|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Triston Cothern||Andy Cant, agent||$4,500|
|Two-year-old||Bobby Barnett||Big Dog Stables||$56,000|