Mr. Pursuit

  • Bay Horse
  • Born 2003
  • KY -Bred
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Jonesboro, Son of Mom's Command, Wins Essex

Michael Langford's Jonesboro was gunned right to the lead by Calvin Borel from his outside post, and was never challenged as he raced to a 5 3/4-length victory in the $100,000 Essex Handicap (gr. III) before a crowd of 16,602 on Saturday at Oaklawn Park.

Mr. Pursuit Back Quickly for Essex Handicap

Elona Whetstone's Mr. Pursuit, fresh off a second-place finish in the Maxxim Gold Cup Handicap at Sam Houston on Jan. 27, is the 118-pound high weight among 11 older horses entered for Saturday's featured $100,000 Essex Handicap (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park.

Wanna Runner Runaway Winner at Lone Star

Mike Pegram's odds-on favorite Wanna Runner ran his five rivals in the $300,000 Walmac Lone Star Derby (gr. III) into the ground on the far turn and cakewalked through the stretch under Victor Espinoza for an easy win Saturday in Grand Prairie, Texas.

Wanna Runner 7-5 Choice in Lone Star Derby

The Bob Baffert-trained Wanna Runner, winner of last month's WinStar Derby, drew the inside rail and was installed as the 7-5 morning line favorite for Saturday's $300,000 Walmac Lone Star Derby (gr. III) at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

Wanna Runner 7-5 Choice in Lone Star Derby

The Bob Baffert-trained Wanna Runner, winner of last month's WinStar Derby, drew the inside rail and was installed as the 7-5 morning line favorite for Saturday's $300,000 Walmac Lone Star Derby (gr. III) at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

Connections

Trainer Allen Milligan
Jockey Luis S. Quinonez
Owner Coby Tresner
Breeder Pope McLean Sr., Pope McLean Jr., Marc McLean, Mt. Joy Stables et al

Pedigree

Mr. Pursuit View Five-Cross Pedigree General Royal A.P. Indy
Bald Facts
On a Lark The Prime Minister
Became a Lark

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEENOV2003
Hip 2257
Weanling Pope McLean, agent ($19,000)
KEESEP2004
Hip 3046
Yearling McMahon Bloodstock, agent Pope McLean, agent $41,000
KEEAPR2005
Hip 86
Two-year-old L. Eric and Ilona Whetstone Eddie Woods, agent for Saratoga Stable IV $85,000

Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.

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