Acting Zippy dictated a slow pace for jockey Robby Albarado and had enough left to hold off Orientate Express for neck victory in the $197,000 John B. Connally Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Sam Houston Race Park Jan. 30.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2005
|Trainer||Daniel C. Peitz|
|Owner||Prairie Lane Farms LLC|
|Breeder||Kidder, Griggs & J & J Mamakos|
|Orientate Express View Five-Cross Pedigree||Orientate||Mt. Livermore|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Prairie Lane Farms||Gainesway, agent||$40,000|
The $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) came up as a real hat pin special Jan. 30, attracting a capacity field of 14 entrants with no clear standouts at Sam Houston Race Park.
Black Hills altered course inwardly at the sixteenth pole and swept to victory in the $200,000 Zia Park Distance Championship Handicap Dec. 6 in Hobbs, N.M.