Thunder Mission

  • Chestnut Gelding
  • Born 2002
  • KY-Bred
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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.

Miesque's Approval Sparkles in Firecracker

Heavily favored Miesque's Approval, ridden by Eddie Castro, rallied from last in the field of seven and drew clear to a 1 ¼-length win over the closing Free Thinking in Saturday's $269,250 Firecracker Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs.

Miesque's Approval Set to Pop in Firecracker

Live Oak Plantation's Miesque's Approval, an upset winner over NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner Artie Schiller in his most recent start, is the prohibitive favorite in a field of seven older turf runners in the $250,000-added Firecracker Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs Saturday.

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Connections

Trainer Scott Sowle
Jockey Mary Elizabeth Doser
Owner Adam Sobczak
Breeder Stonerside Stable

Pedigree

Thunder Mission View Five-Cross Pedigree Pulpit A.P. Indy
Preach
Thunder Kitten Storm Cat
Nastique

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
OBSAPR2004
Hip 712
Two-year-old Robert Wilson Moonshadow Farm, agent $125,000

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