Lawyer Ron looks to run his winning streak to five as the likely choice in a 10-horse field for the Rebel Stakes (gr. III) Saturday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark. Private Vow, who won four of six races last year, makes his long-awaited 3-year-old debut.
- Gray or Roan Gelding
- Born 2003
- MD -Bred
|Jockey||Christian J. Olmo|
|Owner||Michael J. Gill|
|Travelin Leroy View Five-Cross Pedigree||Two Punch||Mr. Prospector|
|Morning Tease||Holy Bull|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Classic Bloodstock, agent||Bluewater Sales, agent||$27,000|
|Two-year-old||Mike Gill||Classic Bloodstock, agent||$250,000|
There will be a good deal of emotion surrounding Saturday's $250,000 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park, as Lawyer Ron tries to extend his impressive three-race winning streak following the death his owner, James T. Hines Jr., who died in a swimming pool accident at his home earlier in the week.
Harry and Tom Meyerhoff's Vegas Play won an eventful running of the $75,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship for state-bred 2-year-olds Saturday at Laurel Park.