New York grade I winner Political Force came through with his first winner when his son Born Force won a maiden special weight race at 4 1/2 furlongs at Arapahoe Park June 5 in his first start. The colt scored by a half-length in :52.57 for owner/trainer Mark Jensen.
Bred in Virginia by Mr. and Mrs. C.W. McNeely III, Born Force is one of four winners out of the stakes-winning Opening Verse mare Born Twice, who is a half sister to graded winners Awesome Time and Mambo Slew.
By Unbridled's Song, Political Force is out of grade I winner Glitter Woman (by Glitterman). Political Force won the 2007 Suburban Handicap (gr. I) and placed in four graded stakes, including the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) and the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I). Political Force stands for $10,000 at the Hancock family’s Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.