This game has sprinters, routers, speed horses, and stalkers. We've seen those with blistering speed and others who have used their superior tracking abilities. There are those who come from off the pace to get up in the nick of time, and others who come from so far off the pace they usually leave us wondering how they made up so much ground. Then, there's Fred. OK, Tissington.
Jockey Melissa Peery earned the biggest stakes victory of her career when she guided maiden Santiam Top Jazz to the $20,000 Oregon Derby championship Saturday at Portland Meadows.