Richard Bahde's Cougar Ridge, claimed for $62,500 in April, won his fourth race in a row when he rallied from just of the pace to capture the $250,000 Delta Mile Nov. 21 at Delta Downs in Louisiana.
Spendthrift Farm's Medal Count, a close third in this year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and one-for-one on turf, will return to the grass Sept. 6 for the inaugural $250,000 Dueling Grounds Derby at Kentucky Downs.
Mister Pollard and rider Ricardo Santana Jr. were much the best in the $150,000 Governor's Stakes, winning by 7 3/4 lengths at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Aug. 6.
- By Victor Ryan
Jockey Patty Cooksey was seriously injured in a three-horse spill during the first race at Keeneland Saturday.
Sam and Jeri Knighton's Request for Parole worked five furlongs at Churchill Downs Wednesday for trainer Stephen Margolis.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Aft||Michael E. Lauer||
|Big Bright Boy||Antonio Duran||
|Bisque||Thomas M. Amoss||
|Bourne Free||Randy L. Klopp||
|Got Grit||Jose A. Romero||
|Grandpa's Grad||Randy Haffner||
|Huntstown||Wayne D. Mogge||
|Just a Morgan||Tommy C. Short||
|Mister Pollard||Michael E. Lauer||
|Notionofmine||Barbara I. McBride||
|Proud Azteca||Michael J. Maker||
|Salute the Music||Chaz Rechy||
|Union Express||Jeff Engler||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Garland of Roses S.||AQU|
|Copa Velocidad S. (gr. I)||CMR|
|Dama del Caribe S. (gr. I)||CMR|
|Copa Confraternidad S. (gr. I)||CMR|
|Eleanor Casey Memorial S.||CT|