Jim Rasmussen Memorial S.

Race 8 at Prairie Meadows on May 26, 2014

  • STK
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • Dirt
  • $75,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:43.75
Order of Finish
1

Right to Vote

Political Force  – What a Knight

5YO Gelding

$45,000
  • J:Israel Ocampo
  • T:Ron Moquett
  • B:Gulf Coast Farms, LLC & Pollock Farms
  • O:B J D Thoroughbreds LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Political Force , Gray or Roan, 2003. Lifetime: 84 yearlings sold, median $10,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Tough Knight , Dark Bay or Brown, 1984.
  • Sale History: 2011 OBSMAR, $20,000.
2

Evan's Calling

Aragorn (IRE)  – Thunder Calling

4YO Gelding

$15,000
  • J:Alex Birzer
  • T:Brad H. Cox
  • B:Craig B. Singer
  • O:Mauberret, Lee and Heidingsfelder, Harold
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Aragorn (IRE) , Chestnut, 2002. Lifetime: 88 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEESEP, $4,000.
3

Leadem in Ken

Sky Mesa  – Last Kitten

4YO Colt

$7,500
  • J:Jesus Lopez Castanon
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey
  • O:Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.
  • Margin:6
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Sky Mesa , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 531 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Catienus , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
4

Hattaash

Strong Hope  – Lotta Rhythm

7YO Gelding

$3,750
  • J:Jesse A. Lantz
  • T:Cheryl Winebaugh
  • B:Dolphus C. Morrison
  • O:Kenneth E. Fishbein
5

No Spin

Johannesburg  – Dash for Money

5YO Gelding

$2,250
  • J:Ken S. Tohill
  • T:Chris A. Hartman
  • B:Waterville Lake Stables Ltd LLC
  • O:Black Hawk Stable
6

The Best Glacier

Three Wonders  – Laylin (VEN)

6YO Gelding

$1,500
  • J:Shane Laviolette
  • T:Thomas M. Amoss
  • B:Ric Deg Farm
  • O:Maggi Moss
7

Dreaming Blue

Street Cry (IRE)  – Allison's Hope

7YO Gelding

  • J:Ramon A. Vazquez
  • T:Federico Villafranco
  • B:Dale Caraway
  • O:Danny R. Caldwell
SCR
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Carve won the 2014 West Virginia Governor's Stakes.

    Carve Faces Only Four in Ack Ack

    Carve, riding a three-race winning streak, is the main danger in the $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap Sept. 6 at Churchill Downs. The one-turn mile race for older horses drew only five runners.

  • Avanzare (right) holds off the closing Hattaash to win the Washington Park Handicap.

    Avanzare Prevails in Washington Park Thriller

    Avanzare spurted out to lead early and held off strong closing threats from Hattaash and Mister Marti Gras to prevail in a rousing finish to the $150,000 Washington Park Handicap (gr. III) Aug. 30 at Arlington.

  • Mister Marti Gras won the 2011 Washington Park Handicap.

    Fourth Washington Park for Mister Marti Gras

    Mister Marti Gras, winner of the 2011 edition of the Washington Park Handicap (gr. III), makes his fourth consecutive start in the $150,000 race Aug. 30 on the Polytrack at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Code West Guts Out Remington's Governor's Cup

    Code West, responding to strong handling from jockey Cliff Berry in the stretch, got up in time to win the $176,050 Governor's Cup Stakes the night of Aug. 16 at Remington Park for his first victory since June 2013.

  • Carve fights for the win in the Cornhusker Handicap.

    Carve at His Best in Cornhusker Victory

    Michael Langford's Carve, third in the grade II Oaklawn Handicap in April, worked out a nice trip to win the $300,000 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (gr. II) at Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino the evening of June 28.

  • Golden Ticket won his only previous Prairie Meadows start, the 2013 Prairie Meadows Handicap.

    Golden Ticket Heads Cornhusker Field

    Golden Ticket, who dead-heated for the victory in the 2012 Travers Stakes at Saratoga and who won last year at Prairie Meadows, returns to Iowa and is the 3-1 morning-line choice in the nine-furlong Cornhusker Handicap.

  • Taptowne won the 2013 West Virginia Governor's Stakes.

    Taptowne Draws Rail in Well-Matched Razorback

    Multiple stakes winner Taptowne, preparing for a likely start in the Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) in a month's time, was assigned top weight of 117 pounds for the $200,000 Razorback Handicap (gr. III) March 15 at Oaklawn Park.

  • Master Rick won the Northern Spur Stakes on April 14.

    Master Rick Back to Two Turns in Matt Winn

    Richard Davis' Master Rick, far back in the one-turn Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) in his last start May 12, returns to two turns at Churchill Downs June 16 in the $100,000 Matt Winn Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-olds.

  • Silver Max won the American Turf Stakes on May 4 by 2 1/4 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1829086852&k=s66rft8">Order This Photo</a>

    Speedy Silver Max Tops Arlington Classic

    Two-time graded stakes winner Silver Max appears the one to collar in the $125,000 Arlington Classic, which kicks off the "Mid-America Triple" on turf for 3-year-olds at Arlington Park May 26.

  • Mark Valeski and Rosie Napravnik are in command in the Peter Pan.

    Mark Valeski Rewards Jones in Peter Pan

    Following a bullet work May 7, trainer Larry Jones had Mark Valeski ready to go in the Peter Pan. After a stalking trip while wide into the lane he put away pacesetter Right to Vote for his first stakes victory May 12.

  • Bob Baffert has Stirred Up and Brigand in the Jerome.

    Baffert Sends Out Two in Aqueduct's Jerome

    The Jerome drew a field of seven, four of them entering off failed Derby prep efforts. Trainer Bob Baffert, a two-time winner of this event, will send out of a pair including Sunland Derby third-place finisher Stirred Up.

  • Castaway is one of two entrants in the Sunland Derby for trainer Bob Baffert.

    Top Barns to Battle in Sunland Derby

    One need only scan the names of multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainers Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher, and Steve Asmussen to realize that in 2012, New Mexico's $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) has come of age.

  • Union Rags impresses in the Champagne.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9701133%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    No Way to Bottle Up Union Rags in Champagne

    Unbeaten Union Rags, forced to wait for room in traffic, slipped past pacesetter Right to Vote on the outside in mid-stretch and drew off to capture the $300,000 Champagne Stakes in dominating style at Belmont Park Oct. 8.

More Results

More Results