Russell Road will try to overcome a two-month layoff as he aims for his third victory in the West Virginia Breeders' Classic as the 2-1 morning line favorite on the night of Oct. 20 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2007
|Trainer||Gerald S. Bennett|
|Jockey||Walter De La Cruz|
|Owner||Fast Break Racing Stable|
|Breeder||O'Sullivan Farms, LLC|
|Black Belt View Five-Cross Pedigree||Prized||Kris S.|
|My Turbulent Miss|
|Karate Kat||Eastover Court|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Bear Stables||Dreamcatcher Farm, for Dreamcatcher Farm||$50,000|
Favored Russell Road won the West Virginia Breeders' Classic for the second time in his career Oct. 15, sweeping past pacesetter Plantation and holding steady for a two-length victory in the $450,000 event at Charles Town.
A full field of 10, including past race winners Sea Rescue, Russell Road, and Ghostly Thunder, are set for the featured $500,000 West Virginia Breeders' Classic Oct. 15 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
A diverse field of 12 that includes speedsters, stalkers, deep closers, and the defending title holder was entered for the fourth running of the $250,000 Presque Isle Mile Sept. 10 at Presque Isle Downs & Casino.