Eight-year-old Jonesboro is back to defend his title in the $200,000 Texas Mile Stakes (gr. III) at Lone Star Park against seven rivals April 24.
- Chestnut Gelding
- Born 2005
It's a Bird won a stirring stretch battle by a head over Jonesboro in the $400,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III), the headline event on a stakes-packed Memorial Day program at the Grand Prairie, Texas, track May 25.
It's a Bird, a romping six-length winner of the Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) last month, leads a veteran field in the $400,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III), the headline event of a stakes-loaded program on Memorial Day at Grand Prairie, Texas.
Jonesboro took the overland route to a half-length victory in the $300,000 Texas Mile and cleared the $1 million mark in career earnings at Lone Star Park April 25.
|Trainer||Dallas E. Keen|
|Owner||Randall, Jack and Clark, Tom|
|Breeder||Brereton C. Jones|
|King Dan View Five-Cross Pedigree||Include||Broad Brush|
|Miss Henderson Co.|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Jack Randall & Tom Clark||Brereton C. Jones, agent||$30,000|
|Yearling||Dan Mallory, agent||($18,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.