Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) winner Strong Mandate returns to action for the first time since the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 17 at Oaklawn Park.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2011
|Trainer||W. Bret Calhoun|
|Jockey||Luis S. Quinonez|
|Breeder||Shadybrook Farm Inc & Castletop Stable|
|Louies Flower View Five-Cross Pedigree||Flower Alley||Distorted Humor|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Wesley Melcher||Shadybrook Farm, agent||$25,000|
Trainers Steve Asmussen and Chris Hartman slipped in a pair of final workouts for their Southwest Stakes (gr. III) hopefuls between the first and second races on the program at Oaklawn Park Feb. 13.
Locally-based Louies Flower, overlooked at odds of 23-1, captured the $250,000 Remington Springboard Mile to earn his third consecutive win at Remington Park Dec. 15.