Jockey Javier Castellano guided Royal Posse to victory in the Claiming Crown Jewel Stakes to secure his fourth win in the event on the day Dec. 5 at Gulfstream Park.
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- Born 2011
Claire Novak, Ellis Starr, and Frank Angst preview the Claiming Crown with focus on the Claiming Crown Jewel. Sponsored by Equibase Download Equibase Past Performances for the Claiming Crown Jewel.
The $1.1 million Claiming Crown, which gives claiming horses their shot in nine stakes restricted to horses who have started for a tag in 2014 or 2015, will return to Gulfstream Park Dec. 5.
Former claimer Royal Posse will try for his second straight stakes win against other New York-breds and third victory overall when he faces an expected eight rivals in the $300,000 Empire Classic Handicap.
Royal Posse dug in deep and turned back a game rival in pacesetter Saratoga Snacks to win his stakes debut, the $100,000 Evan Shipman Stakes for New York-breds at Saratoga Race Course.
|Trainer||Rudy R. Rodriguez|
|Jockey||Irad Ortiz, Jr.|
|Owner||Dubb, Michael, Bethlehem Stables LLC and Aisquith, Gary|
|Breeder||Richard J. Troncone & Richard J. Troncone Jr.|
|Royal Posse View Five-Cross Pedigree||Posse||Silver Deputy|
|Ms. Gold Pole|
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