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Cox Ranch Distance Challenge Championship

Let There Be Sound extends his win streak on Saturday.

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Let There Be Sound overcame his outside post to win Saturday’s $104,500 Cox Ranch Distance Challenge Championship (G1).

Ridden by Stormy Smith for owners Louis Howard and Corrine Howard and trainer John Stinebaugh, Let There Be Sound covered 870 yards in :44.711, and his margin of victory was three-quarters of a length from a fast-closing Ms Esther. The 5-year-old gelded son of One Famous Eagle earned $51,205 from his seventh win in 22 starts and third stakes victory.

Let There Be Sound was bred in Iowa by Black Oak Farm, and he has won his last four races, including the 870-yard, $53,000 Cox Ranch Albuquerque Distance Challenge Championship (G3) at Albuquerque Downs on July 28. The gelding has won seven of 10 outs at the 870-yard distance, and he has banked $172,941, of which $163,485 has been earned in his 870 starts.

Madewell finished third, two lengths behind Let There Be Sound, and was followed by Bout Tree Fiddy, Gone To Be Bright, American Hat, and Run Raging Rhino Run.

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