Bos Big Shamoon Leads Longshot Parade.
The gelded son of Shamoon earns his first stakes win in Sunday in the Will Rogers Juvenile Challenge.
October 10, 2015
Bos Big Shamoon, a 9-1 longshot and the third-fastest qualifier, sprinted to a wire-to-wire victory in Sunday’s 350-yard, $72,900 John Deere Will Rogers Juvenile Challenge Stakes at Will Rogers Downs.
Prepped by R.L. “Rick” Robinson for owners Jeff Caron and Paul Quintanilla, Bos Big Shamoon defeated sixth-fastest qualifier Political Scorpion, a 10-1 longshot, by a head in :17.913. Agustin Silva rode the gelded son of Shamoon.
BM Casina Royale ran third at odds of 26-1 to complete a $2 trifecta payoff of $9,526.40. Queen Catherine, the 7-10 favorite and fastest qualifier, finished sixth, one length behind Bos Big Shamoon. The filly was coming off of a Ruidoso Downs summer campaign in which she won the August 1, $71,330 John Deere Ruidoso Juvenile Challenge (G3).
In addition to earning the $33,534 winner’s share of the purse, Bos Big Shamoon landed a berth in the November 7, $150,000 John Deere Juvenile Challenge Championship (G1) at Lone Star Park. The gelding, who was bred in Texas by Ollie J. Bartosh, has won three of six outs and has banked $44,935.
Bachichanator finished fourth and was followed by Alotafire, Queen Catherine, Dash To Separate, Stylish Chik, Acers Flyer, and Scouts Pyc Special.
Robinson and Silva also teamed to win Sunday’s $49,500 Adequan Will Rogers Derby Challenge for 3-year-olds with Political Debut, a daughter of Apollitical Jess racing for Garza Laurel Partnership LLC.
Political Debut covered 400 yards in :19.754, and her margin of victory was a half of a length from Ojo de Rey. Rare Scheme, the fastest qualifier, finished third, 1 1/4 lengths behind the winner.
Political Debut was bred in Texas by Bobby D. Cox. The filly is a half sister to two-time Grade 3 winner JD Baccarat and the stakes-placed Sizzling Perry.
Raced primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, Political Debut has won four of 12 starts and has earned $52,193. She is expected to make her next start in the $200,000 Adequan Derby Challenge Championship (G2) at Lone Star Park on November 7.
Sexy And I Know It B, Pizazzs Trump, Style On Speed Dial, Sweet Solid Rock, Jess Too Tempting, Beckham, and Gee Whit completed the order of finish.
Also on Sunday, Kharlottie Grace Urschel’s CR Tuckernuck was a prompt 3-5 favorite in the 870-yard, $35,820 Zoetis Will Rogers Distance Challenge.
Ridden by Ricky Ramirez for trainer Stacey Capps, CR Tuckernuck stopped the timer in :45.649 while pinning a 2 3/4-length defeat on Fire On The Fly. The 4-year-old Jet Black Patriot gelding earned a berth in the November 7, $100,000 Zoetis Distance Challenge Championship (G1) at Lone Star Park.
CR Tuckernuck was bred in Oklahoma by longtime breeders Weetona Stanley and William E. Smith of Madill. The gelding has six of 19 outs, including two stakes -- both at the 870 distance -- and the $17,194 winner’s share of Sunday’s purse boosted his bankroll to $141,194.
Howdy James finished third, 5 1/4 lengths behind CR Tuckernuck, and was followed by Hastabealeader, Pepperchew, Fds Of Seattle, SRD Bobwirebob, Brookstone Bandit, and Jess Mighty Sinful.
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