Challenge Tripleheader Set for Sunday at Remington
Three regional Bank of America Challenge Championship berths are on the line.
May 12, 2017
Elite Oilfield Services’ Eos Corona N Chicks will put his three-race win streak on the line from the rail post in Sunday’s 440-yard, $100,000-added Bank of America Oklahoma Challenge (G2) at Remington Park.
Eos Corona N Chicks’ current streak began at Zia Park on November 27, when the 4-year-old son of champion Separatist won a 350-yard, $23,000 maiden-special-weight dash at Zia Park in New Mexico. The fastest qualifier, the brown gelding is coming off of a neck victory on a sloppy and sealed track in the second of three trials on April 29.
Eos Corona N Chicks will e ridden by Omar Reyes for trainer Manuel Almanza.
The winner of this race will earn a berth in the October 14, $330,000 Bank of America Challenge Championship (G1) at Prairie Meadows. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Eos Corona N Chicks (Omar Reyes)
Three Olives N Smoke (Ramiro H. Garcia)
Sky Bo Dash (Ricky Ramirez)
Rockin Disco (Benito J. Baca)
A Royal Country Man (Edwuin Lujan)
River Wind (Jose Vega)
Torts On Fire (Agustin Silva)
Jz Zoomin Wootan (Jorge Torres)
Boogies Special Dash (Cesar Gomez)
Dynamite 123 (Sergio Becerra Jr.)
AQHA Oklahoma Distance Challenge
Justin Lee Robinson’s Admiral Zoomwalt, a 5-year-old Shazoom gelding trained by John Weghorst and graded stakes placed during the current meet, is one of eight entered back in Sunday’s 870-yard, $50,000-added AQHA Oklahoma Distance Challenge (G3).
Admiral Zoomwalt has banked $19,877 from three outs this season, and his resume includes a second-place finish, a neck behind winner Eyesa Shoofly Dandy, in the 870-yard, $50,000 Pauls Valley Stakes (G3) on April 6. The gelding drew post 7 and will be ridden by James Flores.
The winner of this race will earn a starting spot in the October 14, $105,000 AQHA Distance Challenge Championship (G1) at Prairie Meadows. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Jessa Little Rusty (Ricky Ramirez)
Cjs Rocksolid (Josh Romero)
Quarter Focus (Alfredo Triana Jr.)
Thespeedprofessor (Mario Delgado)
Cjs Rockhard N Ready (Benito J. Baca)
Juno Dat Timber (Agustin Silva)
Admiral Zoomwalt (James Flores)
Give It To Shaq (Stormy Smith)
Merial Oklahoma Distaff Challenge
Time For Wine, a 5-year-old Mr Jess Perry mare trained by John Weghorst for owner Pete Scarmardo, drew post 3 for Sunday’s 400-yard, $40,000-added Merial Oklahoma Distaff Challenge (G3).
Time For Wine made her Remington Park debut with a wire-to-wire, 1 1/2-length victory in the first of two trials on April 29. Last season, Time For Wine earned $76,953 from five starts, and her two wins included a 1 1/2-length win in the 400-yard, $125,000 Merial Distaff Challenge Championship (G1) at Los Alamitos.
Time For Wine will be ridden by James Flores.
The winner of this race will earn a berth in the October 14, $105,000 Merial Distaff Challenge Championship (G1) at Prairie Meadows. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Jess Envision (Jesus Salazar)
Honeymoon Candy (Ricky Ramirez)
Time For Wine (James Flores)
Kokko Wagon (Jorge Torres)
Shiner Blond (Agustin Silva)
Diamonds For Codee (Mario Delgado)
Blacks Cartel (David Pinon)
Yourtheoneinmyheart (Debbie Freeman)
Rock Wit Cha Baby (Benito Baca)
Sassy Irish Lassie (G.R. Carter Jr.)
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