Rob That Wagon Headlines John Deere Sandy Downs Juvenile Challenge
The gelding puts his three-race win streak on the line on Friday.
July 17, 2018
Rob That Wagon, a gelded son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon and the fastest qualifier, will risk his three-race win streak in Friday’s 350-yard, $48,960 John Deere Sandy Downs Juvenile Challenge at Sandy Downs.
Trained by Mark Hanson for owners RTM Stables LLC and Robin Dunn, Rob That Wagon is coming off of a 1 1/4-length victory in the last of three trials on July 6. The gelding’s win streak includes a three-quarter length score in the 350-yard, $93,000 Bitterroot Futurity (R) at Sandy Downs on June 22.
Rob That Wagon drew post 5 and will be ridden by Nikeela Black.
Other contenders include Keith Nielson’s Jess Send It, a Corona Cartel filly trained by Riley Moosman. Jess Send It has earned $31,502 from three outs, and her two wins include a 1 1/2-length victory in the 300-yard, $77,000 Hadley/Giles Futurity at Weber Downs near Ogden, Utah, on July 6.
Jess Send It drew post 6 and will be ridden by Jesus Valenzuela.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Bo Jaxon (Rodolfo Arvizu), 12-1
Fames Prize Stone (Cordarelton J. Benn), 4-1
Silver Jet Dash (Leonardo Gonzales), 6-1
Darkmoon Deluxe (Jesus Canales), 10-1
Rob That Wagon (Nikeela Black), 5-2
Jess Send It (Jesus Valenzuela), 7-2
Louisiana Ez (Nakia Ramirez), 15-1
Estelline (Jose A. Figueroa), 8-1
Downndirty (Never T. Marin), 20-1
Hot Lil Leesa (Eric Ayala), 20-1
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