BP Hit The Bigtime Returns in Grade 2 Lovington Stakes

The graded stakes winner drew post 3 for Saturday's 400-yard stakes at Zia Park.


An overflow field of 12 sprinters, including two also-eligible entries, has been entered in Saturday's Lovington Stakes at Zia Park.

BP Hit The Bigtime, a 4-year-old Cartel Success gelding owned by Top Roustabouts and Backhoe Service, drew post 3 for Saturday’s 400-yard, $55,000 Lovington Stakes (G2) at Zia Park.

BP Hit The Bigtime is coming off of a one-length victory at odds of 10-1 in the 350-yard, $55,000 James Isaac Hobbs Stakes (G3) at Zia Park on September 20. Felipe Garcia-Luna has been named to ride the gelding for trainer Joaquin Lopez.

Other contenders include Ill Stop The World, a 5-year-old son of champion FDD Dynasty owned and trained by Alfredo Sanchez. The gelding brings a three-race win streak into the Lovington Stakes that includes a nose victory as the 5-2 favorite in the 400-yard, $35,000 La Plata Stakes at SunRay Park on July 26.

Ill Stop The World drew post 2 and will be ridden by Jesse Lee Levario.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments-- Alis Jumpn (Albert Medrano), Ill Stop The World (Jesse Levario), BP Hit The Bigtime (Felipe Garcia-Luna), J Bar (Omar Reyes), Quick Dynasty (Jose Luis Enriquez), Dynazip (Larry Gamez), Super Sporting Dash (Sergio Rodriguez), Bogart (Raul Herrera), Streak Hitter (Jaime P. Leos), TF Featured Effort (Daniel Amaya), AE-Mr Eye Opener Too (Oscar Cordova), AE-Six Episodes (Jose Enrique Ortiz).

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