Leo Headlines Saturday Graded Stakes Doubleheader at Remington
Grade 1 winner Zoomin Effortlessly draws post 5 Saturday at Remington Park.
March 28, 2016
Telesforo Perrett’s Zoomin Effortlessly will put his winning streak on the line in Saturday’s 400-yard Leo Stakes (G1) at Remington Park.
Offering a purse of $100,000, the Leo will share Remington’s Saturday bill with the 350-yard, $50,000 Decketta Stakes (G3), which has drawn a full field of 10 fillies and mares.
Zoomin Effortlessly brings a six-race win streak into the Leo. A 5-year-old son of Zoomin For Bux trained by R.L. “Rick” Robinson, the gelding will be making his first start since January 3, when he scored a neck victory over 2014 world champion JRC Callas First in the 400-yard, $350,000 Championship at Sunland Park (G1) in New Mexico.
Zoomin Efffortlessly drew post 5 and will be ridden by Santos Carrizales. Other Leo Stakes contenders include Johnny Trotter’s Bodacious Eagle and Dashin Brown Streak, a 6-year-old Hotdoggin gelding racing for the Estate of C.W. Navarre and Melvin Hatley.
A graded stakes winning 4-year-old son of champion One Famous Eagle trained by Trey Wood, Bodacious Eagle made his season debut with a second-place finish as the 6-5 favorite in the 350-yard, $50,000 Eastex Stakes (G2) on March 13. Ricky Ramirez will ride Bodacious Eagle from post 9 in the Leo.
Dashin Brown Streak returns to Oklahoma after his third-place finish, 3 1/2 lengths behind eventual world champion Heza Dasha Fire, in the 440-yard, $600,000 Champion of Champions (G1) at Los Alamitos on December 12. The winner of last year’s 440-yard, $250,000 Remington Park Championship (G1), the gelding will be ridden by Zacharie Kelsey for trainer John Brasseaux in the Leo.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Rockin Disco (Juan F. Garcia Jr.)
JP In Hot Pursuit (Omar Reyes)
Rock You (Jimmy D. Brooks)
Cobalt Creek (Gilbert Ortiz)
Zoomin Effortlessly (Santos Carrizales)
Big Dashing Perry (Cesar Gomez)
Dashin Brown Streak (Zacharie Kelsey)
Play Harder (Ivan Carnero)
Bodacious Eagle (Ricky Ramirez)
The Big Time (David E. Brown)
Also on Saturday, Marys Coronitas, a gray 4-year-old daughter of Corona Cartel owned and trained by Jorge Luis Mendoza, will make her season debut in the Decketta Stakes.
Marys Coronitas ended her sophomore campaign with a half-length win in the 400-yard, $200,000 Adequan Derby Challenge Championship (G1) at Lone Star Park on November 7. The mare drew post 6 and will be ridden by Juan Garcia Jr.
Duane Murphy’s Sudden Separation drew post 9 and will be ridden by James Flores for trainer Larry Sharp. The homebred 5-year-old mare by champion Inseperable ended her 2015 season with a four-race win streak, all against stakes company.
The complete lineup for the Decketta, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Dazzlin Effort (Edwuin Lujan)
Political Debut (Agustin Silva)
This Candys Awesome (Ivan Carnero)
Mavara Vegas (Alfredo Triana)
Candy Cartels Cat (Jose Montoya)
Marys Coronitas (Juan F. Garcia Jr.)
Alis Jumpn (Albert Medrano)
Great Grace (Ricky Ramirez)
Sudden Separation (James Flores)
Rock Princess (Roberto Meraz Jr.)
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