Kw Cowboy is Morning-Line Choice for B.F. Phillips Jr. Stakes

The Texas-bred stakes has drawn a field of nine.

A field of nine Texas-breds has been entered in Saturday's B.F. Phillips Jr. Stakes at Lone Star Park.

Kw Cowboy, a homebred 4-year-old son of Mighty Corona racing for K & W Land and Cattle Co., is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 400-yard, $25,000 B.F. Phillips Jr. Stakes (R) for Texas-breds at Lone Star Park.

Kw Cowboy will be shortening in distance and dropping in class off of his second-place finish, 1 1/2 lengths behind winner Jessies First Down, in the 440-yard, $75,000 Refrigerator Handicap (G1) at Lone Star Park. The gelding drew post 9 and will be ridden by Luis Vivanco for trainer Brian Stroud.

Other contenders include Kid Can Dash, a homebred 3-year-old Down N Dash gelding trained by Leon Bard for owner Pete A. Scarmardo. Kid Can Dash will be facing older runners for the first time off of a third-place finish in the 440-yard, $236,000 Dash For Cash Derby (G3) on October 8.

Kid Can Dash drew post 2 and will be ridden by Francisco Calderon.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Blue Duck La Jolla (Jacquelyn Bobroff), 20-1
Kid Can Dash (Francisco Calderon), 3-1
Iknow Heknows Iknow (Claudio P. Aguilar), 20-1
Rc Me Leaving You (Jose A. Alvarez), 5-2
One Dimple (Manuel Gutierrez), 12-1
Notavailableinstores (Esgar Ramirez), 10-1
Governor Pete (Benito Baca), 15-1
Apollitical Wave (Donald Guynes), 20-1
Kw Cowboy (Luis Vivanco), 2-1

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