Nevill Stakes Opens Lone Star Meet
September 12, 2016
A field of nine Texas-bred sprinters has been entered in Friday’s 350-yard, $20,000 Nevill Stakes, the feature race on Lone Star Park’s nine-race opening-night program.
Kw Cowboy, a homebred 4-year-old Mighty Corona gelding trained by Brian Stroud for owner K & W Land and Cattle Co., won three of his four starts at Retama Park and is the 9-5 morning-line favorite. The gelding drew post 7 and will be ridden by Eddie Sanchez.
Stroud will also send out Snipes And Bites, a 5-year-old son of Vrrroom, for owner Pete Scarmardo. The gelding will be stretching out in distance off of his second-place finish, a neck behind winner Shades Of Buck, in the 250-yard, $30,000 Gentilly Dash Stakes at Fair Grounds Racecourse in New Orleans.
Snipes And Bites drew post 8 and will be ridden by Francisco Calderon.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Pursuit Of Duty (Jacquelyn Bobroff), 15-1
Rc Me Leaving You (Jose Alvarez), 15-1
Fasttimeswith Redoak (Alejandro Medina), 30-1
Paloma Blanca B (Gaspar Garcia), 5-1
Jumpn Streak (Manuel Gutierrez), 7-2
Shakem Valentine (Cesar Zuniga), 20-1
Kw Cowboy (Eddie Sanchez), 9-5
Snipes And Bites (Francisco Calderon), 9-2
Iknow Heknows Iknow (Luis Vivanco), 8-1
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