Rare Midweek Stakes Doubleheader Set for Remington Park

Two graded stakes are on the schedule for Thursday.


Valiant Rogue, pictured here winning last year's Grade 1, $1,224,000 Rainbow Derby, is one of eight Oklahoma-breds entered in Thursday's Mr Jet Moore Stakes at Remington Park. PHOTO: Gay Harris

Valiant Rogue, a 4-year-old Valiant Hero gelding trained by Judd Kearl for owner Wyok Ranch LLC, will seek his second stakes win of the current Remington Park meet in Thursday’s 350-yard, $61,800 Mr Jet Moore Stakes (RG2).

Valiant Rogue will be stretching out in distance off of his nose victory as the 5-2 favorite in the 250-yard, $62,000 Mighty Deck Three Stakes (R) on March 12. The gelding has earned $632,902 from 14 outs, and his six wins include a 1 3/4-length score in last year’s 440-yard, $1,224,000 Rainbow Derby (G1) at Ruidoso Downs.

Valiant Rogue drew post 3 and will be ridden by Rodrigo Vallejo. His seven opponents include Terry Baber’s Sam Crow, a 5-year-old son of Valiant Hero who ran a close second to Valiant Rogue in the Mighty Deck Three. Trained by Trey Wood, the gelding ran second, a half of a length behind champion AJs High, in last year’s Mr Jet Moore.

Sam Crow drew post 6 and will be ridden by Ricky Ramirez.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
I V Gone (Cody Wainscott), 6-1
Phoebesdynasty (Mauro Salcedo), 8-1
Valiant Rogue (Rodrigo Vallejo), 7-5
Bye Byefreighttrain (Cesar Gomez), 8-1
Bringin The Gray (Sergio Becerra Jr.), 15-1
Sam Crow (Ricky Ramirez), 9-5
Hearts Ona Hero (Agustin Silva), 20-1
Major Freight (Daniel Torres), 30-1

Pauls Valley Stakes
Admiral Zoomwalt, a 5-year-old son of Shazoom racing for Terry McLean of Claremore, Oklahoma, is one of eight distance specialists entered in Thursday’s 870-yard, $50,000 Pauls Valley Stakes (G3).

Trained by Gerry McLean, Admiral Zoomwalt has won two of his four outs at the 870 trip, both against stakes company last year at Fair Meadows at Tulsa and Will Rogers Downs. The gelding drew post 2 and will be ridden by James Flores.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Jess A Hilbily Bone (Agustin Silva), 9-2
Admiral Zoomwalt (James Flores), 5-2
Eyesa Shoofly Dandy (Donell Blake), 3-1
Fire On The Fly (Esgar Ramirez), 10-1
Blazen Panther (Daniel Torres), 5-1
CJs Rocksolid (Benito Baca), 15-1
Jess Twice Cash (Ricky Ramirez), 12-1
Jmf Shazoomer (Oscar Delgado), 8-1

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