Kowboy Jim Draws Post 7 for Canterbury Park Derby

The fastest qualifier seeks his first stakes victory on Sunday.


A full field of 10 3-year-olds, topped by fastest qualifier Kowboy Jim, has been entered back in Sunday's Canterbury Park Derby.

Kowboy Jim, a homebred son of champion Fdd Dynasty owned and trained by Dean Frey, is one of 10 sophomores entered back in Sunday’s 400-yard, $81,125 Canterbury Park Derby at Canterbury Park.

The fastest qualifier, Kowboy Jim is coming off of a wire-to-wire, 1 3/4-length victory in the first of three trials on July 2. The gelding has won four of eight starts, including four of five at Canterbury, and he has earned $33,669.

Kowboy Jim drew post 7 and will be ridden by Berkley Packer. His nine opponents include Bout Tree Fiddy, a homebred Ivory James gelding trained by Tomey Swan ffor owners Pat Swan and Carry Allred. Bout Tree Fiddy has won two of four outs this season, including the 350-yard, $50,000 Jack Brooks Stakes (R) for Oklahoma-breds at Remington Park on May 29.

Bout Tree Fiddy drew post 9 and will be ridden by Marcus Swiontek.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Lithe (Ismael Suarez Ricardo)
Shot Of Southern (Cristian Esqueda)
Ms Haulin Chic (Oscar Delgado)
Favorite Moment (Jorge Torres)
Pyc Jess Bite Mydust (Brayan Velazquez)
Faster Than Hasta (Cody R. Smith)
Kowboy Jim (Berkley Packer)
La Mos Pyc (Stormy Smith)
Bout Tree Fiddy (Marcus Swiontek)
Tinys Courage (Elliot Bachicha Jr.)

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