B.F. Phillips Jr. Stakes Draws Eight Texas-Breds

RC Me Leaving You is the 9-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday's stakes at Lone Star Park.


RC Me Leaving You, pictured here winning last year's B.F. Phillips Jr. Stakes, will attempt to defend his title at Lone Star Park on Saturday. PHOTO: Dustin Orona

A field of eight Texas-bred sprinters, topped by 9-5 morning-line favorite RC Me Leaving You, has been entered in Saturday’s 400-yard, $25,000 B.F. Phillips Jr. Stakes (R) at Lone Star Park.

RC Me Leaving You is a 5-year-old Coronas Leaving You stallion trained by Jimmy Padgett for owners Bennie and Terri Jeter. RC Me Leaving You has won six of his 23 starts and has earned $173,462, and his four wins in eight outs at Lone Star Park include a neck victory in last year’s B.F. Phillips Jr. Stakes.

RC Me Leaving You drew post 7 and will be ridden by Rodrigo Vallejo.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
This Is A Deal (Ricky Ramirez), 12-1
Kid Can Dash (Luis Vivanco), 12-1
DM La Jolla (Luciano Duenez), 4-1
Apollitical Wave (Francisco Mendez)
Big Tex (Francisco Calderon), 15-1
Tellereyeamatthebar (Juan F. Garcia Jr.), 2-1
RC Me Leaving You (Rodrigo Vallejo), 9-5
KW Cowboy (Juan L. Vazquez), 15-1

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