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.

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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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