Apollitical Scout Risks Win Streak in Grade 1 Refrigerator Stakes
A full field of 10 has been entered in Lone Star Park's Saturday feature.
October 11, 2018
Apollitical Scout, a 4-year-old daughter of world champion Apollitical Jess owned by Paragon Farms LLC, will put her three-race win streak on the line in Saturday’s 440-yard, $75,000 Refrigerator Stakes (G1) at Lone Star Park.
Apollitical Scout’s current streak includes a neck victory in the 400-yard, $100,000 Junos Request Stakes (G2) at Remington Park on June 2, and a clear two-length score in the 400-yard, $50,000 Balloon City Stakes at Albuquerque Downs on September 9. The mare drew post 6 and will be ridden by Jose Alvarez for trainer Jimmy Padgett.
Other contenders include Shannon “Stormy” Fisher’s SF Hot Pass, a 5-year-old son of Ivory James trained by Leon Bard. SF Hot Pass will be stretching out in distance off of his neck victory in the 350-yard, $20,000 Nevill Stakes (R) for Texas-breds at Lone Star Park on September 29.
SF Hot Pass drew post 3 and will be ridden by Francisco Calderon.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Super Sonic Patriot (Mario Trujillo), 10-1
FDP Rock Solid (Antonio Alberto), 20-1
SF Hot Pass (Francisco Calderon), 3-1
Valiant Rogue (Rodrigo Vallejo), 12-1
Kowboy Jim (Cody Jensen), 15-1
Apollitical Scout (Jose A. Alvarez), 5-2
Lightemupwithcharm (J.R. Ramirez), 12-1
Eye N Capo (Jesse Levario), 9-5
Financial Top (Victor M. Urieta Jr.), 30-1
Apollitical Cyclone (Luis Vivanco), 20-1
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