||RC Me Leaving You Takes Home the Nevill Stakes Trophy Opening Night at Lone Star Park
(Grand Prairie, Texas - Friday, September 16, 2015) - It was all but over when the gates opened tonight for the 19th renewal of the $20,000 Nevill Stakes Friday at Lone Star Park. The featured eighth race on the opening night card was for Texas-bred three-year-olds & up going 350 yards. And you could almost be sure from the start that Bennie & E. Teri Jeter's Rc Me Leaving You was going to reach the finish first. That's exactly what he did.
With jockey Jose Amador Alvarez up, the four-year-old horse by Coronas Leaving You out of Sixy Bottom, a daughter of Streakin Six, impressed the crowd with a powerful effort. Finishing three-quarters of a length in front of Kw Cowboy, Rc Me Leaving You posted a final time of :17.413 over a fast track, earning a speed index of 102.
Rc Me Leaving you is from the barn of recent All American Derby-winning trainer Judd Kearl. A four-time champion trainer at Lone Star Park, Kearl won the title at the Grand Prairie track in 2006-07 and 2013-14. He currently leads all other trainers in the country in earnings and number of wins.
For those that played, a winning ticket paid $10.40, $5.00 and $3.40. Second placed Kw Cowboy returned $3.80 and $2.60. Third went to Snipes and Bites for $3.20. Paloma Blanca B, Pursuit of Duty, Jumpn Streak (favorite at 1.90-1), Iknow Heknows Iknow, Fasttimeswith Redoak and Shakem Valentine completed the order of finish.
The winner upped his bankroll to $135,152 for the effort. His record is now 18-4-4-5.