||Sparrow Contender Dominates to Win the 17th Veville Document Solution Stakes at Lone Star Park
(Grand Prairie, Texas - Friday, September 19, 2014) - Israel Soliz, Jr.'s Sparrow Contender broke sharp and lead all the way to victory in the 17th renewal of the $20,000 Nevill Document Solutions Stakes at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie.
Sparrow Contender, a five-year-old horse by Contend out of Taint Special by Streakin Six, is trained by Adrian Huitron and was ridden by Raul Gutierrez.
"There was no stopping him," said Gutierrez.
Final time for the 350 yard $20,000 Nevill Stakes was :17.374 over a fast track. Speed index earned for the effort was 99.
For the win, Sparrow Contender returned $15.20, $8.60 and $3.80. Finishing three-quarters of a length in second was John the Banker, and he returned $11.20 and $5.40. Raising Kain was third and returned $4.40 for the show. Db Captain King, Charal Kid, Mr Taka B, Ja Jess Perfect, Iknow Heknows Iknow and Executive Tone completed the order of finish.
With the $11,400 winner's share of the purse, Sparrow Contender upped his career earnings to $86,344. In his last out, he won the Simulcast Services Stakes at Gillespie on August 23, giving him back-to-back stakes wins. His record is now 25-8-2-4.