|Rich Kinkga Victorious in Fillies and Mares Division of Grade 3, $20,000 Arabian Stallion Stakes at Lone Star Park
(Grand Prairie, Texas - Friday, October 12, 2012) - Odds on favorite Rich Kinkga settled off the pace early, took the lead at the top of the stretch and drew away to a three and three quarter-length victory in the fourth running of the Grade 3, $20,000 Arabian Stallion Stakes, Fillies and Mares Division, Friday night at Lone Star Park. Owned by Rosebrook Farms LLC and trained by Randy Nunley, the four-year-old filly appeared comfortable and strong under a confident ride by jockey Martin Solis.
The Florida-bred daughter of TH Richie covered the one-mile distance in 1:48.91. Rich Kinkga has now won three of 12 starts, and the $12,000 winner's share of the purse increased her lifetime earnings to $57,409.
Pacesetter Lori Anne lost the lead at the top of the stretch, but held on comfortably to second six and a half lengths ahead of third-place finisher Well Liked, Dancelildiamond, Lil Rich Girl, Sand On Fire, and Rich Sister completed the order of finish.
Rich Kinkga paid $3.00, $2.10, $2.10. Lori Anne paid $2.80, $2.10 and Well Liked paid $2.40.
Status Symboll Romps in Colts and Geldings Division
Sharida Nasser Al Kaabi's Status Symboll was well placed behind pacesetter Pass Play, made a bid on the far turn, took the lead upper stretch to prove much the best in the fifth running of the Grade 3, $20,000 Arabian Stallion Stakes, Colts and Geldings Division, on Friday night at Lone Star Park.
Trained by Ken Danyluk and ridden by Santos Carrizales, the seven-year-old horse completed the mile in 1:49.28 over a fast track. The Florida-bred son of Doran Sbfar improved his record to eight wins from 44 starts and the $12,000 winner's share of the purse boosted his lifetime earnings to $85,090.
Golly Bred, winner of this race last year, finished seven lengths back in second, while French Fry, finished third by two and one-quarter lengths. TM Burning Bridges, Three T Tax Man, Pass Play, and Line Em Up Joe completed the order of finish.
Status Symboll paid $3.00 to win, $2.10 to place and $2.10 to show. Golly Bret paid $2.20, $2.10. French Fry paid $2.20 for the show.
Additional notes: The Janet Van Bebber trained Allure Sr, set a new track record of 16.484 in tonight's eighth race. The previous record time for 330 yards (16.540) was set October 21, 1999 by Jess Do It To It.
On The Track: More live racing action Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 18, 19 and 20, 2012. Featured races of the week will be the Grade 1, Texas Classic Derby Trials on Friday, October 19, and the Grade 1, Texas Classic Futurity Trials on Saturday, October 20, 2012.
Remember that every Thursday night is Senior Citizens' Night and Military Discount Night. All senior citizens, age 62 or older with a valid I.D., or members of any branch of the military, with a valid military I.D., receive free general admission.
Pepsi Can Offer every Thursday. Bring any Pepsi can to Lone Star Park and receive a Pepsi track pack good for One (1) Free General Admission and One (1) Free Large Pepsi. This offer is only available in the Grandstand for live racing.
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UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar: Already 2-0 in the UFC at light heavyweight, the pound-for-pound king middleweight champion Anderson "The Spider" Silva will once again take a risky weight class move upward on Saturday, October 13 at UFC 153. He will meet The Ultimate Fighter season one finalist Stephan Bonnar, who has won three straight bouts. Plus, heavyweight legend Minotauro Nogueira takes on the dangerous Dave Herman, Fabio Maldonado battles Glover Teixeira in an all-brazil slugfest and longtime welterweight contender Jon Fitch meets Brazilian phenom Erick Silva. Catch all the action at the only sports bar with wagering, Bar & Book!
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Breeders' Cup Prep Race Turf Challenge! Join us on Sunday, October 14 for great simulcast racing from Woodbine. Star Player Rewards members can pick the winners of the three Breeders' Cup prep races from Woodbine that day. Simply swipe your Star Player Rewards card at the kiosk and follow the prompts to make your selections.
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$1,500,000 Canadian International (G1) Turf
$1,000,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes (G1) Turf
$500,000 Nearctic Stakes (G1) Turf
*Selections must be submitted prior to post time of first race in contest.
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