|T M Fred Texas Scores Game Victory In Arabian Stallion Stakes
(Grand Prairie, Texas - Saturday, November 6, 2010) - T M Fred Texas, owned by Sam Vasquez and trained by Juan Ascencio, won the $23,400 Arabian Stallion Stakes, for Arabian three-year-olds and upwards, over a fast track at Lone Star Park on Saturday night.
With Benito Morales in the irons, the gray son of Burning Sand, out of the Kong mare Queen Kong, was fifth after an opening quarter-mile in 24.72, and moved to within a length of early pacesetter, and eventual runner-up, So Big Is Better behind a half-mile in 49.85. T M Fred Texas drew on even terms with So Big Is Better at the top of the stretch, and wore that rival down through the lane to record a one-and-half length victory. The final time for the seven-furlong distance was 1:31.94. Moulin Rouge Maf finished third, 11 lengths behind So Big Is Better.
In Victory, T M Fred Texas earned his third win from four starts and increased his earnings to $25,620.
T M Fred Texas paid $10.40, $4.00, $3.60, runner-up So Big Is Better returned $3.20, $2.20, and Moulin Rouge Maf paid $2.40 for show. Ala Bout Me, Chriss SWA, Dancers Traveler, Set Em Up Joe, and Le Fromage completed the order of finish.
Odds-On Favroite TM Super Bird Doesn't Disappoint
Teutsch & Hammad Partnership’s TM Super Bird, trained by Elizabeth Brand, proved best in the $23,200 Arabian Stallion Stakes, for Arabian fillies and mares, three-year-olds and upwards, over a fast track at Lone Star Park on Saturday night.
Ridden by Cathleen Garner, the chestnut daughter of Burning Sand, out of the Virgule Al Maury mare Heaven Kan Wait, hardly had an anxious moment while contesting the early pace from the outside through fractions of 26.47 and 51.31. TM Super Bird effortlessly seized command of the lead at the top of the stretch and cruised to victory while stopping the teletimer in 1:33.31 for the seven-furlong distance. Djenteel finished five lengths behind in second, and it was more than 21 lengths back to Doranikaa in third.
With the win, TM Super Bird increased her earnings to $49,583 while improving her race record to six wins from seven starts.
TM Super Bird paid $3.00, $3.00, $2.60, runner-up Djenteel returned $4.20, $3.00, and Doranikaa paid $7.60 for show. Get Her Done, BR Little Red, WMA Salvation, My Hemi Magnum, and Galagule completed the order of finish.