AGOS Claimer of the Week: Valorem

Horse Racing Claimer of the Week at AGameofSkill.comValorem took the lead in the sixth race at Mahoning Valley Saturday afternoon and never looked back.  The Canadian bred led by 4 lengths in mid-stretch and held on to win by a smaller margin over $10,000 claimers. The bay mare returned a whopping $80.20 to win and has been named the Claimer of the Week. Ridden by Agustin Bracho the daughter of Southern Image covered the six furlongs in 1:14.85. It was the first win of the year and the twelfth of her career. The 6 year old is owned and trained by Craig Cox. Valorem has finished in the money (top three finishers) in 24 of 42 career races. Her career earnings now exceed $177,000.

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