AGOS Claimer of the Week: Thistledown Runner

Conte wins for new barn

Conte stormed from off the pace and won by 3 lengths in the third race at Thistledown last Friday and has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week. Conte took the 5 1/2 furlong race for $4,000 claimers in 1:05.20 over the fast main track and returned $15.80 to his backers. It was the 13th lifetime win for the 6 year old, who was ridden by Ricardo Mejias. The son of Doneraile Court has finished in the money 32 times from 47 starts. Claimed from his last race by owner/trainer Jevon Crumley, the gelding has now accumulated $198,000 in career earnings.

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Arlington Park runner

Horse Racing Claimer of the Week at AGameofSkill.com Making an impact in Chicago

Lasting Impact stalked the early leaders before drawing clear in upper stretch and went on the win the second race at Arlington Park by 4 lengths last Friday.  Lasting Impact has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week. The gelding defeated $10,000 claimers and covered the One Mile on a fast main track in 1:39.77. He returned $6.20 to his supporters. The son of Broken Vow scored his sixth career victory with Mitchell Murrill in the irons. The 6 year old is owned and trained by Hugh Robertson and has finished in the money (top three finishers) in 18 of 43 lifetime races. Lasting Impact has now earned approximately $160,000 in his career.

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Remington Park Runner

Horse Racing Claimer of the Week at AGameofSkill.comNo off day for mischief

Holiday Mischief, took the lead after the opening quarter and led the rest of the way to capture the seventh race at Remington Park last Wednesday. Racing on a firm turf course, Holiday Mischief stopped the clock in 1:43.94 in the 8 ½ furlong heat (1 mile and 1/16). The son of Into Mischief returned $11.80 to his backers when his ninth career victory was declared official. Bryan McNeil rode the winner in the $25,000 optional claiming event. The Joe Offolter trainee shipped in from Lone Star Park before posting a hot workout in Okie City. The 6 year old is owned by his trainer and has now earned over $270,000 in his lifetime. The bay gelding has finished in the money (top three finishers) in 18 of 40 career races.

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Presque Isle Mare

Sid is in for the win

Sidisinforhree rallied from the back, went wide, and got up in the final strides to win the eighth race at Presque Isle last Wednesday night and has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week. The bay mare defeated $7,500 claimers and covered the six furlongs in 1:10.94 over the Tapeta surface. She returned a whopping $54.40 to her supporters. The daughter of Whywhywhy scored her 16th career victory with Gilberto Delgado in the irons. The 6 year old is trained by Randall Russell and has finished in the money (top three finishers) in 26 of 44 lifetime races. The tough veteran is owned by Daniel Atwood and has now earned approximately $331,000 in her career.

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Jazzin It Up @ PARX

Jazz Age stalked the early leaders and, with a big authoritative move, blew past the field to capture the 7th race at PARX Sunday afternoon. Jazz Age has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week. The chestnut gelding defeated $12,500 claimers and covered the 6 ½ furlongs in 1:16.25 over a fast main track to collect his 3rd victory in a row. It was also the 8th career victory for the Kentucky bred. The 8 year old returned a handsome $18.40 to his backers and was ridden by apprentice Luis Rivera.  The son of Bowman’s Band is trained by Juan Vazquez and has finished in the money (top three finishers) in 18 of 33 lifetime races. Jazz Age is owned by King Star has now earned approximately $158,000 in his career.

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Saratoga Winning Asset

copyright AGameofSkill.com Asset Inflation captured the seventh race at Saratoga last Wednesday afternoon and has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week. The gelding stalked the early place down on the hedge and ran much better than the rest once the field hit the furlong marker on the Spa’s turf course. The 6 year old won the 5 ½ furlong test for $40,000 New York bred optional claimers on a firm course. Asset Inflation stopped the timer in 1:02.37 and paid $8.70 to his supporters. It was the seventh career victory for the son of Greeley’s Galaxy, who was ridden by Irad Ortiz. Owned and trained by David Jacobson, the 6 year old has finished in the money (top 3) 12 times from 17 starts and has accumulated $306,000 in lifetime earnings.

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Prairie Meadows runner

Prairie Meadows runner shines

Hancock County made very pole a winner and scored a 6 length victory in the fifth race at Prairie Meadows last Friday night. Hancock County has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week. The 7 year old defeated a field of $4,000 claimers over the one mile main track and stopped the timer in 1:39.29. The son of Good and Tough paid $7.80 to his backers when his 9th career victory was made official. Trained by Karl Broberg and ridden by Glenn Corbett, the chestnut now has career earnings of $100,000. The tough gelding is owned by End Zone Athletics and has finished in the money 17 times from 46 career races.

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Rapid start and rapid finish at Belmont

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Rapid Rouge left the gate and made every pole a winner taking the second race at Belmont last Friday afternoon.  The 5 year old has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week and returned $3.10 to his backers. Ridden by Jose Ortiz, the tough veteran whipped $12,500 claimers to earn his seventh career victory as he stopped the timer at 1:16.80 for the 6 ½ furlong contest over a fast main track. Trained by Michelle Nevin, the son of Petionville is owned by Vincent Scuderi. The chestnut horse has finished in the money (top three finishers) in 15 of 28 career races while accumulating $190,000 in lifetime earnings.

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Presque isle 6yo

Storm cooks at Presque isle

Cooking Up a Storm circled the field wide in the final turn and was kept to the task in winning the third race at Presque Isle last Wednesday night. Cooking Up a Storm has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week. The 6 year old recorded his 14th career victory over a $7,500 starter allowance field and was ridden by Antonio Gallardo. The chestnut gelding returned $5.60 to his supporters and covered the six furlongs over the Tapeta surface in 1:10.36. Trained by Gerald Brooks, the son of Pure Prize has finished in the money (top three finishers) 30 times from 46 lifetime races. Owned by Ronald Clark, the Kentucky bred has now accumulated over $251,000 in career earnings.

AGOS Claimer of the Week: Woodbine 9yo

Wager on Woodbine An old gent wins in Toronto

Gentleman Jackson teased his competition and led almost every stride to win the opening race at Woodbine last Friday afternoon. Gentleman Jackson has been named the agameofskill.com Claimer of the Week. In the race for $10,000 claimers, the 9 year old stopped the timer at 1:23.51 for the 7 furlongs and was ridden by Alan Garcia. The son of Alert returned $4.90 to his backers as he collected the 14th victory of his career. The bay gelding is trained by Jim Ensom and owned by Lee, Mitchell and others. The grandson of Kentucky Derby winner Unbridled has finished in the money an impressive 32 times from 54 lifetime starts and has earned $362,000.

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