Claimer of the Week: Vision rules the day

Horse Racing Claimer of the Week at AGameofSkill.comVisionary Ruler stalked the early pace, took command in the stretch and went on to win by 3 lengths in the second race at Keeneland last Wednesday. The 4 year old trained by Bret Calhoun has been named the Claimer of the Week. Ridden by Rosie Napravnik the colt covered the six furlongs in 1:09.14 over the fast Lexington strip. The son of Pollard’s Vision was the favorite in the race for $25,000 claimers and he returned $4.20 to his supporters. Owned by Ed Rosen and Roseland Farm Stable, the dark bay has won 5 races and finished in the money in 7 of 12 career races. Visionary Ruler is a New Jersey bred and has now accumulated lifetime earnings exceeding $152,000.

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