Mare Wins on the Mountaineer Turf

Horse Racing Claimer of the Week at AGameofSkill.comCorydonmaria stalked the leaders from mid-pack, made a move at the quarter pole and ran down her foes to take the opening race by a head at Mountaineer last Monday. The 5 year old mare has been named the Claimer of the Week. The bay daughter of Devils Folly took the 7 furlong turf event written for $5,000 claimers in 1:22.46. The win was her fourth in a row and eighth in her career. The Indiana bred ridden by Luis Rivera has finished in the money (top 3 positions) 18 times from 33 career starts. Owned and trained by Bart Baird she has now accumulated $119,000 in lifetime earnings.

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