Turfway runner comes from the heavens to take Claiming honors

Claimer of the Week at AGameofSkill.comBehind by 14 lengths in the first turn, Tenmor came from the clouds to take the fifth race at Turfway Park Friday night and was named theagameofskill.com Claimer of the week. The seven year old saved his best running for last and darted past the leaders to finish the mile in 1:42.20 on Turfway’s synthetic track. The Indiana bred paid a whopping $59.60 to supporters and triggered a colossal $884.60 exacta. Ridden patiently by Tommy Pompell and trained by Lesalene Pompell, the gelded son of Tenpins has started 56 times in his career. Tenmor recorded his 12th career victory in the Turfway event and has finished in the money 24 times. Owned by Still Creek Farm, Tenmor has accumulated $188,000 in lifetime earnings.

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