VIRGINIA CONNECTIONS: JULY 6 to JULY 10

July 6, 2003
Race 1
– Meshwaar (KY), by Unbridled Song out of Revonda (IRE) by Sadler’s Wells wins a claiming race going 9 furlongs on the turf for trainer Jimmy Day and Randleston Farm.

Race 2 – Virginia-bred Deeliteful Star, by Afternoon Deelites, out of Morgan Springs by Java Gold, wins a $40,000 maiden special weight going one mile on the inner turf. Deeliteful Star was bred by Audely Farm.

Race 4 – Ferris Allen wins a race for his home team of he and his dad – Warwick Stable. The winner is Smiling Cat (KY), by Tactical Cat, out of Smiles with a Fist by Buckley Boy, who tops a turf claiming race going 8.5 furlongs.

Race 5 – Trainer Jim Jackson sends River Magic home a winner for owner Tommy Beach, Jr. River Magic (MD), by Magic Prospect, out of My Ardea by Horatius was bred by Beverly Beach.

July 7, 2007
Race 8
– The David Ross and Michael Pino combo hit pay dirt when Pass Play (pictured right) wins the $60,000 Da Hoss Stakes. Pass Play (KY), by Fast Play, out of Shecky’s Sister by Green Forest, caught the bettors by surprise paying $25.40 to win and leading a $2,529.80 Triple and a $9,097.10 ten cent Superfecta.

July 8, 2007
Race 5
– Rodney Jenkins and John Casey score in a maiden special weight with Virginia-bred Mr. Madison, by Wild Rush, out of Shorcount by Oh Say. The 50% owners’ bonus for winning the open race with a $26,500 purse made Casey’s winning share worth $22,657. Eugenia Paisley bred Mr. Madison.

Race 6 – English-bred Rebellion (GB) wins an allowance/optional claiming race going 5.5 furlongs on the turf for owners Jim and Marylea Treptow. Graham Motion trains Rebellion (GB) who is by Mozart (IRE), out of =Last Resort (GB) by Lahib.

Race 8 – Virginia-bred Park Avenue Prince wins the $60,000 Bailes Stakes for Puglisi Stable and Steve Klesaris. Park Avenue Prince, by Siphon (BRZ), out of House Dressing by Conquistador Cielo, was bred by Pug and Susie Hart’s South Gate.

Race 9 – Remnants of the old Newstead, Rockburn and Meadowville Farms of the Hardin family were represented when No Stall For Me won a claiming race on the main track. No Stall For Me, by Perfect Vision, out of Bankrupt by Stop the Music, was bred by the late Mark and Kitty Hardin.

July 10, 2007
Race 3
– The Ross & Smithwick combo win a $25,000 claiming race on the turf with Cielo Song (KY). Cielo Song is by Conquistador Cielo, out of Song for Annie by Sultry Song.