Tejano Twist Earns Ranked Honors at Whitmore Romp
Tejano Twist 18 March selected Whitmore Stakes (G3) Oaklawn Park Now there would be a time and a place where he wouldn’t be denied a win at the ranked betting company.
The campaign was launched by JD Thoroughbreds and Joey Keith Davis, with their 4-year-old castrated son, trainer Chris Hartman. Prank He was a bet winner on 2, but failed to raise a level with two off-board tries on 2. Churchill Downs And Kentucky Downs last year.
Whereas the 3-year-old’s season was largely inconsistent, he appeared to be castrated by the tip of the yr and gained an non-compulsory allowance declare race in October. Keeneland after which captured the November 21 Metal Valley Dash Stakes to complete its season.
He continued to push ahead into 2023, requesting an non-compulsory allowance to the corporate on January 6 at Oaklawn, earlier than returning to Scorching Springs Oval on January 28 and ending second. gunite At King Cotton Stakes.
To not be denied a second time, the Tejano Twist kicked into excessive gear for the six-fur-long Whitmore.
Positioned behind the herd with Francisco Arrieta on the helm, the castrated participant waited patiently on the flanks because the quarter handed at 22:22. Cogburn And Edge to Edge confirmed the best way. On the prime of the street at :45.27, Edge to Edge took heart stage on the quick dust observe as Cogburn battled for second place. Mile Ahead made a derailed bid and Tejano Twist rose from the surface to beat the competitors and catch the chief at :57.41. On the wire, Tejano Twist gained by 1 1/2 lengths within the ultimate time of 1:09.27.
“I assumed[Full to Edge]might need them on the prime of the lane,” Hartman stated. “I assumed he might need them. He was main. He had a buddy however apparently his horse was left. Tejano outstripped him as he got here within the lane. It was a great race.”
Miles Forward was second after a robust push within the stretch, and Edge to Edge was three-quarters behind in third.
Raised in Kentucky by Tom Durant, Tejano Twist raised his report from 22 begins to 7-6-1, elevating his earnings to $763,604. She’s out of the third grade Cuvee mare Haley’s Lollipop 5 colts to race with 5 winners, together with wager winner Play Sport Day . The final reported foal of the dam was reported to be a 3-year-old son. Kantharos .
Video: Whitmore S. (G3)
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