GOLDEN MISCHIEF WINS FLASHY LADY STAKES WITH HUGE LATE RUN

For Immediate Release
Sunday, September 24, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen showed why he continues to be the leading trainer at Remington Park, winning the $50,000 Flashy Lady Stakes with Golden Mischief. The win was the first of four stakes races he would win on the on Oklahoma Derby Day program.

Golden Mischief, owned by William and Connie Heiligbrodt of Houston, was a winner for the fifth time in her 15 career starts. Ridden by Ricardo Santana, Jr., the 3-year-old Kentucky-bred filly covered the six furlongs in a swift 1:08.53 seconds as front-runners Donita's Ruler and Euro K Shotgun wore each other out after setting a solid pace with fractions of :22.01 for a quarter-mile and :44.14 for a half-mile. Both Golden Mischief and the 4-5 wagering favorite Wheatfield passed the early runners in the stretch before Golden Mischief crossed the finish a neck in front at 8-5 odds. Donita’s Ruler held third.

Golden Mischief paid $5.40 to win, $2.20 to place and $2.10 to show. Wheatfield paid $2.20 to place and $2.10 to show. Donita’s Ruler paid $2.60 to show.

It was Golden Mischief's first win since December 2016 when she went to the winner's circle at the Fair Grounds. A 3-year-old filly by Into Mischief from the Carson City mare Lanai City, Golden Mischief was bred in Kentucky by Fredericka Caldwell. She made $30,000 in the Flashy Lady, moving her career bankroll to $350,830.

Remington Park Thoroughbred racing continues Thursday thru Saturday, Sept. 28-30, with the first race nightly at 7pm-Central.

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