PACIFIC TYPHOON LEADS THE WAY IN RED EARTH STAKES AT REMINGTON PARK
For Immediate Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – The big Oklahoma Derby Day racing program at Remington Park came to a close on Sunday with a front-running winner as Pacific Typhoon defeated eight other Oklahoma-breds in the $50,000 Red Earth Stakes.
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Owned by Carol Nelson of Mannford, Okla. and trained by Veronica Griggs, Pacific Typhoon was ridden with confidence on the lead by David Cabrera. The 4-year-old gelding moved briskly with fraction of :23.38 for a quarter-mile, :46.95 for the half-mile and 1:10.55 for three-quarters of a mile and still had enough to pull clear to win by 1-1/4 lengths over Ibaka, the even-money betting favorite. Mister Keith as another neck back I third.
Pacific Typhoon paid $6.40 to win, $3.20 to place and $2.60 to show. Ibaka paid $2.40 to place and $2.20 to show. Mister Keith paid $8.20 to show.
The win is the seventh from 25 career attempts for Pacific Typhoon, a gelded son of Don’t Get Mad from the Stormy Atlantic mare My Stormy Elaine. Bred in Oklahoma by Clark Brewster, Pacific Typhoon earned $29,796 to move his total bankroll to $156,606.
Remington Park Thoroughbred racing continues Thursday thru Saturday, Sept. 28-30, with the first race nightly at 7pm-Central.
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