Nine juveniles set to contest Clever Trevor Stakes at Remington Park

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November 02, 2016 08:10am
U S Officer wins at RP (10-14-16)
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A field of nine locally-based 2-year-olds will contest Friday night’s $100,000 Clever Trevor Stakes at Remington Park. The field includes four coming off a victory in their most recent race in Oklahoma City.
 
The Clever Trevor Stakes, at seven furlongs, is the final major prep race at Remington Park for the $300,000 Springboard Mile in December. The Springboard is the richest 2-year-old stakes event of the season at Remington Park.
 
The local 2-year-old stakes schedule began with the $75,000 Kip Deville Stakes, on the undercard of the Oklahoma Derby, on Sept. 25. Mannford was second that afternoon ( beaten 2-1/2 lengths by Cool Arrow) and will return for his second stakes attempt in Friday’s Clever Trevor.
 
Owned by L and N Racing of Tulsa, Okla. and trained by National Racing Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen, Mannford posted a final half-mile breeze on Monday morning at Remington Park to ready for the Clever Trevor. The Ohio-bred colt by Ready’s Image went four furlongs in :50.58 seconds over a fast track. Jockey Richard Eramia will guide Mannford for the first time on Friday. Mannford will leave the starting gate from post-position five.
 
Cu Rahy, third in the Kip Deville Stakes, drew the ninth and outside post position for the Clever Trevor Stakes. Beaten five lengths in the Kip Deville, Cu Rahy has posted four local workouts for trainer Danele Durham, to prepare for his next start. Owned by HFT-Xpress Racing Stables of Aledo, Texas, jockey Glenn Corbett will have the return assignment on Cu Rahy.
 
Divine Kaleb, Walking In Faith and U S Officer are the only three entered for the Clever Trevor Stakes with more than one career victory to their credit. Each has won twice in their career.
 
Geovanni Franco will ride Divine Kaleb on Friday night after jockey C.J. McMahon guided him to a 4-1/2 length allowance triumph at Remington Park on Sept. 22. McMahon is competing at Santa Anita Park aboard Oklahoma Derby winner Texas Chrome on Friday in the Grade 1 Las Vegas Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile.
 
Divine Kaleb holds the highest total earnings of those in the Clever Trevor Stakes, pulling in $46,419 over five career starts.
 
The $100,000 Clever Trevor Stakes, by post position and program number, with trainer and jockey:

1.    Divine Kaleb: Karl Broberg, Geovanni Franco
2.    Walking In Faith: Joe McAnally, Lindey Wade
3.    Superstyle: Steve Asmussen, Alex Canchari
4.    Score Time: Danele Durham, Floyd Wethey, Jr.
5.    Mannford: Steve Asmussen, Richard Eramia
6.    Bubbas Dixie: Don Von Hemel, Shane Laviolette
7.    U S Officer: Danny Pish, David Cabrera
8.    D R C Majestic Man: Federico Villafranco, Ramon Vazquez
9.    Cu Rahy: Danele Durham, Glenn Corbett
 
The Clever Trevor Stakes will go as race seven on a nine-race program Friday night with an approximate start time of 9:48pm. The first race this Friday is at 7pm. All times are Central.
 
The Clever Trevor Stakes is named after the millionaire Oklahoma-bred who won the first Oklahoma Derby in 1989 and helped draw national awareness to Remington Park in its first years of operation. Clever Trevor passed earlier this year at the age of 30.

Source: Remington Park

 

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