SUPERMASON CHALKS UP THIRD WIN AT THE MEETING WITH VICTORY IN 19th ASSAULT STAKES SATURDAY NIGHT

For Immediate Release
Saturday, July 09, 2016

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, July 9, 2016) – Owner Brad Grady and Supermason had their third win photo together during the meet after winning the 19th edition of the Assault Stakes for Texas-breds three-year-olds and up at one mile on dirt.

Favorite, Supermason went to the front right away drawing a sizeable advantage behind fractions of 23.79, 46.59 and 1:11.08. The four-year-old son of Grasshopper held on under strong urging, crossing the wire first by 1 ¼ length margin. Final time was 1:37.98.
  

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“The more you pull on him, the faster he goes,” said wining rider C. J. McMahon. “I was just trying to be a good passenger and stay out of his way.”

For McMahon, it was his third win on the card and second stakes win of the night. He ended up with a total of four wins with a victory in the final race of the night.

Mutuels returned $3.60, $2.80 and $2.20 on the winner. Spider’s Alibi raced at the rear then was urged along in the far turn, closed fast, but was only able to grab second returning $8.60 and $3.80. Texas Air races wide through both turns and when asked, finished willingly to get third. Show wagers returned $2.60. Texas Bling, back-to-back winner of the Assault Stakes in 2014-15, lacked the needed response today and finished fourth. Lonesome Wind, Special Praise and F J Uncle Vic completed the order of finish.

Supermason has earned $80,260 at Lone Star Park from three victories this season alone, boosting his career total to $231,615. He has seven career wins from 19 starts.

 
7-9 CALHOUN 250 STAKES WINS

Bret Calhoun had a super night racking up four wins on the Stars of Texas Night card. Even better, the Grand Prairie, Texas native achieved a milestone of 250 career stakes wins with Supermason’s victory. Calhoun reached stakes victory number 248 when his charge, Fish Trappe Road won the Grade 3 Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park earlier in the day. Promise Me Silver’s win in the Valor Farm Stakes put him just one away and Supermason was the one. Congrats Bret!  


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