RC ME LEAVING YOU ATTEMPTS SECOND STRAIGHT B. F. PHILLIPS, JR STAKES (RG3) WIN SATURDAY AT LONE STAR PARK

For Immediate Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Thursday, November2, 2017)RC Me Leaving You, owned by Bennie &Terri Jeter, has alreadydefended one title here successfully this meet. Can he do it again? He is themorning line favorite in Saturday’s 20th renewal of the Restricted Grade 3, $25,000 B. F. Phillips,Jr. Stakes. The 400-yard contest is the scheduled seventh race on thenine-race card. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time is 7:00 p.m. 

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RC Me Leaving You winning 2016 B F Phillips Stakes              Photo: Dustin Orona

The 5-yr-old bay son of Coronas Leaving You won two stakes here last year, the Nevill Document Solutions Stakes and the B. F. Phillips, Jr. He repeated in the Nevill in September becoming the second horse in the 20-year history of the race to win it in back-to-back years. First Class Fred was the first. He won the Nevill in 2011-12.

The most accomplished horse in the field as far as earnings, Rc Me Leaving You has a bankroll of $173,462. From 23 lifetime starts he has six wins, five seconds and was third seven times. His record at Lone Star Park is 8-4-2-2 with earnings totaling $102,929. 

If he wins the Phillips Saturday he will be the only horse to win the race twice. Rc Me Leaving You is trained by Jimmy Padgett and will be ridden by Rodrigo Vallejo.

The field for the 20th B. F. Phillips, Jr. Stakes from the rail out, with jockey & morning line odds in parentheses is as follows:

This Is a Deal (Ricky Ramirez, 12-1); Kid Can Dash (Luis Vivanco, 12-1); Dm La Jolla (Luciano Duenez, 4-1); Apollitical Wave (Francisco Mendez, 10-1); Big Tex (Francisco Calderon, 15-1); Tellereyematthebar (Juan Francisco Garcia, Jr., 2-1); R C Me Leaving You (Rodrigo Vallejo, 9-5) and Kw Cowboy (Juan Vazquez, 15-1).

Post time for the B. F. Phillips, Jr. Stakes is 10:15 p.m. Saturday, November 4.
 


Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The track offers a 26-day 2017 Fall Meeting of Champions Season, which opens Friday, September 15 and concludes on Saturday, November 11. Live racing will be held three days a week, Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 6:35 p.m.  For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Lone Star Park is also home to the multi-million dollar simulcast racebook, sports bar and event venue, Bar & Book. The 36,000 square foot venue is open to the public 363 days a year.

Global Gaming Solutions, LLC (GGS), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Chickasaw Nation with a primary business focus of pursuing entertainment, gaming and racing related opportunities in emerging jurisdictions in the United States and overseas as well as acquisition of regional gaming and entertainment assets. GGS LLC is the parent company of GG RP, which owns Remington Park in Oklahoma City, OK and GG LSP, which owns a significant stake in Lone Star Park. GG LSP is the track operator who owns the license to operate Lone Star Park and leases the property from the Grand Prairie Sports Facilities Development Corporation.

 

 

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