RC ME LEAVING YOU FIRST HORSE TO POST BACK-TO-BACK WINS IN B. F. PHILLIPS STAKES IN THE RACES 20-YEAR HISTORY

For Immediate Release
Saturday, November 04, 2017

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, November 4, 2017) – Bennie and Terri Jeter’s Rc Me Leaving You became the first horse to score multiple wins in the Restricted Grade 3, $25,000 B. F. Phillips, Jr. Stakes since its inaugural running in 1997.  

Trained by Jimmy Padgett and ridden by Rodrigo Vallejo, the bay 5-yr-old son of Corona’s Leaving You stumbled slightly at the start, but quickly got himself gathered up and was all business. He gained the lead at the halfway point, finishing by a neck over runner up Dm La Jolla. It was another ½ length to Kid Can Dash in third and a head to Big Tex who completed the Superfecta.   
  

Final time for the 400-yard contest was 19.796 over a fast track with an 8 mph headwind. Speed index was 94. 

Rc Me Leaving You paid $4.40, $3.00, $2.20. Dm La Jolla paid $6.40, $3.20 and Kid Can Dash paid $4.60. Big Tex, Tellereyematthebar, This Is a Deal, Apollitical Wave and Kw Cowboy finished in that order. 

With the $14,750 winner’s share of the purse, Rc Me Leaving You’s career earnings now total $188,212 and his record is 24-7-5-7. He was a perfect two-for-two last year at Lone Star Park winning the both the Nevill Document Solutions Stakes and the B. F. Phillips, Jr. Stakes. This year was an exact repeat for this horse who loves this track. He has finished 100% in the money in all of his races here at the Grand Prairie track. His record here is 9-5-2-2, and $121,230 of his winnings was earned here. 

 

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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