RC ME LEAVING YOU RETURNS FOR A SHOT AT A THIRD CONSECUTIVE WIN IN THE $20,000 NEVILL STAKES SATURDAY
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Thursday, September 27, 2018) – Bennie & Terri Jeter’s Rc Me Leaving You is back to defend his title in the 21st Nevill Stakes Saturday, September 29. Gates open at 5 p.m. Post time for the first of the 12-race line-up is 6:05 p.m. The Nevill is scheduled as race 11 and will go at 10:45 p.m.
Trained by Jimmy Padgett, the 6-yr-old stallion by Corona’s Leaving You has won this race for the past two years. Only one other horse has won back-to-back editions of the Nevill Stakes. First Klas Fred won the 2011-12 editions.
Rc Me Leaving You hasn’t seen the winners circle since his score in the B. F. Phillips Stakes here last year, another stakes at Lone Star where he’s won back-to-back editions the past two years. His career record reads 29-7-8-7 earning a total of $208,098. Compare that to his record at Lone Star Park, 9-5-2-2 for earnings of $117,679. Something about this track works for him.
Jockey Rodrigo Vallejo was aboard for both wins here last year and will have the mount again is Saturdays Nevill.
The field by post position with jockey and morning line odds:
- Kw Kowboy (Nestor Duran, 12-1)
- Sf Hot Pass (Francisco Calderon, 5-2)
- Gianni Que (Luciano Duenez, 7-2)
- Nexxus (Victor Urieta, Jr., 15-1)
- Rc Me Leaving You (Rodrigo Vallejo, 12-1)
- Dash Quick Perry (Benito Baca, 8-1)
- Hopscotch N Courage (Roman Huerta, 10-1)
- The Golden Bowl (Luis Vivanco, 12-1)
- Tlc Dale (Jesse Levario, 4-1)
- Potus (Claudio Aguilar, 30-1)
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and Global Gaming LSP. The track’s 16-day 2018 Quarter Horse Season opens Friday, September 21, and concludes on Saturday, November 10. Live racing will be held two days a week, Friday and Saturday at 6:05 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.