Welder, with jockey David Cabrera, roll down the stretch by myself to a three-length victory in Saturday’s $40,000 Highland Ice allowance dash at Remington Park. Welder has now gained six races in a row in Oklahoma Town.

Instructor Teri Luneack’s two favourite issues are a horse named Welder and a freeway signal that claims, “Remington Park subsequent go out.”

Welder, Oklahoma’s Horse of the Yr in 2018, made his summer season debut at his favourite monitor and confirmed how a lot he ignored his house footing, blasting clear of a box of 8 and stamping his caution to those that may need to take him on at Remington Park. He stopped the timer for 6 furlongs on a quick monitor on this $40,000 Highland Ice Dash open allowance race Saturday evening in a grey lightning time of one minute, 8.74 seconds. The monitor file is 1:08.10, set in 1991.

The 6-year-old gelded son of The Visualizer, out of the Tiznow mare Dance Softly, owned through Ra-Max Farm of Claremore (Clayton Rash), gained for the 6th time in a row at Remington, 5 of the ones in stakes-company. His file lifetime in Oklahoma Town is 8 wins in 12 begins.

In July, he had misplaced his ultimate race at Prairie Meadows in Iowa to D’Rapper, who was once additionally in this night’s race. The tables have been became as Welder’s house route magic persevered.

“We are in a position for the rematch,” Luneack mentioned previous to the race.

And after?

“He is nonetheless were given it,” she mentioned.

D’Rapper, who went off at 6-Five odds to Welder’s 4-5, pale within the higher stretch and completed 6th.

“I sought after this rematch,” Luneack mentioned.

Jockey David Cabrera, who has ridden him in his ultimate 9 begins and has gained seven of the ones, defined the variation on this evening and shedding in Iowa.

“I feel this horse, he simply loves Remington Park,” mentioned Cabrera, who made each pole a profitable one Saturday evening, surroundings fractions of 22.28 for the primary quarter-mile, 45.13 for the half-mile and 56.90 for five-eighths of a mile. “, you actually are not making a sport plan for this horse. He feels actually assured right here. You simply let him do no matter he desires to do and he will get it achieved, each time.”

Welder added $29,347 to his bankroll and his file now stands at 28 begins, 18 wins, 4 seconds and 4 thirds for $751,998.

Certainly one of Welder’s best possible races of the 12 months will have been a 3rd position end within the $150,000 Scorching Springs Stakes at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, a prep for that monitor’s best dash of the 12 months, the Rely Fleet Handicap. Within the Scorching Springs, Welder ran 1/3, crushed handiest two lengths through the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Dash runner-up, Whitmore. It does run via her head how Welder would fare on this 12 months’s model of the arena’s best dash race.

“It does,” she mentioned. “I want possibly we might have achieved one thing even ultimate 12 months. We will have to have thought of it. However hindsight is 20-20. I feel he is a excellent sufficient horse to run with the most efficient of them. I actually do.”

Welder was once bred in Oklahoma through Middle Hills Farm, the similar farm that produced Kip Deville.

Welder paid $3.80 to win, $3.20 to position and $2.20 to turn. He gained through 3 lengths over runner-up King of the Court docket who was once at 13-1 odds and some other 2-3/Four lengths forward of third-place finisher Glory Stars who went off at 11-1. The $2 exacta paid $32.60 and the 50-cent trifecta was once price $43.70.

Saturday’s allowance tournament is called after Highland Ice, an Oklahoma Horse Racing Corridor of Repute sprinter who stocks the best-ever file for Remington Park wins with 15, maximum of them in stakes appearances.

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