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Caballos Del Sol Stakes
Turf Paradise Phoenix, Arizona
November 15, 2014
6 Furlongs 1:08.97
Randy Exelby, Rick Running Rabbit & TG Racing LLC, Owners Robertino Diodoro,
Trainer Scott Stevens, Jockey Absolutely Cool (2nd) Bull Dozer (3rd)
Order of Finish - 2, 4, 5, 1
Please Give Photo Credit To: / Coady Photography
While Omar was a clear winner of the $35,000 Caballos del Sol Stakes, Maker or Breaker pulled away late in the stretch to win the $35,000 City of Phoenix Stakes Saturday at Turf Paradise.
Reduced to a four-horse scamper due to scratches, the Roberto Diodoro trained Omar ($5.80), handled confidently by Scott Stevens, was an easy 3 ½ length winner of the Caballos del Sol Stakes, with Absolutely Cool second and Bull Dozer third another 1 ¼ lengths back.
Owned by Randy Exellby, Omar raced the 6-furlongs in 1:08.97 for his seventh victory in 21 efforts. City of PhoenixThe 4-5 favorite Maker or Breaker ($3.60) pulled away from the begrudging Rock and Glory and Gracie Grace to win the City of Phoenix Stakes, the 5-year-old mare’s second consecutive stakes win. Double scratches reduced the field of fillies and mares to five.Owned by Patti and Hal Earnhardt, III, trained by Dan McFarlane and ridden by Israel Hernandez, Maker of Breaker covered the 6-furlongs in 1:09.72. for her sixth victory in 13 starts and earnings of $242,924.