|Friday, October 22, 2010|
$136,500 Oklahoma Classics Distaff presented by Remington Park Jockey Cliff Berry tied Don Pettinger for all-time most wins in Oklahoma Classics races with 21, as he booted home 1-9 favorite She’s All Infor owner Dr. Robert Zoellner of Tulsa. Trainer Roger Engel moved into a tie for third for career Oklahoma Classics wins with 6. He is tied with Joe Lucas, Joe Petalino and Wade White.Longshot Approved Bluff pushed out to a 7-length lead in this race, trying to steal away under jockey Bryan McNeil, but class showed in the end as She’s All In blew by the front-runner in the stretch without much urging from Berry.
“At the quarter pole, I had a ton of horse, but I didn’t want Peach Brew to catch me,” said Berry. Peach Brew was the other half of the Zoellner entry that was bet off the board, but the highest earner in the field at $318,042 did not like the off going and could not even get fourth.
“With the weather, we knew She’s All In would like the mud (she was 1-for-1 on an off track),” said Zoellner. “Peach Brew was more a question mark.”
She’s All In and Peach Brew are half-sisters, both out of the Hickory Ridge mare Georgia OK. She’s All In is sired by Include.
Approved Bluff held on for second and Okie Blonde, another Engel-trained horse finished third.
Running time for the mile and sixteenth was 1:42.35. She’s All In returned $2.20, $2.10 and $2.10. The $2 exacta was worth $15.60. The trifecta (1-3-4) paid $40.40 and the superfecta (1-3-4-6) with Shania Twang running fourth paid $180.80.
She’s All In earned $82,680 for the win and increased her lifetime kitty to $124,597 with three wins in eight starts.