Stake Races for 2017
|Stakes||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||Round 4||Finals||Winner|
|2017 bestbet Derby||1/16/2017||1/20/2017||1/23/2017||1/28/2017||2/4/2017||Barts Risingstar|
|2017 James J Patton Silver Cup||2/2/2017||2/24/2017||2/27/2014||3/4/2017||3/11/2017||Js ArmdnDangerus|
|2017 IronHound Stakes||3/17/2017||3/20/2017||3/25/2017||4/1/2017||Boc's Queen Lady|
|2017 bestbet Puppy Stakes||5/15/2017||5/19/2017||5/22/2017||5/27/2017||6/3/2017||Ww Next Bigthing|
|2017 Battle of the Sexes||6/12/2017||6/16/2017||6/19/2017||6/24/2017||7/1/2017|
|2017 bestbet Sprint Classic||7/17/2017||7/21/2017||7/24/2017||7/29/2017||8/5/2017|
|2017 Orange Park Derby||10/23/2017||10/27/2017||10/30/2017||11/4/2017||11/11/2017|
12/6/2008 Jacksonville Juvenile Finals
Well it was his race to loose, but Count Ivan (Kiowa Sweet Trey - M's Countess Amy) had a lot of pressure on his shoulders. He was the third greyhound in the last three years to reach this final of the Jacksonville Juvenile for the B & J Racing Kennel, and the only won with a chance to go undefeated and win the whole thing. For the kennel, his owner, the crowd and himself, he didn't disappoint.
Granted he didn't take complete control of this race as he was second best from the starting box. Kiowa Spock won that honor with a tremendous break, but no matter how good it was the lead was not going to last that long. Ivan broke well too and had plenty of room to rush the turn on the inside part of the racetrack. He surged closer and closer to Spock as the duo reached the turn together and put on a burst that saw him take over the lead heading down the backside. By the far turn he opened up the lead on Spock to a full 3 lengths, but down the stretch the race was not over just yet. Spock put his head down and took another run at Ivan, but he only could make up a little ground as Ivan easily crossed the winner at the wire. Wsr Dac Attack finished a distance third after colliding with Gs Aleyah in the backstretch. Aleyah was 4th followed by Dirty Picture in 5th, Fenix Fire in 6th, Gs Make Urmove in 7th and Ripstik in 8th.
11th Grade: S Distance: 550 Condition: Fast Count Ivan 84 1 3 1 1 1 3 1 1.5 30.55 0.50 2008 Juvenile Champ Kiowa Spock 78.5 5 1 2 2 2 1.5 30.64 5.30 Winning Effort Mt Wsr Dac Attack 67 3 2 4 3 3 9.5 31.21 11.80 Driving In Stretch Gs Aleyah 59 8 4 3 4 4 12.5 31.42 12.60 Not Much Change Mt Dirty Picture 72 7 6 7 7 5 13.5 31.49 9.00 Shuffled 1st Turn Fenix Fire 76 2 8 6 6 6 13.5 31.50 11.50 Forced Wide 1st Turn Gs Make Urmove 65.5 4 5 5 5 7 14.5 31.57 22.30 Blocked 1st Turn Ripstik 72 6 7 8 8 8 16.5 31.71 17.30 Bumped 1st Turn B J Racing Kennels Inc, Bd, M, 11/11/06, KIOWA SWEET TREY - M'S COUNTESS AMY 1 Count Ivan 3.00 2.60 2.20 5 Kiowa Spock 4.20 3.20 3 Wsr Dac Attack 9.60 QU(1-5) 7.80 PF(1-5) 12.30 TR(1-5-3) 66.00 SU(1-5-3-8) 85.70
Congratulations go out to owner Henry Howe, the B & J Racing Kennels, Inc. , Bill & Cathy Lambert and trainer Chris Grieb. For the second straight year they have won this race and to get a greyhound thru all of qualifying and the finals undefeated is a phenomenal task. with this win they sweep the puppy stakes for 2008 too. Phemon, Take It Over, won the $20,000 JGR Puppy Stakes and now Ivan and completed the quiniela.
Bright things lie ahead for this tremendous greyhound has he just turned two a month ago and already has won over half of his lifetime starts. (29/18-3-1-2) With a great rush to the turn, awesome raw speed and some bottom left coming home, he is going to be around a long time winning races here at the Orange Park Kennel Club.