here to see a full list of the nominees.
Rapid Redux, a five-year-old gelding owned by Robert Cole and trained by David Wells, will be attempting to tie 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta and New Mexico-bred standout Peppers Pride for most consecutive wins (19) by a U.S.-based horse since 1900 in a seven furlong starter allowance race this Thursday at Laurel Park. Claimed for $6,250 last fall by Wells and Cole, the son of Pleasantly Perfect has won 18 straight in the starter allowance ranks at seven tracks across the Mid-Atlantic.
Supplemental nominations (five percent of the race’s purse) will be accepted for the Claiming Crown races through Friday, November 18, 2011.
Pre-Entries for the six 2011 Claiming Crown races will be taken on Monday, November 21, at which time nominated horses must be declared for a specific race. Final entries for the races will be taken on Wednesday, November 30.
For more information about the Claiming Crown, visit www.claimingcrown.com.