10/16/2008 8:27 PM -
Joe Muscara's Mister Big will bid for his ninth win in a row in the October 20 2nd Annual running of the $317,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial Final.
Here's a look at the draw:
1 - Booze Cruzin (Sam Widger) 8-1
2 - Western Ace (Corey Callahan) 10-1
3 - Kenneth J (Ron Pierce) 4-1
4 - Took Hanover (Tim Tetrick) 12-1
5 - Mister Big (Brian Sears) 9-5
6 - Maltese Artist (Yannick Gingras) 3-1
7 - Won the West (Greg Grismore) 5-1
8 - Palone Ranger (Ron Pierce) 8-1
Joe Muscara's Mister Big (1:51.1) and Four Friends Racing Stable's Palone Ranger (1:51.4) each won their eliminations respectively. Mister Big is riding an eight race win streak for trainer Virgil Morgan and will be looking to add to his impressive bankroll of nearly $3.1 million. Sylvia Burke and James Koran's Maltese Artist is the defending champion, after winning last year's event from post eight. The 7-year-old Artiscape gelding finished second to Palone Ranger in his elim.
There will be a t-shirt giveaway (while supplies last) beginning at 5 p.m.