Guerrero, Ez Gamer claim Alleman Challenge

GRANTS PASS — Jockey Jose Guerrero rode hot Ez Gamer to a big win in the AQHA Carl Alleman Grants Pass Bonus Challenge at Grants Pass Downs on Saturday.

Ez Gamer is 3-for-3 at GPD and has captured 13 victories in 20 career starts. It has earned $3,839 on the year and $87,000 in career winnings.

The purse for the featured seventh race was $6,980.

Ez Gamer is trained by Scott Raley and owned by Gary Chumbley.

The entire race day was dedicated to Alleman, the deceased long-time owner and breeder of quarter horses.

In other action, jockey Luis Gonzalez picked up triumphs in the first two races and Eduardo Gutierrez-Sosa secured victories in the fourth and eighth races, teaming up with trainer Bob Beckner in both cases.

Chocolate Starr — which is owned and trained by Grants Pass' Mary Boyle — improved to 7-4 all-time at Grants Pass Downs after prevailing in the second race.

Racing resumes at 1 p.m. today. Admission is $2 (half off) for fans who are 60 and over.

Saturday's Results

FIRST RACE

TB Clm, 5 F. 1, Spicy Formula (L. Gonzalez), 11.20, 3.00, 2.60; 2, Glo Bou Liza (B. Smith), 3.60, 2.40; 3, Whatsamillion (R. Camacho), 3.00. Q — 4-5 $24.40; EX — 4-5 $124.80; TRI — 4-5-3 $113.40. Time — 1:00.36.

SECOND RACE

TB Alw, 41/2 F. 1, Chocolate Starr (L. Gonzalez), 4.80, 3.60, 2.40; 2, Flying Squirrel (T. Skaggs), 4.40, 2.60; 3, Swiss Ace (R. Camacho), 2.60. Q — 2-4 $4.60; EX — 4-2 $3.90; TRI — 4-2-3 $14.40. DD — 4-4 $41.00. Time — :56.66.

THIRD RACE

TB Clm, 61/2 F. 1, Only Be Cause (R. Camacho), 9.60, 5.40, 2.40; 2, Scarlett's Mark (E. Guteirrez-Sosa), 5.40, 2.60; 3, Cousin Eddy (J. Guerrero), 2.40. Q — 4-5 $16.60; EX — 5-4 $13.30; TRI — 5-4-2 $54.90. Time — 1:23.38.

FOURTH RACE

QH Mdn, 300 yd. 1, L Bar D Brooksandrun (E. Gutierrez-Sosa), 17.40, 6.60, 4.80; 2, Lil Bit Texas (T. Stillwell), 6.80, 3.00; 3, The Majestic Sun (T. Skaggs), 3.20. Q — 2-6 $25.80; EX — 2-6 $34.70; TRI — 2-6-7 $202.30. Time — :15.74.

FIFTH RACE

TB Mdn Clm, 51/2 F. 1, I'm Still Owen (T. Stillwell), 4.60, 2.60, 2.40; 2, Woodshed Romance (E. Gutierrez-Sosa), 3.40, 2.60; 3, Indy's Glory Blaze (L. Gonzalez), 2.60. Q — 1-4 $18.60; EX — 4-1 $20.90; TRI — 4-1-3 $25.60. Pick 3 — 5-2-2/4 $79.00. Time — 1:08.53.

SIXTH RACE

TB Clm, 51/2 F. 1, Formula One Gold (T. Skaggs), 19.40, 6.60, 3.60; 2, All Star Stan (R. Camacho), 5.40, 3.20; 3, Kirkoroth (T. Stillwell), 2.80. Q — 2-5 $38.40; EX — 5-2 $28.50; TRI — 5-2-4 $69.90. Time — 1:06.96.

SEVENTH RACE

AQHA Carl Alleman GP Bonus Challenge, 350 yd. 1, Ez Gamer (J. Guerrero), 6.60, 4.80, 2.80; 2, Just a Rumor (L. Gonzalez), 4.60, 3.20; 3, Eyez On Brimmer (R. Camacho), 2.80. Q — 4-7 $18.60; EX — 7-4 $12.60; TRI — 7-4-6 $103.00. Time — :17.52.

EIGHTH RACE

TB Clm, 51/2 F. 1, Dawn's Wild One (E. Gutierrez-Sosa), 7.80, 3.40, 2.10; 2, Shame On Rosie (T. Skaggs), 3.80, 2.20; 3, Poetic Way (J. Guerrero), 2.20. Q — 3-4 $12.80; EX — 3-4 $9.20; TRI — 3-4-1 $22.10. DD — 7-3 $19.60. PICK 3 — 5-7-ALL $24.20. Time — 1:06.94.

Attendance — 2,015; Handle — $27,377.


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