THAT’S THREE FOR OH MARVELOUS ME
Wash. (June 30, 2017) – Oh Marvelous Me caught Swingshift Deputy in the final
yards and rolled to a 1 ¾-length victory Friday in the $15,200 St. John the
Baptist Catholic Church Purse at Emerald Downs.
by Jose Zunino, Oh Marvelous Me smoked six furlongs in 1:08.03 and paid $3.60,
$3 and $2.10. Blaine Wright is the winning trainer for owners Todd and Shawn
Hansen of Tenino, Wash. With the victory, Oh Marvelous Me became only the sixth
triple winner at the meet, and is 4-0-1 in six career starts at Emerald Downs.
Deputy, ridden by Isaias Enriquez, ran a tough race on the front end and held
second place and paid $9.80 and $4.20. The runner-up set splits of :21.69,
:43.74 and :55.79 before yielding to Oh Marvelous Me.
Nine, bidding for his fourth win of the meet, rallied strongly for third under
Matt Hagerty and paid $2.20 to show, while Guardingthemoney, Cross Creek, Face
Valued and Capital Expense completed the order of finish.
5-year-old Bluegrass Cat gelding, Oh Marvelous Me has an overall record of
4-2-2 in 14 starts with earnings of $44,553. Friday’s win was worth $8,360.