Let There Be Sound Headlines Will Rogers Distance Challenge

BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 20, 2018Let There Be Sound, a 4-year-old son of One Famous Eagle and a stakes winner during the Ruidoso Downs meet, is one of eight runners entered in Sunday’s 870-yard, $23,000 AQHA Will Rogers Distance Challenge Stakes at Will Rogers Downs.

Trained by John Stinebaugh for owners Louis Howard and Corrine Howard, Let There Be Sound is coming off of a four-length victory in the 870-yard, $20,000 Bill Reed Memorial Stakes at Ruidoso Downs on September 2. The One Famous Eagle gelding drew post 7 and will be ridden by Benito Baca.

Other contenders include Rockin J Running Horses’ Jess A Hibily Bone. Trained by Tammy Johnson, the homebred 7-year-old Rock Solid Jess gelding has earned $48,273 from seven starts this year, and his season record includes a half-length victory in the 870-yard, $50,000 Pauls Valley Handicap (G3) at Remington Park on April 5.

Jess A Hilbily Bone drew the rail post and will be ridden by Randy Wilson.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:

  1. Jess A Hilbily Bone (Randy Wilson)
  2. Coronas Can Man (Erick Cruz)
  3. Rock A Billy (Paul H. Nieto)
  4. Madewell (Andrew Samaniego)
  5. SRD Red Bobcat (Daniel Torres)
  6. FDS Of Seattle (Benny Landeros)
  7. Let There Be Sound (Benito Baca)
  8. Winner Whisper (Garrett Steinberg)