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Tickle Ur Fancy Takes The Director’s Cap at Portland Meadows
Tickle Ur Fancy darts across the finish line to win the Director’s Handicap at Portland Meadows.

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Tickle Ur Fancy Takes The Director’s Cap at Portland Meadows

PORTLAND, OR—OCTOBER 10, 2017—Sporting the colors of The Hayden Brothers Ranch, Tickle Ur Fancy recorded her ninth career win on Monday in the Director’s Handicap (not black type) at Portland Meadows.

Trained by Hector Magallanes and ridden by Eduardo Sosa, the 4-year-old mare by Dominyun broke sharply and pulled away to win the $11,000 event in a 350-yard time of :18:130, a 90-speed index over the fast track.

Highly regarded Sorelli was second as Augie Meyer took third. Shez Sneakin Fast was fourth in the dash.

Bobby D. Cox bred Tickle Ur Fancy in Oklahoma from the First Down Dash mare Sizzling Lola. The 4-year-old filly has compiled a (17) 9-3-1 record and used the $6,325 winners' purse to bring her bankroll to $62,312.

Runner-up Sorelli races for owners Warlock Stable and Kelly Dougan. Roddina Barrett trains the Brookstone Bay mare bred in Oklahoma by A.J. Renner. James Samuels had the riding call on the sorrel mare from the Strawfly Special mare Cupids Special Fly. Also, a stakes winner, she picked up $3,163 for her effort.

Augie Meyer, a son of Mac Meyers, earned $1,581 for finishing third. Pablo Madrigal trains the 5-year-old for owner Roberto Guzman. Lorne and Joann Winther bred the gelding in Alberta, Canada from the Agouti mare Eyes Agouti. Francisco Diaz-Lopez was riding.

Following Sheza Sneakin Fast across the wire were Kishme, L Bar D Genuine Red, Bh Country Chrome and Absolutely Kool. Silvies was a late scratch.

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Fillies and Mares took the stage in the day’s ninth race which was The Multnomah Falls Stakes. The Multnomah was the first stakes event of the season for fillies and mares. Winninfashion took the winner’s share of the $10,000 added purse to send her career total to about $150,000.

Racing for Rancho Viejo, Jerry Carmody & Lisa Baze, Jockey Jose Zunino guided the seven year old daughter of In Excess home in front in a winning time of 106:64. Mary Lois launched a bid turning for home and held second best in the race as Ila View settled third after flashing early fractions.

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Racing resumes Tuesday at Portland Meadows with a nine-race program that gets underway with a 12-noon post time. Parking and admission are free at Portland Meadows.