Battle is just one win behind the historic Hi Noon Renegade (Nova kennel). McAllister kennel's Flyin Carnoustie (Dragon Fire x Flying Snap On) is the current win leader boasting 23 wins of 35 starts and a season record of 35/23-4-3-2. Carnoustie is owned by Vince Berland of KS. Carnoustie also competes Wednesday night seeking four in a row in race eleven.
Other news: Kennels are prepping their stars for the upcoming St. Petersburg Derby. Round one is Saturday night June 18. Royal Racing's Storm Rush has caught the attention of many. The 65-pouns powerhouse was the only female and the youngest in the final of the T. L. Weaver stakes. She was moved back to the 660-yards and won grade A on June 11 to meet the requirements for the distance stakes. James Hambleton of KS owns Storm Rush who at the time of this writing has only 15 career starts. Keep an eye on this youngster trained by Doug Flint that is expected to be among the Derby starters. Storm Rush also competes Wednesday night June 15 in race 8.
By Vera Rasnake