Solid Field of 10 to Contest Southwest Stakes
Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2013 4:19 PM
Willis Horton’s Smarty Jones Stakes winner Will Take Charge looks to continue his progress on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) against nine others in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 18 at Oaklawn Park.
The 1 1/16-mile event is worth 10 qualifying Derby points to the winner; Will Take Charge already has 10 points from his victory by a neck over Texas Bling in the one-mile Smarty Jones Jan. 21.
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