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Rose Wins The Day's Finale
LAUREL, MD. 11-29-13---Jeremy Rose had only one mount this afternoon but he made the most of it when he drove Hope in Your Rope to a 3/4 length victory in today’s finale at Laurel Park.
The win was the first for Rose since returning several days ago after missing three months of action. The 34-year old, long a fixture on the Maryland and Delaware circuits, is most famous for his ride in the 2005 Preakness Stakes when he prevented Afleet Alex from falling after clipping heels, then righting him and driving to victory. In 2001, Rose won the Eclipse Award for outstanding apprentice rider.
“I’m fit. I’m feeling good. How did I look out there?” said Rose with a big smile on his face after he dismounted in the winners’ circle.
Trainer Hamilton Smith saddled Hope in Your Rope, who was breaking his maiden in his fourth lifetime start. The son of Yes It’s True paid $11.
About Laurel Park
Laurel Park is a Stronach Group company, North America’s leading Thoroughbred racetrack owner/operator. The Stronach Group racetracks include Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the world-famous Preakness. The company owns and operates the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida and is one of North America's top race horse breeders through its award-winning Adena Springs operation. The Stronach Group is one of the world's largest suppliers of pari-mutuel wagering systems, technologies and services. Its companies include AmTote, a global leader in wagering technology; Xpressbet, an Internet and telephone account wagering service; and Monarch Content Management, which acts as a simulcast purchase and sales agent of horseracing content for numerous North American racetracks and wagering outlets. The Stronach Group is also a major producer of televised horse racing programming through its HRTV cable and satellite network and is North America's premier supplier of virtual online horse racing games, as well as a leading producer of social media content for the horseracing industry.