Two New 3YO Maiden Winners on Sunday
A runner-up in her last two starts, CAL GIRLS REIGN had to swing five wide for her stretch drive but continued to close down the lane and the daughter of COWBOY CAL won this 5 1/2-furlong Maiden Special Weight by 1/2 length at Prairie Meadows. Lifetime record: 7-1-2-0, $40,744. O-Umbrella Stables II LLC. B-RPM Thoroughbred Farm. T-Kelly Von Hemel.
Making his first start of the year, SPURS N BOWS secured the lead with a furlong to go and pulled away for a 3 1/4-length Maiden win going six furlongs at Monmouth Park. He was more than 12 lengths in front of the third-place finisher. Last year as a 2-year-old, the son of COWBOY CAL placed in Maiden tests at Belmont and here. Lifetime record: 5-1-1-1, $21,110. O/B-D. J. Stable LLC. T-Joseph Orseno.