With the pre-Kentucky Derby hoopla centering on Keeneland at the moment, the Stidham stable has made sure its part of the action with a series of nice turns.
None more so than Tequila Joe, who produced a power-packed performance under jockey Joe Bravo to run away with a tidy allowance today. Settled mid-pack, Tequila Joe was produced with a nice run down the stretch, sling-shotting away to win by three.
Owned by Jerry and Ronald Frankel, Tequila Joe, a three-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, has won two of his four starts to date, and looks sure to mix it with better company again some time soon.
As for the weekend, Stidham sends out Sylvia’s Warrior tomorrow at Indiana Grand Race Course.