Mickey Ward Wins Cox Ranch Distance Challenge Championship. The homebred 7-year-old gelding earns his first Grade 1 victory.

Mickey Ward, a homebred 7-year-old son of champion Fdd Dynasty racing for Ralph and Carolyn Fales, earned his first Grade 1 win in Saturday's $100,000 Cox Ranch Distance Challenge Championship (G1) at Los Alamitos.

Ridden by J. Martin Bourdieu for trainer Matt Fales, Mickey Ward covered 870 yards in :45.538, and his winning margin was a head from Rare Ed. The Arizona-bred gelding earned $50,000 while scoring his seventh win in 21 starts and fourth victory in 11 outs at the 870-yard trip.


We are a complete equine facility offering, Breeding, Training, Year Round Boarding and Lay-Ups. Conveniently located in Central Arizona with easy access to Interstate 10 we are close to a major airport, Sky Harbor, Turf Paradise Race Course and a well respected veterinary hospital, surgical center. We provide service in all facets of the race horse industry, from the breeding barn to the winners circle. Your horse’s success is our goal. We welcome the opportunity to provide you and your horse with the best possible care.

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