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Friday, September 1, 2017

Palm Beach Kennel Club kicks off its 2017/18 stake racing season Monday afternoon, September 4, Labor Day, with the twentieth running of the $20,000 Gallagher / Kinnaird Puppy Stakes.

Eight of the track’s fastest rising young superstars will take to the oval in Monday afternoon’s twelfth race, all going for the honor of being recognized as the summer racing season’s top pup.

This year’s final field features the best of our young super-early speedsters and the finest of the late-kick athletes.

The likely post-time favorite will be Rader Racing Kennel’s Noteworthy Starz who was the leading point-earner in qualifying, scoring two victories and two second-place finishes.

Two other finalists to keep an eye on due to fantastic post positons include K’s Bonnie and Jim Neidhart.

The eight youngsters going for the gold Labor Day afternoon:

1. K’s Bonnie (Pat C Sabbath – Bow Chicabow Wow, Brindle Kennel)

2. Noteworthy Starz (Barcelona Boss – Kiowa Starz Sage, Rader Racing)

3. Tip Top (Barcelona Boss – Kiowa Starz Sage, Rader Racing)

4. Mike Smith (Maxasaurus – Kiowa Frank Lazy, James Douglas)

5. Kiowa Sure Task (Sure As – Kiowa Wildbraves, Rader Racing)

6. Exemplary Queen (Barcelona Boss – Kiowa Starz Sage, Rader Racing)

7. Burnin It Up (Pat C Clement – Keen Katy, Arthur Agganis Kennel)

8. Jim Neidhart (Djays Octane – Audra Barkley, Brindle Kennel)

Gates open Monday afternoon at 11:30 a.m., post time for the first race is 1:00 p.m. and approximate post for the $20,000 Gallagher / Kinnaird Puppy Stakes is 4:00 p.m.

Formerly known as the Labor Day Puppy Stakes, this marks the ninth year of its’ new incarnation, named in memory of two Palm Beach County legendary sportscasters, and great friends of the Palm Beach Kennel Club, Jim Gallagher and Buck Kinnaird.

Overall, this is the twentieth running of our Labor Day Puppy Stakes.

Other scheduled activities on this fun-filled family-oriented afternoon include:

* Free Admission!

* The Paddock Restaurant Will Be Open! (11:30 a.m.)

* Patty Shukla will perform our National Anthem! (12:30 p.m.)

* 15 Superfecta Races!

* $5,000 Guaranteed Pick 4!

* Join John Martin with ESPN West Palm and enter to win a chance to be in the CASH CUBE where you could win up to $500! (In front of Poker Room, First Floor, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

* For the Kids, Balloon Artist Karl Koppertop and Ace the Poker Bear will be here!

* Greyhound Pet Representatives will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about adopting one of these loving animals!

* The 12th Race of the afternoon will be the twentieth running of the $20,000 Gallagher / Kinnaird Puppy Stakes, featuring the fastest and finest of our summer season’s young racing stars!

Contact: Jeff Prince (561) 683-2222, Ext. 126 / jprince@pbkennelclub.com
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