Danny Salisbury and Robbin Caldwell's I V Gone bounced off a third place trial effort to return and defeat River Wind by a neck in the $41,130 Adequan Will Rogers Derby Challenge. Fate Cant Wait finished half-a-length back in the third.
Jockey Debbie Freeman rode I V Gone over the 400 yard course in a quick :19.563 seconds to earn a 120 speed index and pickup the winner's share of $18,920. He also garnered an invite to the November 9
Tana Caldwell conditions the IVORY JAMES gelding out of Bye Bye Bygones, by Takin On The Cash. Bred in Oklahoma by L.P. Frank, the black gelding has a combined record of 4-2-1 in 14 starts and has earned $50,261.
The lightly raced River Wind picked up $8,226 for owner/breed Joe Williams. Mollie Devereaux saddled the gelding. Alex Baldillez, Jr. had the riding call.
Eddie D. Willis saddled Reliance Ranches, LLC's Fate Cant Weight. Jimmy Brooks rode the filly. Bred in California by Double Bar S Ranch, LLC, she earned $4,113.
Hiclass Fly, Jess A Sign, Jazz Wagon Painted Josy, I Sai Ahh, Bulletsinthegun and Cockedandlocked completed the field.