04/27/2014 7:57AM

Grand Contender proves prowess in Texas Mile


GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Grand Contender asserted himself as arguably the best miler in the region Saturday night at Lone Star Park, when he fought off Taptowne for a half-length win in the Grade 3, $200,000 Texas Mile. It was another three-quarters of a length back in third to Bourbon Courage.