12/01/2002 12:00AM

My Friend Don wins Conroe Stakes


My Friend Don($26) outfinished Agrivating General by three-quarters of a length to win the $30,000 Conroe Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday night. It was another three-quarters of a length back in third to Flash Forward.

My Friend Don was prominent throughout the six-furlong race for 3-year-olds, setting fractions of 22.41 seconds for the opening quarter and 46.21 for the half-mile mark before going on to cover the distance in 1:10.54.

Bobby Walker, Jr., rode the winner for Mary Bonham and trainer Kenward Bernis.