09/25/2016 9:58PM

Unbridled Mo powers through late to win Oaks

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Unbridled Mo wins her fourth start in row in Sunday's Remington Park Oaks.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Unbridled Mo won her fourth consecutive race Sunday when she swept to a 1 1/4-length win over Ready to Confess in the $200,000 Remington Park Oaks. It was another length back to 1-2 favorite Family Tree in third.

The Remington Park Oaks was one of 10 stakes on the richest card of the meet; the races were worth $1.3 million. The lineup included the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby won by Texas Chrome.

Unbridled Mo ($10.80) settled behind the leaders early in the Remington Park Oaks, as Inheritance, Family Tree and Ready to Confess dueled through fractions of 23.73 seconds for the opening quarter and 47.06 for the half mile. Unbridled Mo picked up steam on the final turn, found room along the inside into the stretch, and took the lead in the later stages. She covered the 1 1/16 miles on a track rated good in 1:42.03.

“At the quarter pole, I was just hoping she’d get through there,” said John Velazquez, who was aboard for trainer Todd Pletcher.

Unbridled Mo was winning her second straight stakes behind the Grade 3 Monmouth Park Oaks on Aug. 20. Her other wins have also come at Monmouth, in a maiden special weight in her second career start May 29, and a first-level allowance July 3.

Unbridled Mo earned $120,000 for the win to push her bankroll to $223,680. She is a daughter of Uncle Mo and she races for her breeder, Red Oak Stable.

-- Jockey Joel Rosario had a stakes triple on the card when he won the 12th and final race of the night with Gianna’s Dream ($3.40) in the $50,000 Bob Barry Memorial. Rosario also won the Kip Deville with Cool Arrow and the Remington Green with Taghleeb. Mike Maker trains Taghleeb, as well as Gianna’s Dream, a daughter of Twirling Candy.

-- Remington guaranteed a minimum pool of $50,000 for an all-stakes pick four that ran on races 9-12; the final pool was $130,385. The fifty-cent bet paid $183.75.