Da Big Hoss Wins John B. Connally Turf Cup at Sam Houston Race Park
Las Vegas, NV - The $200,000 Grade 3 John B. Connally Turf Cup was contested at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston, Texas on Saturday, January 30 - a 1 1/2 mile turf test for horses four years old and upward. Skychai Racing's 2-1 second choice Da Big Hoss was best on the day winning by 4 3/4 lengths and shattering the course record in the process. Slight favorite Kaigun closed to finish second while 4-1 shot Big John B got up for third, three-quarters of a length back. Pumpkin Rumble was fourth while Bullards Alley, Birdsone, Dac, Mobile Bay and Going Somewhere (BRZ) completed the order of finish. Knights Nation, Wireless Future and Witt Six scratched.
2016 John B. Connally Turf Cup Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (5-8) Paid: $15.00
- $1 Trifecta (5-8-6) Paid: $17.40
- $1 Superfecta (5-8-6-7) Paid: $105.30
- $2 Daily Double (8/5) Paid: $12.00
- $1 Pick 3 (2/1,8/5) Paid: $39.90