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Late Rush Propels Okey Dokey Road To Portland Meadows Fall Derby Victory
Okey Dokey Road, under jockey Robert Burney, winning the $15,650 Portland Meadows Fall Derby on Monday's race card.

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Late Rush Propels Okey Dokey Road To Portland Meadows Fall Derby Victory

PORTLAND MEADOWS, ORóDECEMBER 3, 2018óA late rush under jockey Robert Burney helped propel the 3-year-old to a neck win over Cm One Ina Bluemoon in the $15,650 Portland Meadows Fall Derby Monday afternoon. Warhock was another neck back in the blanket finish to get third.

Coming off back-to-back allowance wins at Portland Meadows in September and October Okey Dokey Road got his third consecutive victory after completing the 400 yards in :19.918 seconds, a 103 speed index on a fast racetrack.

Conditioned for John Harris, Okey Dokey Road cares for owner Sig Aumueller and was bred by Sig and Hilde Aumueller in Oregon. He is by multiple stakes sire Okey Dokey Dale from the Cisco Road (TB) mare Sissy Road. The $6,260 winners' circle boosted the bay gelding's earnings total to $16,353.

Cm Once Inabluemoon broke inward at the start under jockey Luis Gonzalez but still picked up $2,660 for second. Racing for owners Randy Dickerson and Nick Lowe, the the son of Ivory James is conditioned by Lowe. He is out of the Jess Louisiana Blue mare Cool Blue Corona. Bred in Oregon by Dickerson, Cm One Ina Bluemoon was second in the Baxter Andruss Oregon Bred Futurity in 2017. Ridden by jockey Luis Gonzalez, he has earned $35,886.

Malon Cowgill's multiple stakes-placed gelding Warhock earned $1,722 for finishing third. Benito Curiel conditions the Zoomin For Bux gelding out of Copa Show Girl by Corona Cartel. Bred by Hayden Brothers Ranch, Warhock has banked $35,118. Jose Figueroa was riding.

Heza Eagle, I Aint Callin, Sweet Dream Demon, Morning Brew and Jes Tex completed the field.