The ageless Penguin Power is, to his connections’ amazement, still going strong at eight and recently became the first horse to win five WVBC races.
Muad’dib prevailed for the second straight year in the WV Breeders’ Classic, this time in a hard-fought battle against longshot Martin Man.
Penguin Power entered the WVBC record books, winning the Dash for Cash for his fourth WVBC triumph.
Owner David Raim, trainer Jeff Runco, and rider Arnaldo Bocachica dominated the WVBC card and wrote their names in the history books.
With a pair of winners on the card — and promising newcomers on the way — broodmare Miss Henny Penny was the surprise star of the WVBC.
Muad’dib remained undefeated with a victory in the West Virginia Breeders’ Classic, his eighth win without a defeat.
Owner David Raim will send out three runners on Breeders’ Classics night that may go off favored in their events.
WVBC 2016 proved to be a big evening for the team of owner David Raim and trainer Jeff Runco.