Direct Deceit Honest Winner of the Michael Rowland Memorial Stake!

Mike Annechino

Photo Courtesy of JJ Zamaiko Photography

Michael Friedman and Nestor Rivera’s Direct Deceit captured the Black Type Michael Rowland Memorial Stakes in wire to wire fashion Saturday May 7th at Jack Thistledown Racino. Ridden by Angel Diaz and trained by Rivera the big gray stopped the timer in 1:11:60 for the 6 furlong distance holding off Authentic Cowtown  and Mobil Solution in the field of 10.

Direct Deceit was bred by Bobby Rankin and is by 2021 horse of the year Twinspired out of the Outrageouslyfunny mare Funnys Approval.

Congrats to all the winning connections!

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