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Royal Mo Wins Lewis, Officially on Derby Trail

By Margaret Ransom

Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Moss' Royal Mo and jockey Victor Espinoza win the Grade III, $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes, Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.© BENOIT PHOTO

Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Moss’ Royal Mo and jockey Victor Espinoza win the Grade III, $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes, Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.© BENOIT PHOTO

Jerry and Ann Moss’ Royal Mo stamped himself a legitimate Kentucky Derby (GI) contender on Saturday with an impressive wire-to-wire score in the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (GII) at Santa Anita. The bay son of Uncle Mo did so in his graded stakes debut after breaking his maiden last out and beat a field of four other sophomores by 3 ½ lengths under regular jockey Victor Espinoza.

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