Topville Rhonda and Braxten Boyd scored a win in their first start of 2022 Tuesday, Jan. 4 at Pompano Park. The duo scored the win in a time of 1:54.2.
Starting from post five, Topville Rhonda got away third in the conditioned pace for fillies and mares. Coqui Coqui and Andy Shetler got the call at the quarter in :27.0 but relinquished the lead at the half to Goldstar Rockette and Kevin Wallis. Topville Rhonda was the third leader of the race at the three-quarter mile marker in 1:24.3 and was challenged by Fox Valley Tinka and David Miller on the outside into the stretch.
Topville Rhonda held her ground as Fox Valley Tinka continued to put pressure on her in the stretch. Eataams Trauma and Justin Huckabone rallied from the back of the pack to also pursue the win from the outside. In the end, Topville Rhonda held on for the win by a neck over Fox Valley Tinka. Eataams Trauma finished another half-length back in third.
Topville Rhonda paid $5.20 for the win. The four-year-old daughter of JK Endofanera is trained by Don Cromer for the Hauck Racing Stables of Indiana. Merle Yoder bred the mare, who has scored four wins since arriving at Pompano Park in mid-November. Overall, Topville Rhonda has five wins in 20 starts with her career best record taken at Harrah’s Hoosier Park this past summer in 1:52.2.
Topville Rhonda, who is part of the first crop by JK Endofanera, was a $7,000 purchase at the Lexington Select Sale as a yearling. She has a full sister, Rock On Lorrie, that will be on the track in 2022 as a two-year-old. The maternal granddam is Topville Cyberwave, who is the dam of the standout Indiana sired mare Radar Contact. She is also the dam of Always About Katey, who joins Radar Contact with more than $850,000 in career earnings. The family also include Topville Cadillac, who has a mark of 1:50.2 and more than $350,000 in earnings.