Pedigree the thing for Bling

Posted: January 18, 2013 at 2:12 a.m.

Texas Bling owner Lewis Hall (center), trainer Danele Durham (right) and jockey Erik McNeil show off their trophies after McNeil guided the 2-year-old long shot to victory in the Springboard Mile last month at Remington Park in Oklahoma City. Texas Bling went off at 128-1.

More than just the eyes of Texas figure to be on Lewis Hall’s Texas Bling when he makes his 3-year-old debut in the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes on Monday afternoon at Oaklawn Park.

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NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES -- Arkansas against Auburn in the second half Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks won 88-80 in double overtime.

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