2017 BetAmerica Daytona550 Participant #6 – JD Accomplice
Record (2016-2017): 29/19-5-2-0
Kennel: Brindle Kennel
Owner: Jon D. Stidham
JD Accomplice broke her maiden at Iowa Greyhound Park in mid-July and was running Grade A in less than 6 weeks. She quickly got a taste of stakes racing, competing in both the Iowa Greyhound Park Future Stars and the Iowa Breeders Cup. She was the betting favorite in the finals of the Future Stars and finished third. Accomplice won three of four starts in the qualifying rounds of the Breeders Cup, but finished fifth in the finals…one of only three career starts in which she missed the superfecta.
At first glance, her breeding might seem modest. A closer look shows her parents JD Titanium and Allisonracingteam each won the King and Queen Stakes at Dubuque, and her sire has been a strong producer in limited breedings.
JD Accomplice may not possess consistent box speed, but she does possess speed, smarts and determination, all of which makes her one of the up and coming stars of our sport. She likes the mid-track, and can win from on the lead or off the pace. Although Accomplice may prefer an outside box, she has proven she can win from any box. JD Accomplice will travel to Daytona from the Mardi Gras track where she has been very impressive. The 62 pound female is the youngest star in the BetAmerica Daytona550, but that may be to her benefit, as she seems to be maturing and peaking at the right time. It would not be surprising to see her first stakes win be the biggest prize of all…the national championship title.