Trisha Cromwell of Rogue River won the adult crowing contest for humans at the Rooster Crow in Rogue River on Saturday. Cromwell loves her hometown so much, she said she named her three children Rogue, River and Oregon.
By Shaun Hall of the Daily Courier
ROGUE RIVER — The 69th Rooster Crow festival returned to the city of Rogue River last weekend, with impressive crowing, hot weather and a splashy new water feature greeting guests.
A "laughing rooster" named Chris Rock, owned by a Tualatin couple with ties to Rogue River, won the National Rooster Crow Contest with a mighty 81 crows over 30 minutes. Read More »
Jockey Jaime Lopez pilots Warhock (7) to victory by a head over Cm Boom Shakalaka in the 350-yard sixth race Monday evening at Grants Pass Downs. Lopez rode winners in the fourth, sixth and eight races — all quarter horses — on Monday.
Jockey Jaime Lopez rode three winners in Monday's eight-race card at Grants Pass Downs.
Lopez got rolling in the fourth race, bringing home Jesstafiably Jess for a victory by a nose in the 220-yard duel with Okey Dokey Road and jockey Taylor Smith. Jesstafiably Jess and Lopez won in 11.863 seconds.
Jesstafiably Jess jumped over the $50,000 mark in career earnings with the win.
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