Mr. Wireless returned to the scene of his 2021 Indiana Derby (G3) triumph on Saturday to score a two-length victory in the $100,000 Michael G. Schaefer Memorial S. at Horseshoe Indianapolis.
The 4-year-old son of Dialed In, who also won the 2021 West Virginia Derby (G3), is 5-1-0 in nine lifetime starts, with earnings of $742,867 for Jon Lapczenski and JIL Stable.
Mr. Wireless, in post 1, broke alertly and then took back slightly off the pace while hold his spot along the rail going around the first turn. After a half-mile in :47.54, Mr. Wireless was just two lengths from the front and looking for a seam. An opening between horses appeared with about three furlongs to go, and Mr. Wireless came through and took the lead turning for home. He shook clear from Runnin’ Ray and then comfortably held off Helium to win in style in 1:41.31 on a “good” main track.
Mr. Wireless was bred in Kentucky by John and Iveta Kerber and is a half-brother to 2020 Preakness S. (G1) runner-up Ain’t No Elmers.
Mr. Wireless is one of Dialed In’s seven graded winners and 20 black type horses lifetime. Saturday’s victory pushed Dialed In’s lifetime progeny earnings past the $32 million mark.