Distant Fury posted the 3rd fastest qualifying time (:19.695) for the Sunland Park Winter Derby (G2) for his owner Billy Smith and Streak Hitter for owners Linda
Joiner and Marty Cope also qualified with the time of (:19.865) on Saturday.
$50,000-added Winter Derby G2 final will be run on December 28th at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino.
BYE BYE EAGLE EYE by One Famous Eagle-Ally Kazaam by Shazoom owned by Gilberto Flores became the 8th fastest qualifier during his 400-yard trip in :19.655 – to $140,125 Sunland Park Winter Futurity (G2) which will run on December 27 at Sunland Park.
Hobbs, NM – Nov. 27, 2013 - Dm Streakn Thru Fire and jockey Salvador Martinez captured the 440-yard, $150,000 Grade 1 Zia Park Quarter Horse Championship. With the neck win over Feature Mr Bojangles and Jess Fly With Me in 21.813 seconds, Dm Streakn Thru Fire earned a berth to next month’s Champion of Champions at Los Alamitos Race Course, the richest Quarter Horse race for older horses in the United States.
“He was a longshot on the board but he had outrun every one of those horse at one time or another,” trainer Mike Joiner said about the 27-1 upset.
The beautiful “Kates Dynasty” winner if the 2013 Texas Classic Futurity.
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Kates Dynasty Dominates TX Classic – Grand Prairie, TX - November 9, 2013 – Lone Star Park wrapped up its “Fall Meeting of Champions” on Saturday night with Kates Dynasty dominating the $1 million Texas Classic Futurity (G1).
Kates Dynasty, who came into the richest race in the state of Texas with a bankroll of $9,090, earned $445,000 for her 400-yard performance in :19.404 under jockey Salvador Martinez, who also won the Texas Classic Futurity with Sure Shot B in 2011. Bred in Texas by Jerry Windham and owned by the partnership of Windham, Smith and Guthrie, Kates Dynasty had won three of her five prior starts, including her Texas Classic trial with the second-fastest qualifying time, but this race marked the stakes debut for the Mike Joiner trainee.