STREAMLYNER WINS THE $109,500 SAM HOUSTON MAIDEN CLASSIC AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK
STOLIS PRO WINS THE AQHA TEXAS DISTANCE CHALLENGE- DASH QUICK PERRY IS FASTEST QUALIFIER FOR THE $197,700 SAM HOUSTON DERBY (G3)
Friday, April 14 Recap
Sam Houston hosted eight 350-yard trials on Friday, April 14 for the $197,700 Sam Houston Derby (G3).
The sixth trial of the evening produced the fastest qualifier when Dash jfgQuick Perry posted an impressive gate-to wire debut under rider Francisco Calderon. Bred by Pete A. Scarmardo and trained by Leon Bard. The bay colt won his 350 yard trial in :17:356.
Irma Vargas homebred Max (L) set the second-fastest time of the eight trials, winning the fifth trial race under jockey Manual Gutierrez. Trained by Rolando Almanza came in at :17.421.
Other qualifiers include One Sweet Merlot, So Rapido, and Master O Distraction.
AQHA Texas Distance Challenge
Solis Pro takes the AQHA Texas Distance Challenge on Saturday night at Sam Houston Race Park under jockey Francisco Calderon. Bred by Jerry Windham and trained by Leon Bard.
$109,500 Sam Houston Maiden Classic
Streamliner was the fastest qualifier in the Sam Houston Maiden Classic trials back on April 1st, and clinched the win in the $109,500 Maiden Classic tonight with Luis Vivanco at the reins. Bred by Gilbert Morales and trained by Jorge Barrera.
Sam Houston Race Park, Houston’s premier racing and entertainment facility, is located just 15 miles from downtown Houston, and offers a variety of attractions including 16 luxury suites overlooking the race track, The Pavilion Centre, and award-winning dining options at the Winner’s Circle Restaurant and Jockey Club. For more information on upcoming shows, events and tickets, please visit www.shrp.com.