Pool Gets First Stakes Winner

Shazoom stallion gets his first stakes winner.

Q-Racing Journal

Pool notched his first stakes winner on Father's Day.

Pool got his first stakes winner on Sunday when his Toshi Yoshi got up to win the $74,935 Cherry Creek Futurity on at Arapahoe Park.

Toshi Yoshi won the 330-yard race in :16.757, and the purse boosted his career earnings to $30,454. Toshi Yoshi is a homebred racing for Dana Yoshida-Orozco of Strasburg, Colorado. The colt is the second foal out of Mairis Money Maker, a daughter of The Corona.

Pool is a 9-year-old son of Shazoom out of the Dashing Val mare Scared. He is owned by a partnership and stands at Hebert Quarter Horses at Welsh, Louisiana.

Pool made 15 career starts, with 10 wins, three seconds and one third while earning $438,689. His stakes appearances include victories in the Texas Juvenile Challenge (G3), TQHA Sires' Cup Futurity (RG2) and Longhorn Derby (G2). He was second in the Texas Classic Futurity (G1), Longhorn Futurity (G2) and Retama Park Derby (G2), and was third in the Sam Houston Futurity (G1).

Bred by Kent Kleinknecht, Pool is a half brother to stakes-placed runner Coker James (by Ivory James, $47,670).

From three crops to race, Pool has sired the earners of more than $130,000. He has gotten 17 winners from 38 starters.

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