New World Record

Magic Black Jack lowers 220-yard record.

Magic Black Jack lowers 220-yard record. PHOTO: Coady Photography

Ana Lilia Alvidrez’s Magic Black Jack has lowered the 220-yard world record.

The 4-year-old black gelding on July 8 raced 220 yards in :11.466. The race was the $50,000 Flying Breed Stakes at Delta Downs, and earned him a speed index of 118. The mark was recently recognized as official by the American Quarter Horse Association.

He was trained by Martin Trejo and ridden by Everardo Rodriguez.

The previous world record of :11.493 was held by Travel Plan and was set at Los Alamitos on April 19, 2009.

Magic Black Jack was bred in Louisiana by Willie Salard of Alexandria, Louisiana. He is by Jet Black Patriot and out of the Stoli mare Stoli Alikat. He has won five of 12 career starts and earned $226,246. His other stakes win was in the 2015 Mardi Gras Futurity (RG2).

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