Zoomin Effortlessly Keeps Streak Going in Remington Championship
The 5-year-old gelding extends his winning streak to eight and breaks the 440-yard track record on Saturday.
June 3, 2016
Sent to post as the 9-10 choice in the full field of 12, Zoomin Effortlessly responded with a neck victory in Saturday's 440-yard, $250,605 Remington Park Invitational Championship (G1) at Remington Park.
Zoomin Effortlessly pushed his win streak to eight races by making his quarter-mile trip in :20.758 under jockey Santos Carrizales, breaking by 123/1000ths of a second the previous record of :20.981 set by Priceless Feature in the 2013 edition of this race. R.L. "Rick" Robinson trained the 5-year-old Zoomin For Bux gelding for owner Telesforo Perrett of Houston.
Zoomin Effortlessly was bred in Texas by Tommy R. Charbula. He was making his first start since April 2, when he won the 400-yard, $100,000 Leo Stakes (G1) by a clear 2 1/2 lengths in :19.420.
"The last time, he didn't break but today he did," said Carrizales. "When he leaves, it's hard to catch him. I had (runner-up and 5-1 second choice) Moonin The Eagle on the inside and he came really strong at me, but that's what I like about my horse -- when he feels the pressure, he kicks into another gear.
"I don't know where he gets that strength because he's a little-bitty, thin horse," added the rider. "But he has a big heart."
Zoomin Effortlessly has won 14 of his 21 races, including all three of his outs this season. All seven of his lifetime stakes victories have come during his current streak and include the 400-yard, $350,000 Championship at Sunland Park (G1) in January.
In addition to earning the winner's share of the Remington Park Invitational Championship purse, Zoomin Effortlessly locked down a berth in the December 10, $600,000 Champiion of Champions (G1) at Los Alamitos Racecourse.
Houdini, Tf Cajun Cartel, Bodacious Eagle, defending champion Dashin Brown Streak, Dashin For A Prize, 2014 world champion Jrc Callas First, Big Dashing Perry, Cobalt Creek, Rock You, and Torts On Fire completed the order of finish.
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