Zoomin Effortlessly Tabbed as Horse of the Meet at Remington
The 6-year-old gelding won the Grade 1 Remington Park Invitational Championship on closing night.
June 19, 2017
Edited press release
Zoomin Effortlessly, a 6-year-old Zoomin For Bux gelding owned by Telesforo Perrett of Houston, was voted horse of the meet during the 50-date Remington Park season, which ended June 3.
Trained by Edelmiro Carrizales and ridden by his brother, Santos Carrizales, Zoomin Effortlessly rallied to win the 440-yard, $250,000 Remington Park Invitational Championship (G1) on closing night. In addition to earning the $150,000 winner's share of the purse, the gelding landed a berth in the Grade 1, 440-yard Champion of Champions at Los Alamitos in December.
Zoomin Efffortlessly was also voted Remington Park's champion older male in balloting by media covering the meet and track racing personnel and handicappers. The gelding's season resume included a second-place finish in his season debut, the 400-yard, $100,000 Leo Stakes (G1) on April 1.
Following are the other Remington Park meet Quarter Horse champions:
Nymeria, the meet's champion 2-year-old, won the Grade 1, $1,154,700 Heritage Place Futurity on closing night. Owned by Alfredo Garza of Anthony, New Mexico, and trained by Josue Ponce, the Texas-bred daughter of Bigtime Favorite finished second in her only other start of the meet, a Heritage Place Futurity trial on May 12.
Apollitical Scout, the season's champion 3-year-old, won three of her four starts, including the April 22, $305,000 Remington Park Derby (RG3) for Oklahoma-breds, and earned $185,489 during the meet. Trained by Clint Crawford for owners Karen and Preston Cloud of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, the sorrel daughter of Apollitical Jess also ran second in the Heritage Place Derby (G2) on closing night.
Time For Wine, the meet's champion older female, ended her Remington Park season with a half-length victory in the 400-yard, $100,000 Junos Request Stakes (G2) for distaffers on closing night. The 5-year-old California-bred Mr Jess Perry mare was trained by John Weghorst for owner Pete Scarmardo of Caldwell, Texas, and her season resume included a win in the May 14, $53,000 Merial Remington Park Distaff Challenge Stakes (G3).
Jess A Hilbily Bone, the season's champion distance horse, rallied on the rail to win the 870-yard, $50,558 Remington Park Distance Challenge (G2) on June 3. The 6-year-old Texas-bred Rock Solid Jess gelding was trained by Tammy Johnson for owner Rockin J Running Horses of Gatesville, Texas. Jess A Hilbily Bone also won an 870-yard starter-optional claiming race by 5 1/2 lengths on May 6.
Bodacious Eagle, the meet's champion Oklahoma-bred, raced for Johnny Trotter of Hereford, Texas, from the barn of trainer Trey Wood. A 5-year-old Oklahoma-bred son of One Famous Eagle won both of his outs during the season: the 350-yard, $50,000 Eastex Stakes (G2) on March 12, and the 400-yard, $100,000 Leo Stakes (G1) in April.
Rarin was the meet's champion claiming horse. Racing for Jesus Estrada of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and trained by Dean Carr, the 5-year-old gelding by champion Inseperable won all three of his outs during the meet -- against both claiming and starter allowance company -- and banked $36,195.
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