JUNE 2000 BACK ISSUE
Part of Horse Previews Magazine website. Posted on 06/2000; 2:00:00PM.
Chunk Of Change Wins the Biggest Appaloosa Race of the Year
Moscow, ID - May 19, 2000 - The first Appaloosa stakes race was the World Wide Futurity held in 1962 in Albuquerque. Nearly fourty years later, the tradition continues at Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Okla. The Americana Appaloosa Futurity Grade 1 Stakes Race is one of the most prestigious Appaloosa racing events of the year and the results are in.
The Americana Appaloosa Futurity Grade 1 Stakes Race took place on May 7, 2000 at Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Okla. This is the biggest Stakes Race of the year. The 350 yard race had a winning time of :18.32 and a total purse of $44,400.00.
First Place: CHUNK OF CHANGE, a two-year-old bay gelding, won by one and a half lengths. Sire: ROLL THE CASH(AQHA); Dam: BRICK SCHOOLHOUSE; Owner: Fred Stonesifer of Everett, PA; Trainer: Lewis Wartchow; Jockey: Roy Brooks; Earned: $18,855.00.
Second Place: POKEMON, a two-year old bay gelding, placed by a head. Sire: BULLY BULLION(AQHA); Dam: KIDDLES; Owner: Jerry and Donna Lawley of Tishomingo, OK; Trainer: Matt Whitekiller; Jockey: G.R. Carter; Earned: $8,623.00.
Third Place: GOLD MEDALS RANE, a two-year-old chestnut colt, placed by a head. Sire: BULLY BULLION(AQHA); Dam: GO RANEY CLOUD; Owner: Kin and Kay Pirtle of Norman, OK; Trainer: Lynn Sheppard; Jockey: Jimmy Brooks; Earned: $5,190.00.
Other Placings: ITS QUICK CASH--4th, STRUTTING ZEVI--5th, WE GO HIGH--6th, THE ENERGIZER BUNNY--7th, FIRST TOUCH DOWN--8th, and J N BS HATCHETPACKER--9th.
The Appaloosa Horse Club wishes a proud congratulations to these fine racers. The ApHC, located in Moscow, ID, is the international breed registry for Appaloosa horses. Since 1938 the ApHC has served an association of members dedicated to preserving, promoting, and honoring the tradition, history, and heritage of the breed. For more information on Appaloosa racing, please contact Janet Marley, Racing Coordinator, at 208-882-5578 ext. 273, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.appaloosa.com for on-line details.