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Defending Q-Racing Distaff Challenge Championship (G1) victor Lynnder 16 will likely be a heavy favorite as she enters the gates attempting a second consecutive win, and rightly so.No mare has been able to outrun her in any of her four starts this year at three different racetracks in three different states – Canterbury Park in Minnesota, Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico and Will Rogers Downs in Oklahoma. On October 23, during the Bank of America Challenge Championships at The Downs at Albuquerque, the mare will look to add to her black-type career for her owners, Tom Maher and Dick Tobin, in the six-figure stakes. Read more about this special mare - by Coady Photography ... See MoreSee Less

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Following a hearing by the New Mexico Board of Stewards on Monday, October 11, Apollitical Daizies was disqualified from first and listed unplaced in the 2021, $439,991 All American Oaks, contested September 5 at Ruidoso Downs, due to a medication violation for the drug Dexamethasone (Class 4 Penalty C Drug) found in the test sample from the race.Owner Victor Lozano and trainer Martin Orona Sr. appeared at the hearing with their attorney. Split sample rights, as provided in (D) NMAC, afforded the trainer and owner were declined. No evidence was presented to disprove the findings.The official order of finish and purse distribution for the All American Oaks are as follows:1. Whistle Stop Cafe2. HR Princess Jess3. Hollyn Bootie4. Miss Famous Eagle5. Valiant Stars (DH)5. La Jaconde (DH)7. Jess Lyndes8. In My HeartWhistle Stop Cafe, the 2020 AQHA Racing World Champion, entered the race undefeated in nine career starts and was retired following the All American Oaks.Once Equibase receives the ruling and updates its records, the daughter of Freighttrain B will end her career with a 10-for-10 record and earnings of $2,330,869, putting her second on the all-time leading money earners list, behind only Ochoa ($2,779,265). She is the No. 1 all-time leading money earning distaff Quarter Horse.Owned by Whitmire Ranch, bred by Bobby D. Cox and trained by Blane Wood and Trey Wood, Whistle Stop Cafe won the All American Futurity (G1), Rainbow Futurity (G1), Rainbow Oaks, All American Oaks and Heritage Place Juvenile.She is the first filly since Laico Bird in the 1967 to earn a world champion title as a 2-year-old. Photo by Andrea Caudill ... See MoreSee Less

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Nothin Like You, a homebred son of the Favorite Trick (TB) stallion Favorite Cartel campaigned by Bradbury Racing, earned his first stakes victory in Friday's 350-yard, $222,440 Valley Junction Futurity (G3) at Prairie Meadows.Ridden by Stormy Smith for trainer John Hammes and sent to post at odds of 6-1, Nothin Like You defeated fastest qualifier and 3-2 favorite Sassalitical by a head. The brown gelding earned a 98 speed index and the $88,976 winner's share of the purse.Nothin Like You was bred in Colorado by Thomas Bradbury and Lisa Beauprez. The gelding is out of Whos Kissin Carter, a homebred 9-year-old daughter of champion Carters Cartel who won the 2014 Rocky Mountain Futurity at Arapahoe Park. He traces back to his third dam, Dolls Prodigy, a multiple graded stakes winning Ronas Ryon mare.Nothin Like You has won three of six starts and has banked $110,162. The gelding's race record includes a third-place finish in the August 15, 350-yard John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge.Peves Jukebox, Iza Good Guy, CMC Rock Solid Chick, Pycfastandfamous, NSM Favorite Ice, Letyourliteshineonus, Curls Ivory Princess, and Five Bar Barbie. Photo by Coady Photography ... See MoreSee Less

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