RUIDOSO DOWNS, N.M. -- Stolis Winner wins a sizzling stretch duel today against previously unbeaten Jet Black Patriot to win the $1.9 million All American Futurity for quarter horses.
Ridden by G.R. Carter, Stolis Winner outlasted Jet Black Patriot
in the 440-yard sprint that became a match race right out of the
The win was the seventh out of eight races this year for Stolis
Winner and was worth $1 million for owner Jerry Windham of College
Stolis Winner's wins include one in the $1.1 million Heritage
Place Futurity at Remington Park in Oklahoma City on June 1.
Jet Black Patriot had the lead through the first half of the
breed's most coveted race. Stolis Winner stayed with him, then put
on a strong kick over the final 200 yards to hit the finish line a
half-length in front.
Jess Zooming, overcame some bumping and a troubled trip to
Running into a slight head wind, Stolis Winner covered the 440
yards in 21.178 seconds. The 2-year-old brown gelding went off as
the 9-5 favorite.