Zoomin Moon (Photo credit: Sam Houston Racetrack)
Zoomin Moon wins the G2 Colors of Houston Futurity.
Zoomin Moon won the G2 Colors of Houston Futurity on May 12, 2012, at Sam Houston Racetrack in Houston, Texas. Zoomin Moon was bred and is owned by Wendell Blankenship of Plainview, Texas. She is a gray Solid Paint-Bred filly sired by Shazoom AQHA and out of Moonpie Marauder. Zoomin Moon ran the 300 yards in a time of 15.54 seconds, a speed index of 95 and earned $6,258 for the win. Zoomin Moon was trained by Gary Jacobs and ridden by Rodrigo Vallejo.
Finishing second with a time of 15.74 seconds was Winners Winner, a sorrel Solid Paint-Bred stallion sired by Awesome Chrome and out of Intrinsic Winner. Owned and bred by Dr. Victor Villarreal of Pharr, Texas, the stallion ran an 88 speed index and earned $3,128. He was trained by Jose Espinosa and ridden by Cipriano Vidana.
Third across the finish line was Dashin For Jewels with a time of 15.94 seconds. The sorrel tobiano stallion is sired by Dashs Last Episode AQHA and out of Judys Jewel. Bred and owned by Sandra Garnett of Groesbeck, Texas, Dashin For Jewels ran an 81 speed index and earned $1,565. He was trained by Sandra Garnett and ridden by Jorge Roman.
Other Paint Horses completing the race, along with times, include Mona Dash (15.97 seconds), Spooky Movies (15.99 seconds); Jess Shaken Angel (16.05 seconds); Carlitos Chrome (16.37 seconds); Awesomemesomemoney (16.70 seconds); Judys Last Episode (17.14 seconds); Lajollas Dolce Date (18.90 seconds).