|Spit Curl Diva Gives Boys Cold Shoulder in Refrigerator - Just Holds Off Stolis Winner to Deny Him All-Time Earnings Record
(Grand Prairie, Texas - Saturday, October 2, 2010) - Spit
Curl Diva, owned by Lepic-Morgan Partnership and trained by Jody
Brown, won the 14th running of the Grade 1 $100,000 Refrigerator
Handicap over a fast track on Saturday night at Lone Star Park.
Ridden by David Brown, the sorrel daughter of Spit Curl Jess used
a quick burst from the gate to establish early command and never
looked back. The time for the 440-yard distance was 21.366, earning
a speed index of 98. It was a head back to a hard-charging Stolis
Winner in second and another nose back to third-place finisher King
“She’s the most amazing horse we’ve ever had,”
said winning trainer Jody Brown. “She always trains like a
million dollars and she always gives it everything she has on the
“She just seems to always break running and she has a big
heart,” added winning rider David Brown.
With the win, Spit Curl Diva improved her record to 15 wins form
28 starts, and increased her career earnings to $638,438 with the
$55,000 winner’s purse.
Jerry Windham’s Stolis Winner entered the race needing a
win to surpass the race’s namesake as the all-time, leading
money winner in American Quarter Horse racing history. With his
runner-up finish and $17,000 second-place money, Stolis Winner moved
to within $11,578 of Refrigerator’s record $2,126,309.
Spit Curl Diva paid $19.80, $7.60, $4.60, runner-up Stolis Winner
returned $5.60, $3.60, and King Brimmerton paid $6.20 for show.
Charal Kid, Swingin Daddyo, Mon Ti Stoli, Jess You and I, Comin
Thru, Point of Deception, and Vodka With Ice completed the order