Koolnfamous Quickest of All Qualifiers to the Grade 1, $1 Million Texas Classic Futurity at Lone Star Park

(Grand Prairie, Texas - Saturday, October 22, 2016) - The field is set for the Grade 1, $1 million Texas Classic Futurity, to be held on Saturday, November 12 at Lone Star Park.

Jockey Esgar Ramirez guided Koolnfamous to the wire in race 5, posting the fastest qualifying time of the night at 400 yards in :19.813 seconds. The track was listed as fast. A Speed Index of 91 was awarded for the effort. Owned by Gene White, Wayne Metcalfe & Jerry Cate and trained by Toby Keeton, the gelded son of One Famous Eagle will return for a shot at the $1 million in three weeks.

Of the 12 trial races run tonight, all but races 2, 4, 8 & 10 produced qualifiers for the final.

It was also a record night for trainer Trey Wood. He eclipsed the record for most wins on a single race card at Lone Star Park tonight with six, surpassing the previous record of five wins set on November 28, 1999 by the late Steve Van Bebber. And jockey Ricky Ramirez rode five winners, which ties the record with two other jockeys, Roy Baldillez rode five winners on November 29, 2002 and Alvin Brossette rode five winners on October 18, 2003. Congratulations guys!

Here is the field for the 24th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Texas Classic Futurity to run on Saturday, November 12, 2016:

Horse Time Jockey Trainer Trial #
Koolnfamous 19.813 Esgar Ramirez Toby Keeton 5
Midnight Heat 19.851 G. R. Carter, Jr. Michael Joiner 11
Maxx 19.869 Esgar Ramirez Rolando Almanza 12
High Plains Perry 19.885 Ricky Ramirez Trey Wood 3
Firing Tools 19.905 Larry Payne Jim Helzer 9
Jimmy Eagle 19.676 Esgar Ramirez Toby Keeton 6
Tough to Bee 19.959 Ricky Ramirez Trey Wood 11
So Rapido 19.967 Nestor Duran Mike Robbins 11
Jess Paint Ur Wagon 19.976 Ricky Ramirez Trey Wood 7
Percyjones 19.978 Edwuin Lujan Trey Wood 1

Live racing resumes next Thursday, October 27, 2016 Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time 6:35 p.m.

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