Bp Cartels Paint
Reed Palmer Photography

Pf Chief Runnin Bear
Reed Palmer Photography
BP Cartels Paint Thrills in Grade 1 $59,700 Lone Star Park Paint & Appaloosa Futurity

(Grand Prairie, Texas - Friday, November 4, 2011) - Bill Price’s Bp Cartels Paint proved best in a thrilling stretch run to win the Grade 1 $59,700 Lone Star Park Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Friday at Lone Star Park.

Trained by Eddie Willis and ridden by David Pinon, the sorrel son of Cartel Success emerged victorious in a three-horse photo finish with a time of 17.547 for 350 yards, earning a speed index of 97. The $25,672 winner’s share of the purse boosted the gelding’s earnings to $90,202 and improved his record to five wins from 10 starts.

Sen Tosa finished a head back in second, with Crm Livewire another head back in third. Favorite Captain Bucko finished fourth after a slow start. Runaway Argus, Rawhide Legend, Two Timin Trixie, Mambo Quick Step and General Gordiz rounded out the order of finish.

Dismissed at odds of 15-1, Bp Cartels Paint returned $33.60, $12.20, $8.00. Sen Tosa paid $5.80, $4.20, and Crm Livewire paid $9.80 for the show.

PF Chief Runnin Bear Doesn't Disappoint in $20,000-Guaranteed Olympia Joe Paint & Appaloosa Handicap

S. Koltiska and L. & B. Bettinger’s Pf Chief Runnin Bear cruised to victory as the heavy favorite to win the $20,000-Guaranteed Olympia Joe Paint & Appaloosa Handicap at Lone Star Park Friday night.

Trained by Arturo Carrillo and ridden by Rodrigo Vallejo, the brown Oklahoma-bred gelding by Grand Point powered down the stretch, stopping the teletimer at 19.698 for the 400 yard distance to earn a speed index of 94. The $12,000 winner’s share of the purse pushed Pf Chief Runnin Bear’s earnings to $143,373 in what was his ninth win in 20 starts.

Dos Jakes finished second, a nose in front of Flashy Dos. Moon Bully, San Mateo Chick and Awesome Judy completed the order of finish.

Pf Chief Runnin Bear paid $2.80, $3.00 and $2.10. Dos Jakes returned $8.00, $3.40, and Flash Dos paid $2.80 to show.


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