Mr Queens Mystery Wins Richest Race in Texas - $1.15 Million, Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity

(Saturday, November 29, 2008) - Azoom LP’s Mr Queens Mystery, trained by Robert Touchet, won by a half-length in a duel with Julianna Hawn Holt’s Mighty Corona to win the $1,154,802 Texas Classic Futurity for two-year-olds over a fast track at Lone Star Park on Saturday night.

With jockey Rodrigo Vallejo in the irons, the two-year-old son of Shazoom dueled gamely with the runner up throughout the race covering the 400-yard distance in 19.618 seconds to earn a 101 speed figure. Bobby Cox’s King Brimmerton finished third just another neck back.

“I knew he would be a lot better horse than last time,” said winning trainer Robert Touchet. “He had a little problem. But tonight he ran a good race. He’s a very, very good horse.

“It was close, they were coming on him, but we got them and that’s what counts,” added Touchet.

With the win in the richest race in Texas horse racing, Mr Queens Mystery added $513,888 to boost his career earnings to $522,460 and improved his lifetime record to three wins from seven starts, including three for three at Lone Star Park.

Mr Queens Mystery paid $13.00, $8.60 and $4.40, Mighty Corona returned $8.80 and $4.40, and King Brimmerton paid $3.40 to show.

Completing the order of finish were Double Chiseled, Specially Alluring, Streakin Six Cartel, Cuz Eye Said, First Down Mr Jess, and Thecoloroftheblues. Stolis Winner was scratched.

Lone Star Park’s 31-day, 2008 Quarter Horse Fall Meeting of Champions will be held from September 26 to November 29. After the opening weekend on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26-27, racing will be held every Thursday through Saturday in October and each Wednesday through Saturday in November, except Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 26-27 when there will be no live racing due to the Thanksgiving holiday. First post time for all dates will be 6:35 p.m. For more information, visit the track’s Web site at

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