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    33

    Canyon Randall

    49

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  • Del Valle

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    17

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  • Eastlake

    32

    Lubb. Cooper

    14

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    Robertson

    16

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    20

    Centennial

    69

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    27

    Lake View

    10

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  • Clovis

    21

    Mayfield

    35

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  • Las Cruces

    23

    Rio Rancho

    41

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  • Oñate

    14

    La Cueva

    28

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I Azoomed You Knew wins $159,760 West Texas Derby

I Azoomed You Knew wins $159,760 West Texas Derby
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Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 9:47pm

I Azoomed You Knew won his third straight race and collected a driving win in the 51st running of the $159,760 West Texas Quarter Horse Derby at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino on Saturday.

Trained by 2-time All American Futurity winning conditioner Juan M. Gonzalez, I Azoomed You Knew confirmed his 7-5 betting favorite status with a stellar effort. The late blooming son of Azoom poured on the pressure in the final 100 yards to push past Ms Fast First Prize and won the 400 yard feature by a neck. Ridden by All American Futurity winning rider Jaime Parga Leos, the favorite was timed in a good 19.345 seconds. He returned $4.80 to win. The 2014 West Texas Derby champion picked up a $75,087 payday for owner Carlos Soto of Tucson, Arizona.

I Azoomed You Knew capped off a terrific winter campaign at Sunland Park. He broke his maiden on Feb. 8 and then won his trial for the West Texas Derby on March 7. The up and coming sophomore could be a major threat at Ruidoso Downs this summer in the big derbies.

Ms Fast First Prize ran a very bold race under jockey Larry Gamez. The three-year-old filly by Dmnv Mountable was pressing for the lead throughout and just missed. The 12-1 long shot is trained by Wes Giles who leads the Quarter Horse trainer standings this meet. The runner-up earned $28,757 for owners Ezra Elton Lee, Jill Giles and Melvin Neugebauer.

Go and Get finished a close third, beaten only one-half length.

Live racing resumes on Sunday at 12:55 p.m. The $53,640 Red Cell New Mexico Challenge at 870 yards is the featured event. The 6th race is loaded with stars like Fire on the Fly, Storm Chasor and Whiteface Eagle.
 

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