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Appaloosa Wrangles Big Win

SALLISAW,OKLA.—Appaloosas dominated the track during a 870-yard allowance race Nov. 30 at Blue Ribbon Downs in Sallisaw, Okla. Three Appaloosas edged out the Paint Horse competition to claim the top titles and the majority of the $11,200 purse.

Appaloosa gelding, Kid Wrangler, drove for a stellar finish. With Michael Philips aboard, Kid Wrangler completed the track in 46.497 seconds. The 6-year-old gelding won $6,576, bringing his lifetime earnings to $29,043. Kid Wrangler is by First Wrangler (AQHA) and out of Kiddles. The Oklahoma-bred Appaloosa is owned by John M. Hudson of Oklahoma, trained by Tommy Rippee and was bred by Wilson Kinsbery.

Following closely was Appaloosa gelding Pocket Full of Bugs. The 3-year-old gelding drew off under Cody Worst and crossed the finish line in 46.583 seconds to claim second place. Pocket Full of Bugs won $2,192, bringing his lifetime earnings to $7,982. The Oklahoma-bred Appaloosa is by Zevis Scooter Bug and out of Pocket Queen. Pocket Full of Bugs is owned and was bred by James and Miriam Lovell of Oklahoma and trained by Alford Bristow.

Appaloosa gelding, Tequila Tomorrow, completed the race in 46.601 seconds. Ridden by Scott Young, Tequila tomorrow won $1,206, bringing his lifetime earnings to $29,793. The Wyoming-bred Appaloosa is by Proudest Effort (AQHA) and out of Tequila Breeze. The 5-year-old is owned by Harold Bailey, trained by Clifton Brooks and was bred by Kenneth Zaloudek.

Horses who completed the field—Roman Guard (APHA) won $658, Suzys Hero (APHA) won $328, Im a Marble To (ApHC) won $60, Bold Bucephalus (APHA) won $60, Slewthetexins (APHA) won $60 and Built Easy (ApHC) won $60.

Appaloosa Racing

Appaloosas have long been an integral part of one of America’s most popular spectator sports—horse racing. The Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) officially recognized the sport in 1962, beginning Appaloosa racing history with four races and 23 starters competing for $12,000 in total purses. In 2006, 203 starters competed in 440 races for $2,904,774 in total purses.

Racing fans can find Appaloosas crossing the finish line in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Washington and Wyoming.

For more information on Appaloosa racing, contact Alexcia Livingstone, Racing Coordinator, at (208) 882-5578 ext. 280 or racing@appaloosa.com.


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