Thursday, January 17, 2013

One Dashing Eagle is named racing's world champion

Freshman colt One Dashing Eagle is the 2012 World Champion Racing American Quarter Horse. He also is the champion 2-year-old and champion 2-year-old colt. Owned by Jose and Gustavo De La Torre with Jorge Carmona’s San Gregorio Racing Stable of Norco, California, One Dashing Eagle made history by winning three million-dollar futurities and setting a single-season earnings record of $2,079,065. He won six of seven races, including the $2.4 million All American Futurity (G1), $1,073,000 Golden State Million Futurity (G1) and $1,001,000 Ed Burke Million Futurity (G1). One Dashing Eagle joins a select group of 10 horses chosen as world champion in their freshman year, with the most recent being Stolis Winner in 2008. Bred by American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame members Allred Bros. of Mesa, Arizona, One Dashing Eagle is by champion and leading freshman sire One Famous Eagle and out of the First Down Dash mare One Sweet Dash. His trainers include Jose and Ugo De La Torre and Eloy Navarro, and his jockeys include Ramon Sanchez and Adrian Loza. PJ Chick In Black is the champion 2-year-old filly. The winner of the Ruidoso Futurity (G1) and New Mexican Spring Futurity (RG2), she won five of six starts and earned $523,339. Bred by Fredda Draper of Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, she is owned by Dennis Bowen, Susan Taylor and Jack Smith Farms of El Paso, Texas. The New Mexico-bred is by Desirio and out of the Corona Cocktail mare Eddie Jym. The filly was trained by Carl Draper and John Stinebaugh, and ridden by Esgar Ramirez...more

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