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Captain Bucko takes Cricket Bars Futurity in record time!

Racing star Captain Bucko streaked to victory in the Cricket Bars Appaloosa Futurity this past Saturday and set a new track record for Will Rogers Downs in Oklahoma. He clocked the 400-yard race in 19.891 and registered a speed index of 99. Congratulations to Captain Bucko, owners Racinms/Anita Ruiz, trainer Luis Villafranco and jockey Adalberto Candanosa. Gary Vaughan’s Ivory Queen was second and John Haid’s Special Jessie finished third. Total purse for the race was $43,250.

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1 Comment

  1. Kent O. Taylor Said,

    October 21, 2011 @ 2:18 pm

    Dear Steve,
    In your article about the Cricket Bars Futuirty this year you stated that Captain Bucko won it in the “track record time” of 19.891. He did run very fast, but last year’s winner “Flying T Rudy” won the Cricket Bars Futurity in a time of 19.881. I know that it probably isn’t too important to many people, but because I own “Flying T Rudy” sire and dam and am the breeder of him, it is somewhat important to me. Unless you know something different about the track record that isn’t published, would you let me know who is the track record holder?
    Thanks, Kent

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