FIELD SET FOR AMERICAN PAINT CLASSIC FUTURITY AT REMINGTON PARK

OKLAHOMA CITY -- April 13, 2018 – Live Moonshine set the top time over six qualifying trials for the Paint Stallion Breeders’ Association American Paint Classic Futurity. The 2-year-old gelding handled 350 yards in :17.635 over a fast track.

Owned by Dan and Kaye Jones of Kemp, Texas and trained by Matt Whitekiller, Live Moonshine was ridden to his trial victory by Cody Smith. He won his trial by three-quarters of a length over Wendells Livewire with El Fargo running third. The second and third-place runner also qualified for the American Paint Classic. 

Live Moonshine won his second race from three attempts this season. He was fourth in his only non-victory, when he competed in the $178,400 Oklahoma Paint & Appaloosa Futurity in March. A 2-year-old Paint gelding by CRM Livewire from the Awesome Chrome mare PRP Sedona Sunset, Live Moonshine was bred in Texas by his owners.

The field of 10 for the American Paint Classic Futurity on April 28, with qualifying time, trial and trainer:

  1. Live Moonshine - :17.635 (trial 5), Matt Whitekiller
  2. RP Live Wire Dash - :17.720 (trial 4), Ray Enlow
  3. Wendells Livewire - :17.765 (trial 5), Gary Jacobs
  4. El Fargo - :17.778 (trial 5), Matt Whitekiller
  5. Memories Of Lil Hero - :17.832 (trial 2), Rick Robinson
  6. Wired For Sound - :17.834 (trial 2), Matt Whitekiller
  7. DTL That Kind Girl - :17.877 (trial 4), Michelle Hurdle
  8. Ballesteros - :17.918 (trial 2), Dee Keener
  9. Right On The Nose - :17.923 (trial 3), Ray Enlow
  10. Country Fly Girl – 17.966 (trial 2), Todd Lacey

The 2018 Remington Park American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season continues Saturday and Sunday, April 14 & 15. The first race is at 6pm Saturday with Sunday afternoon racing underway at 1:30pm. All times are Central.

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Tracked by over 136,000 fans on Facebook and more than 9,600 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided over $189 Million to the State of Oklahoma general education fund since the opening of the casino in 2005. Remington Park, Oklahoma City’s only Racetrack & Casino, is home to the $934,500 Remington Park Futurity on Saturday, April 21. Located at the junction of Interstates 35 & 44, Remington Park is in the heart of the Oklahoma City Adventure District. For more information, reservations and group bookings please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit remingtonpark.com.