Updated on 09/17/2011 5:52PM

Azoom wins Texas Classic Futurity

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Azoom wins the $1 million Texas Classic Futurity for Quarter Horses by 1 3/4 lengths over Bigtime Favorite at Sam Houston Race Park.

Azoom won his seventh race of the Sam Houston Race Park meet when he captured the $1 million Texas Classic Futurity for Quarter Horses by 1 3/4 lengths over Bigtime Favorite. The win was his third futurity score of the meet, following the $283,422 Texas Quarter Horse Association Futurity and the $350,000 Sam Houston Futurity.

Azoom ($2.60) led throughout the 400-yard race, covering the distance in 19.85 seconds. Rodrigo Vallejo rode the winner for Enrique Carron and trainer Frank Cavazos. Azoom earned $432,769 for winning the Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity.

Azoom's connections said that provided the horse comes out of the race well, he could run back in the $150,000 Ford Juvenile Challenge during the MBNA America Challenge Championships at Sam Houston on Nov. 6.