09/06/2008 12:00AM

First Down Mr Jess upsets Futurity


First Down Mr Jess ($28.80) dueled for a neck win over Specially Alluring in the Grade 1, $335,200 Sam Houston Futurity for Quarter Horses at Sam Houston Race Park on Friday night.

Gaspar Garcia was aboard for Chrissema Horses and trainer Sleepy Gilbreath.

First Down Mr Jess covered the 400 yards for 2-year-olds in 19.91 seconds. For the win, he earned $134,080.