05/15/2009 11:00PM

Memories of Okey wins at Houston


Memories of Okey was up for a half-length win over Forget Thinkin in the Grade 1, $225,450 Retama Park Futurity for Quarter Horses on Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston. In a one-year agreement, the track is hosting Retama's dates for Quarter Horses.

Cipriano Vidana rode Memories of Okey ($5.80) for trainer Jose Espinosa, who co-owns the horse with Javier Lujan. Also on the card, Christmas Cheer ($6.80) was a one-length winner of the Grade 1, $114,150 Retama Park Derby for Quarter Horses. Abdel Torres was aboard for J and M Racing and Farm and trainer Gregory Gonzalez.