05/10/2015 7:11AM

Pyro springs surprise in Sam Houston Classic

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Pyro upset Quarter Horse world champion Jrc Callas First in Saturday night’s Grade 2, $50,000 Sam Houston Classic, winning by 1 3/4  lengths in the race in which Jrc Callas First finished third. The Sam Houston Classic was the season debut for Jrc Callas First, whose 8-for-10 record last year contributed to his being voted in for his sport’s highest honor.