06/05/2016 8:27AM

Zoomin Effortlessly breaks track record winning eighth straight in Remington Invitational Championship


n. Zoomin Effortlessly covered 440 yards on a fast track in 20.75 seconds to lower Priceless Feature’s mark of 20.98 set in the same race in 2013. 

The Championship was one of eight stakes on the final card of Remington’s meet for Quarter Horses. The program was worth more than $2.3 million and ranked as the richest card ever run in Oklahoma.

Zoomin Effortlessly ($3.80) won his fourth straight Grade 1 race in the Championship and faced a deep field that included 2014 world champion Jrc Callas First. Zoomin Effortlessy broke well and led throughout for a neck win over Moonin the Eagle.

“When he leaves, it’s hard to catch him,” said Santos Carrizales, who has been aboard Zoomin Effortlessly throughout his streak, which started in May 2015 in an allowance at Sam Houston. 

“He is part of my family,” Carrizales said of Zoomin Effortlessly. “He is a great horse. This is the race we came to Oklahoma for.”

With the win, Zoomin Effortlessly earned a berth into the Champion of Champions at Los Alamitos, it was announced at Remington. Telesforo Perrett, who owns Zoomin Effortlessly, said the horse could run next in either New Mexico or Texas.

Zoomin Effortlessly, who is trained by R.L. Robinson, is a 5-year-old gelding by Zoomin for Bux. He has now won 14 of 21 starts and has earned $490,431. Zoomin Effortlessly was bred in Texas by Tommy Charbula.

In other major races on the card, Duponte ($11.60) won his second stakes race of the year when he darted to a length victory over Sweet Annie GI in the Grade 1, $1,083,420 Heritage Place Futurity. The winner covered 350 yards in 17.30 seconds.

Francisco Ramirez Jr. was aboard Duponte for Kristen Paredes and trainer Josue Ponce. The horse’s other stakes win came in the $268,000 Harrah’s Futurity in March at Louisiana Downs. For his effort Saturday, Duponte earned $455,036.

O Gyr Jammer ($9.80) was a wire-to-wire winner of the Grade 2, $369,550 Heritage Place Derby. He finished a head in front of Woop Dee Doo and covered 400 yards in 19.48 seconds. Raul Ramirez Jr. was aboard for Rosa Aguado and trainer Daniel Luna.