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Livewires Turnpike Motors To the Fastest Pot O'Gold Futurity Qualifying Time On Monday
Livewires Turnpike, under jockey Cody Smith, rolls toa 3-1/4 length win at Will Rogers Downs Monday to set the fastest qualifying time in the Pot O'Gold Futurity trials.

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Livewires Turnpike Motors To the Fastest Pot O'Gold Futurity Qualifying Time On Monday

CLAREMORE, OK–SEPTEMBER 18, 2022–Oklahoma Paint & Appaloosa Juvenile winner Livewires Turnpike dominated four trials for the Pot O'Gold Futurity at Will Rogers Downs Monday to get the top qualifying time.

The 10 fastest qualifiers will return Monday October 3rd to vie for the winner's share of an $82,700 purse going 350 yards.

Livewires Turnpike hesitated at the start under jockey Cody Smith, then roared to a 3-1/4 length win in the third trial. His time of :17.641 seconds equaled a 97 speed index into a 4 mph headwind and established the top Pot O'Gold trial time of the day.

Trainer Matt Whitekiller sent out the son of leading APHA sire Crm Livewire for owner Bryan Hawk. Bred in Oklahoma by Nolan Pevehouse, from the Pyc Paint Your Wagon mare Wagon On Turnpike, Livewires Turnpike has compiled a (7) 4-0-2 record and banked $59,462 this year.

Grade 1 finalist U Know Im Kool was a 1-1/2 length winner in the closing trial to secure the second fastest time of :17.714 seconds, a 95 speed index into a 4 mph crosswind.  Trainer Michelle Hurdle sent out the Oklahoma bred daughter of CRM Livewire for owner-breeders Sharon Hilfiger and R.J. Ziegler.  

A finalist in the $153,000 American Paint Classic Futurity(G1) at Remington Park last April, U Know Im Kool has won two of five starts and earned $19,749. Champion QH jockey James Flores rode the filly out of Expressions N Snow by Sm Country Snowman.

For the complete list of Pot O'Gold Futurity qualifiers with times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys CLICK HERE.

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