Board of Stewards Release Ruling On All American Oaks, World Champion Whistle Stop Cafe Named Winner
Following a ruling by the Board of Stewards, World Champion Whistle Stop Cafe has been named winner of the $439,991 All American Oaks. She is now the All-Time Leading Female Quarter Horse with earnings of $2,330,869.

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Board of Stewards Release Ruling On All American Oaks, World Champion Whistle Stop Cafe Named Winner

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—OCTOBER 13, 2021—Following a hearing by the New Mexico Board of Stewards on Monday, October 11th, Apollitical Daizies was disqualified from first and listed unplaced in the 2021 $439,991All American Oaks, contested September 5th at Ruidoso Downs, due to a medication violation for the drug Dexamethasone (Class 4 Penalty C Drug) found in the test sample from the race.

Owner Victor Lozano and trainer Martin Orona, Sr. appeared at the hearing with their attorney. Split sample rights, as provided in (D) NMAC, afforded the trainer and owner were declined. No evidence was presented to disprove the findings.

The official order of finish and purse distribution for the All American Oaks are as follows:

    1. Whistle Stop Cafe
    2. Hr Princess Jess
    3. Hollyn Bootie
    4. Miss Famous Eagle
    5. Valiant Stars (DH)
    5. La Jaconde (DH)
    7. Jess Lyndes
    8. In My Heart

Whistle Stop Cafe, the 2020 AQHA Racing World Champion, entered the race undefeated in 9 career starts and was retired following the All American Oaks.

Once Equibase receives the ruling and updates its records the daughter of Freighttrain B will end her career with a 10-for-10 record and earnings of $2,330,869, putting her 2nd on the All-Time Leading Money Earners list, after Ochoa. She is also the #1 All-Time Leading Money Earning female racing Quarter Horse.

Owned by Whitmire Ranch, bred by Bobby D. Cox and trained by Blane Wood and Trey Wood, Whistle Stop Cafe won the All American Futurity(G1), Rainbow Futurity(G1), Rainbow Oaks, All American Oaks and Heritage Place Juvenile.

She was the first filly since Laico Bird in the 1967 to earn an AQHA Racing World Champion title as a 2-year-old. The gray filly is expected to earn additional championship honors for 2021.