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Texas Classic Derby (G1) Recap(VIDEO)
Kj Desparado, ridden by Adrian Ramos, scores a gate-to-wire win in the $412,569 Texas Classic Derby (G1) Saturday night at Lone Star Park.

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Texas Classic Derby (G1) Recap(VIDEO)

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX–NOVEMBER 20, 2022–StallioneSearch.com concludes its webcast coverage of the 2022 GRADE 1 Texas Classic Futurity and  GRADE 1Texas Classic Derby(G1).

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture KJ Desparado becoming only the fourth horse in history to ever pull off winning both the Texas Classic Futurity(G1) and Texas Classic Derby(G1).

The son of leading sire Apollitical Jess joined Mr Jess Perry, Pyc Paint Your Wagon and Flying Cowboy 123 as the only double winners of the prestigious event.

Earlier this KJ Desparado was victorious in the 2022 Ruidoso QH Derby(G1), while going on to a runner-up finish in the Rainbow Derby(G1) at Ruidoso Downs.

Click the video below to watch the recap coverage of the 2022 Texas Classic Derby(G1).

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Coverage of the 2022 Texas Classic Futurity(G1) and Derby(G1) weekend is sponsored by the multiple-Grade 1 winning sire Flying Cowboy 123, Grade 2 futurity winner Hawkeye, and Grade 2 winner and a leading first-crop sire This Is An Eagle.  All three of these talented sires are standing in 2023 at Granada Farms in Wheelock, Texas.