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Junglebell wins the G2 Tulsa State Fair Stakes

 FORT WORTH, Texas—Junglebell, a 2009 solid Paint-bred filly, won the Grade 2 Tulsa State Fair Stakes on July 22, 2011, at Fair Meadows Racetrack in Tulsa, Okla.

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Junglebell wins the G2 Tulsa State Fair Stakes.
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Bred by Ray Enlow of Sapulpa, Okla. and owned by Jerrod Clark of Davenport, Iowa, Junglebell is a red roan solid Paint-bred filly sired by Jungle Jet and out of Jezebellway. She ran a time of 17.67 seconds, a speed index of 90 and earned $8,480 for the win, bringing her lifetime earnings to $30,930. Junglebell was trained by Ray Enlow and was ridden by Mario Chavez.

Finishing second was Crazy Mother Trucker with a time of 17.73 seconds. The sorrel solid Paint-bred filly is sired by Sweet First Down AQHA and out of Texas Fourwinds. Bred by Charles Leggett of Muskogee, Okla., and owned by son Wade Leggett of Muskogee, Okla., the filly ran an 88 speed index and has lifetime earnings of over $20,000. She is trained by Matthew McCart and ridden by Berkley Packer.

Third across the finish line was Runaway Argus, a sorrel solid Paint-bred gelding by Royal Quick Flash and out of Giddy Up. He was bred by James Skimbo of Wilburton, Okla., and is owned by Runaway Argus Partnership of Sallisaw, Okla. Trained by Brian Muse and ridden by Jesus Salazar, Runaway Argus finished in 17.95 seconds with a speed index of 82 and has lifetime earnings in excess of $56,000.

Other horses completing the race, along with times, include Sen Tosa (18.00 seconds), Big Brown, ApHC (18.08 seconds); Power Possum (18.16 seconds); RB Country Dash (18.30 seconds); Smokin Dos (18.42 seconds); Strangers Game (18.47 seconds); Gotta Quick Grip (18.90 seconds).

More about Paint Horse racing
Horse racing has long been one of America’s favorite spectator sports. With the recent growth of the Paint Horse breed, it’s no wonder that Paints have become one of the hottest tickets in the horse racing industry.

Since 1966, when APHA officially recognized the sport, Paint racing has made major strides forward. In that inaugural year, 17 starters ran for $1,290 in just two states—Texas and Oklahoma. In 2010, more than 500 starters competed in 429 APHA-recognized races for record purses totaling more than $4.1 million.

A total of 17 states now feature Paint racing, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Paint Horses also race in Canada.

For more information on Paint Horse racing, contact APHA’s racing department at (817) 222-6444, email, or visit