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New track record set by Dos Jakes in the G2 Harvest Cup Maturity

AURORA, COLORADO—Leading the race from the beginning, Dos Jakes won by almost two lengths and set a new track record for this distance during the G2 Harvest Cup Maturity held July 28 at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colorado. The 4-year-old sorrel overo stallion is sired by Dos Poruno and out of Bug Lover AQHA. Dos Jakes is owned by Nancy Roberts of Lockesburg, Arkansas, and was bred by Milford G. Roberts, Jr. of Lockesburg, Arkansas.

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Dos Jakes leading the race from the beginning. Photo courtesy Coady Photography.
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For the 2011 Champion 3-Year-Old APHA Colt, this win earned him $6,655, to make his lifetime earnings 29,507. Dos Jakes finished the 400 yard race with a time of :19.75 seconds, for a 93 speed index. Trained by Patrick Sanchez, the stallion was ridden by jockey Benito Baca.

Half-sister to the winner, Dosofme finished second with a time of :20.03. The 3-year-old chestnut solid Paint-bred mare is by Dos Poruno and out of Bullamia, bred by Ray Graves of Duncan, Oklahoma. Trained by Jose Barron, the mare was ridden by Flavio Lozano. The young mare picked up $3,409 for her second-place finish for owner Calvin Ghost Bear of Ogalala, South Dakota.

Third across the finish line was Gone Regal, a 4-year-old brown solid Paint-bred mare by A Regal Choice AQHA and out of By Gone, bred by Steve Burns, DVM, of Menifee, California. The mare ran the 400 yards in :20.08 seconds. Ruben Guardiola owns and trained Gone Regal, who was ridden by jockey Alejandro Luna.

Other horses competing in the race included Flying T Mrappaloosa ApHC, Deflash, Special Sign, Cash An Flash and A Noisy Rio.

About APHA
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA), the international breed registry for the American Paint Horse headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. In fulfillment of its mission to collect, record and preserve pedigrees of the breed, APHA recognizes and supports 111 regional and international clubs, produces championship shows, sponsors trail rides and creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members' experiences with their horses. APHA has registered more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded, and now serves over 64,000 active youth and adult members around the world.