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LD Flashback wins the Victoria Ennis Memorial Handicap

FORT WORTH, Texas—LD Flashback won the Victoria Ennis Memorial Handicap on May 27, 2012, at Remington Park Racetrack in Oklahoma City, Okla. LD Flashback was bred and is owned by Desiree Harbour-Buck of Wilson, Okla. He is a sorrel Solid Paint-Bred gelding sired by Royal Quick Flash and out of Invisible Jolene AQHA. LD Flashback ran the 330 yards in a time of 16.99 seconds, a speed index of 84 and earned $14,730 for the win, bringing his lifetime earnings to $22,407. LD Flashback was trained by Kasey Willis and ridden by Stormy Smith.

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LD Flashback.
LD Flashback

Pedigree Bracket

Royal Quick Flash

2nd Gen Bracket

Royal Quick Dash 3rd Gen Bracket First Down Dash
Harems Choice
Venice Song 3rd Gen Bracket Hempen
Invisible Jolene

2nd Gen Bracket

Invisible Injun 3rd Gen Bracket Easily Smashed
Cash For Sis
Favorite Task 3rd Gen Bracket Special Task
Cash Perks

Another Kasey Willis trainee was Mean Little Sis finishing second with a time of 17.03 seconds. The bay tobiano mare is sired by Coronas Prospect AQHA and out of Magic Misty Morning. Bred by John and Lois Gee of Shawnee, Okla., and owned by the partnership of John Gee and Del Craig of Shawnee, Okla., the mare ran an 83 speed index and has lifetime earnings of over $20,000. She was ridden by Berkley Packer.

Third across the finish line was Nothingsweetaboutme with a time of 17.08 seconds. The brown tobiano stallion is sired by Sweet First Down AQHA and out of Dancietta. Bred and owned by Donald Kelly of Natchitoches, Louis., Nothingsweetaboutme ran an 81 speed index and earned $2,700 bringing his lifetime earnings to $7,070.

Other Paint Horses completing the race, along with times, include Rash For Cash (17.15 seconds), Getta Dos Of This (17.18 seconds); Major Mac (17.23 seconds); Country Speed Dial (17.33 seconds); Bells Country (17.53 seconds); Full Country Moon (17.54 seconds); Act A Fool (18.24 seconds).

More about Paint Horse racing
Horse racing has long been one of America’s favorite spectator sports and 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 2011, more than 450 starters competed in 369 APHA-recognized races for record purses totaling more than $3.8 million.

A total of 16 states now feature Paint racing, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, 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