Southwind Amazon wins 21st of 2018
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Southwind Amazon posted his 21st win of the season at Northfield Park on Monday, capturing the evening’s 13th race. His win tally ranks Southwind Amazon as the winningest horse in North America so far in 2018.
Southwind Amazon’s 21 wins this year have come from 37 starts. He has also finished second and third five times each, an impressive feat for a horse generally assigned the outside against Open company on a half-mile track.
The 8-year-old gelding began Monday’s victorious journey from the outside and led his competition at every call through fractions of :26.1, :55.3, 1:23.1 and 1:52, besting his competition by two lengths.
Southwind Amazon (Camluck-Artoonist-Artsplace) is owned by Ameer Najor of Bloomfield, Mich. and is trained by Paul Holzman. Ronnie Wrenn Jr. was in the sulky for the winning drive. (Northfield Park)