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LQHBA Sale Graduates Top Retama's Second Schooling Race Day

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SELMA, TX—FEBRUARY 17, 2017—A pair of 2016 LQHBA Yearling Sale graduates recorded the top two times from 84 2-year-olds on Friday at Retama Park.

The Texas racetrack was conducting its second day of schooling races this season with 14 of the 16 250-yard races restricted for 2-year-olds.

Peppermint Punch, a colt by second crop sire Tee Cos, defeated Illusively Going in Race 12 to record the day's top 2-year-old time of :13.52 seconds. G. Aguirre, III saddled the $5,200 LQHBA Sale graduate for owner Jesse Gibson.

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