Damn Strait Wins $40,000 Casino at The Downs Stakes on Undercard
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Damn Strait, under jockey Jorge Torres, wins $40,000 The Downs Casino Stakes at Albuquerque Downs.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—OCTOBER 26, 2019—In the Challenge undercard races, M.C. Stucks’ Damn Strait won the 440-yard, $40,000 Casino at The Downs Stakes for 3-year-olds and older on Saturday at Albuquerque Downs.

Ridden by Jorge Torres for trainer Stacy Charette-Hill, Damn Strait made his quarter-mile trip in :21.567 while defeating runner-up Walcott by a head. The 5-year-old DOMINYUN gelding earned $22,400 from his fifth win in 24 starts and first stakes victory.

Bobby D. Cox bred Damn Strait in Texas from the Jody O Toole mare Hottesticketintown. He has earned $180,301.