Two Grade 1 Winners Join Challenge Program

Two Grade 1 Winners Join Challenge Program

Powerful Favorite, Runforyourlife are late enrolled in the Bank of America Racing Challenge.

Runforyourlife 2020 PCQHRA Breeders Derby trial.

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The Grade 1 winners Powerful Favorite and Runforyourlife, who have combined earnings of more than $1.5 million, have been late enrolled into the Bank of America Racing Challenge. 

The Bank of America Racing Challenge is a program that promotes opportunity for racing American Quarter Horses of all ages. The one-time enrollment fee gives a horse a lifetime of access, including divisions for 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, distaffers, older horses and distance runners. 

This enrollment, which is good for the lifetime of the horse, opens the possibility of competing in Challenge program events, including regional stakes races as well as the Bank of America Challenge Championships, held each fall. 

Being enrolled in the Challenge program was a strong bonus for this year’s racing champions – champion aged horse and champion aged gelding Danjer won the Bank of America Challenge Championship; champion aged stallion Eagles Fly Higher won the Bank of America Prairie Meadows Championship Challenge (G2); and distance champion Madewell won the Cox Ranch Distance Challenge Championship (G1). In addition, champion aged mare Curls Happy Wagon in 2019 was a Challenge stakes winner. 

Powerful Favorite and Runforyourlife are full brothers, sired by Favorite Cartel and out of the Corona Cartel mare Remember Me Rose, and both are owned by champion owner Rosenthal Ranch LLC. Powerful Favorite, a 5-year-old this year, is an AQHA Supreme Race Horse with earnings of $890,222. Runforyourlife, who is a 4-year-old this year, has earned $615,322.

To learn more about the Challenge program or enroll a horse, call 877-222-7223 or visit the Challenge web page. 

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