Flamethrowintexan, a former competitor on the Southern California circuit who has found a home in the northwest, assumed the lead at the quarter pole from pacesetter Don'tsellmeshort and drew off to an 8 1/2-length victory in Sunday's $325,500 British Columbia Derby (Can-III) at Hastings Park.
The top achievers in British Columbia racing were honored at the April 10 Thoroughbred Industry Awards and Hall of Fame Inductions. Roscoe Pito led the list of honoree earning Horse of the Year honors as well as champion 3-year-old clot or gelding and champion 3-year-old colt or gelding British Columbia-bred.
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