NewsSteve Bortstein looks back on SunRay season that drew more than $5.4 million in betting
Judge Lanier Racing was Leading Owner with 20 wins at Sunland Park Racetrack and leading owners at Sunray Park Racetrack with 19 wins.
McKenna's Justice won the Seventh Running of the Zia Park Distance Challenge Handicap on December 4, 2011 running 1 1/8 miles in 1:50.56. McKenna, as he is lovingly nicknamed, is a home grown product of Medaglia d' Oro, a Kentucky stallion who won the Travers Stakes (G1), Whitney Handicap (G1), Oaklawn Handicap (GII), 2nd in Belmont Stakes (G1), Breeders Cup Classic (G1) twice, and Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup, and sired Horse of the Year, Rachel Alexandra.
His dam, Regretfully, has 5 foals, all winners, including Wholelottabourbon, 2 year old colt of the year in Canada.
McKenna's Justice was awarded Horse of the Meet at Zia Park, Hobbs, New Mexico in 2011. His racing career is now complete and he has returned to the farm to stand at stud. He is the first son of Medaglia d'Oro to stand in New Mexico.