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Race Record: 2-1-0-1 $2,450
Breeder: La Feliz Montana Ranch (NM)
Owner: J & M Racing & Farm
Trainer: Alejandro Sanchez
Qualifying Jockey: Felipe Garcia-Luna
Qualifying Time: :21.400 (Trial 20)
Race Record: The most inexperienced of the All American finalists, Mr Perry Cartel broke his maiden with a three-quarter length win in the 20th trial that included Grade 1-placed Blaze Carver.
Breeders: Javier, Hermelinda and Manuel Rodriguezs’ La Feliz Montana Ranch LLC at North Las Vegas, Nevada, has bred four winners from 18 starters. The Rodriguezs raced champion and All American Futurity winner Heartswideopen ($1,885,283).
Owner: Mr Perry Cartel was purchased at the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale for $17,000 by Javier and Elsa Marquez, who base their J & M Racing & Farm at Monahans, Texas.
Trainer: Since 1991, Alejandro Sanchez has conditioned 80 winners and the earners of more than $666,000 from 760 starts. Sanchez sent out Fury Of The Storm to win the July 29 Zia Derby (RG3) at Ruidoso Downs.
Qualifying Jockey: Much like the horse he is riding, Felipe Garcia-Luna is the least experienced jockey in this year’s All American Futurity. But the lack of experience does not indicate a lack of talent or skill. Since 2009, Garcia-Luna has ridden the winners of 86 races and the earners of more than $1.6 million from 1,007 races.
Pedigree: Mr Perry Cartel is by champion No. 2 freshman sire Carters Cartel ($659,146), who in 2007 won the Grade 1 Ed Burke Million and Golden State Million futurities. A 7-year-old son of Corona Cartel, Carters Cartel has sired the earners of more than $600,000, including Rainbow Futurity (G1) winner Carters Cookie.
The gelding is the first starter out of the winning Mr Jess Perry mare Miss Lena Perry ($86,353), who was second in Jess Significant’s Ruidoso Futurity (G1).
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