AQHA Wyoming Distance Challenge

AQHA Wyoming Distance Challenge

Dance The Dust Off earns an October trip to Indianapolis.

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Jewel Ramirez's Dance The Dust Off rallied to win Saturday's $33,847 AQHA Wyoming Distance Challenge Stakes at Wyoming Downs.

Ridden by Nakia Teeter for trainer Clay Teeter, Dance The Dust Off covered 870 yards in :45.306 while defeating 13-10 favorite Mahoney N Tacklebery by 1 3/4 lengths. The 6-year-old son of the Count Corona stallion Coronas Blackdiamond earned $17,600 and a berth in the October 22, $100,000 Cox Ranch Distance Challenge Championship (G1) at Horseshoe Indianapolis.

Dance The Dust Off was bred in New Mexico by Sarah Donaldson Rioux. The fastest qualifier, the gelding made his season debut with a one-length victory in the first of two trials on June 11.

Raced in five states, Dance The Dust Off has won seven of 19 starts, and the winner's share of the purse from his second lifetime stakes score pushed his bankroll to $81,500.

Stolin Train ran third and was followed by Gray Handsome, Roc Starr, Brace For Bigtime, Kaul Me Dashetta, and Obi One Kenobi.

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