Dash For Cash Futurity, Derby Preview

Dash For Cash Futurity, Derby Preview

The two Grade 2 stakes headline Lone Star Park's Saturday card.

Bye Corona Bye. PHOTO: Coady Photography

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Bye Corona Bye, a multiple graded stakes winning son of Ivory James racing for Carlos Ponce, drew post 5 for Saturday's 400-yard, $426,500 Dash For Cash Futurity (G2) at Lone Star Park.

Trained by Juan Diaz Jr., Bye Corona Bye was a $22,000 purchase at last year's TQHA Yearling Sale. The bay gelding has earned $626,204 from seven races in Texas and New Mexico, and he has won three graded stakes, including the 330-yard, $650,000 Sam Houston Futurity (G2) on June 4.

Bye Corona Bye will be ridden by Victor Urieta Jr.

Trainer Monty Arrossa will send out All Night Roc, an undefeated son of champion A Revenant owned by Dean Frey and Harvey Case. All Night Roc has won all four of his starts and has banked $31,164, and the Dash For Cash Futurity will mark the gelding's first start against stakes company.

All Night Roc drew post 4 and will be ridden by James Flores.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Daddy Caliente (Claudio Aguilar)
Painted Seis (Ramon Sanchez)
Tha Duke (Luis Vivanco)
All Night Roc (James Flores)
Bye Corona Bye (Victor Urieta Jr.)
One Perfect Lady (Francisco Calderon)
RGs Gold Wagon (Edgar U. Mata)
Tyger King (Jimmy Brooks)
TLC It To The Dance (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
Eura Lota Guy (Bryan Candanosa)

Ben Peterson's Lil Longmire, a graded stakes winning homebred daughter of A Revenant, is one of 10 sophomores entered back in Saturday's 440-yard, $152,600 Dash For Cash Derby (G2).

Lil Longmire has won three of her last four races, including the 400-yard, $177,000 Firecracker Derby (G3) at Delta Downs on July 8. The filly drew post 2 and will be ridden by Gilbert Ortiz for trainer Heath Taylor.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Pycfastandfamous (Ali Rivera)
Lil Longmire (Gilbert Ortiz)
Favorite Blues Man (Francisco Calderon)
Dealarunner (Francisco Giles)
Smoky Ice (Ricardo Garza-Cruz)
Coronas Candy Man (Jose R. Herbert)
Rainbow To Roses (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
Kas Shes EC (Victor Urieta Jr.)
Cell Bounce (Rodrigo Vallejo)
Just Call Me Jess (Noe Garcia Jr.)

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