November 2-3 Stakes Recap
November 2-3 Stakes Recap
Following is a recap of all official American Quarter Horse stakes and for the week of November 2-3. For recaps of graded stakes, Bank of America Racing Challenge stakes and trials, and stakes with purses of $100,000 or more, see the individual recaps in the Racing News section. This page will be updated throughout the week.
Racing Kane, a 17-1 longshot in a field of seven, kicked clear in the stretch to win Saturday's 870-yard, $30,000 Races And Aces Stakes.
Ridden by Juan Torres, Racing Kane defeated 6-5 favorite Going To Hollywood by 1 3/4 lengths in :46.479. Brenda Foster saddled the 5-year-old Jet Black Patriot gelding for owner Jesus Coronado.
Racing Kane was bred in Louisiana by Janelle Simon. The gelding has won seven of 26 races, including three of eight this season, and the $18,000 winner's share of the purse from his first stakes win increased his earnings to $86,133.
Struttintofame, Freakin Patriot Dash, Hollyhook, Fdd Aufluential, and JW Losin Control completed the order of finish.
Grants Pass Downs
Matthew Huse's One Flyin Foose was a prompt 2-5 favorite in Sunday's $24,300 Baxter Andruss Futurity (R) for Oregon-bred 2-year-olds.
Ridden by Jaime Lopez, One Flyin Foose went 400 yards in :20.069 while getting up at the wire to defeat One Famous Disco Man by a nose. Freddy Ibarra trained the homebred bay daughter of champion Foose.
One Flyin Foose is out of One Famous Strawfly, a 9-year-old One Famous Eagle mare who won the 2012 Pot O'Gold Futurity at Sun Downs in Kennewick, Washington. The filly traces back to her third dam, AB What A Runner, a daughter of Royal Quick Dash and the sport's champion 2-year-old in 2002 and champion sophomore filly the following season.
One Flyin Foose has won six of nine outs, and the $9,700 winner's share of the purse from her second official stakes victory increased her bankroll to $37,053.
CM Smokin Ocean, Hold On Im Gone, Royal Pay Bac, and Fast Movin Freight completed the official order of finish.
Ruben Gomez rode Conquering Marie to a wire-to-wire victory in Saturday's $15,000 Jaimie Jay Handicap for 3-year-old fillies.
Prepped by Mike Robbins for owner Reliance Ranches LLC, Conquering Marie covered 350 yards in :17.559, and her margin of victory was three-quarters of a length from Jess Send It. The homebred bay daughter of Coronado Cartel returned a $5 win mutuel as the 3-2 favorite and earned the $8,250 winner's share of the purse from her second career stakes win.
Conquering Marie was bred in Oklahoma. The filly is out of Illegal Fireworks, a daughter of Walk Thru Fire who won the 2011 Junos Request Stakes (G3) at Remington Park.
Raced in California, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, Conquering Marie has won five of 16 outs, including the August 18, 400-yard Golden State Derby (G2) at this track, and she has earned $145,593, of which $115,403 has been banked this season.
Jess Flashee ran third and was followed by Estelline, Anas Image, Tazs Tiny Pebble, Mommas Dynasty, Locomotion Girl, and No Telling.
Chickititas Favorite, a homebred Favorite Cartel gelding owned by Ronald and Jeryl Hartley, sped to a half-length win in Sunday's $30,000 Golden State Juvenile Stakes.
Ridden by Eddie Garcia for trainer John Cooper, Chickititas Favorite covered 400 yards in :19.832. The gelding earned a 91 speed index and his first career stakes victory.
Chickititas Favorite is out of Chickitita, a winning and multiple stakes placed daughter of the First Down Dash stallion Tac It Like A Man. The gelding has won three of eight races and has banked $46,095 while racing exclusively at this track, and he was a finalist in the May 19, 300-yard Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity (G2).
Pesky, Ratification, Suite Expectations, Nomadic, Mr Ricks, Wrong Impression, and El Angel Corona completed the order of finish.
My Favorite Candy, a 9-1 longshot and the second-fastest qualifier, broke his maiden in Sunday's 350-yard, $29,925 AQRA President's Fall Futurity.
Prepped by Guillermo Morales for owner ABA Quarter Horses LLC, My Favorite Candy defeated fastest qualifier and 1-5 favorite Favorite Latin Lover by a half of a length in :17.428. Kevin Carbajal rode the bay son of the Favorite Trick (TB) stallion Favorite Cartel.
My Favorite Candy was bred in California by Guadalupe Bujanda. The gelding's dam, the winning PYC Paint Your Wagon mare Send The Candy Wagon, ran third in the 2010 Oklahoma Horsemen's Association Futurity (RG2) at Fair Meadows at Tulsa.
My Favorite Candy has won one of seven races and has earned $19,263.
Separate Delight, Captain PYC, Jessapoliticalguy, WR Jokers R Wild, This Chick Rules, Scandalous Dasher, and Blame It On Mexico V completed the order of finish.
Also on Sunday, odds-on favorite Unrestrained held on at the wire to win the $30,875 AQRA President's Fall Derby.
Ridden by Joseph Belloc Jr., Unrestrained went 350 yards in :17.393 while posting a 106 speed index, and his margin of victory was a short nose from Moonflash Deluxe, who was clocked in :17.401. Rigoberto Guillen owns and trains the sorrel son of Kiddy Up, who was scoring his third stakes win.
Unrestrained was bred in California by Ed Allred. Raced in four states, including California, the gelding has won eight of 14 starts and has earned $88,123, of which $72,913 has been banked from eight outs this season.
One Famous Icon finished third, three-quarters of a length behind Unrestrained, and was followed by Nobodysfaster, Jessa Cat, Katella Dolly, Tamura, and DW Carolina Flash.
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