Prairie Meadows Gold Derby Trials

Prairie Meadows Gold Derby Trials

Thirty-one 3-year-olds are entered in four 350-yard heats.

Nothin Like You. Coady Photography

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Im A Fancee Chik and Nothin LIke You are two of the 31 3-year-olds entered in Sunday's 350-yard Prairie Meadows Gold Derby trials at Prairie Meadows Racetrack.

The 10 fastest qualifiers will meet in the July 10, $100,000-est. final.

Im A Fancee Chik races for Danny Salisbury and Dennis Salisbury from the barn of trainer Clint Crawford. A homebred daughter of Ima Fancy Pyc, the gray filly is coming off of a neck victory in the May 21, 350-yard Jack Brooks Stakes (RG3) for Oklahoma-bred sophomores. Im A Fancee Chik drew post drew post 4 and will be ridden by James Flores in the first of four trials.

Nothin Like You has won two of his five starts at Prairie Meadows, including last year's 350-yard,, $222,000 Valley Junction Futurity (G3). John Hammes trains the homebred Favorite Cartel gelding for owner Bradbury Racing.

Nothin Like You drew post 4 and will be ridden by Stormy Smith in the third heat.

Other prominent 3-year-olds entered in Sunday's trials include Jess Give Mea Reason, a homebred Good Reason SA filly racing for Michael A. Pohl and trainer Stacy Charette-Hill. Jess Give Mea Reason will be making her first career start at Prairie Meadows off of a Remington Park spring campaign during which she ran fourth, 3 1/4 lengths behind winner Political Rose, in the May 28, $279,000 Heritage Place Oaks for sophomore fillies.

Jess Give Mea Reason drew post 4 and will be ridden by Cristian Esqueda.

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