Valentina Relentless, a daughter of Hes Relentless owned and trained by Kenia Pinela Marioni, is one of 52 2-year-olds entered in Saturday’s 330-yard Hadley/Giles Futurity trials at Weber Downs.
Valentina Relentless has earned $20,878 from two outs, and she is coming off of a 1 1/2-length victory in the 300-yard, $51,448 Golden Spike Futurity at Weber Downs on April 27. The filly drew post 5 and will be ridden by Alan Miramontes in the fifth of seven trials.
The 10 fastest qualifiers will meet in the $20,000-added Hadley/Giles Futurity final on June 1.
Also on Saturday, 27 3-year-olds, including Los Alamitos stakes winners Mister Fdd and Corona By Corona have been entered in three 350-yard Utah-Bred Derby (R) trials.
Trained by Jordan Hadley for owner Tony Greaves, Mister Fdd is a homebred son of FDD Dynasty. The gelding will be making his first start since November 16, when he scored a neck victory as the 2-1 favorite in the 400-yard, $25,000 Corona Chick Handicap at Los Alamitos.
Mister Fdd drew post 5 and will be ridden by Uriel Dominguez in the first trial.
Corona By Corona drew post 2 and will be ridden by Jesus Valenzuela in the second heat. Trained by Riley Moosman for owner Keith W. Nellesen, the Corona Cartel gelding won the December 29, $20,000 Holiday Handicap at Los Alamitos.
The 10 fastest qualifiers will meet in the June 1, $16,000-added Utah-Bred Derby final.
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