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All American Futurity Qualifier: Fatal Policy

FATAL POLICY
Sorrel gelding, First Down Dash-CC Policy by Corona Cartel

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Race Record: 5-0-1-1 $6,335
Owner/Breeder: Bill Price
Trainer: Blane Wood
Qualifying Jockey: Ricky Ramirez
Qualifying Time: :21.412       

Race Record: Fatal Policy finished third in the fourth trial on Day 2, behind Wagon Tales and Skuze Pleeze.

Breeder/Owner: Bill Price is based in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Price has bred the earners of more than $7.4 million, including homebred champion A Real Man ($308,819), 2012 All American Futurity qualifier BP Cartels Alibi ($537,441), Southern Takes All ($369,093) and A Snowy Cartel ($316,925).

Trainer: Blane Wood, who sent out Ms First Prize Rose and Belle Helene to finish one-two in the $1 million Rainbow Futurity (G1) on July 21, is one of the all-time leading trainers in the sport. Wood has saddled the winners of 740 of 3,869 American Quarter Horse races, with his starters earning a combined $12,358,061. Wood is the son of the late Leo Wood, who conditioned Pie In The Sky to win the 1979 All American Futurity, and he and son Trey Wood today have one of the most potent stables in the industry and sport. Wood brought Especially Tres to Ruidoso Downs and sent her out in the John Deere Ruidoso Downs Juvenile trials to score an easy win while nearly breaking the Ruidoso Downs’ 350-yard track record.

Qualifying Jockey: Ricky Ramirez rode Ms First Prize Rose to win the Rainbow Futurity (G1) on July 21. Ramirez to date has ridden the earners of $15,854,221 and won 711 races from 4,255 mounts aboard American Quarter Horses. He has won other Grade 1 races on Bodacious Dash (2010 Texas Classic Futurity), BP Cartels Alibi (2012 Heritage Place Futurity), Miss Racy Jess (2011 Los Alamitos Super Derby), First Painted Sign (2010 Speedhorse Gold & Silver Cup Futurity) and Varsity Girl (2009 West Texas Futurity).

Pedigree: Sire First Down Dash is the sport’s all-time leading sire by money earned, with more than $79.9 million in earnings.

Dam CC Policy won the 2007 Oklahoma Futurity (G3) and earned $79,958 in her career. She is a sister to stakes winners Southern Cartel (by Corona Cartel, $360,361) and Southern Dashing Val (by Dashing Val, $53,377).