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America Rules

America Rules qualifies to the All American Derby.

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2016 sorrel filly
Corona Cartel-Allamericandreamgirl by Strawfly Special

Race Record: 8-2-3-0 $51,034
Breeder: Marla Robinson Family Trust
Owner: Coke Gage Jr.
Trainer: Gerald Reed
Qualifying Jockey: James Flores
Qualifying Time: :21.297

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RACE RECORD: With only eight career starts under her belt, America Rules has contested the Ruidoso triple crown trials since last year. This summer, she qualified to the Rainbow Derby (G1) and ran eighth. In her All American trial, racing in the 12th trial, she was second, a neck behind Ryansmanonthemoon and another 1 ½ lengths ahead of fellow qualifier Jess Macho Corona. 

BREEDER: The Marla Robinson Family Trust has bred 17 starters, with earnings of $209,977. 

OWNER: Coke Gage Jr. bought the filly at the 2017 Ruidoso Select Sale. He also races All American Futurity qualifier under his Lone Star Land & Cattle of Decatur, Texas. 

TRAINER: Gerald Reed saddled his first horse in 2014 and has seen them earn more than $1.2 million. He also trains All American Futurity qualifier Gonna B Famous. 

QUALIFYING JOCKEY: James A. Flores has ridden 3,188 races and seen his mounts earn more than $10.5 million since 2011. Among his top runners is Political Attraction, La Vencedora, Coronas First Diva, Gold Digging Ashley, Dicecapades and EC Revenge. 

PEDIGREE: America Rules is by leading living sire Corona Cartel, who has sired the earners of more than $61.9 million, including all-time leading distaffer Blues Girl Too ($2,232,328). The syndicated stallion stands at Lazy E Ranch at Guthrie, Oklahoma, and is also the sire of qualifier Jess Macho Corona. 

Dam Allamericandreamgirl is also the mother to champion and sire American Runaway ($686,355), and is also the dam of American Feature – who is the dam of All American Derby qualifier Valiant Tiberias. The family continues to produce; her full sister, This Dreams Flying, is the dam of champion and sire Hes Relentless. Their dam, Dashing Phoebe, is a member of the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame.