Brookside Tops Adequan Texas Derby Challenge Qualifiers

The filly wins the second of two 400-yard trials Saturday at Sam Houston.

Q-Racing Journal

Brookside, a homebred filly by Brookstone Bay, is the fastest qualifier to the May 14 Adequan Texas Derby Challenge at Sam Houston Race Park. PHOTO: Coady Photography

Linda Loftis Tobias' Brookside won the second of two Adequan Texas Derby Challenge trials at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday, and the homebred Brookstone Bay filly is the fastest qualifier to the May 14, $35,000-added final.

Trained by Leon Bard and ridden by Francisco Calderon, Brookside defeated second-fastest qualifier BM Casina Royale by a head in :19.988. The filly, a $10,000 claimer at Lone Star Park last fall, was winning for the second time in three starts and pushing her earnings to $6,650.

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