Seven Entered in Bank of America California Challenge

The Charm Of Corona is the morning-line favorite for Saturday's stakes at Los Alamitos.

Q-Racing Journal

Seven aged runners are entered in Sunday's 440-yard Bank of America California Challenge at Los Alamitos.

Reliance Ranches LLC's The Charm Of Corona, a homebred 4-year-old Corona Cartel gelding, is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for Sunday's 440-yard, $71,280 Bank of America California Challenge (G3) at Los Alamitos.

The Charm Of Corona is coming off of a second-place finish, a nose behind winner Bh Lisas Boy, in the 400-yard, $163,000 Vessels Maturity (G1) on July 2. The gelding has won three of 17 starts and has earned $139,750 while racing in California, Oklahoma, and Texas.

The Charm Of Corona drew post 5 and will be ridden by Cody Jensen.

The winner of this race will receive the local berth in the October 14, $330,000 Bank of America Challenge Championship (G1) at Prairie Meadows. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Luv On The Run (Samuel Mendez), 20-1
Flash N Bling (Jesus Ayala), 5-2
Jess A Cowboy (Tony Guymon), 4-1
Justified (Eduardo Nicasio), 4-1
The Charm Of Corona (Cody Jensen), 2-1
Flying Jess (Oscar Peinado), 20-1
Mr Pyc To You (Cruz Mendez), 5-1

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