Mr Pyc To You Headlines in Bank of America Emerald Challenge

The stallion makes his 5-year-old season debut on Saturday.

Mr Pyc To You, pictured here winning last year's Grade 1 Champion of Champions, is one of 10 sprinters entered in Sunday's $30,000-added Bank of America Emerald Challenge. PHOTO: Los Alamitos Racecourse

Mr Pyc To You, a Grade 1-winning 5-year-old son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon, will make his season debut in Sunday’s 440-yard, $30,000-added Bank of America Emerald Challenge Stakes at Emerald Downs.

Mr Pyc To You will be making his first start since December 16, when the stallion scored an upset 60-1 victory in the 440-yard, $750,000 Champion of Champions (G1) at Los Alamitos. Hector Magallanes trains the stallion for owners Jose Flores, Denise Van Amburgh, and Ronald Van Amburgh.

Mr Pyc To You drew post 6 and will be ridden by Carlos Huerta.

The winner of this race will earn a berth in the November 17, $330,000 Bank of America Challenge Championship (G1) at Los Alamitos. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Poutn On The Wagon (Eswan Flores)
L Bar D Genuine Red (Javier Matias)
For Sweet Jess (Luis F. Gonzalez)
Mals First Down (Leonel Camacho-Flores)
Tickle Ur Fancy (Eduardo Gutierrez-Sosa)
Mr Pyc To You (Carlos Huerta)
Corona B Gone (Lorenzo Lopez)
L Bar D Bonnie Lee (Alex V. Anaya)
Kool Odds (Nikeela Black)
Favorite Bling (Jonathan Roman)

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