Field Set for Adequan Retama Derby Challenge

Droff is the fastest qualifier to the August 18, $25,000-added final.

Q-Racing Journal

Droff is the fastest qualifier to the August 18 Adequan Retama Derby Challenge.

Jorge Haddad's Droff, a homebred son of champion FDD Dynasty, is the fastest qualifier to the August 18, $25,000-added Adequan Retama Derby Challenge.

Racing in the second of three trials on Friday, Droff defeated second-fastest qualifier Sweet Fittin Jeans by 1 3/4 lengths while covering 400 yards in :19.778. Luis Vivanco rode the gelding for trainer Alonso Neri.

Droff was coming off of a second-place finish in the May 11 Old South Derby at Delta Downs. He has won three of 10 starts and has earned $24,146.

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