All American Derby Qualifier: Fast Prize Rumor


Gray Gelding, Hez Our Secret - Coronas Fast Prize by Corona Cartel

Race record:  11-4-2-3 $57,078
Breeder: Weetona Stanley (TX)
Owner:  Jose Guzman
Qualifying Jockey:  James Flores
Qualifying Time:  :21.453

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RACE RECORD: A multiple stakes-placed runner, Fast Prize Rumor has finished on the board in 81 percent of his starts.

Last year, he was third in the $50,000 Oklahoma Juvenile Stakes and second in the John Deere Will Rogers Juvenile Challenge.

This spring, he was a finalist in PYC Fun N Fancy’s Heritage Place Derby (G3), a race that also included All American Derby qualifier Wagon Chick V.

In his All American trial, Fast Prize Rumor won the fourth trial by a length.

BREEDER: Madill, Oklahoma, breeder Weetona Stanley has created a tremendous legacy through the family of blue hen First Prize Dash, a full sister to First Down Dash.

In her own name, Stanley has bred the earners of more than $9.5 million, led by Grade 1 winners First Prize Leesa, First Carolina, First Prize Robin, Fast First Prize and Fast Prize Zoom.

She also bred qualifier PYC Fun N Fancy.

OWNER: Owner Jose Guzman is based in Dallas, and also co-owns qualifier PYC Fun N Fancy.

Guzman, a 10-year breeder, has raced the earners of more than $971,000 since 2003.

QUALIFYING JOCKEY: James Flores has ridden the earners of more than $8.1 million and visited the winner’s circle 430 times.

Those visits include Grade 1 wins with Gold Digging Ashley, Sudden Separation and VF Red Surprise. He has also ridden graded stakes winners Time For Wine, La Vencedora, Coronas First Diva and Dicecapades.

PEDIGREE: Champion Hez Our Secret won or placed in 13 of 20 career starts and earned $887,426, including a second-place finish in the 2012 All American Derby (G1).

From two crops to race, he has sired the earners of more than $739,000, led by Hez Our Prize ($162,685). Hez Our Secret stands at Lazy E Ranch at Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Coronas Fast Prize is a 10-year-old Corona Cartel mare out of the Heza Fast Man mare Fast First Prize. A Grade 1 qualifier during her racing career, she has as a broodmare produced five winners from 11 starters and the earners of more than $132,000.

She has two yearlings, including the Hez Our Secret colt Secret Fast Prize and the Mr Jess Perry colt My Fast Prize.