All American Futurity Qualifier: Uptown Dynasty
Bay Gelding, Mr Jess Perry-Ms Southern Dynasty by FDD Dynasty
Race Record: 6-4-2-0 $487,800
Breeder: Sam Green
Owner: Melvin Neugebauer
Trainer: Wes Giles
Qualifying Jockey: Cipriano Vidana
Qualifying Time: :21.802
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RACE RECORD: The likely favorite in the race, Uptown Dynasty has proved himself with a dead-heat victory with Eagle Jazz in the Ruidoso Futurity (G1), followed by a gallant runner-up finish to the same horse in the Rainbow Futurity (G1). He won his All American trial by a length.
BREEDER: Sam Green of Monett, Missouri, has bred the earners of more than $1.7 million. They include the likes of Grade 1 winner Priceless Feature, as well as stakes winners Ms Southern Dynasty, A Priceless Dash, Beduinosfirstrunaway, Satcha Wagoneer and Miss Southern DD.
OWNER: Melvin Neugebauer has owned the earners of more than $1.3 million. The Manzanola, Colorado, resident has raced in his own name Here Kittykittykitty ($658,944) and his homebred Miracle Snow ($738,203). He bought Uptown Dynasty for $65,000 at last year’s Heritage Place Yearling Sale.
TRAINER: Wes Giles has since 1981 trained the earners of more than $19.8 million, mostly in New Mexico. He trained 2014 All American Derby (G1) winner Too Flash For You. He is one of two trainers in the race with two qualifiers; he is also the trainer of qualifier Bigg Daddy.
QUALIFYING JOCKEY: Cipriano Uscanga Vidana has ridden the earners of more than $3.7 million, including riding Uptown Dynasty to co-win the Ruidoso Futurity. He also rode Grade 1 winner Big Biz Perry, Swingin Jess and Memories Of Okey.
PEDIGREE: Sire Mr Jess Perry is the No. 3 all-time leading sire, with progeny earnings of more than $52 million. The 25-year-old stallion has stood his legendary career at the Four Sixes Ranch at Guthrie, Texas. He is the sire of 2010 All American Futurity winner Mr Piloto.
Dam Ms Southern Dynasty is a stakes winning runner who earned $90,028 in her career. She has three winners from four starters; he is her first stakes winner. She is a half-sister to the aforementioned Priceless Feature (by Feature Mr Jess, $641,668).