Major Freight Leads Day 2 of Remington Park Futurity Trials

The complete field is set for the April 23, $958,000 final.

Q-Racing Journal

Major Freight topped the second night of Remington Park Futurity trials with a neck victory in the fifth heat on Saturday. PHOTO: Dustin Orona Photography

Major Freight, a homebred Freighttrain B colt racing for Dr. Edward Leslie of Frankfort, Kentucky, topped the second night of Remington Park Futurity (RG2) trials on Saturday.

Ridden by James Flores for trainer Charles "Duke" Shults, Major Freight won the fifth of 12 330-yard trials by a neck in :17.196. The colt's dam, the winning Rolls Of Romance mare Romancin Ashley, was a finalist in two graded stakes from 2000-01, including the 2000 Sam Houston Futurity (G1).

Juan A. Medina's Teller Baja is the overall fastest qualifier. On Friday, the homebred daughter of Teller Cartel won the first of 12 heats by 1 1/4 lengths in :16.597.

Click here for a complete list of qualifiers for the April 23, $958,000 Remington Park Futurity final.

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