MIss Alluring Menace Breaks Maiden in Rich TQHA Sale Futurity

The filly outruns her long odds at Retama Park on Saturday.

Q-Racing Journal

Miss Alluring Menace took the measure of her eight opponents in Saturday's TQHA Sale Futurity at Retama Park.

Eighth-fastest qualifier Miss Alluring Menace unleashed a late rally down the outside part of the track to win Saturday's 350-yard, $443,050 TQHA Sale Futurity (RG2) at Retama Park.

Racing for Gus Barakis' Scarlett Hill Farm of Weatherford, Texas, and sent to post at odds of 21-1, Miss Alluring Menace defeated 16-1 longshot Thriving Ivory by a neck in :17.948. In addition to posting a 91 speed index, the homebred chestnut daughter of the winning First Down Dash stallion Specially Alluring banked the $197,157 winner's share of the purse. Jose Alvarez rode Miss Alluring Menace for trainer Judd Kearl, who qualified two juveniles to this race.

Miss Alluring Menace's sire, Specially Alluring, ran second in the 2008 Sam Houston Futurity. The chestnut filly is out of Special Menace Miss, an unraced homebred 7-year-old Executive Menace mare.

Miss Alluring Menace has won one of five starts and has earned $199,938. The filly paid $44.60 and teamed with Thriving Ivory for a $2 exacta dividend of $362.80. One Sweet Picky, the fastest qualifier and 3-1 second choice, finished third to complete a $2,796.80 ($2) trifecta.

Jayronimo, the 2-1 favorite, ran fourth and was followed by Awestruck Favor, Rc The Duke, Like A Denali, Maybeyes, and Courageous Flight. Fifth-fastest qualifier Cartel Flash was scratched.

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