Accountably Scores in Speedhorse Futurity
The $6,500 yearling purchase pays dividends at Fair Meadows at Tulsa on Saturday.
July 30, 2016
The fastest qualifier, Ygnacio Romo's Accountably made a good account of himself in Saturday's $233,100 Speedhorse Futurity (G3) at Fair Meadows at Tulsa.
|Yordanis Amaro rode fastest qualifier
Accountably to a three-quarter length
victory in Saturday's Speedhorse
Futurity. PHOTO: Coady Photography
Ridden by Yordanis Amaro for trainer Kelli Martin, Accountably defeated fifth-fastest qualifier and 5-2 favorite Dicecapades by three-quarters of a length while making his 350-yard trip in :17.477 and earning a 96 speed index. The gray son of American Runaway was winning for the second time in four outs and boosting his bankroll to $115,976.
Accountably was bred in Texas by Bobby D. Cox. The gelding's dam, the Separatist mare Check The Account, won the 2005 Firecracker Derby (G2) at Delta Downs.
Accountably sold for $6,500 at the 2015 Heritage Place Mixed Sale in Oklahoma City. The gelding broke his maiden with a one-length win in the third of nine trials on July 16, and he was a finalist in the Grade 1, 350-yard Heritage Place Futurity at Remington Park on June 4.
Runner-up Dicecapades had her four-race win streak broken, as the filly was coming off of a Remington Park spring campaign during which she won two stakes.
Damn Strait finished third, 1 1/4 lengths behind Accountably, and was followed by Knockemout Capi, Yourtheoneinmyheart, Tuxedeau, Live To Love Candy, El Chanconkle, and Spit Prize Corona. Ninth-fastest qualifier Trophy Wife B was scratched.
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