Jet Black Patriot Filly Tops Harrah's Futurity Qualifiers
Valid Expectations wins the fourth of nine trials on Tuesday.
March 1, 2016
Valid Expectations, a homebred daughter of Jet Black Patriot, is the fastest qualifier to the March 23, $263,000 Harrah's Entertainment Futurity (G3) at Louisiana Downs.
Ridden by Donald Watson in the fourth of nine 300-yard trials on Tuesday, Valid Expectations defeated non-qualifier Come On Paul by 3 3/4 lengths in :15.414. Kenneth Roberts Sr. prepped the filly for owner Mercy Hinklin's Horse Farm LLC.
Second-fastest qualifier Ardor, a brown colt by Ivory James trained by Jorge Luis Barrera for owner JF Racing & Farm LLC, won the third heat by 3 1/4 lengths at odds of 32-1. Luis Vivanco rode Ardor, who sold for $22,000 at last year's Heritage Place Yearling Sale in Oklahoma City.
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