August 5-6 Stakes Recap
A recap of non-graded stakes.
August 3, 2017
Following is a recap of all American Quarter Horse stakes for the week of August 5-6. For recaps of graded stakes, Bank of America Racing Challenge events, and stakes with purses of $100,000 or more, see the individual recaps in the Racing News section. This page will be updated throughout the week.
Eagle Deluxe earned his second stakes win in Sunday's $52,600 North Central Quarter Horse Racing Association Futurity (R).
Racing for Tom Maher, Bill Maher, and Movin On, Eagle Deluxe covered 350 yards in :17.849, and his winning margin was three-quarters of a length from Marfilmio. Berkley Packer rode the sorrel son of One Famous Eagle for trainer Jason Olmstead.
Eagle Deluxe was bred in Louisiana by Grant Farms LLC, and the colt has won two of seven starts, including the July 2 350-yard Mystic Lake Northlands Juvenile Stakes at this track. The $26,300 winner's share of the purse from his second stakes score pushed his bankroll to $43,241.
Eagle Deluxe is out of Corona Deluxe, a winning and multiple graded stakes placed daughter of Corona Cartel.
"He's always been really high on our list all along," said Olmstead of Eagle Deluxe.
First Of 15, High Valley Girl, Dickey Bob, I Told You Im Fancy, Cappy, Jjsir James, and Cannalytical completed the order of finish. Lady Eagle 123 was scratched.
Oneida County Fair
The field has been set for the August 13, $30,000-est. Oneida County Fair Futurity, and BNB Racing Inc.'s Juno Jess is the fastest qualifier.
Racing in the fifth of six 300-yard trials on Saturday, Juno Jess defeated second-fastest qualifier Toastdinero by a head in :15.379. Rene Lopez rode the gelded son of the Shazoom stallion Jess Zoomin for trainer Ricardo Castillo.
Juno Jess was bred in Texas by Casey J. Humphrey. He has won three of five starts, including the June 18 Roche Equine Futurity at Jerome, Idaho, and he has banked $7,255.
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