March 25-26 Stakes Recap
A recap of non-graded stakes.
March 25, 2017
Following is a recap of all official American Quarter Horse stakes for the week of March 25-26. 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.
Sent to post as the 5-2 favorite in a full field of 10 2-year-olds making their second offficial starts, Dynamix broke her maiden in Saturday's $50,000 Oklahoma Juvenile Stakes.
Dynamix covered 300 yards in :15.522 under jockey Edgar Martinez, and the filly's margin of victory was a nose from 10-1 longshot Mas Pronto Que Alex. Edsgar Moreno prepped the daughter of Dominyun for owner Rodriguez Racing.
Dynamix was bred in Oklahoma by Bobby D. Cox. An $8,000 purchase at last year's Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale, she has earned $21,910 from two races.
Dynamix is the second stakes winner produced by Corona Edge, a winnng daughter of Corona Cartel and multiple Grade 1-winner Such An Easy Effort. The filly is a half sister to Careless Lightning, the winner of the 2015 John Deere Juvenile Challenge Championship (G2) at Lone Star Park.
Fast Prize Rumor, Despain GL, Commander N Chief B, Lethal Folly, Mighty B Grateful, Cat Mai Flash, Corona Charm and Miss Tamale completed the order of finish.
Alvaro Monteverde's Cowboys Dynasty won the second of three AQRA President's Open Spring Derby trials on Saturday, and the son of champion Fdd Dynasty is the fastest qualifier to the April 8, $45,000-est. final.
Ridden by Jesus Osuna and sent to post as the 11-10 choice, Cowboys Dynasty defeated Fitz by a neck in :17.745 for 350 yards. The colt, who was bred in Arizona by Corner K Quarter Horses LLC, has won four of 10 outs, including last year's $59,707 AQRA Turf Paradise Futurity, and he has earned $42,067.
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