Tempting Dash Gelding is Fastest Qualifier to Black Gold 440 Futurity Championship
DG Tempter posted the fastest time from five trials on Friday.
October 26, 2017
DG Tempter, a homebred son of champion Tempting Dash owned by Richard and Genevieve Hermann, is the fastest qualifier to the November 11, $282,552 Black Gold 440 Futurity Championship Stakes (RG3) at Will Rogers Downs.
Ridden by Mario Delgado, DG Tempter on Friday won the last of five 440-yard trials by two lengths in :22.024. Hipolito Michel-Valverde prepped the Colorado-bred gelding, who was winning for the third time in six outs.
Second-fastest qualifier Hot Dam Bam A Lam won his trial in :22.142. Gonzalo Gutierrez rode the homebred Captain Courage gelding for owner Gene Cox and trainer Donnie Strickland.
Hot Dam Bam A Lam was bred in Oklahoma and has won one of his four starts.
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