Political Attraction is Fastest Black Gold 350 Futurity Qualifier
The Grade 3 winner leads the way in trials on Saturday.
September 8, 2017
Rogelio Marquez Jr.'s Political Attraction on Saturday posted the fastest qualifying time to the September 24, $282,552 Black Gold 350 Futurity (RG3) at Will Rogers Downs.
Ridden by James Flores for trainer John Weghorst, Political Attraction won the eight of 11 350-yard trials by three lengths in :17.608. The gelded son of Apollitical Jess was making his first start since July 29, when he scored a 1 1/2-length victory in the 350-yard, $214,000 Speedhorse Futurity (G3) at Fair Meadows at Tulsa.
Political Attraction was bred in Oklahoma by Ron Lyles and sold for $10,000 at last year's Heritage Place Yearling Sale. The gelding has won three of six races and has earned $159,996.
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