Duck Dash N Go Wins Grade 3, $20,000 Independence Day Handicap

The Coronas Fast Dash mare takes Los Alamitos' Saturday feature.

Q-Racing Journal

Vincent Treyes' Duck Dash N Go scored her first graded stakes victory on Saturday. PHOTO: Los Alamitos Racecourse

Vincent Treyes' Duck Dash N Go led at every call en route to a neck victory in Saturday's $20,000 Independence Day Handicap (G3) at Los Alamitos.

Ridden by Eduardo Nicasio for trainer Monty Arrossa, Duck Dash N Go went 300 yards in :15.329 while posting a 98 speed index. The $11,000 winner's share of the purse from her fourth career stakes win pushed the 4-year-old Coronas Fast Dash mare's bankroll to $86,892.

"This mare has a huge heart," Arrossa said. "She's a little filly in stature, but she's all heart. She likes to win races.

"She's really quiet," the trainer added. "In the paddock tonight she was so quiet, and in the post parade she was just walking. That's her demeanor. She's quiet in the barn, and she's just happy. She likes to train at the racetrack, but she's really easy to get along with. A little kid could lead her and take care of her."

Duck Dash N Go was bred in Oklahoma by Bobby D. Cox. Raced in California and Idaho, the mare has won 11 of 21 outs.

Royaltys Authority finished second and was followed by My Favorite Check, Lotta Blues Man, and Precious Dominique.

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