July 11-15 Stakes Recap
A recap of non-graded stakes.
July 10, 2018
Following is a recap of all official American Quarter Horse stakes for the week of July 11-15. 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.
Making just her second start north of the border, Stripper Dust rallied down the middle of the track to win Sunday's $20,140 Ajax Downs Bonus Challenge Futurity.
Under jockey Nakia Ramirez, Stripper Dust defeated Spy For The Senate by three-quarters of a length in :15.560 for 300 yards. Jason Pascoe prepped the bay daughter of Louisiana Senator for owner Milena Kwiecien.
Stripper Dust was bred in Alabama by Paris Wixon. A $12,500 purchase at last year's Heritage Place Yearling Sale, the filly posted the third-fastest qualiying time in trials held on June 24.
Stripper Dust is out of Miranda Fame, a Dash Ta Fame mare who won the 2004 Lou Wooten Handicap (G1) for New Mexico-bred distaffers at Sunland Park.
Gatlinberg finished third, a head behind Spy For The Senate. RVR Undercover Lover, Code Name Valor, Up Your Bet, Chicksdigmymoneybags, and Highly Apollogetic completed the order of finish. Fastest qualifier Jess A Sweet Suprize and eighth-fastest qualifier Enchanted Ivory were both listed by Equibase as stewards' scratches.
This track presented a Colorado-bred stakes tripleheader on Saturday.
In the afternoon's richest race, Dana Yoshida-Orozco's Moshi Yoshi sprinted to a half-length victory in the $79,065 Cherry Creek Futurity (R) for Colorado-bred 2-year-olds. Ridden by Jose Lopez for trainer Manuel Orozco, the homebred daughter of the Shazoom stallion Pool covered 330 yards in :17.202 and earned an 85 speed index while racing against a reported 5-mph head wind.
|Dana Yoshida-Orozco's Moshi Yoshi kept her
record perfect in Saturday's Cherry Creek
Futurity. The filly's full brother, Toshi Yoshi,
won this race four years ago. PHOTO:
Moshi Yoshi is out of Mairis Money Maker, a winning 13-year-old daughter of The Corona. The filly is a full sister to 2014 Cherry Creek Futurity winner Toshi Yoshi.
Moshi Yoshi has won both of her outs and has banked $34,546.
Pilotos Note ran second and was followed by Capos Sassy Laaydee, BF Classy James, Chendo Boy, Groupie Doll, Shmack Daddy Acklam, Jess Un Sies Mas, Best Regards For You, and Sheilas First Corona.
A quick start from post 9 helped 4-5 favorite Indomable Cartel earn a wire-to-wire victory in Saturday's $51,135 Lucille Rowe Derby (R) for Colorado-bred sophomores.
Racing for Mariano Cornejo, Indomable Cartel went 350 yards in :18.020 under jockey Alfredo Triana Jr. Julio Corral prepped the homebred son of The Louisiana Cartel, who earned an 83 speed index and returned a $3.60 win mutuel in the full field of 10.
Indomable Cartel was coming off of a victory in his Lucille Rowe Derby trial on June 29. Campaigned in Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado, the bay colt has won four of 13 starts, including last year's Cherry Creek Futurity, and he has banked $72,191.
DG Secret Pass finished second, three-quarters of a length behind Indomable Cartel. Shine Your Wagon, Shinning Bianca, Sweet N Sour Bars, Fury Of The Ocean, Coronas Top Treasure, Jettin Ben, Coronas A Dash, and Its A Blackjack completed the order of finish.
Finally on Saturday, Jhaciel Soto rode Perkin Desire to a wire-to-wire, three-quarter length score in the 350-yard, $15,000 Dolls Prodigy Stakes (R).
Owned and trained by Roberto Gomez, Perkin Desire stopped the timer in :18.025 and returned a $6.80 win mutuel as the 2-1 second choice in the field of eight. The $9,000 winner's share of the purse from her second stakes score pushed the 4-year-old Desirio mare's earnings to $38,810 from 15 starts.
Perkin Desire was bred by Randall and Kasey Hund. The mare has won five races, and she was a finalist in the 2016 John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge Stakes.
Sk Duck Dynasty, the 13-10 favorite, ran second and was followed by A Tac Man, Icy Devon, Aftershock Shake, Royalclassic Corona, Dcgoldenhawk, and Chanels Jazz Coco.
Ms Haulin Chic earned her first stakes victory in Saturday's $17,850 Dash in a Flash Stakes.
Ridden by Ismael Suarez Ricardo, Ms Haulin Chic covered 110 yards in :6.978 while defeating Bout Tree Fiddy by a head. R. Allen Hybsha prepped the 4-year-old brown daughter of Dominyun for Haulin Assets Racing.
Ms Haulin Chic was bred in Oklahoma by Racehorse Inc. The mare has won seven of 16 starts, and the $8,925 winner's share of the purse from Saturday's win pushed her bankroll to $73,302.
Bye Byefreighttrain, Ferrari James, Ms First Prize Rainy, Gianna Grace, Park Avenue Air, Eos Wing Man, and Fast N Famous Jeans completed the order of finish.
Fair Meadows at Tulsa
The field for the July 28, $75,300 Speedhorse Derby was set on Saturday, as Regina Laymon's Hooked On A Win set the fastest qualifying time.
Ridden by Daniel Torres for trainer Kenny Laymon, Hooked On A Win won the first of four 350-yard trials by 1 1/4 lengths in :17.405. The Pyc Paint Your Wagon gelding was winning for the fifth time in 11 outs.
Hooked On A Win was bred in Oklahoma by JK Running Horses LLC. The gelding has earned $54,776, and her race record includes a victory in the June 17, 350-yard Golden Driller Stakes at this track.
Click here for a complete list of qualifiers.
Pete Schoeler's Poutn And Zoomin, a homebred daughter of the Shazoom stallion Mezoomn, made her debut with a neck victory in Wednesday's $36,399 Alberta Stallion Futurity (R).
Ridden by Ricardo Moreno for trainer William Leech, Poutn And Zoomin went 330 yards in :17.601 while aided by a reported 10-mph tail wind. The filly earned the $16,376 winner's share of the purse.
Poutn And Zoomin was bred in Alberta, and she is out of Poutnlori, a multiple graded stakes winning daughter of champion Okey Dokey Dale.
Jb Runaway Special finished second and was followed by Shesa Ivory Girl, Royale Special, Miracle Opener, Northforkstreaker, Ulnvmy Shine, and Wild Magic Memories.
Gerald F. Kaul's A Toast To Brindis, a homebred son of Brindis Por Cayenne, is the fastest qualifier to the July 28, $20,000-est. K.C. Carden Wyoming-Bred Derby (R).
Ridden by Clyde Smith for trainer Jesse Villegas, A Toast To Brindis on Saturday won the last of three 350-yard trials by three-quarters of a length in :17.611. The sorrel gelding has won six of 11 starts and has earned $31,019 while racing exclusively in the Intermountain region.
A Toast To Brindis won last year's 300-yard, $37,100 Wyoming-Bred Futurity (R) for state-bred juveniles at this track.
Click here for a full list of finalists.
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