Flores Pair Tops La Primera Entrants

Top fillies prepare for La Primera Del Ano at Los Alamitos.

Q-Racing Journal

The Jose Flores-trained pair of Fiesty Flo and Sis Is Hot bring the two-fastest times from the entrants to the $223,800 La Primera Del Ano Derby (G3) for fillies on Saturday night at Los Alamitos.

Freakier LLC’s Fiesty Flo (TR Dasher-Sables Bono by Bono Jazz) wrapped up her 2-year-old campaign in top form when she finished second in the $35,000 Los Alamitos Two Million Juvenile (R). She was then given a three-month breather and came through with her second career win when she won her La Primera trial by a neck with a :19.631 mark for the 400 yards.

While Feisty Flo has only two wins, she has been second five additional times from her nine starts.

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Owned by Julio Encinas, Robert Parra and Paul Penuelas, Sis Is Hot (Walk Thru Fire-Chickasis by Chicks Beduino) finished in a trouble-laden 10th place in the $1,916,525 Los Alamitos Two Million (G1) and then also came back three months later to win her La Primera trial. She was timed in :19.652 for the head win over Ed Allred’s homebred Quirky (Stel Corona-Dont Pass Bar by A Regal Choice), who was timed in :19.668.

The Vessels Stallion Farms’ homebred Dynasty Of Habits (FDD Dynasty-One More Habit by Apollo (TB)) should contend with a consistent record highlighted by a second-place finish in the $425,000 PCQHRA Breeders Futurity (G2). The Cody Joiner-trained filly has finished in the top-two runners in five of seven starts. She stumbled at the start of her La Primera trial and then finished one-half length behind Fiesty Flo with a :19.689 time.

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