Full Field Entered Back in AQRA Turf Paradise Open Derby
November 29, 2016
Ugo de la Torre’s La China Maluca, a stakes winner during the current Turf Paradise meet, is one of 10 3-year-olds entered back in Sunday’s 400-yard, $40,802 AQRA Turf Paradise Open Derby.
A homebred gray daughter of One Sweet Jess trained by Gilberto Hernandez, La China Maluca has won two of his three outs at Turf Paradise this fall, including the October 30, 350-yard Desert Classic Derby. The filly drew post 5 and will be ridden by Martin Arriaga.
Fastest qualifier May Be Fantastic Sa is coming off of a dominating 3 1/2-length win in first of two trials on November 19. The Fantastic Corona Jr colt drew post 6 and will be ridden by Martin Osuna for owner Orlando Guerrero and trainer Ubaldo Guerrero.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
This Doll Ca Run (Larren Delorme)
Mr Jb Perry (Jesus Osuna)
Fighter Gone Wild (Justine Klaiber)
Heza A Royal Jess (Jordan Hadley)
La China Maluca (Martin Arriaga)
May Be Fantastic Sa (Martin Osuna)
Rockn Cowboy (J. Martin Bourdieu)
Like A Dare (Luis Yescas)
The Manly Art (Rodolfo Arvizu)
Stella Corona (Chase Clark)
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