Oklahoma Futurity Tops Stakes Tripleheader Saturday at Remington

Fastest qualifier KG Johnny B Good returns in Saturday's Grade 3, $420,000 final.


KG Johnny B Good made his career debut with a nose victory in the eighth of 15 Oklahoma Futurity trials on March 12. PHOTO: Dustin Orona Photography

A full field of 10 2-year-olds, headed by fastest qualifier Kg Johnny B Good, has been entered back in Saturday’s 300-yard, $420,000 Oklahoma Futurity (G3) at Remington Park.

A homebred son of the Mr Jess Perry stallion Jonathan Perry, Kg Johnny B Good is trained by Loyd Moreland for owners Ken and Reba George. The gelding made his debut with a nose victory at odds of 9-1 in the eighth of 15 trials on March 12.

Kg Johnny B Good drew post 7 and will be ridden by Cody Smith.

Sara Leann Morgan’s Coronas First Diva, the second-fastest qualifier, ran second to Kg Johnny B Good in the eighth trial. The bay daughter of Corona Cartel and champion Spit Curl Diva drew post 3 and will be ridden by James Flores for trainer Charles “Duke” Shults.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Im A Pollitician (Larry Payne)
Freal (David Brown)
Coronas First Diva (James Flores)
Good Captain Pepper (Jose Vega)
Feature Moonflash (Jimmy D. Brooks)
Southern Tac It (Cody Jensen)
Kg Johnny B Good (Cody Smith)
Kontemporary (Berkley Packer)
Sweet Annie GI (Agustin Silva)
Gronkowski (Raul Ramirez Jr.)

Oklahoma Derby
Also on Saturday, Double A Ranch’s She Looks Racy puts her three-race win streak on the line in the 350-yard, $280,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3).

A sorrel filly by all-time leading sire First Down Dash, She Looks Racy made her Remington Park season debut with a 1 1/2-length score in the sixth of eight trials on March 13. She Looks Racy was coming off of a Hialeah Park winter campaign in which she won two stakes, both at the 250-yard distance.

She Looks Racy drew post 7 and will be ridden by Yordanis Amaro for trainer Kelli Martin.

Other contenders include Tee Chic, a graded stakes winning Jumpn Chic gelding trained by Rick Robinson for owner Francisco J. Garza. The seventh-fastest qualifier, Tee Chic has earned $343,036 from seven starts, and his four wins include a head victory as the 3-2 favorite in last year’s 300-yard, $410,000 Oklahoma Futurity.
Agustin Silva will ride Tee Chic from post 8.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Apollitical Streak (James Flores)
Card Games (Ivan Carnero)
Little Man Rockin (Larry Payne)
Ice On Fire V (Joe Badilla Jr.)
Jess A Sweetie (Ricky Ramirez)
Queen Washita (Manuel Gutierrez)
She Looks Racy (Yordanis Amaro)
Tee Chic (Agustin Silva)
Big Lew (Jimmy D. Brooks)
Vf Red Surprise (Paul Nieto)

Oklahoma Juvenile Stakes
Darling Farms’ Famous Big Daddy, a New Mexico-bred son of Big Daddy Cartel, will attempt to break his maiden in the 300-yard, $50,000 Oklahoma Juvenile Stakes.

Trained by Kasey Willis, Famous Big Daddy made his debut with a second-place finish to Oklahoma Futurity finalist Im A Pollitician in an Oklahoma Futurity trial on March 12. The gelding, who was the 9-5 favorite in his trial, was acquired for $42,000 at last year’s New Mexico-Bred Yearling Sale at Ruidoso Downs.

Famous Big Daddy drew post 7 and will be ridden by Cesar Gomez.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Paint My Pilot (Yordanis Amaro)
Senator Teller (Armando Ramirez)
El Chanconkle (Jesus Salazar)
Py Sea (Jimmy D. Brooks)
Hashtag Fast (James Flores)
Spit Curl Heat (Omar Reyes)
Famous Big Daddy (Cesar Gomez)
Ivoryand Oak (Juan F. Garcia Jr.)
Call Me Queen Bee (Jose Vega)
Get There (Stormy Smith)

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