Time For Wine Returns in Las Damas

The Grade 1 winner heads a field of 10 distaffers at Los Alamitos.

Q-Racing Journal

Time For Wine is one of 10 distaffers entered in Saturday's Grade 3 Las Damas Stakes at Los Alamitos. PHOTO: Dustin Orona

Pete Scarmardo's Time For Wine heads a full field of 10 fillies and mares in Saturday's 400-yard, $25,000 Las Damas Stakes (G3) at Los Alamitos.

A 4-year-old daughter of champion Mr Jess Perry now trained by Jaime Gomez, Time For Wine is coming off of a clear 1 1/2-length victory in the 400-yard, $125,000 Merial Distaff Challenge Championship (G1) at Los Alamitos on October 29. The mare drew post 8 and will be ridden by Oscar Peinado.

Other Las Damas contenders include Kevin Birrell's Bf Fooserageous, a homebred 3-year-old Foose filly who will be facing older horses for the first time. Conditioned by Matt Fales, Bf Fooserageous ran second, a half of a length behind winner Jess Good Reason, in the October 29, 400-yard Adequan Derby Challenge Championship (G3).

Bf Fooserageous will be ridden by Cruz Mendez from the rail post.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds--
Bf Fooserageous (Cruz Mendez), 7-2
First N Final (Ramon Sanchez), 8-1
Apollitical Zoom (Cesar DeAlba), 5-1
Mrs Pickens (Minor Arana), 10-1
Favorite Bet (Tony Guymon), 30-1
Jess Cuz (Carlos Huerta), 15-1
Jess Ravin (Jesus Rios Ayala), 4-1
Time For Wine (Oscar Peinado), 5-2
Lonely In Front BR (Alejandro Luna), 20-1
Summer Dynasty (Rodrigo Aceves), 10-1

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