Politically Corrupt Headlines Grade 3 Dash For Cash Derby

The gelding will risk his three-race win streak on Saturday.


Fastest qualifier Politically Corrupt, pictured her winning his trial, is one of 10 sophomores entered back in Saturday's Grade 3 Dash For Cash Derby. PHOTO: Dustin Orona

Double H Racing Investments’ Politically Corrupt is one of 10 3-year-olds entered back in Saturday’s 440-yard, $235,600 Dash For Cash Derby (G3) at Lone Star Park.

A gelded son of Apollitical Jess trained by Jose Sanchez and the fastest qualifier, Politically Corrupt has won his last three starts, including the 400-yard, $176,000 Retama Park Derby on July 30. Politically Corrupt drew post 3 and will be ridden by Manuel Gutierrez.

TLC Dale, a homebred gelding by The Louisiana Cartel trained by Adrian Huitron for owner Rogelio Garza Guajardo, will be ridden by Damian Martinez from post 7. TLC Dale has earned $125,368 from seven races this season, and his five wins include a neck victory in the April 23, $191,000 Sam Houston Derby (G3).

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
My Moment Of Fame (Luis Vivanco)
Especial Carrtel (Jose A. Alvarez)
Politically Corrupt (Manuel Gutierrez)
Shez A Hot Valentine (John Hamilton)
Patriot Pearl (Ricky Ramirez)
Woop Dee Doo (Yordanis Amaro)
TLC Dale (Damian Martinez)
Octonaut (Esgar Ramirez)
Kid Can Dash (Francisco Calderon)
Tellereyematthebar (Cesar Gomez)

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