Rich Remington Park Futurity Headlines Lucrative Saturday Program
The track will pay out more than $1.5 million in purses on Saturday.
April 18, 2017
The 330-yard, $1,002,500 Remington Park Futurity (RG2) for Oklahoma-bred juveniles will top a rich night of racing at Remington Park on Saturday.
Including overnight races, Remington Park will pay out $1,540,650 in purses for a 12-race program that includes four stakes, three of which are graded.
Elite Oilfield Services' EOS A Political Win, a bay son of Apollitical Jess and the fastest qualifier, is the 5-2 morning-line favorite for the Remington Park Futurity. Trained by Alfredo Gomez, the colt made his debut with a 1 1/4-length victory in the seventh of 12 trials on April 7, the first of two nights of trials. EOS A Political Win drew post 3 and will be ridden by Esgar Ramirez.
Trainer Clint Crawford will send out Hez Our Prize for owner Preston L. Cloud. A gray son of Hez Our Secret and the third-fastest qualifier, Hez Our Prize has won both of his starts, including the 12th Remington Park Futurity trial on April 7, and he has banked $17,178. The gelding, a $15,000 buy at last year's Heritage Place Yearling Sale, drew the rail post and will be ridden by Daniel Torres.
A video preview of the Remington Park Futurity, hosted by Taylor Van Bebber, is available from RaceView Network. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Hez Our Prize (Daniel Torres), 3-1
Double Eagle (Cristian Esqueda), 12-1
EOS A Political Win (Esgar Ramirez), 5-2
Returning Motion (Ricky Ramirez), 6-1
The Only Knockout (Paul Nieto), 12-1
Eagle Jazz (Agustin Silva), 5-1
La Vencedora (James Flores), 8-1
My Southern Dynasty (Jesus Salazar), 15-1
Df Aj Green Leaves (G.R. Carter Jr.), 15-1
Political Attraction (Mario Delgado), 20-1
Remington Park Derby
A full field of 10 Oklahoma bred 3-year-olds, headed by fastest qualifier Dicecapades, has been entered back in Saturday's 400-yard, $303,000 Remington Park Derby (RG3).
Dicecapades is a brown daughter of Prospect To The Top trained by John Weghorst for owner Terry McLean of Claremore, Oklahoma. A two-time stakes winner during the 2016 Remington Park season, the filly made her sophomore debut with a wire-to-wire victory as the odds-on favorite in the first of six Remington Park Derby trials on April 9.
Dicecapades drew post 9 and will be ridden by James Flores. The filly's nine opponents include CoCoMo Racing LLC's V Power. The second-fastest qualifier, V Power has won three of 11 starts, including three of six at Remington Park, and she was a finalist in last year's 350-yard, $1,083,000 Heritage Place Futurity (G1).
V Power drew post 3 and will be ridden by Paul Nieto.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
As And Js (Gerardo Garrido), 8-1
Eye Eye Captain (Larry Payne), 15-1
V Power (Paul Nieto), 5-1
Knockemout Capi (Agustin Silva), 10-1
Political Bliss (Mario Delgado), 20-1
Lethal Class (Ricky Ramirez), 8-1
Eye N Capo (Damian Martinez), 9-2
Cartel Envy (Jesus Salazar), 15-1
Dicecapades (James Flores), 3-1
Apollitical Scout (Omar Reyes), 4-1
Also on Saturday, The Fiscal Cliff will face nine opponents in the 300-yard, $50,000 Bob Moore Memorial Stakes (G2). Trained by Kasey Willis for owner Tom Lepic of Iowa City, Iowa, the homebred 4-year-old Pyc Paint Your Wagon stallion has won nine of 16 outs and has earned $316,334, and he is coming off of a second-place finish to Bodacious Eagle in the 350-yard, $50,000 Eastex Stakes (G2) on March 12.
A full field of 10 Oklahoma-bred juveniles, topped by 6-5 morning-line favorite Ima China Rush, has been entered in the 330-yard, $61,800 Laico Bird Stakes (R). Ima China Rush races for Sherry Gilmore from the barn of trainer Guillermo Valdivia, and the homebred daughter of Rushago will be stretching out in distance off of her half-length victory as the fastest qualifier in the 300-yard, $525,000 Oklahoma Futurity (G3) on March 25.
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