Arapahoe Park Ends Meet with Quarter Horse Stakes Doubleheader

The $30,000-added Arapahoe Park Futurity headlines the track's closing-day card.


Arapahoe Park near Denver will end its 2017 season with a Quarter Horse stakes doubleheader on Sunday.

Arapahoe Park will end its 2017 season on Sunday, as the track presents a Quarter Horse stakes doubleheader topped by the 400-yard, $30,000-added Arapahoe Park Futurity.

Santos Lopez’s Dee Favorite Girl, a brown daughter of Favorite Cartel, drew post 4 and will be ridden by James Flores for trainer Miguel Pena. Dee Favorite Girl has won two of three starts and has banked $21,930, and her resume includes a fourth-place finish, one length behind winner Pv Queen Bee Candy, in the 330-yard, $61,800 FL Lady Bugs Stakes (R) for Oklahoma-breds at Remington Park on May 29.

Indomable Cartel, a bay colt by The Louisiana Cartel trained by Luz Chavira for owner Mariano Cornejo, will be stretching out in distance off of his 1 3/4-length victory in the July 15, 330-yard Cherry Creek Futurity (R) for Colorado-breds. Indomable Cartel drew post 3 and will be ridden by Fernando Fonseca-Soto.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Krashin Cash (Daniel Torres), 3-1
Jettin Ben (Pedro Gonzales), 12-1
Indomable Cartel (Fernando Fonseca-Soto), 9-2
Aftershock Shake (Ramiro Garcia), 15-1
Dee Favorite Girl (James Flores), 6-1
Mi Corazon (Jose Lopez), 10-1
Regard The Rose (Alfredo Triana Jr.), 7-2
Heza Poppin Dynasty (Noe B. Rodriguez), 8-1
Jess Stormie (Cesar Gomez), 10-1
Courageous Ann (Manuel Meza), 12-1

Arapahoe Park Sprint Bonus Challenge
Cesar Nunez’s Attack The Wind, a winner of both of his outs during the meet, drew the rail post for Sunday’s 300-yard, $24,825 Arapahoe Park Sprint Bonus Challenge.

The lone 3-year-old in the eight-horse field and a finalist in the April 1, 400-yard West Texas Derby (G3) at Sunland Park, Attack The Wind is a gelded son of Walk Thru Fire trained by Eliazar Salas. Daniel Valles will ride Attack The Wind on Sunday.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Attack The Wind (Daniel Valles), 5-2
Sweet Solid Rock (Cesar Gomez), 12-1
The Midnite Caller (Jesus Osuna), 15-1
Stormy Red Morning (Alfredo Triana Jr.), 5-1
Unforgiven B (Noe Rodriguez), 10-1
Silver Citizen (James Flores), 3-1
Hearts Ona Hero (Manuel Meza), 8-1
Flare For Ivory (Tanner Thedford), 4-1

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