Grade 3 Speedhorse Futurity Headlines Stakes Tripleheader at Fair Meadows at Tulsa

The 350-yard, $214,000 stakes tops a 12-race program on Saturday.

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Fair Meadows at Tulsa ends its mixed meet with a Quarter Horse stakes tripleheader on Saturday.

Mauro Mendoza’s Bad Neighbor, a son of champion Country Chicks Man and the fastest qualifier, is one of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Saturday’s 350-yard, $214,000 Speedhorse Futurity (G3) at Fair Meadows at Tulsa.

Bad Neighbor broke his maiden with a 1 1/2-length victory in the sixth of eight trials on July 15. A $7,000 buy at last year’s Heritage Place Yearling Sale, the gelding drew post 7 and will be ridden by Daniel Torres for trainer Ramon Mendoza.

Political Attraction, a sorrel son of Apollitical Jess trained by John Weghorst for owner Rogelio Marquez Jr., drew post 4 and will be ridden by James Flores. The gelding has earned $75,838 from four outs, and his resume includes a third-place finish, 1 1/4 lengths behind winner Cloud Ridge, in the 350-yard, $50,000 Easy Jet Stakes (RG3) for Oklahoma-bred juveniles at Remington Park on June 3.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
One Lucky Corona (Edwuin Lujan)
Katherinessecrethope (Mario Delgado)
Eos A Political Win (Omar Reyes)
Political Attraction (James Flores)
Express Train No 9 (Josh M. Romero)
Majestic Corona (Jose Vega)
Bad Neighbor (Daniel Torres)
Tempting Diamonds (Jesus Salazar)
Miss Racy Cartel (Larry Payne)
Chasin My Desire (Cesar Gomez)

Speedhorse Derby
Fastest qualifier Born To B Bad drew post 5 for Saturday’s 350-yard, $66,000 Speedhorse Derby.

A homebred son of Freighttrain B trained by Tammy Kay Johnson for owner Melissa Slayton and Cody Bowling, Born To B Bad was a prompt 8-5 favorite in the first of three trials on July 15. The gelding’s season resume includes a third-place finish, one length behind winner Maxx, in the 400-yard, $49,000 Adequan Ruidoso Derby Challenge on July 1.

Born To B Bad drew post 5 and will be ridden by Josh Romero.

Denis and Julie Schoenhofer’s Famousist, a son of champion Separatist and a one-time $10,000 claimer, is coming off of a Remington Park spring campaign during which he ran second, a neck behind winner Myst Fit, in the 350-yard, $251,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3) on March 25. The second-fastest qualifier, Famousist drew post 4 and will be ridden by Mario Delgado for trainer Jose E. Gamez.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Knockemout Capi (Jose Vega)
Mia Kine (Omar Reyes)
Jm Texas Dominyun (Edwuin Lujan)
Famousist (Mario Delgado)
Born To B Bad (Josh Romero)
Mighty Tamale (James Flores)
The A Train (Daniel Torres)
Damn Strait (Jorge Torres)
Gypsys Last Hero (Larry Payne)
Dt Why Not Me (Rolando Raudales)

Also on Saturday, Kendrix Brothers’ Dean Miracle Ladd heads a field of 10 juveniles entered in the 350-yard, $15,000 Cherokee Nation Stakes. The homebred Dashair gelding has won two of four starts, including the June 24, $15,000 Fair Meadows Juvenile Stakes, and he has banked $19,161. Dean Miracle Ladd drew post 8 and will be ridden by Mario Delgado for trainer Ed Hardy.

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