Imaqtpie Returns in Los Al's Vandy's Flash

The Grade 1 winner draws post 5 for her comeback.

Q-Racing Journal

Imaqtpie, pictured here winning the Los Alamitos Winter Derby in February, will make her next start in Sunday's $25,000 Vandy's Flash Handicap. PHOTO: Los Alamitos Racecourse

 

Dutch Masters III's Imaqtpie, a Grade 1-winning daughter of One Famous Eagle trained by Jaime Gomez, is one of seven 3-year-olds enered in Sunday's 400-yard, $25,000 Vandy's Flash Handicap at Los Alamitos.

Imaqtpie will be making her first start since February 11, when the filly outran her 11-1 odds to score a three-quarter length victory in the 400-yard, $225,000 Los Alamitos Winter Derby (G1). Imaqtpie drew post 5 and will be ridden by Rodrigo Aceves.

Other contenders include Eva Carrazco's Stelfast, a sorrel son of Stel Corona trained by Valentin Zamudio. Stelfast has earned $117,747 from five outs this season, and his three wins include a three-quarter length score in the 400-yard, $224,000 El Primero del Ano Derby (G3) on April 2.

Stelfast drew post 2 and will be ridden by Cruz Mendez.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey and weight assignments and morning-line odds:
Bannister (Jesus Rios Ayala, 124), 6-1
Stelfast (Cruz Mendez, 126), 3-1
Lotta Blues Man (Cody Jensen, 125), 5-2
Hold Sway (Carlos Huerta, 121), 15-1
Imaqtpie (Rodrigo Aceves, 125), 3-1
Favorite Aquaholic (Jose M. Nicasio, 122), 30-1
Kissed By An Eagle (Cesar DeAlba, 123), 7-2

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