Hadley/Giles Futurity Final Draws Full Field
Fastest qualifier Yourdarkestnitemare draws outside post.
May 3, 2017
A full field of 10 2-year-olds, topped by fastest qualifier Yourdarkestnitemare, has been entered back in Saturday’s 300-yard, $73,885 Hadley/Giles Memorial Futurity at Weber Downs.
A black daughter of Favorite Cartel trained by Martha Maldonado for owner Giovani Ortiz, Yourdarkestnite mare made her debut with a one-length victory in the 10th of 13 trials on April 22. The filly, a $6,200 buy at last year’s Heritage Place Yearling Sale in Oklahoma City, drew post 10 and will be ridden by Jose Guzman.
Panthers Fast Dash, a Coronas Fast Dash gelding owned and trained by Julio Corral and the second-fastest qualifier, drew post 4 and will be ridden by Oscar Cervantes. One of only two finalists with more than one previous out, Panthers Fast Dash broke his maiden in the 13th Hadley/Giles Memorial Futurity trial.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
My Special Fury (Jose A. Figueroa)
One Sweet Dance (Francisco R. Ramirez Jr.)
Running Your Wagon (Uriel Dominguez)
Panthers Fast Dash (Oscar Cervantes)
Sb Hoonigan (Jesus Canales)
Jr McCutchen (Rene Lopez)
Dust Stone (Jesus Valenzuela)
Bk Skat Kat (Eric Ayala)
Sb Itty Bitty (Santiago Jimenez)
Yourdarkestnitemare (Jose Guzman)
Also on Saturday, One Sweet Fool will make his second start of the season in the 350-yard, $19,515 Jake Kapp Memorial Stakes. A homebred One Sweet Jess gelding trained by Jay Pitcher for owners Kirk Woolf and Ralph Hartline, One Sweet Fool was a finalist in last year’s $107,000 Western States Breeders’ Futurity (R) in Wyoming and $119,Bitterroot Futurity (R) in Idaho. The gelding drew post 9 and will be ridden by Jose Figueroa.
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