Full Field Entered Back in New Mexico Breeders' Futurity
Bug Daddy Cartel and Jans Cartel head Sunday's field at SunRay Park.
May 10, 2017
New Mexico Horse Breeders' Association
A full field of 10 state-bred 2-year-olds, headed by fastest qualifier Bug Daddy Cartel and morning-line favorite Jans Cartel, has been entered back in Sunday’s 350-yard, $100,000-est. New Mexico Breeders’ Futurity (RG3) at SunRay Park.
Bug Daddy Cartel, a homebred son of second-year sire Big Daddy Cartel, broke his maiden with a neck victory in the last of four trials on April 28. The bay colt drew post 9 and will be ridden by Jaime Parga Leos for trainer Omar Gutierrez.
The sixth-fastest qualifier, Jans Cartel races for Denton Crozier of Hobbs, New Mexico, from the barn of trainer H.G. “Poppy” Aldavaz. The homebred gray daughter of Big Daddy Cartel has earned $21,659 from three outs, and her resume includes a sixth-place finish, 1 3/4 lengths behind winner Moneys A Maker, in the April 8, 300-yard New Mexican Spring Futurity (RG2) at Sunland Park.
Jans Cartel drew post 5 and will be ridden by Jose Luis Enriquez.
Other contenders include Wdc Woody B Fast, a bay gelding by Woodbridge campaigned by Barton Racing Stables LLC and trainer Blake Rust. Wdc Woody B Fast made his debut with a wire-to-wire, one-length victory in the first New Mexico Breeders’ Futurity trial and set the second-fastest qualifying time.
Wdc Woody B Fast will be ridden by Martin Felix from post 7.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Redd Metal (Mauro Salcedo), 4-1
A Diamond Mercedes (Ruben Calderon), 8-1
Frangelica (Albert Medrano), 20-1
Osbaldo Blue Diamond (J. Martin Bourdieu), 12-1
Jans Cartel (Jose Luis Enriquez), 5-2
Flash Of Victory (Alejandro Medellin), 20-1
Wdc Woody B Fast (Martin Felix), 10-1
Big Daddy Kp (Daniel Amaya), 15-1
Bug Daddy Cartel (Jaime Parga Leos), 7-2
Soxx Ar (Alonso Rivera), 6-1
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