Political Attraction Headlines $317,400 Remington Park Derby
The Apollitical Jess gelding is the 5-2 morning-line favorite in Saturday's co-feature.
April 18, 2018
Political Attraction, a sorrel son of Apollitical Jess owned by Rogelio Marquez Jr. and Kathy Robinson and the fastest qualifier, will put his five-race win streak on the line in Saturday's 400-yard, $317,400 Remington Park Derby (RG3) for Oklahoma-bred 3-year-olds.
Trained by Amanda Tongay, Political Attraction made his season debut with a clear 1 3/4-length victory in his Remington Park Derby trial on April 8. The gelding's streak includes a 1 1/2-length score in the July 29, 350-yard Speedhorse Futurity (G3) at Fair Meadows at Tulsa, and a neck victory in the September 24, 350-yard Black Gold 350 Futurity (RG3) at Will Rogers Downs.
Political Attraction drew post 2 and will be ridden by James Flores.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Olivias Jett (Larry D. Payne), 10-1
Political Attraction (James Flores), 5-2
She Eat Fire (Ricky Ramirez), 6-1
DF AJ Green Leaves (Omar Reyes), 15-1
EOS A Political Win (Jesse Levario), 4-1
Express Train No 9 (Cody Smith), 8-1
Hot Dam Bam A Lam (Andrew Samaniego), 10-1
VF Zeus (Benito Baca), 15-1
First Of 15 (Cristian Esqueda), 20-1
Cloud Ridge (Berkley Packer), 5-1
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