Stakes Winners Invite A Favor, Moshi Yoshi Headline Mile High Futurity

The Mile High Futurity is part of a Sunday Quarter Horse stakes tripleheader at Arapahoe Park.

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The Mile High Futurity and Mile High Derby are part of a Sunday Quarter Horse stakes tripleheader at Arapahoe Park near Denver.

Invite A Favor and Moshi Yoshi, two stakes winners during the meet, head a field of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Sunday’s 400-yard, $100,000-added Mile High Futurity at Arapahoe Park.

Trained by Jose Cruz Villafranco for owner Margarito Montalvo, Invite A Favor has earned $27,610 from four outs, and his three wins include a one-length victory in the June 16, 330-yard Rocky Mountain Futurity at Arapahoe Park. The sorrel daughter of Favorite Cartel drew post 3 and will be ridden by Roberto Valero.

Moshi Yoshi is a homebred Pool filly trained by Manuel Orozco for owner Dana Yoshida-Orozco. Moshi Yoshi has won two of three starts, including the July 14, 330-yard Cherry Creek Futurity (R) for Colorado-breds, and she has banked $35,186.

Moshi Yoshi drew post 8 and will be ridden by Jose P. Lopez.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Capos Sassy Laaydee (Luis A. Guerrero)
Tyson Gay (Eddie Aceves)
Invite A Favor (Roberto Valero)
Logans Favorite (Daniel Valles)
One Two (Omar Reyes)
Aint She Kool (Ramiro H. Garcia)
Slayer (Edwuin Lujan)
Moshi Yoshi (Jose P. Lopez)
Midnite Dash (Jhaciel Soto)
Beyond Speed (Alfredo Triana Jr.)

Also on Sunday, a field of 10 3-year-olds has been entered back in the 400-yard, $90,000-added Mile High Derby.

Pedro Andazola’s Captain Force, a sorrel son of Captain Courage trained by Hipolito Michel-Valverde, drew post 2 and will be ridden by Edwuin Lujan. The colt has earned $113,418 from eight outs, and his season resume includes a half-length victory as the 4-5 favorite in the June 16, 350-yard Rocky Mountain Derby.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Fantastic Minion (Nakia Ramirez)
Captain Force (Edwuin Lujan)
DG Tempter (Luis A.Guerrero)
Dee Favorite Girl (Alfredo Triana Jr.)
E S Keepingthedream (Ramiro H. Garcia)
Walcott (Mauro Salcedo)
Shine Your Wagon (Roberto Valero)
TF Carters Pick (Daniel Valles)
Heza Poppin Dynasty (Noe B. Rodriguez)
Ramble It On (Ruben Castro)

Sunday’s Quarter Horse stakes tripleheader at Arapahoe Park includes the 400-yard, $20,000 RMQHA Championship Bonus Challenge Stakes. John G. Johnson’s Faster Than Hasta, a 4-year-old son of the Pritzi Dash stallion Hasta Be Fast trained by Robert Johnson, drew post 4 and will be ridden by Alfredo Triana Jr. Faster Than Hasta has earned $142,083 from 16 outs, and the gelding ended his sophomore season with a second-place finish in the 400-yard, $180,000 Adequan Derby Challenge Championship at Prairie Meadows on October 14.

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