Fastest Qualifier Pritty Returns in QHRAI Stallion Service Auction Futurity

The filly is the 7-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday's co-feature at Indiana Grand.

Q-Racing Journal

Miguel A. Lechuga's Pritty, pictured here winning her trial, is one of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Saturday's QHRAI Stallion Service Auction Futurity. PHOTO: Linscott Photography

Pritty, a daughter of Coronado Cartel owned by Miguel A. Lechuga and the fastest qualifier, drew post 3 for Saturday's 350-yard, $169,274 QHRAI Stallion Service Auction Futurity (R) at Indiana Grand.

Pritty is coming off of a two-length victory in the last of four trials on August 11. The Texas-bred filly has earned $20,770 from four starts, and her record includes a fourth-place finish, one length behind winner Packin Secrets, in the 300-yard, $82,000 Heartland Futurity on July 28.

The 7-5 morning-line favorite, Pritty will be ridden by Yordanis Amaro for trainer Ricardo Martinez.

Rose Bode's Daddys Moe, a homebred son of champion Carters Cartel trained by Randy Smith, drew post 8 and will be ridden by Jose Beltran. The bay gelding has earned $77,730 from four outs, and his two wins include a half-length score as the 11-10 favorite in the 300-yard, $130,000 Jaguar Rocket Futurity (R) on June 16.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Coronados Quiksilver (Rodney Prescott), 6-1
WRS Valentino (Omar Reyes), 6-1
Pritty (Yordanis Amaro), 7-5
Abe (Rogelio Romero-Diaz), 15-1
Nacho Binez (Sergio R. Ramirez), 15-1
Famous Cucuy (Alejandro Luna), 30-1
Hopeful Success (Cesar Esqueda), 30-1
Daddys Moe (Jose A. Beltran), 9-2
Stoneburner (Berkley Packer), 8-1
First Habits (Juan Galvan), 10-1

Also on Saturday, a field of 10 sophomores has been entered back in the 400-yard, $76,312 QHRAI Stallion Service Auction Derby (R).

Sheri Miller's Beach Mercedes, the fastest qualifier, has won four of her last five outs, including the second of two trials on August 11. The homebred Escondido Beach filly drew post 8 and will be ridden by Sergio Ramirez for trainer Randy Smith.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
JJ James (Shanley Jackson), 15-1
Chic Down Lo (Uriel Cervantes), 30-1
Bono Rhythm (Giovanni Vazquez-Gomez), 20-1
Rockys Candy Shop (Jose A. Beltran), 9-5
Fish Head (Aron Hunt), 12-1
HQH Fancy Pants (Juan Galvan), 9-2
Tuff E Nuff (Natasha Fritz), 20-1
Beach Mercedes (Sergio Ramirez), 2-1
Twisted Lil Secret (Rodney Prescott), 8-1
Air Born Rio (Rogelio Romero-Diaz), 30-1

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