Grade 3 Speedhorse Futurity Heads Stakes Tripleheader at Fair Meadows

The track closes its 2018 season with three Quarter Horse stakes on Saturday.

Fair Meadows at Tulsa will end its mixed-breed meet with a Quarter Horse stakes tripleheader on Saturday.

Fastest qualifier Fly N Tell, a homebred Coronado Cartel filly owned and trained by Robert Esqueda, heads a field of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Saturday’s 350-yard, $222,000 Speedhorse Futurity (G3), one of three Quarter Horse stakes scheduled for Fair Meadows at Tulsa’s closing-night program.

Fly N Tell has earned $49,432 from seven starts, all in Oklahoma, and the filly’s three wins include a one-length victory at odds of 39-1 in the 350-yard, $50,000 Easy Jet Stakes (R) for Oklahoma-bred 2-year-olds at Remington Park on June 2. Fly N Tell drew post 4 and will be ridden by Daniel Torres.

Other contenders include Good Memories LLC’s Redneckedness, a stakes winning daughter of world champion Apollitical Jess trained by Michael Gunter. Redneckedness has won two of five starts, including the 350-yard, $15,000 Fair Meadows Juvenile Stakes on June 23.

Redneckedness drew post 5 and will be ridden by Jose Vega.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Americas Dynasty (Agustin Silva)
Dynasty Leader (Cody Smith)
Ms Apollitical Cash (Edwuin Lujan)
Fly N Tell (Daniel Torres)
Redneckedness (Jose Vega)
Dynasty First Class (Andrew Samaniego)
Sheza Highclass Girl (Roberto Meraz Jr.)
The Churchwellcartel (Omar Reyes)
Tuff Copa LBH (James Flores)
Rappid (Alfredo Triana Jr.)

Also on Saturday, Regina Laymon’s Hookedonawin will risk his three-race win streak in the 350-yard, $75,300 Speedhorse Derby.

A gelded son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon trained by Kenny Laymon, Hookedonawin has banked $47,265 from seven races this season, and his current win streak includes a neck victory against aged sprinters in the 350-yard, $15,000 Golden Driller Stakes on June 17. Hookedonawin drew post 7 and will be ridden by Daniel Torres.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
World Class Jess (Randy Wilson)
Rolling Alone (Gonzalo G. Gutierrez)
Lil Bit Corona (Justine Klaiber)
Tempting Annee GL (Agustin Silva)
Moon Dash Cartel (Edwuin Lujan)
Oltigbitties (Cody Smith)
Hooked On A Win (Daniel Torres)
Miss Racy Cartel (Rolando Raudales)
Lota Cac (James Flores)
Dashing Vickie (Andrew Samaniego)

Saturday’s stakes tripleheader includes the 350-yard, $15,000 Cherokee Nation Stakes, which has drawn a full field of 10 2-year-olds. Pops Tempting Wagon, a son of champion Tempting Dash trained by Guillermo Valdivia for owners Gabriel Gutierrez and Bernardo Martinez, drew post 10 and will be ridden by Rolando Raudales. Pops Tempting Wagon has won one of three starts and has banked $39,476, and the colt’s resume includes a fourth-place finish in the 300-yard, $371,000 Oklahoma Futurity (G3) at Remington Park in March.

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