Bitterroot Futurity Headlines Friday Stakes Doubleheader in Idaho
Two stakes are featured at Sandy Downs on Friday.
June 20, 2018
Silver Jet Dash, a gray son of Bodacious Dash owned and trained by Fredy Olmos, is one of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Friday’s 350-yard, $92,602 Bitterroot Futurity (R) at Sandy Downs.
The fastest qualifier, Silver Jet Dash has won two of his three starts, including the last of five trials on June 8. The colt’s resume includes a third-place finish, a half of a length behind winner Bw de Elegant, in the 330-yard, $28,000 Rocky Mountain Spring Classic Futurity at Pocatello Downs.
Silver Jet Dash drew post 9 and will be ridden by Leonardo Gonzales.
RTM Why Not Me, the 5-2 morning-line favorite, broke her maiden with a 2 3/4-length victory in the first trial. The homebred Coronas Fast Dash filly is trained by Mark Hanson for owner RTM Stables LLC.
RTM Why Not Me drew post 9 and will be ridden by Jesus Canales.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Sheza Vital Secret (Todd Thomas), 12-1
Rob That Wagon (Nikeela Black), 4-1
Jess Too Pretty (Uriel Dominguez), 20-1
E Gmail (Eric Ayala), 6-1
Fames Prize Stone (Rodolfo Arvizu), 10-1
Favorite Insannity (Dallas Erickson), 15-1
Unwavering Patriot (Danny Marshall), 8-1
Ynot Dash (Nakia Ramirez), 20-1
Silver Jet Dash (Leonardo Gonzales), 7-2
RTM Why Not Me (Jesus Canales), 5-2
Also on Friday, Wagonfullofdividends will risk his undefeated record in the 400-yard, $23,100 Bitterroot Derby (R). Trained by Mark Hanson for owners RTM Stables LLC and Shauna Dunn, Wagonfullofdividends has won all seven of his outs and has earned $66,040, and his three stakes victories include last year’s $104,000 Bitterroot Futurity. Wagonfullofdividends drew post 7 and will be ridden by Jesus Canales.
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