Historic Rillito Park Cards Stakes Tripleheader

Three official stakes will be contested at the track on Saturday.

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The $20,500 El Moro de Cumpas Derby is among the three official stakes scheduled for Saturday at Rillito Park in Tucson.

Three official stakes races will highlight Rillito Park’s nine-race program on Saturday.

El Moro de Cumpas Derby
A full field of eight sophomores, topped by fastest qualifier Pirteville Cartel, has been entered back in Saturday’s 350-yard, $20,500 El Moro de Cumpas Derby.

A sorrel son of the Corona Cartel stallion Flair For Dancing, Pirteville Cartel is trained by Phil Pinedo for owner Hector M. Pinedo. The Arizona-bred colt made his season debut with a two-length victory in the second of two trials on March 3, and he was a finalist in three futurities at Turf Paradise last year.

Pirteville Cartel drew post 5 and will be ridden by Carlos W. Marquez.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Cartel Bad Boy (Jesus Osuna)
Krash The Cash (Mauro Salcedo)
Red Beer (Luis R. Yescas Jr.)
Jay Collins (Martin Osuna)
Pirteville Cartel (Carlos W. Marquez)
Miss First N Wild (Mark Jasso)
La Reynita Dash (Michael Ybarra)
Mr Chicks Magnet [PT] (Andres Osuna)

El Moro de Cumpas Maturity
Alma Ramos’ I V Gone, a stakes winner in Oklahoma last year, is one of nine sprinters entered back in Saturday’s 400-yard, $20,500 El Moro de Cumpas Maturity.

An 8-year-old gelding by Ivory James, I V Gone earned $20,146 from five outs last year, and his season resume included a wire-to-wire, neck victory as the 11-10 favorite in the 350-yard, $15,000 Golden Driller Stakes at Fair Meadows at Tulsa. I V Gone drew post 4 and will be ridden by Joseph Belloc Jr.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Kiss The Tears Away (Mauro Salcedo)
Go Seis (Michael Ybarra)
Dos Tocallos (Martin Osuna)
I V Gone (Joseph Belloc Jr.)
Frontera Special (Alejandro Ortega)
Dashing Brooks (Jesus Osuna)
Stockton Six (Luis R. Yescas Jr.)
Forrest Smoke (Andres Osuna)
AE-One Fast Jess (Richard Gamez)

El Moro de Cumpas Sprint Stakes
Askin For Trouble, a 5-year-old son of the Mr Jess Perry stallion Onthewingsofglory trained by Pedro Urias Soto for owner Armando Hernandez Muniz, drew post 5 for Saturday’s 350-yard, $15,500 El Moro de Cumpas Sprint Stakes. The gelding has won his last two starts, including the first of two trials on March 3.

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