Heritage Place Futurity Preview
San Lencho, a homebred son of world champion Apollitical Jess racing for Rogelio Marquez Jr. of Rosenberg, Texas, drew post 10 for Saturday's 350-yard, $1,207,640 Heritage Place Futurity (G1) at Remington Park.
San Lencho has won both of his races, including the last of 12 trials on May 15 (the second day of trials), and he has earned $19,647. The fastest overall qualifier, the sorrel colt will be ridden by Juan Pulido for trainer Waylan Melton.
Melton also qualified two other Heritage Place Futurity finalists, Rito Sosa's PYC Legacy and Josefina Guzman's Flyn Electric Cowboy.
Trainer Jason Olmstead will send out three Heritage Place Futurity qualifiers, including third-fastest overall qualifier Midnight Politics. A homebred Apollitical Jess gelding owned by Brenda Reiswig, Midnight Politics has banked $14,387 from two outs.
The fastest qualifier from the first date of trials, May 12, MFS Cheerio broke his maiden with a dominating 2-3/4 lengths win in that date's 11th of 12 trials.
The complete lineup, in post position order with trainer, jockey, and morning-line odds:
Deep Blue: John Stinebaugh, Francisco Calderon, 15-1
PYC Legacy: Waylan Melton, Agustin Silva, 6-1
Midnight Politics: Jason Olmstead, Edwin Escobedo, 8-1
AB Seis Corazones: Monty Arrossa, Bryan Candanosa, 12-1
Cardiac Cowboy: Jason Olmstead, Ramiro Garcia, 8-1
Sheza Famous Candy: Jason Olmstead, Jorge Torres, 12-1
MFS Cheerio: Eddie Willis, Justine Klaiber, 5-1
Flyn Electric Cowboy: Waylan Melton, Ramon Sanchez, 9-2
BP Cartel Policy: Dee Keener, James Flores, 15-1
San Lencho: Waylan Melton, Juan Pulido, 3-1
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