$150,000 Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G3) - 400 Yards Return to Home Page


APOLLITICAL APPROACH

Gay Harris / Ruidoso Downs
BR, G, foaled February 28, 2015
Apollitical Jess - Panther Not a Kitty, by Panther Mountain

Qualifying Race: 4th Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (9) 1-1-1 $23,424
Lifetime Record: (17) 3-3-3 $69,104

Owner: George and Peggy Cobb
Breeder: George or Peggy Cobb (OK)
Trainer: John D. Hammes
Qualifying Jockey: Ramiro Garcia

Notes: A graded stakes winner, Apolitical Jess earned his berth into the Adequn Derby Challenge Championship(G3) with a fourth-place effort in the Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge. At 2, he won the Ruidoso Juvenile Challenge and was third in the Juvenile Challenge Championship(G2) final. He was DQ'd to ninth in a troubled last start in the Grade 3 Two Reivers Stakes at Prairie Meadows October 13.



CORONA RANGER

BR, G, foaled January 7, 2015
Corona Cartel - Azoom Babe, by Azoom

Qualifying Race: 2nd Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (5) 1-1-0 $16,464
Lifetime Record: (12 ) 4-2-1 $185,849

Owner: Vanessa Bartoo
Breeder: Bollenbach Farms (OK)
Trainer: John A. Stinebaugh
Qualifying Jockey: Agustin Silva

Notes: A stakes winner, Corona Ranger earned his Adequan Derby Championship berth in a second-place effort in the Adequan Ruidoso Derby Challenge. He won the Evangeline Downs Futurity at 2.



FAVORITE BLING

Ginny Harding
BLK, F, foaled February 10, 2015
Favorite Cartel - Spring Bling, by Hawkinson

Qualifying Race: Won Adequan Sun Down Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (4) 2-0-0 $22,932
Lifetime Record: (13) 3-0-3 $30,095

Owner: Juan Morales
Breeder: Donald C And/Or Peggy Boyle (OR)
Trainer: Jaime Gomez
Qualifying Trainer: Juan Morales
Qualifying Jockey: Salvador Ibarra

Notes: Favorite Bling earned her berth to the Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G3) by winning the Sun Downs Derby Challenge. The royally bred sister to champion Stawkins and Ruidoso Derby(G1) winner Bf Farm Boss raced for a claiming tag at Los Alamitos last year. She made her first start at 3 in a Handicap at Portland Meadows, then won two straight at Sun Downs. She was third in her last start on August 26th against older horses in the Bank of America Emeraald Downs Championship Challenge.



HIGH VALLEY GIRL

SOR, F, foaled February 12, 2015
Valiant Hero - Huckleberry Mojito, by Feature Mr Jess

Qualifying Race: 2nd Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (8) 0-3-1 $25,144
Lifetime Record: (18) 1-5-4 $59,286

Owner: Butch and Stephanie Webb
Breeder: Reliance Ranches LLC (OK)
Trainer: Robert Don Johnson
Qualifying Jockey: Roberto Valero

Notes: The multiple stakes-placed High Valley Girl earned her berth to the Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G3) off a second-place effort to Painted Dynasty in the Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge. She was also second in the Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge last season and a finalist in the Gopher State Derby at Canterbury Park. High Valley Girl finished fourth in the Altoona Derby in her last start October 13 at Prairie Meadows.



L BAR D RAZLE DAZLE

Horsewinpix
SOR, G, foaled April 23, 2015
Ragazzo - Dash Home Deb, by Strawfly Special

Qualifying Race: 2nd Adequan Sun Downs Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (6) 1-3-1 $15,148
Lifetime Record: (14) 4-4-2 $36,151

Owner: Tryn Espelien and Hernan Torres
Breeder: F. Darrell and Linda M. Sanders (OR)
Trainer: Hector Magallanes
Qualifying Jockey: Eduardo Sosa-Gutierrez

Notes: L Bar D Razle Dazle earned his berth to the Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G3) with a second-place finish in the Sun Downs Derby Challenge. The sorrel gelding won last year's Far West Futurity at Portland Meadows. He was third in the Grants Pass Derby and finished sixth in his last start October 12, the Chingaderos Handicap at Los Alamitos Race Course.



MI AMOR SECRETO

Gay Harris / Ruidoso Downs
CH, G, foaled March 8, 2015
The Louisiana Cartel - Streakin in Secret, by Feature Mr Jess

Qualifying Race: Won Adequan Ruidoso Downs Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (6) 3-2-0 $57,210
Lifetime Record: (8) 3-2-0 $57,260

Owner: Kelly Perez
Breeder: Kelly Perez (TX)
Trainer: Marcos Carrizales
Qualifying Jockey: Santos Carrizales

Notes: Mi Amor Secreto earned his berth to the Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G3) by winning the Ruidoso Downs Derby Challenge. Second in the Sam Houston Maiden Classic in March, Mi Amor Secreto was second in his All American Derby trial and finished sixth in his last start, the First Down Dash Derby at Ruidoso Downs September.



PAINTED DYNASTY

Coady Photography
BR, F, foaled February 21, 2015
FDD Dynasty - Tygers Painted Girl, by Pyc Paint Your Wagon

Qualifying Race: Won Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (10) 5-2 -0 $64,138
Lifetime Record: (20) 6 -4-3 $84,524

Owner: Thomas J. Scheckel
Breeder: Michael C Teel LLC (OK)
Trainer: Jason Olmstead
Qualifying Jockey: Cristian R. Esqueda

Notes: Painted Dynasty got her first career stakes win and berth to the Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G3) by winning the Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge. After winning for a $30,000 tag at Remington Park in her first start at 3, the brown filly was second in Gopher State Derby, 4th in the Skip Zimmerman Memorial Stakes and 10th in the Canterbury Park Derby. Following an awkward start in the Altoona Derby trials September 28, her last start, she finished last.



SC VAPOR TRAIL

Scott Martinez
BR, F, foaled January 31, 2015
Corona Cartel - Spit Curl Diva, by Spit Curl Jess

Qualifying Race: 3rd Adequan Ruidoso Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (8) 2-1-3 $31,177
Lifetime Record: (16) 5-2-4 $110,607

Owner: Reliance Ranches LLC
Breeder: Reliance Ranches LLC (OK)
Trainer: Mike Robbins
Qualifying Jockey: Stormy Smith

Notes: Sc Vapor Trail earned her berth to the Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G3) with a third-place finish in the Ruidoso Derby Challenge. The royally-bred filly won the John Deere California Juvenile Challenge at 2. This season she qualified for the Grade 2 Golden State Derby and was third in the Girl Secrets Handicap and the Chingaderos Handicap, her last start October 12, at Los Alamitos Race Course.



VALLERRO

Coady Photography
SOR, G, foaled March 19, 2015
Valiant Hero - Perrys Queen Bug, by Mr Jess Perry

Qualifying Race: 3rd Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (7) 1-1-1 $17,918
Lifetime Record: (12) 4-1-1 $58,147

Owner: George L. Seward
Breeder: George L. Seward (CO)
Trainer: Robert "Bob" Johnson
Qualifying Trainer: John D. Hammes
Qualifying Jockey: Alfredo Triana, Jr.

Notes: Vallerro earned his berth to the Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G3) by finishing third in the Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge. He won the John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge last year and qualified for the Ruidoso Derby Challenge earlier this year. The sorrel gelding finished last in the Altoona Derby in his last start October 13.



WALCOTT

Coady Photography
B, C, foaled April 14, 2015
Tee Cos - Jess Maganette, by Mr Jess Perry

Qualifying Race: 4th Adequan Ruidoso Derby Challenge
2018 Record: (8) 5-0-1 $88,895
Lifetime Record: (9) 5-1-1 $93,955

Owner: Pedro Gutierrez Marquez
Breeder: Lyle Guillory (OK)
Trainer: Alejandro Chavez
Qualifying Jockey: Mauro Salcedo

Notes: Walcott earned his berth to the Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G3) by finishing fourth in the Ruidoso Derby Challenge. He followed that race with four straight four consecutive wins including the Mile High Derby at Arapahoe Park and the Altoona Derby, in his last start October 13, at Prairie Meadows.

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