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Fast Prize Rumor Leads Heritage Place Derby Qualifying At Remington Park
Fast Prize Rumor wins his trial under James Flores on Sunday at Remington Park to post the fastest 400-yard qualifying time for the $373,790 Heritage Place Derby(G2).

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Fast Prize Rumor Leads Heritage Place Derby Qualifying At Remington Park

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 13, 2018—Fast Prize Rumor posted the top 400-yard time over eight qualifying trials for the $373,790 Heritage Place Derby on Mothers’ Day at Remington Park. The gray 3-year-old pulled clear to win his heat by 1 ¼ lengths.

Owned by Jose Guzman of Dallas and trained by Amanda Tongay, Fast Prize Rumor was ridden by James Flores. The trial win was the first score of 2018 for Fast Prize Rumor, and his third career win, as he crossed the finish line in :19.746 over a fast track into a 17mph headwind.

All of the qualifiers faced a southerly headwind between 16-17mph.

Fast Prize Rumor is a gelding by Hez Our Secret from the Corona Cartel mare Coronas Fast Prize. He was bred in Texas by Weetona Stanley of Madill, Okla.

Pyc Fun N Fancy (#2), under jockey Jose Flores, gets up over fellow qualifier Pv Queen Bee Candy (#1) in the final trial Sunday. © Dustin Orona Photography
The connections of Fast Prize Rumor also sent the second-fastest qualifier to the derby as Pyc Fun N Fancy posted a time of :19.869 in trial number eight.

From the same female family as Fast Prize Rumor, Pyc Fun N Fancy is also bred by Weetona Stanley. The bay son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon, from the Mr Jess Perry mare First Prize Fancy, is a brother to multiple stakes winners including Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity winner Im A Fancy Pyc.

Pyc Fun N Fancy won last year's Laico Bird Stakes, was second in the Oklahoma Futurity(G2), third in the Heritage Place Futurity(G1) last season and fourth in Bob Moore Memorial Stakes(G2) last month. He has compiled a (9) 3-3-1 record and banked $290,102.

Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Derby(RG2) winner Dj Aj Green Leaves, under jockey Jose Alvarez, daylights the field in the fifth trial. © Dustin Orona Photography
Coming off a dominating win in the Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Derby April 21st, Df Aj Green Leaves rolled to another daylight win under jockey Jose Alvarez to ge the third fastest time of :19l887 seconds.

The Apolltical Jess filly from the Tres Seis mare Three Green Leaves, races for Darling Farms and trainer James B. Padgett, II. Bred by Kelly/Yearsley Equine LLC, Df Aj Green Leaves has banked $162,120.

Rainbow Futurity(G1) finalist Wagon Chick V, under champion jockey G.R. Carter, Jr., posted a three-quarter length win in the second trial to get the fourth fastest time of :19.893 seconds.

Rainbow Futurity(G1) finalist Wagon Chick V, under champion jockey G.R. Carter, Jr., drives to victory in the second trial. © Dustin Orona Photography
The son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon was the first two Heritage Place Derby(G2) finalists saddled by trainer Clinton Crawford and ridden by jockey Omar Reyes.

MJR Investments, Ltd owns the bay filly out of Me Chicke by Major Rime. Bred in Oklahoma by Valeriano Racing Stables LLC, Wagon Chick V has compiled a (6) 4-1-0 record and earned $80,468.

For the complete field of 10, including times, sires, dams, owns, breeders, trainers and jockeys, going to the Heritage Place Derby on June 2 at Remington Park, CLICK HERE.

Other notes about the Heritage Place Derby field: Seventh fastest qualifier Goldline, by son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon, was a $12,500 supplemental entry in the derby trials.

The Remington Park season continues May 17-20 with the first race at 6pm on Thursday and Friday, May 17 & 18. The action is underway at Noon on Saturday, May 19 as the Preakness Stakes simulcast from Pimlico in Baltimore falls after the Remington Park races conclude. Sunday racing on May 20 starts at 1:30pm.

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racked by over 140,000 fans on Facebook and more than 9,600 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided over $192 Million to the State of Oklahoma general education fund since the opening of the casino in 2005. Remington Park, Oklahoma City’s only Racetrack & Casino, is home to the $1,024,840 Heritage Place Futurity for Oklahoma-breds, on Saturday, June 2. Located at the junction of Interstates 35 & 44, Remington Park is in the heart of the Oklahoma City Adventure District. For more information, reservations and group bookings please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit remingtonpark.com.