LOUISIANA CORONA TOP QUALIFIER FOR GRADE 2, $161,500 DASH FOR CASH DERBY TO BE HELD OCTOBER 5

For Immediate Release
Friday, September 20, 2013

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Friday, Sept. 20, 2013) – The field was decided tonight for the 16th running of the $161,500 Dash for Cash Derby (G2). Five trial races were held and the top 10 fastest times from those trials earned a spot in the final to be held here on Saturday, October 5.

Louisiana Corona, trained by Luis Villafranco and ridden by G. R. Carter, Jr., posted the fastest time of the night at the 440 yard distance, over a muddy track. The filly by Jess Louisiana Blue stopped the timer in 21.278 earning a speed index of 98. She is owned by Jason Richards & Michael J. LeBlanc.

Along with the top qualifier, Louisiana Corona, two others qualified from the fifth race, Secret Courage and Panther Blurr. Four qualified from race four, Diamond Prize, Eyem Unstopable, Valiant Lil Lady and Rc Tres Times Seis. Captain Strawfly, Prince Valleyant and Hiclass Vodka all advanced from race seven. There were no qualifiers from the sixth or eighth races.

Here is the field for the $161,500 Grade 2, Dash for Cash Derby on October 5:

 

Horse

   

Time

    

Jockey

  

Trainer

 

   

 

    

 

  

 

Louisiana Corona

   

21.278

    

G. R. Carter, Jr.

  

Luis Villafranco

Secret Courage

   

21.288

    

Jerry Yoakum

  

Carlos Saldivar

Diamond Prize

   

21.296

    

Ivan Camero

  

Luz Chavira

Captain Strawfly

   

21.307

    

Esgar Ramirez

  

Anna Marie Crowson

Panther Blurr

   

21.341

    

Jimmy Brooks

  

Eddie Willis

Eyem Unstopable

   

21.370

    

Jimmy Brooks

  

Eddie Willis

Valiant Lil Lady

   

21.373

    

Rodrigo Vallejo

  

Judd Kearl

Prince Valleyant

   

21.384

    

Larry Payne

  

Russell Harris

Hiclass Vodka

   

21.452

    

Ivan Camero

  

Luz Chavira

Rc Tres Times Seis

   

21.480

    

Raul Herrera

  

Anna Marie Crowson

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