MARYS CORONITAS THE TOP QUALIFIER FOR UPCOMING $187,800 GRADE 2, DASH FOR CASH DERBY

For Immediate Release
Friday, September 25, 2015

The field is now set for the 18th running of the $187,800 Grade 2, Dash for Cash Derby to be held Saturday, October 10 at 440 yards. The top 10 horses with the fastest times tonight advance to the final.  

Marys Coronitas, bred, owned and trained by Jorge Mendoza clocked the 440 yard distance tonight in 21.422 seconds over a fast track earning a guaranteed spot in the Derby final. A filly by Corona Cartel, she is out of the mare Inbetween Dances, by Runaway Winner. This was her fourth win from 13 career starts.

In the sixth race tonight, taking the lead by nearly a length just a few jumps out of the gate, Marys Coronitas had the others put away. She gave an impressive performance under the guidance of jockey Juan Francisco, Jr. and earned a speed index of 95.  

The qualifiers for the $187,800 Grade 2, Dash for Cash Derby final to be held on Saturday, October 10 are:

 

Horse 

  Time 

     Jockey 

Trainer 

 

 

 

 

Marys Coronitas 

    21.422 

     Juan Garcia, Jr. 

     Jorge Mendoza 

Tf Cajun Cartel

    21.508

     Tanner Thedford

    Fernando Carrete

Volcoms Thunder

    21.537

     Cipriano Vidana

     Esteban Rubio

Ipolito

    21.541

     Manuel Gutierrez

    Juan Carrillo, Jr.

Tempting Destiny

    21.544

     G. R. Carter, Jr.

     Michael Joiner

Bodacious Eagle

    21.548

     Ricky Ramirez

     Gilbert Aguirre

Paint Me Perry

    21.567

     Randy Edison

    Adrian Huitron

Candys Cartel Cat

    21.601

     Ivan Carnero

    Clinton Crawford

Jess Dance

    21.624

     Eleazar Hernandez

      Juan Saucedo

Redemption Star

    21.637

     Jose Vega

    Raul Rodriguez

There was at least one qualifier from each of the six trial races tonight. Race 3 produced the most with three.  

Be sure to join us tomorrow night for the Dash for Cash Futurity Trials. There are 14 trials scheduled. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with a special first race post time of 6:05 p.m.  

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