NUCKY LEADS THE FIELD OF 10 SET FOR THE 18TH GRADE 1, $498,350 DASH FOR CASH FUTURITY ON OCTOBER 10

For Immediate Release
Saturday, September 26, 2015

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, September 26, 2015) - Nucky dominated the Dash for Cash Futurity Trials Saturday night at Lone Star Park clocking the fastest of 134 two-year-old hopefuls divided into 14 trials. The 10 with the fastest times were decided and will advance to the final of the $498,350 Grade 1, Dash for Cash Futurity that takes place here on Saturday, October 10.

Owned by Julie & Denis Schoenhofer and Dale Taylor of Tulsa Oklahoma, Nucky completed the 400 yard distance in 19.619 seconds over a fast track. The undefeated gelding by Dominyun out of the mare Southern Brook by Southern Cartel, was a solid three lengths best at the wire. The impressive performance guaranteed his spot in Futurity final.

Nucky is trained by Kalah Welch and was ridden to victory tonight by L. Salvatore Martinez.

The other nine two-year-olds joining Nucky in the $498,350 Grade 1, Dash for Cash Futurity on October 10 are:

 

Horse 

Time 

Jockey 

Trainer 

Trial # 

 

 

 

 

 

Nucky 

19.619 

L. Martinez 

Kalah Welch 

10th 

She Looks Racy

19.662

Manuel Gutierrez

Jorge Gonzalez

12th 

Ferarri Gt

19.672

L.  Martinez

Paul Jones

13th 

Js Abel Dasher

19.827

Jose Vega

Eddie D. Willis

12th 

Dash Don’t Cheat

19.849

Francisco Calderon

Leon Bard

2nd 

Django B

19.851

Luis Ramirez

Mike Robbins

4th 

Volcom Flame

19.853

Ricky Ramirez

Gilbert Aguirre

4th 

Teves

19.869

Jimmy Brooks

Eddie D. Willis

14th 

Famous Little Reba

19.875

Ricky Ramirez

Gilbert Aguirre

6th 

Sissy Cartel

19.903

Luis Vivanco

Yasmine Fierro

14th 

All horses that ran in the trials tonight, but did not qualify for the final remain eligible for the Dash for Cash Juvenile Stakes also on Saturday, October 10. Preference will be given to horses based on their times in the trials.

On The Track: More live racing action tomorrow, Sunday September 27. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. nine live races are carded with the first race post time set for 1:35 p.m.  

  

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Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The 2015 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses and mixed breeds opens Friday, September 18 and concludes on Saturday, November 14. Live racing will be held three days a week, Friday & Saturday at 6:35 p.m.  and Sundays at 1:35 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 6:35 p.m. (October 15, 22 and 29; November 5). The Bank of America Challenge Championships will be held on Friday and Saturday, November 6 and 7. Post time for both nights will be 6:35 p.m. For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

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Global Gaming Solutions, LLC (GGS), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Chickasaw Nation with a primary business focus of pursuing entertainment, gaming and racing related opportunities in emerging jurisdictions in the United States and overseas as well as acquisition of regional gaming and entertainment assets. GGS LLC is the parent company of GG RP, which owns Remington Park in Oklahoma City, OK and GG LSP, which owns a significant stake in Lone Star Park. GG LSP is the track operator who owns the license to operate Lone Star Park and leases the property from the Grand Prairie Sports Facilities Development Corporation.

 

 

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