GRADE 2 $427,350 DASH FOR CASH FUTURITY FINALISTS DECIDED - FIELD SET FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

For Immediate Release
Sunday, September 25, 2016

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, September 24, 2016) – After a brief but severe lightening storm that caused a delay in the action just before the fifth race tonight, the Dash for Cash Futurity Trials resumed without any other glitches. There were 12 trial heats, the final being decided by the 10 fastest times. The field is now set with the finalists ready to take their places on Saturday October 8, for a share of the $427,350 purse in the 19th edition of the Grade 2 Dash for Cash Futurity.  
  

Eye N Capo 

               Eye N Capo – Fastest Qualifier, Race 12

Double A Ranch’s Paint My Pilot set the bar at 19.811 seconds for the 400 yards in the first trial Saturday where it held until the next to last. It was in race 11 that heavily favored Duponte unseated the leader by stopping the timer at 19.759 seconds. Dupont wasn’t long on top though when in the next and last race of the night, Eye N Capo ran the final heat of the night in 19.758 seconds earning the title for fastest qualifier.  

There were a couple of brief rain showers, but not enough to affect the track condition. It was listed as good for all 12 trials.

All participants in the trials tonight that did not qualify for the final remain eligible for the Dash for Cash Juvenile Stakes on Saturday, October 8. Preference will be given to the horses based on their times in the trials.

The field for the 19th running of the $427,350 Grade 2 Dash for Cash Futurity to be held Saturday, October 8 is as follows:


Horse 

Time 

Jockey 

Trainer 

Trial # 

Eye N Capo 

19.758 

Damian Martinez

Adrian Huitron

12

Duponte

19.759

Manuel Gutierrez

Josue Ponce

11

Paint My Pilot

16.811

Yordanis Amaro

Kelli Martin

1

Political Mess

19.874

Yordanis Amaro

Kelli Martin

10

Cobra Stone

19895

Raul Ramirez

Daniel Luna

6

Murcielago

19.934

Ricky Ramirez

Trey Wood

7

Flyin Eagle

19.937

Gilbert Ortiz

John Stinebaugh

10

Carmel Diamond

19.946

Raul Ramirez, Jr.

Homar Garza

12

Katharsis

19.962

Eddie Sanchez

Jose Sanchez

6

Strawflyin Tac

19.962

Esgar Ramirez

Brian Stroud

8


Live racing resumes Thursday, September 29. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Eight races carded. First race post time 6:35 p.m. CDT.

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