MPSHINNING POSTS FASTEST 400-YARD TIME QUALIFYING TO THE GRADE 2, $405,585 DASH FOR CASH FUTURITY FINAL
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday September 22, 2018) – A total of 114 2-yr-olds competed in 12 400-yard trials Saturday at Lone Star Park with only the 10 fastest advancing to the final. The Grade 2, $405,585 Dash For Cash Futurity Final is scheduled to go right here on Saturday, October 6.
The fastest qualifier of the night was Larry J. Boudreaux’s Mpshinning clocking in at 19.545 seconds for the 400 yards in Race 2. The bay colt by Mr Pilito was bumped by the horse inside at the break, but he quickly recovered and was out in front in a few strides. The win by 2 lengths was impressive. Mpshinning is trained by Adrian Huitron and was ridden to victory by Luis Vivanco. The weather was showery and the track was listed as muddy for all 12 trials.
It was down to the next to last trial of the night before the final field was set. In the 11th race, Im Sporting Rock earned a berth posting the 9th fastest time of 19.783 seconds. Trainer Robert Meche and jockey Manuel Gutierrez each qualified three to the final and trainer Rolando Almanza qualified two.
Here is the field for the 21st edition of the Grade 2, $405,585 Dash for Cash Futurity is Saturday, October 6.
|Mpshinning||19.545||Luis Vivanco||Adrian Huitron||2|
|Fm Im a Zatanaz Too||19.653||Manuel Gutierrez||Robert Meche||4|
|Paint Me a Sinner||19.674||Ricardo Garza-Cruz||Rolando Almanza||10|
|Some Temting Dash||19.690||Francisco Calderon||Leon Bard||5|
|Parti Wagon||19.709||Rolando Pina||Joe Davis||9|
|Mr Corona Crystal||19.710||Manuel Gutierrez||Rolando Almanza||8|
|Acoronas Toast||19.714||J. R. Ramirez||Angel Sanchez||3|
|Washita Jack||19.726||Edwin Lujan||Manuel Almanza||5|
|Im Sporting Rock||19.732||Manuel Gutierrez||Robert Meche||11|
|One Famous Stone||19.743||Jorge Linares||Robert Meche||8|
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 6. Preference will be given to the horses based on their times in the trials.
Dash For Cash Derby Qualifiers
The Grade 3, $163,200 Dash For Cash Derby field was decided through torrential rains and several storm delays last night, Friday, September 21. It was not until after the final trial of the night (race 11) when five finishers were fast enough to make it in. The 10 fastest from the 50 entered into five trials were set and will advance to the final also to be held on October 6.
Here is the field for the 21st running of the Grade 3, $163,200 Dash For Cash Derby
|Cartel Cupid||21.327||Ricky Ramirez||Blane Wood||8|
|T Velocity||21.436||Raul Ramirez, Jr.||Sleepy Gilbreath||8|
|Lions Express||21.515||Luis Vivanco||Adrian Huitron||11|
|Stone Cold Leader||21.542||Rolando Pina||Joe Davis||11|
|Ivory Noche||21.575||Francisco Calderon||Leon Bard||11|
|Sr Shambles||21.583||Jessie Levario||Josue Ponce||9|
|Eos a Political Win||21.641||Jesse Levario||Rolando Almanza||7|
|Ebrima||21.645||Jessie Levario||Josue Ponce||11|
|Krash Course||21.661||Eddie Sanchez||Jose Sanchez III||7|
|Jcm Dashin Fast||21.677||Raul Ramirez, Jr.||Alberto Solis||11|
Live Racing resumes Friday, September 28 at 6:05 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m.
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and Global Gaming LSP. The track offers a 44-day 2018 Thoroughbred Season, which opens Thursday, April 19 and concludes on Sunday, July 22. Live racing will be held three days a week, Friday at 6:35 p.m., Saturday at 2:35 p.m. (except Triple Crown Days May 5, May 19 & June 9 which have a 1:35 p.m. start) and Sundays at 2:35 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 6:35 p.m. (April 19, May 24, June 21 & July 19). A special twilight program will be held at 5:00 p.m. both on Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration). For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.