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                                 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity
by Michael Cusortelli
A25-1 longshot in a full field of 10 juveniles, Five Bar Bodee dueled down the stretch
to win the $156,200 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity at Canterbury Park on July 7.
Five Bar Bodee went 350 yards in :17.795 and earned a career-high 96 speed index while racing against a reported 10-mph head wind. Cristian Esqueda rode the colt for the Peters Lepic Partnership and trainer
Jason Olmstead.
Five Bar Bodee began his career with a fourth-place finish in a 330-yard $21,650 maiden-special-weight dash at Remington Park on May 16. In his next start on June 15, the colt recorded the eighth-fastest qualifying time with his wire-to-wire neck victory in the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity trials.
Campaigned in two states, Five Bar Bodie has
Retama Park Derby
by Danny Camp
Psychopath made it four victories in a row in the $127,600 Retama Park Derby on July 27.
It was an awkward break for the field with
the fastest qualifier, Pscychopath, getting away in ninth.
Under the guidance of Manuel Gutierrez, however, the gelding was able to compose himself and he began gaining ground.
By the middle of the race, Psychopath had grabbed third place and
he continued to increase
his position in the field.
Overcoming a bobble at the
break, the gelding crossed
the wire a head in front.
Psychopath and Gutierrez completed the 400 yards in :20.082, posting a 92 speed index.
The sorrel gelding, who is owned by Ruse Ranch LLC and trained by Josue Ponce, also earned first place
won two of three races, and the $65,604 win- ner’s share of the $156,200 purse increased his earnings to $70,513.
Five Bar Bodee was bred in Arkansas by Belinda Shaw, and he was acquired by Tom Lepic and Jack Peters for $23,500 at last year’s Heritage Place Yearling Sale in Oklahoma City. The colt is one of two winners from as many starters
produced by winner And Poof Shes Gone. Five Bar Bodee is a half-brother to Redneckedness, a stakes-winning Apollitical Jess filly who ran third in last year’s Speedhorse Futurity-G3 at Fair Meadows at Tulsa.
The colt’s second dam, the
Six Fortunes mare Fortuna Babe, foaled Curlys Fortune, a half-brother to And Poof Shes Gone who won the 870-yard Fine Loom Handicap-G3 at Ruidoso Downs in 2006, and Covert, a son of Dash Thru
Traffic who ran third in World Champion Be A Bono’s 2006 Go Man Go Handicap-G1.
Special Candy Kisses (Kiss My Hocks- Special Candy Paint) ran second for owner PV Quarter Horse Farms LLC. Jorge Torres rode the homebred filly for trainer Clint Crawford.
Renee K. Wilson’s Left Town (Kiddy Up-Kingman Sis) finished third under Josh Romero for trainer Clint Crawford.
Celebratori (Corona Cartel-First To Celebrate) ran fourth and was followed by fastest qualifier and 4-5 favorite Political Candyhouse (Apollitical Jess-Candy Cartel), Royal Cash Flash (First Moonflash-Seis The Royal Cash), Jessaracin (PYC Paint Your Wagon-Windy Perry), Sweet Wild Time (One Sweet Jess-Royal Wild Time), Sizzling Fajita (Apollitical Jess- Anita Fajita) and Southard Queen (Coronado Cartel-Southard Style Lady).
second place money. The colt is owned by Scarlett Hill Farm Inc and trained by Rolando Almanza. Jockey Ricardo Garza-Cruz was in the saddle.
Zoomin Patriot (Jet Black Patriot-Zippy Zoomer) didn’t get away from the gate with- out being bumped, but he gritted it out to finish in third place for owner Claudia Avila. The Rolando Almanza trainee had Esgar Ramirez aboard.
LJ Moonrise (Separatist-Risen Eagle), Makelogangreatagin (Louisiana Senator- Logans Game), DM La Jolla Cartel (Favorite Cartel-Mary La Jolla), Coronas On The Coast (Special Royal Corona-Coasting Rabbit), Baller (Jess Zoomin-Panther Speed), Dak (Dominyun-Fleet Elis) and Runnin For Corona (Corona Cartel-Runaway Wave) com- pleted the order of finish.
     money of $51,040, boosting his bankroll to $68,720. He now has a race record of 9-4(1)-0-1.
Steve D. Burns DVM bred Psychopath
out of winner Streaking Power. She has produced 100% money earners from 10 start- ers, including top earner Mad About The Moon, who has won the New Mexico Classic Futurity-G2 and the Conquistador Stakes where he set a New Track Record. The gelding
was also a runner-up in the All American Futurity-G1 as well as the Southwest Juvenile Championship-G1 and Zia Park Championship-G1. Psychopath becomes the second stakes winner of the brood.
Fourth fastest qualifier Carry The Memories (Dash Master Jess-Processing Speed) took a hit the first jump out of the gate, but came on strongly to pocket
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Canterbury Park $156,200 • 350 yards :17.795 • si 96
Corona Cartel
Five Bar Cartel
Five Bar Molly
And Poof Shes Gone
Fortuna Babe
      Retama Park $127,600 • 400 yards :20.082 • si 92
Favorite Trick TB
Favorite Cartel
I Be Streakin
Streaking Power
     Pyro Power
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