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                                Mystic Lake Northlands Juv.
Aby Michael Cusortelli
Valiant Diamond broke her maiden in the
$20,000 Mystic Lake Northlands Juvenile at Canterbury Park on July 7.
Ridden by Nik Goodwin and sent to post at odds of 16-1 in the field of eight 2 year olds, A Valiant Diamond defeated CR Hez The Man by 1/2-length.
Prepped by Pat Swan for owner C.A. Cofer, the filly completed the 350 yards in :18.055.
A Valiant Diamond recorded the $8,400 win- ner’s share of the $20,000 purse, as well as lifetime- best 88 speed index.
The filly was bred by Valeriano Racing
Stables LLC out of Sixy Chamisa, who earned $350,095 from 14 outs in New Mexico from 2009-11 and won the 2009 New Mexico Breeders’ Futurity-RG3 at SunRay Park and New Mexico Cup Futurity-RG2 at Zia Park.
A Valiant Diamond is a half-sister to 2018 West Texas Derby-G3 winner Wagon On Fire
V. Campaigned in Minnesota and Oklahoma, A Valiant Diamond has won one of four outs and has banked $10,221.
CR Hez The Man (Heza Fast Dash-LW Evening Lajolla) was second for owners Richard L. Tobin and Curt Tobin, who also bred the bay geld- ing. Cristian Esqueda rode CR Hez The Man for trainer Jason Olmstead.
PV Quarter Horse Farms LLC’s Relentless Candy (He Relentless-Roll On Candy Wagon) ran third under Cody Smith for trainer Clint Crawford.
Easy Wagon Tales (Wagon Tales-Easy Downhill), Little Bit Of Hero (Valiant Hero-Hanna B Jazzin), Aces Bodaciousbeauty (Bodacious Dash- Aces Beduino), Rose Colored Wagon (Pyc Paint Your Wagon-First Black Rose) and Harleys Wild Fire (Fighter On Fire-Its A Predy Lady) completed the field. Lavie Enrose and Lottago Lilly scratched
AQHA CBY Distance Challenge
Aby Michael Cusortelli
merican Hat and Bout Tree Fiddy reached the
wire simultaneously in the $26,554 AQHA Canterbury Park Distance Challenge on July 7.
The two rivals both covered their 870-yard trips in :46.208 while earning 93 speed indexes, and their margins of victory was 6-lengths from third-place Edelman. Jorge Torres rode American Hat for owner Buckway Ranch LLC and trainer Stacy Charette- Hill, while Nik Goodwin was aboard Bout Tree Fiddy for owners Carry “Rusty” Allred and Pat Swan, who also trains the 5-year-old gelding.
American Hat was bred by Dr. Steve Burns. The gelding was coming off of a second-place finish in an 870-yard race for $15,000 claimers at Remington Park on May 16.
American Hat has won four of 18 starts and he has banked $9,493 from his first stakes victory to bring his career earnings to $34,912.
Bout Tree Fiddy was bred by his owners and has won seven of 35 outs and has earned $196,151.
Edelman (Favorite Cartel-Katie Katella) was third under Ry Eikleberry for owners Nick Hammes and John Hammes, who also trained the gelding.
Rock Wit Cha Baby (Rock Solid Jess-Arriba Reba) was fourth and was followed by Virgil Cole (BP Phoenix Reign-Conquistaprofit)
and Hastabealeader (Hasta Be Fast- Leadmetoyourladderr).
Dash In A Flash Stakes
by Tracy Gantz
With Doug Frink aboard, Ima Dashin Follie broke in second, but was able to stick her nose out
in front at the finish line. She completed the 110 yards in :06.941 to break the previous track record of :06.968, posting a career-best 104 speed index.
Robert Johnson trains Ima Dashin Follie for owner William Joe Geditz. A 5-year-old mare, Ima Dashin Follie previously finished third in the 2018 Stablewood Farm Stakes at Los Alamitos.
Rodney Ruzsa bred Ima Dashin Follie in South Dakota from winner Dimples Dash O Denim. She has produced 100% money earners from three start- ers, two of which are winners. Ima Dashin Follie is her first stakes winner and top earner.
First Of 15 (Apollitical Jess-Tinys Corona Queen) ran second under jockey Cristian Esqueda. Jason Olmstead trains the 4-year-old filly for owner Richard Tobin. First Of 15 won the 2018 Gopher State Derby and is graded stakes-placed.
Camy and R. Allen Hybsha’s homebred Yes No Yes (Stel Corona-Quick Meggie) finished third. Eugenio Navarrete Jr. piloted the 4-year-old gelding, and R. Allen Hybsha trains him. Yes No Yes has won twice before.
Completing the field were Maghelene (One Famous Eagle-Belle Helene), Ja Go Forest Go (Gol-Ja Impetuously), Ms Haulin Chic (Dominyun- Valiant Chic), Carneros (Prospect To The Top- Cakebread And Thou), I Put It On Ya (Carters Cartel-Worth A Look) and Fast Eddys Eyeyinyou (Eye Yin You-Briefcase Cash).
hough Ima Dashin Follie has competed at
distances up to 400 yards, she prefers shorter distances, having won twice at 300 yards, once in a dead heat, and once at 350 yards. She got the chance for a very quick sprint in the $17,700 Dash In A Flash Stakes at Canterbury Park on July 13, coming away with her first stakes victory.
       Canterbury Park • $26,554 870 yards • :46.208 • si 93
Favorite Trick TB
Favorite Cartel
AMERICAN HAT, ‘15-g. Hat D Strawfly
   Shenoshercorona Strawfly Special
Holly Speed Doll
     Ivory James
BOUT TREE FIDDY, ‘14-g. Hollie Jollie
Corona Cartel
Dashin Follies Fredricksburg
   Judinell Jo
   Canterbury Park • $20,000 350 yards • :18.055 • si 88
Valiant Hero
One Valiant Hero
   A VALIANT DIAMOND, 17-f. Sixy Chamisa
Smiles All Around Sixes Royal
  Chicks Chamisa
 Canterbury Park • $17,700 110 yards • :6.941 • si 104 • Ntr
Corona Cartel
Dashin Follies
First Down Dash
Dimples Dash O Denim
  Ivory James
   Denim N Dimples
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