The 2-year-olds are here! A total of 28 juvenile sprinters willcompete in four races as part of Friday night’s racing program at Los AlamitosRace Course. First post is 7 p.m.
Seven 2-year-olds will take partin each of the four events including Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurityhopefuls Valiant Nights, New Hot Look, Jessadeluxe, Annas Babe Foose, AshleyMadison, Kindigit, Foose Jenner, Be Quiet, Smokin Cartel, Off The Fence andUnblemished.
Valiant Nights will headline thefirst juvenile race of the season, a 300-yard dash which is carded as theevening’s third race. Owned by Denny Boer and trained by Lin Melton, ValiantNights has been a headliner on both mornings that he worked out of the gate.The gelding by Valiant Hero posted the the third fastest of 47 drills when heworked 220 yards in :12.40 on March 11. He came back with an even sharper:12.20 drill on March 25, the second fastest of 49 drills on that morning.Valiant Nights’ dam is Shyann Cash, the winner of the 2003 California BreedersFreshman Stakes and third place finisher in that year’s Kindergarten Futurity.Ed Allred’s New Hot Look will aso see action in that trial. He posted thesecond fastest of 32 drills when going in :12.50 on March 4 and the seventhfastet of 47 drills on March 14.
EG High Desert Farms’ Jessadeluxeheads the second juvenile race, which is the fourth race of the night. Trainedby Yanet Rodriguez, Jessadeluxe is a full sister to 2013 All American Futurityrunner-up Reagal Eagle. Bred by Grant Farms, the One Famous Eagle filly is outof Corona Deluxe, a winner of $168,135 in a stakes filled 21-race career.
Bradley Hart’s juvenile Kindigitwill head the fifth race of the night, while Juan Moya and Cesar Nunez’s youngrunner Smokin Cartel will head the sixth. Kindigit posted the fastest of 25drills on March 7 and then had the fourth fastest of 47 drills on March 21.Kindigit is a full brother to stakes winner Pandorum. Smokin Cartel had top workouttimes on both March 7 and March 21. The Corona Cartel colt is a half-brotherto Captain Strawfly, the winner of the2013 Grade 2 Dash For Cash Derby.