ALI BABE FOOSE, FLASH AND ROLL AMONG QUALIFIERS TO GRADE 1 LOS ALAMITOS TWO MILLION FUTURITY
Cesar Dabdoub’s Ali Babe Foose posted the fastest qualifying time to the Grade 1, $1,878,475 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity, California’s richest race of any breed in 2018, thanks to a runaway 3 ½ length victory in the fifth of 13 trials on Sunday.
Ali Babe Foose was one of several impressive winners on the marathon night of 400 yard trials, as Governor’s Cup Futurity winner Powerful Favorite and Grade 1 Golden State Million Futurity winner Flash And Roll also posted memorable wire-to-wire wins. With those outstanding individual performances plus impressive winning efforts by Matthew Dunn’s Apollitical Pence and Ed Allred’s Transcend, the 24th running of the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity could be one of the best finals ever in the stakes history.
A total of 107 Quarter Horses competed on trial night with the horses with the 10 fastest times advancing to the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity final. Here is the complete list of qualifiers to the December 16 final: Ali Babe Foose (:19.622), Powerful Favorite (:19.657), Apollitical Pence (:19.702), Transcend (:19.754), Flash And Roll (:19.755), Deceiver (:19.756), Dexxter (:19.785), Mister Appollitical (:19.794), Seaduction (:19.823), and Lethal Lil (:19.842).
BREEDING LINES OF TWO MILLION FINALISTS – COURTESY OF TRACK MAGAZINE – LISTED BY POST POSITION
1. DEXXTER, g.1-28-16 (Corona Cartel-Tres Of Linda, by Tres Seis) Dam is MSW of $168,000 and this is a full sister to Rainbow F. G1 finalist Corona For Tres $27,000. 2nd dam is SW Lindas Dasher $332,000 and this is the female family of Champion Ladys Juno $270,00, etc.
2. ALI BABE FOOSE, c.3-5-16 (Foose-Babe On The Fly, by Strawfly Special) Brother to G1 SW Rock You $790,000 and half-brother to G1 SW Little Talks $564,000, SW Fly Thru The Fire $144,000, etc. Dam is $246,000 G1 SPW who has produced 7 stakes winners and is an all-time leading producer of money earners. $53,000 Rui yearling
3. LETHAL LIL, f.2-21-16 (Corona Cartel-Lethal Delight, by Dean Miracle) Half-sister to All American F. G1 winner and Ruidoso D. G1 placed JM Miracle $1,507,962; SW Lethal Express $32,226, SPW Volcoms Delight $55,011 and full sister to SPW Lethal Cartel $22,056. Dam is RG1 winner of $473,701. Dam is half-sister to Champion Volcom $426,023. G1 placed Lethal Volt $277,225, Lethal Class $151,075, etc. Family of G1 winner Shez Lethal $175,972, etc. $90,000 Los Al Equine yearling.
4. FLASH AND ROLL, f.1-20-16 (First MoonflashStylish Jess Br, by Feature Mr Jess) 1st in 3rd by 1½. O-S. Bryant; B-J. Hawn Holt (CA); T-J. W. Joiner; J-G. R. Carter, Jr. Earned $2,200. Now 5-0-0 in 6, earning $442,455. 1 Golden State Million F. G1. Dam is 2009 Champion Aged Mare and $804,298 earner that won 3 G1 races including AQHA Distaff Challenge Championship. This filly is a half-sister to SPW Jess Secrets BR $24,498. 2nd dam is a full sister to Rainbow Futurity G1 winner Meganette $658,000 and this is the female family of 2009 Champion Two-Year-Old Filly Separate Fire $631,000. $200,000 Rui yearling.
5. POWERFUL FAVORITE, g.1-30-16 (Favorite Cartel-Remember Me Rose, by Corona Cartel) Dam is Champion and Ruidoso D. G1 winner Remember Me Rose $800,000, an All American F. G1 finalist who has also produced 2018 SW Intense Fire $63,000 (won First Down Dash Stakes on 9/2, qualified for Texas Classic D. G1 on same night), stakes winner Tessta Rosa $45,000, 2018 SPW The Revenant $184,000, SPW Remember To Dash $67,000, etc. This is also the family of RG2 winner MLA Rodeorose $132,000, etc.
6. APOLLITICAL PENCE, g.4-4-16 (Apollitical Jess-Send City, by Tres Seis) 1st foal of unraced Tres Seis mare that is a half-sister to G1 winner Send Me A Candy Tree $410,000, MSW This Candys Special $100,000 (dam of Candy Cartel $210,000) and this is the female family of all those good Candy horses from the Pevehouse family include Champion and 2015 All American F. G1 winner Jess Good Candy $2 million.
7. MISTER APPOLITICAL, g.2-24-16 (Apollitical Jess-LR Miss Atina, by Corona Cartel)This is the second starter of the $25,000 winning Corona Cartel mare LR Miss Atina, who is a half-sister to Que Chistoro $79,000. 2nd dam is G3 SPW Bella Benissa (TB) $200,000, who is a half-sister to SPW Morning Perks $245,000. Many more Thoroughbred stakes winners in this family including Major Rhythm $733,000, etc.
8. DECEIVER, f.1-23-16 (Foose-Fool The Boys, by Hawkinson) Sister to SW Misleader $30,000 and SW Fool The Guys $28,000. Dam is half-sister to G3 SW Secret Path $52,000, G3 SPW Fire Cliff $71,000 and to dam of G2 SW One Proud Eagle $280,000. 2nd dam is G1 SW Girl Secrets $178,000 and sister to RG3 SW Bridlewood $191,000, SW Citation Five $66,000, SPW Timothy Pilot $121,000, SPW Early Secret $87,000 and half-sister to RG2 SW Fixin To Fly $259,000, SW Flaming Out $60,000, G1 SPW Gulfstream Five $259,000, etc. $30,000 Los Al yearling repurchase
9. SEADUCTION, f.3-21-16 (Foose-Tres Sea, by Tres Seis) Dam is half-sister to Champion Ocean Runaway $1.6 million, World Champion Wave Carver $1.0 million, G1 SW Trisk $254,000, SW Aquafina $188,000, SW Little Surfer $103,000, SW The Ocean King $97,000, G1 SPW Sir Runaway Dash $121,000, G2 SPW Bring The Bling $67,000, and to dam of SW Justified $87,000 and SPW IZ Special James $65,000. 2nd dam is SPW Runaway Wave $79,000 and half-sister to G3 SW Harbor Beach $129,000, G1 SPW First Down N Surfin $291,000, SPW Igofast TB $143,000, G2 SPW Capitan Nuevo $57,000, etc.
10. TRANSCEND, g.4-11-16 (Walk Thru Fire-In Another World, by Separatist) Dam is $8,000 earning half-sister to SPW Trial Of Faith $23,000 and Atascaderan $105,000 and Bound To Heaven $60,000.