LARC NEWS Posted: 5/10/2019 11:24:22 PM

           As the calendar has changed to the month of May, more 2-year-olds began serious preparations for the trials to the Ed Burke Million Futurity to be held on June 9. Horses need to have at least one outing prior to the trials, so this week should be a busy one for these young horses. Here’s a look at some of standout from recent works at the Orange County oval:


·        Made Over (:12.4), California-bred colt by Favorite Cartel and out of Make Over was the second highest seller at the 2018 Los Alamitos Equine Sale after Juniors Quarter Horses, Inc. purchased him for $112,000 from the Ed Allred consignment. He’s a half-brother to Grade 2 El Primero Del Año Derby winner New Look ($256,517), and multiple Grade 1 stakes finalist Renewed ($179,037). Make Over is from the family of 1987 All American Futurity winner Elan Special.


·        Flokie (:12.2), California-bred colt by Favorite Cartel and out of Lady Nayen is out of Beat Your Pants Off, who is also the dam of AQHA champion filly and Grade 1 winner Jumping Tac Flash. Lady Nayen was a multiple stakes placed runner of $65,083 during her career.


·        Come Forth (:12.3), California-bred colt by Foose out of Now You Comeat Noon was purchased for $52,000 by Kolleen Ledgerwood from the Ed Allred consignment at the 2018 Los Alamitos Equine Sale. The broodmare Now You Comeat Noon is the mother of Ledgerwood’s stakes winne Scholarly and is a sister to Grade 1 winners Ten Oclock Scholar and Diller A Dollar.


·        Bigger Than Big (:12.3), California-bred gelding by Favorite Cartel and out of Hardly Hateful is a half-brother to Grade 1 All American Futurity finalist Hatefulist and Grade 1 Los Alamitos Super Derby finalist Feature Miss America. Hardly Hateful, who is out of the AQHA distance champion Hateful Hanna, earned $436,979 in her career. She finished second in the 2004 Grade 1 Rainbow Futurity and Grade 1 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity.


·        Pit Bull (:12.2), California-bred colt by Favorite Cartel and out of Separate Tac is a half-brother to stakes winner Attack The Cartel ($49,990). Separate Tac won her 2006 All American Derby trial over a field that include PYC Paint Your Wagon. This is the family of stakes winner Ought To Be Famous.

·        Pesky (:12.2), California-bred colt by Favorite Cartel and out of Quirky, the AQHA champion aged mare, who won nine rces and $424,098 in her career. An 8-time stakes winner, Quirky won the Grade 1 Charger Bar Handicap in 2015 and 2016, Grade 1 Mildred Vessels Memorial Handicap in 2015 and Grade 1 Southern California Derby in 2014.  


·        Gentleman James (:12.4), Utah-bred colt by Corona Cartel and out of Daring Diversion, who is the dam of two-time stakes winner Pandorum ($70,437). Gentleman James’ granddam is the outstanding Daring Difference, the winner of the Grade 1 Heritage Place Futurity in 1994. This family traces back to great mares Ought To Be Good and Do Good.

·        Favorite Illusion (:12.4), California-bred colt by Favorite Cartel and out of Sweetest Illusion, who competed in the La Primera Del Año Derby and PCQHRA Breeders Derby in 2012. Favorite Illusion’s female family includes the great Florentine, This Snow Is Royal, Calyx, Lady Tenaya and Desirio.  


·        Chalala Favorite (:12.2) California-bred filly by Favorite Cartel and out of Chalala Jess posted the fastest of 26 drills this morning. The Valentin Zamudio-trainee is out of the 2015 PCQHRA Breeders Futurity runner-up. Chalala Jess, a winner of two races and $79,050, ran second to champion Ima Fearless Hero in that event.


·        Socially Significant (:12.3), Texas-bred filly by Corona Cartel and out of Jess Significant is a full sister to champion aged mare Significant Heart, who won eight races and $257,292 during a great career. A six-times stakes winner, Significant Heart won the 2013 PCQHRA Breeders Derby and the 2014 Grade 1 Mildred Vessels Memorial Handicap.


·        Royaltys Legacy (:12.3), California-bred colt by Royaltys Choice and out of Harem Carver, who is the dam of 2018 Firecracker Futurity at Grant’s Pass winner Harem Bar Cartel. Royaltys Legacy’s second dam is Special Queen SA, the runner-up in the 2002 Ed Burke Memorial Futurity, and a winner of nearly $230,000.  


·        Requiring Fire (:12.6), California-bred filly by Walk Thru Fire and out of No Tools Required was purchased by Donald Cavanaugh for the sale topping price of $190,000 at the 2018 Los Alamitos Equine Sale. She’s a full sister to the stakes winning Required Fire ($71,235) and a half-sister to New Mexico HBA Stakes winner one Hot Mecanic ($158,557). No Tools Required ($116,509) won the Restricted Grade 2 TQHA Sires’ Cup Futurity and the Restricted Grade 3 TQHRA Sires’ Cup Derby. She also won the Grade 3 Rheudasil Handicap.


·        Fredericos Fantasy (:12.3), California-bred colt by Corona Cartel and out of Play Your Card, who is the dam of winners LR Royal Flush and Motown Madness and also of 2-year-old Baltas Babe. Play Your Card is from the family of stakes winners Secret Card, Twin Spires, Docs Apollo, etc.


·        Jack Be Qwik (:12.3) New Mexico-bred gelding by Apollitical Jess and out of Royally Sandra, a winner four races and $137,856. Royally Sandra finished fifth in the 2011 Rainbow Derby and was second in the Elan Again Handicap in 2012. Royally Sandra also competed in the Grade 1 Mildred Vessels Memorial Handicap and 2013 Charger Bar Handicap.


·        Shez Divine (:12.2) Utah-bred filly by Big Daddy Cartel and out of GM Silver Dreams is a half-sister of Cole Man 47, the winner of the 2018 PCQHRA Breeders Futurity and John Deere California Juvenile Challenge. GM Silver Dreams is a stakes placed mare winner of $27,703.


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