3 YO Fillies, 6 furlongs
Prohibitive 1-9 favorite Alberta Sun with Glenn Corbett sitting confidently for owner Randy Howg and trainer Robertino Diodoro registered a daylight win over three rival fillies; Who B Dat finished second, Reign of Fire third.
Now having won half of her eight lifetime starts, Alberta Sun covered the 6 furlongs in 1:10.17.
$30,000 Lyman and Bradley Rollins Stakes
3YO & Up
The chalk continued as 3-5 Annies Boy with Daniel Vergara up for owner Michael Feigenbaum and trainer Rafael Barraza out raced Ramblin’ Man and Two the Punch in the field of five, covering the 6 panels in 1:09.28 for his fourth win in 11 outings.
$30,000 Dwight D. Patterson Stakes
3 YO & Up
1 1/16 miles (turf)
Triple AAA Ranch’s, R. Kory Owens trained Beat the Heat at 1-5 pulled away from three rivals (Monumental Seven, second, Arizona Jeremy, third) to cover the distance over firm lawn in 1:43.25. The win pushed Beat the Heat over the hundred thousand mark in career earnings.
$50,000 Gene Fleming Breeders Derby
1 1/16 miles
Yet more chalk as the Kevin Eikleberry-trained, Reunion Racing Stables’-owned 8-5 favorite Smooth Papa with Francisco Garcia edged away from four rivals to cover the 1 1/16 miles in 1:46.94 for his third win in three efforts. Pace-maker Tactical Attack held second and Stephen James third, who is also trained by Eikleberry.
$30,000 Ann Owens Distaff Stakes
3 YO & Up, F & M
Owner Howg and trainer Diodoro teamed up for the second win on Breed day with 1-2 prohibitive favorite Arizona Sun with leading rider Luis Negron up, winning as she pleased over runner-up My Crafty Gal and Shoe Game third in the field of six rivals. Arizona Sun zipped the 6-panels in 1:09.19 for the filly’s sixth tally in 14 attempts.