$40,485 AZ Breeders’ Futurity, Fillies
Prohibitive favorite Arizona Sun ($2.60) and second choice Lucky Last made it a match race with the former getting the victory by 1 ¾ lengths at the wire. Izzy B finished third in the field of seven juvenile fillies.
Owned by Randy Howg, trained by Robertino Diodoro and ridden by David Lopez, Arizona Sun covered the 6-furlongs in 1:09.49.
$25,000 Cactus Wren
Apparently a 10 month layoff was what the lone longshot of the day, 21-1 longshot Ramblin Man ($41.60), needed as he took the lead and went on to score a five length victory over another off-the-bencher and stablemate Call Waiting, giving trainer Kory Owens a one-two finish in the Wren. No Supah for You finished third in the field of nine older horses.
Ridden by Jorge Carreno, Ramblin Man covered the 6 ½ furlongs in 1:15.17.
$25,000 Cactus Flower
The 8-5 favorite Dreamy Gal ($5.20) with Scott Stevens up, contended with a persistent Foggia (who would finish third), then held off a late charge from eventual runner-up Chance to Shine to win T Cactus Flower by 1 ¼ lengths in the field of nine fillies and mares.
Owned by John Pendergast and trained by Molly Pearson, Dreamy Gal, in notching her sixth lifetime victory, covered the 6 ½ furlongs in 1:15.30.
It was the fifth time Pearson has won this stakes.
$39,959 AZ Breeders’ Futurity, Colts & Geldings
The even-money favorite Annie’s Boy ($4.20) with Francisco Garcia substituting for Israel Hernandez, who was injured in a spill earlier in the program, cruised without urging to a 2 ¼ length victory over Arizona Jeremy with Jaquet third in the field on 10 juvenile colts and geldings.
Owned by Michael Feigenbaum and trained by Robert Hazel, Annie’s Boy covered the 6-furlongs in 1:09.11 to remain a perfect two-for-two.