Nucky Leads the Field of 10 Set for the 18th Grade 1, $498,350 Dash For Cash Futurity on October 10 at Lone Star Park

(Grand Prairie, Texas - Saturday, September 25, 2015) - Nucky dominated the Dash for Cash Futurity Trials Saturday night at Lone Star Park, clocking the fastest time of 134 two-year-old hopefuls divided into 14 trials. The 10 with the fastest times were decided and will advance to the final of the $498,350 Grade 1, Dash for Cash Futurity that takes place here on Saturday, October 10.

Owned by Julie & Denis Schoenhofer and Dale Taylor of Tulsa Oklahoma, Nucky completed the 400 yard distance in :19.619 seconds over a fast track. The undefeated gelding by Dominyun and out of the mare Southern Brook, by Southern Cartel, was a solid three lengths best at the wire. The impressive performance guaranteed his spot in the Futurity final.

Nucky is trained by Kalah Welch and was ridden to victory tonight by L. Salvatore Martinez.

The other nine two-year-olds joining Nucky in the $498,350 Grade 1, Dash for Cash Futurity on October 10 are:

Horse Time Jockey Trainer
Nucky 19.619 L. Martinez Kalah Welch
She Looks Racy 19.662 Manuel Gutierrez Jorge Gonzalez
Ferarri Gt 19.672 L. Salvatore Martinez Paul Jones
Js Abel Dasher 19.827 Jose Vega Eddie D. Willis
Dash Don't Cheat 19.849 Francisco Calderon Leon Bard
Django B 19.851 Luis Ramirez Mike Robbins
Volcom Flame 19.853 Ricky Ramirez Gilbert Aguirre
Teves 19.869 Jimmy Brooks Eddie D. Willis
Famous Little Reba 19.875 Ricky Ramirez Gilbert Aguirre
Sissy Cartel 19.903 Luis Vivanco Yasmine Fierro

All horses that ran in the trials tonight but did not qualify for the final remain eligible for the Dash for Cash Juvenile Stakes, also on Saturday, October 10. Preference will be given to horses based on their times in the trials.

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