Fantastic Corona Jr's Cruel Ride Qualifies To Rich Los Al Maiden Stakes
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Cruel Ride (#9), under jockey Cesar DeAlba, winning his trial Saturday night at Los Alamitos Race Course.

LOS ALAMITOS, CA— JANUARY 31, 2015— Isaias Esparza’s Cruel Ride won his trial by a neck to qualify to the $100,000 Los Alamitos Maiden Stakes Saturday at the Orange County track.

It was the second straight win for the gelding. Cruel Ride had previously enjoyed an easy daylight win here against a group of maidens on December 13. He posted runner-up efforts in his two other career starts when facing several highly-regarded competitors and was second to the regally bred Sass Me Blue in a trial to the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity on November 23. Before that he was second to recent Los Alamitos Winter Derby finalist Cartels Big Gun in a maiden race on November 1.

Bred by John Andreini, the son of CLICK HERE.