Ridden by jockey Eddie Aceves, the IVORY JAMES gelding defeated Nurse Hawkinson by 2˝ lengths while clocking a :19.585 to get the top qualifying time. He earned a 109-speed index for the effort.
The stakes-placed 3-year-old entered the trials off a third place effort in the Adequan Les Bois Park Derby on July 29. Michael Monson conditions the brown gelding for owner/breeder Byron Goody. The Idaho-bred, out of Cruel Summer by Streakin La Jolla, has won three of eight career starts and earned $12,603.
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