Dominyun Sires Four Finalists to Speedhorse Derby
© Don Shugart
Dominyun sired four of the 10 qualifiers in Saturday's $66,600 Speedhorse Derby trials at Fair Meadows.

TULSA, OK—JULY 15, 2017—Royal Vista Rancehs' multiple grade 1 sire DOMINYUN got four finalists into the Speedhorse Derby from three trials contested Saturday at Fair Meadows.

The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the Northeastern Oklahoma racetrack on Saturday, July 29th to vie for the winners' share of a $66,600 purse going 350 yards.

Stacy Charette-Hill saddled Damn Strait to a two-length win in the second trial for owner M.C. Stucks to get the third fastest clocking. Jorge Torres had the riding call on the Bobby D. Cox Texas-bred son of DOMINYUN from the Jody O Toole mare Hottesticketintown.

Third in last year's Grade 3 Speedhorse Futurity, Damn Strait completed the 350 yards in :17.433 seconds, also a 99 speed index, to post the third fastest time. He has earned $73,730.

Jm Texas Dominyun, a gelding race for owner/breeder Jimmy Maddux, posted the fifth fastest time of :17.667 seconds. Molle Deveraux conditions the gelding out of Texas Lucky Lady by Tres Seis. Edwuin Lujan was up.

Trainer Manuel Almanza saddled Mia Kline to the 9th fastest time of :17.749 seconds for owner Elite Oilfield Services. Vaughn and Jill Cook bred the DOMINYUN filly in Oklahoma form the Special Leader mare Mia Jones. Omar Reyes was riding.

The final qualifying spot went to the DOMINYUN gelding Dt Why Not Me, owned-and-trained by Leopoldo Salazar. Pine Ridge Farm LLC bred the gelding in Oklahoma from the Corona Cartel mare Too Tiny To Quit. Rolando Raudales had the riding assignment.

For a complete list of qualifiers, times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys for the Speedhorse Derby CLICK HERE.