The eight fastest qualifiers will return to the Arizona raceway on Saturday, March 17 to vie for the winners' share of a $30,000-est. purse going 400 yards.
Ridden by jockey Joseph Belloc, Jr., I V Gone quickly cleared the field on the way to a dominating two-length win in the second trial. His time of :19.669 seconds into an 8-mph crosswind set the bar as the top qualifying time.
Alma Ramos owns the 8-year-old gelding from the Takin On The Cash mare Bye Bye Bygones. Rigoberto Guillen conditions the 12-time winner of nearly $182,000.
Bred in Oklahoma by L.P. Frank, I V Gone won the Grade 3 Will Rogers Derby Challenge as a 3-year-old. Sunday's trial race was his first start in 2018 after finishing 1-1-1 in five starts last season when the Golden Driller Stakes at Fair Meadows.
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