LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 21, 2020—Htr Miamor Tequilla, a multiple graded-placed son of HEART OF THE CARTEL, qualified for the $159,550 Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship(G1) at 400 yards on Sunday night at Los Alamitos Race Course.
Conditioned by trainer Juan Aleman, the 5-year-old Oklahoma-bred, finished fourth in a blanket finish in the second trial to record the eighth-fastest clocking of :19.855 seconds. Among horses he defeated in that trial were recently crowned AQHA Racing Word Champion He Looks Hot and stakes winner My Favorite Cartel.
Racing for owner-breeder HTR Stables, LLC, Htr Miamor Tequilla has compiled a (17) 6-2-2 record while earning nearly $80,000. He won the Skip Zimmerman Memorial Stakes, was third in the Two Rivers Stakes(G3), Keokuk Stakes(G3) and a finalist in the Oklahoma Derby(G3).
Htr Miamor Tequilla is out of the Tinys First Corona mare Sheila Tequilla.
The 10 fastest times will return to compete in the final on Sunday, February 9. For the complete list of Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship qualifiers with times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys CLICK HERE.