Wave Good Bye Baby Does That in Dash For Speed Stakes Victory
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Hugo Barron Sierra's Wave Good Bye Baby, under jockey Alejandro Luna, winning the Dash For Speed Stakes at Arapahoe Park.

AUROA, CO—MAY 26, 2013—Wave Good Bye Baby did just that as jockey Alejandro Luna hand rode the gelding to a three-quarter length victory in the $15,000 Dash For Speed Stakes at Arapahoe Park.

Jose Manuel Barron saddled the WAVE CARVER 4-year-old to his sixth career win for owner/breeder Hugo Barron Sierra. It was the first stakes win for the multiple stakes-placed gelding who completed the 330 yards in :16.768 seconds, a 94 speed index on the fast track.

The $9,000 winner's purse boosted Wave Good Bye Baby's career total to $97,402. The Colorado-bred is from the Streakin La Jolla mare Baby La Jolla.

Essohess picked up $3,000 for his second place effort for owner Juvenal Sanchez. Alejandro Chavez conditions the Bielau Oaks Texas-bred son of champion Ocean Runaway, a full-brother to world champion WAVE CARVER. Vince Guerra had the riding call on the bay out Dianetogetcha, by Mr Eye Opener. The three-time winner has earned $35,898.

Jose Chavez' Furious Styles finished half-a-length back to earn $1,500 for third. Zachary Quezada trains with Raul Ramirez, Jr. riding. Becklyn Farm bred the 8-year-old in Texas .

Completing the field were Prince On Line and Wcr Really On A Run. Patriots Glory and This Is Da One were both scratched.