OGDEN, UT—APRIL 17, 2020—Coming off a layoff after winning a trial for WHR Open Futurity at Sweetwater last August, Jr Highway 93 won his trial and posted the third fastest time for the $30,000-added Adequan® Derby Challenge Sunday afternoon at Weber Downs.
The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the Weber Downs on Saturday, May 1st to vie for the winner's share of the purse and an invite to participate in the $150,000-est. Adequan® Derby Challenge Championship(G3) October 23rd during Bank of American Challenge Championship Night at The Downs in Albuquerque.
Jr Highway 93 defeated fellow qualifier Cady Shack Creek by a nose in the second trial to get the third fastest time of :20.070 seconds, a 101 speed index.
Owned-and-trained by Owen Udy and ridden by Gerardo Vera, the Nevada-bred son of last year's leading first-crop sire of winners ONE FABULOUS EAGLE, has won two of six career starts. Bred by J R Stables, he is out of the Panther Mountain mare Prissy B Panther.
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