The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Prairie Meadows on Friday, September 24th to vie for the winner's share of a $119,730 purse going 400 yards.
Wieburg under jockey Nik Goodwin, raced to a neck win over Tres Evidence, in the second trial to post the fourth-fastest qualifying time of :19.848 seconds, a 94 speed index.
It was the fourth win in seven starts this season for the Oklahoma-bred son of Grade 1 sire IVORY JAMES from the Fredricksburg mare Hollie Jollie. He has earned $54,240. Bred-owned and trained by Patrick E. Swan, Wieburg was a finalist in the Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge and the Prairie Meadows Gold Derby this season.
Brenda Reiswig's Kool And Fabulous finished a close third in the same trial to get the seventh-fastest time of :19.973 seconds, a 91 speed index. The daughter of leading second-crop sire of winners' ONE FABULOUS EAGLE veered out at the start but rallied to get third.
Jason Olmstead conditions the stakes winner out of One Kool Wagon by Pyc Paint Your Wagon. Winner of the $118,600 Prairie Meadows Gold Derby in her last start, Kool And Fabulous has earned $81,469 off four wins in eight career starts.
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