AURORA, CO—OCTOBER 8, 2021—Second fastest qualifier Kali K broke best under jockey Jose Lopez then held off Dinasti by a head to win the $70,465 Mile High Futurity Friday afternoon at Arapahoe Park.
The Colorado-bred daughter of leading second-crop sire ONE FABULOUS EAGLE completed the 400 yard course in :20.157 seconds, equaling a 90 speed index into a 3 mph headwind. It was the fourth consecutive win in as many starts for the brown filly.
Alexander Orozco trains Kali K for owner Luis Marquez. The 2-year-old broke her maiden in the Cherry Creek Futurity trials on August 12th, then won on Allowance on August 26th. She posted a neck win in September 15th Mile High Futurity trial to get the second fastest time.
Bred by Darling Farms, from the No Secrets Here mare A Secret Episode, Kali K picked up $28,186 today to boost her bankroll to nearly $43,000. Kali K is was a $3,500 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Embryo graduate.
Runner-up Dinasti earned $14,093 for her second-place effort. The daughter of world champion sire FDD Dynasty, owned by Alma Olivas and trained by Uriel Delgado, spent the summer in Ruidoso where she competed in the Ruidoso QH Futurity and All American Futurity trials.
Ridden by Jonathan Dominquez, she was also second in her Mile Futurity trial to Kali K. Bred by AQHA Champion Breeder Bobby D. Cox, Dinasti is out of the Corona Cartel mare Bovet. She has earned $16,463.
Fastest qualifier Mini Secret broke in the air under jockey Jhaciel Soto. She finished 1-¼ lengths back to earn $8,456 for third. Jose Aguilera trains the son of champion Hez Our Secret for owner Green D Ranch LLC.
Flagg Ranch LLC bred the gray colt in Oklahoma from the Carters Cartel mare Mini Mink. Mini Secret has one win in four starts and has earned $12,788.
Runs Naked, Makn Martinis, Dna Dashing Eagle, Streakan James Jr, Painted Lady, True and Flare For Royalty completed the field.