Streakin Past You Fastest in G.C.F.A. Maiden Classic Trials
Gillespie County Fair Association hosted five trials for the $39,800 G.C.F.A. Maiden Classic on Saturday's race card.

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Streakin Past You Fastest in G.C.F.A. Maiden Classic Trials

FREDERICKSBURG, TX—AUGUST 12, 2017—Making his first official start of the season, Streakin Past You battle best late under jockey Manuel Gutierrez, to break his maiden in trials for the $39,800 G.C.F.A. Maiden Classic at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds.

His :17.533 clocking for the 350 yards, a 104-speed index into a 10-mph headwind, was the fastest from five trials contested on Saturday.

The ten fastest qualifiers will return to the Gillespie County Fairgrounds on Sunday, August 27 to vie for the winner's purse.

Trainer Santiago Riojas, Jr. saddled Streakin Past You, a 4-year-old son of leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon, for owner Guillermo Fabian Rivera. Flag Ranch LLC bred the brown gelding in Oklahoma from the Streakin Six mare Streakin Six Love.

Lightly raced Streakin Past You has compiled an (8) 1-0-1 record the three years of racing.

Bouncing off a troubled 10th place effort in the Sam Houston Maiden Classic trials, Eye Flyin scored his first win in the third trial when he drew off to an impressive 1 ¾ length win under jockey Damian Martinez.

His time of :17.624 seconds, into an 8 mph headwind, was a 102-speed index and the second fastest time of the day.

Josue Ponce conditions the Mr Eye Opener 4-year-old for owner Melissa Dehoyos. Twin Spires Farm bred the gray in Texas from the Fit To Fly mare Fittin To Fly.

For the complete list of qualifiers, times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys CLICK HERE.