Diva Has It Sets Fastest Mark in Far West Trials
Diva Has It, under jockey Lorenzo Lopez, setting the fastest time in Monday's Far West Futurity trials at Portland Meadows.

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Diva Has It Sets Fastest Mark in Far West Trials

PORTLAND, OR—OCTOBER 16, 2017—Diva Has It, a daughter of leading third-crop sire One Sweet Jess, defeated One For The Brothers by half-a-length Monday to set the fastest qualifying time for the Far West Futurity at Portland Meadows.

The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the three trial races, will return to the Portland, Oregon racetrack on Monday, October 30 to vie for the winner's share of the $28,050 purse going 350 yards.

Ridden by jockey Lorenzo Lopez, Diva Has It completed the 350 yards in :18.245 seconds to set the top qualifying time for owner/trainer Adrian Quinones.

Bred in Oregon by Michael and Shannon McKay, Diva Has It was a finalist in the Pot O'Gold Futurity at Sun Downs in May. She broke her maiden at Portland Meadows on October 2 and has won two of five starts and banked $5,937 this season.

The top four qualifiers came out of the final trial including runner-up One For The Brothers, who posted the second fastest time of :18.320 seconds.

Trainer Hector Magallanes conditions the colt by leading sire One Famous Eagle from the First Down Dash mare One Sweet Dash. K & R Allred Ranch, LLC is the owner-breeder of the Arizona-bred 2-year-old.

One For The Brothers also broke his maiden at Portland Meadows on October 2nd after making two off-the-board starts at Ruidoso Downs over the summer. Eduardo Gutierrez-Sosa had the riding call.

Okey Dokey Road owns the third best time of 18:394 with Francisco Diaz-Lopez qualifying the son of Okey Dokey Dale.

Morning Brew, a Louisiana-bred daughter of Agouti made her debut run an impressive one by leading in the quickest dash of the day before settling fourth in a good time of 18:424 with Robert Burney up.

Sweet Dream Demon won the first trial race of the day for Blademar Rodriquez under the guidance of Jose Guerrero in a time of :18:469 thus edging out Heza Eagle and Jake Samuels who qualified with a 18:490.

L Bar D Razle Dazle won the second Trial event of the day and stopped the clock in a time of 18:570 as jockey Jake Samuels qualified two for the final.

Tecate, a gelding by first crop sire Fast Prize Jordan, jumped into the mix with a time of 18:676 with Luis Gonzalez up.

Deal A Ace Of Spades, by Delagame made the cut with a 18:716 with David Martin in the saddle and Three Dashin Bye survived the Bubble with a time of 18:792 as rider Robert Burney also qualified two.

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

The remaining rivals from the trials will be eligible for the consolation event which has nine horses that qualify.

Racing resumes Tuesday at the Portland oval with a 12 noon (PST) post time, admission and parking are free.