My Favorite Candy Breaks Maiden In AQRA President's Fall Futurity
My Favorite Candy, under jockey Kevin Carbajal, winning the $29,925 AQRA President's Fall Futurity Sunday at Turf Paradise.

© Coady Photography
My Favorite Candy Breaks Maiden In AQRA President's Fall Futurity

PHOENIX, AZ—NOVEMBER 3, 2019—Under jockey Kevin Carbajal My Favorite Candy broke his maiden while defeating fastest qualifier Favorite Latin Lover by half-a-length Sunday at Turf Paradise to win the $29,925 AQRA President's Fall Futurity. It was another two-lengths back to the Separate Delight who finished third.

Racing for owner ABA Quarter Horses, My Favorite Candy completed the 350 yards in :17.528 seconds, equaling a 102 speed index into a 5 mph headwind.

Trainer Guillermo Morales saddled the son of leading sire Favorite Cartel to his first win in seven starts. The $14,963 winners' purse boosted his lifetime mark to $19,263 off a (7) 1-2-2 record this season.

Guadalupe Bujanda bred the bay gelding in California from the Pyc Paint Your Wagon mare Send The Candy Wagon.

AQRA Executive Director Loretta Brasher (left) presents the AQRA President's Fall Futurity stakes trophy to the winning connections of My Favorite Candy. © Coady Photography
Suffering his first career loss, Favorite Latin Wagon earned $5,985 for second. Also a son of Favorite Cartel, Favorite Latin Wagon led early under jockey Joseph Belloc Jr.

Owned-and-trained by Rigoberto Guillen, the brown gelding won the Desert Classic Futurity at Turf Paradise in April. Steve Burns, Paul Jones and Thompson Racing bred the gelding in Texas from the Mr Jess Perry mare Jess Charming. He has earned $30,530 in four starts.

Trainer Matthew Fales saddled third-place finisher Separate Delight for owner Bobby Gilstrap. Luis Valenzuela rode the daughter of first-crop sire Separate Interest from the Teller Cartel mare Truly A Delightful. Bred by Steve Burns, the gray filly earned $2,992 for the effort.

Captain Pyc, Jessapolitical Guy. Wr Jokers R Wild, This Chick Rules, Scandalous Dasher and Blame In On Mexico completed the field.