Steveieb Flashofcash, Cole Man 47 Battle For Top Mark in John Deere California Juvenile Trials
Stevieb Flashofcash, under jockey Jose Nicasio, defeats Cole Man 47 (inside) by a neck in the John Deere California Juvenile Challenge trials at Los Alamitos.

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Steveieb Flashofcash, Cole Man 47 Battle For Top Mark in John Deere California Juvenile Trials

LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 4, 2018— Steveieb Flashofcash battled Cole Man 47 to a neck win to remain undefeated while posting the top qualifying time for the John Deere California Juvenile Challenge Saturday night at Los Alamitos Race Course.

The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the two trial races, will return to the Southern California racetrack on Sunday, August 19 to vie for the winners' share of an $18,500-added purse. The first two-finishers will also advance to $125,000-est. Grade 2 John Deere Juvenile Challenge Championship on November 17 at Los Alamitos.

Fames Prize Stone, under jockey Eduardo Nicasio, winning the second John Deere California Juvenile Challenge trial Saturday at Los Alamitos Race Course. © Scott Martinez
Steveieb Flashofcash lugged in early under jockey Jose Nicasio while completing the 350 yards in :17.755 seconds to set the top qualifying time.

Conditioned by trainer Monty Arrossa, Steveieb Flashofcash kept his record a perfect 3-for-3 winning a maiden and his trial for the Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity(G2) in previous Los Alamitos starts.

Five Livestock Company LLC owns the son of champion sire First Moonflash from the Proudest Effort mare Lds Good Going Gracie. Two Feathers Series LLC bred the sorrel gelding in Utah. He has earned $8,800.

Runner-up in the first trial Cole Man 47 also lugged in early but held on for the second fastest clocking of :17.792 seconds. Jesus Ayala was aboard for champion trainer Paul C. Jones, who qualified four to the 10 John Deere California finalist.

Cole Man 47, a colt by Stel Corona, races for Marin Jones and Steve McIntyre. McIntyre bred the Grade 2 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity finalist in Utah from the Royal Quick Dash mare Gm Silver Dreams. He has earned $21,657 in six starts.

Marin Jones and McIntyre also qualified another McIntyre homebred out of Gm Silver Dreams, Quick To Royalty with the 8th fastest time. Jockey Erasmo Casca rode the Favorite Cartel filly for trainer Paul Jones.

Monty Arrossa also saddled the second trial winner, Fames Prize Stone to a half-length win and the third fastest time of :17:981 seconds.

Under jockey Eduardo Nicasio, the Fast Prize Stone filly held off fellow qualifier Kr Hi Five to get her fourth career win, second at Los Alamitos Race Course, in seven starts this year.

An Idaho homebred racing for owner/breeders Gary and Jeralyn Messenger, Fames Prize Stone broke her maiden at Los Alamitos in April before traveling to the Intermountain area to run third in the $92,602 Bitterroot Futurity and third in the John Deere Sandy Downs Juvenile Challenge this summer.

Out of the Go For Fame mare by Floyd de Great, Fames Prize Stone has banked nearly $22,000 this season.

CLICK HERE for a complete list of John Deere California Juvenile Challenge qualifiers, including times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys.

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