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GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 30, 2019—Nine fillies and mares, headed by 8-5 morning-line favorite Jess Adalida, have been entered in Saturday's 400-yard, $17,500 ARC Lone Star Distaff Challenge at Lone Star Park.
Trained by Josue Ponce for owner Ruben Garcia Montemayor, Jess Adalida enters the race off of back-to-back stakes wins in the French Quarter and Selma Stakes. She is also the defending Lone Star Distaff Challenge winner after posting a three-length win in 2018.
The sorrel daughter of champion Jess Louisiana Blue has earned $170,118 from 17 starts, and her resume includes wins in the John Deere Retama Juvenile Challenge Stakes at Retama Park at 2.
Jess Adalida drew the 4 post and will be ridden by Victor Urieta, Jr.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
- Rvaliant Chick (Martin Felix), 5-2
- Lj Moonrise (Francisco Calderon), 5-1
- Classy Seis (Francisco Mendez), 20-1
- Jess Adalida (Manuel Gutierrez), 8-5
- Pamplonna (Ricky Ramirez), 8-1
- Alinas War Princess (Noe Villatoro), 12-1
- Ym Valentine (James Flores), 15-1
- Enid Girl (Nestor Duran), 6-1
- Saved By Jesus Jm (Alejandro Zuniga), 20-1
The ARC Lone Star Distaff Challenge is one of 10 regional Challenge races scheduled throughout the year at various North American racetracks. It offers automatic berths to the Grade 1, $100,000-est. Distaff Challenge Championship which is part of the Bank of America Challenge Championships at The Downs at Albuquerque on October 26.
The Distaff Challenge is race 11 on the 12-race lineup. Approximate post time is 10:45 p.m.
All Lone Star Park races can be seen at Q-RacingVideo.com.