Fastest Qualifier The Prize Ferarri Returns to Win $45,000 John Deere Pocatello Juvenile Challenge
The Prize Ferarri, under jockey Jesus Canales, winning the $45,000 John Deere Pocatello Downs Juvenile Challenge on Sunday at Pocatello Downs.

© Kira Crook
Fastest Qualifier The Prize Ferarri Returns to Win $45,000 John Deere Pocatello Juvenile Challenge

POCATELLO, ID—SEPTEMBER 20, 2020—Stakes at Pocatello Downs on Sunday concluded with two regional Challenge qualifiers, starting with the $45,000 John Deere Pocatello Downs Juvenile Challenge.

The Prize Ferarri ($3.20) was an impressive winner of the regional Juvenile qualifier. The gelding led throughout the race with a final margin of victory of a length and a quarter under jockey Jesus Canales.

The Prize Ferarri earned a 97 speed index with a time of :17.578 for 350 yards and stamped his ticket to the final in Albuquerque.

The Prize Ferarri also gave trainer Mark Hanson and owner RTM Stables LLC their fourth stakes win of the day. He is co-owned by Robin Dunn, Kevin Dunn and Byron Goody.

The winning connections of The Prize Ferarri accept the John Deere Pocatello Downs Juvenile Challenge stakes trophy. © Kira Crook

The gelded son of The Louisiana Cartel was the fastest qualifier from two trials on September 5. Prior to the trials, he was second in the Bitterroot Futurity and was second in the Crush the Curve Futurity in June.

He was bred by Weetona Stanley in Oklahoma, out of the Mr Jess Perry mare Ferarri Fast Prize, making him a half-brother to multiple grades stakes winner Ferrari James. The Prize Ferarri is four for six lifetime with earnings of $46,721, all at Pocatello Downs.

The Prize Ferarri's next start could be in the $125,000-est. John Deere Juvenile Challenge Championship(G3) October 24th at The Downs at Albuquerque on Bank of America Challenge Championship night.

In a reenactment of their trial, Summon and jockey Carlos Guillen Chacon put in a solid effort to finish in second place.

The second fastest qualifier, Summon is trained by Julio Corral for owner Josselin Reyes Corral. The Valiant Hero gelding was bred in Oklahoma by Reliance Ranches, LLC, out of the Corona Cartel mare Rosas Coronas.

Summon debuted at Remington, where he won his trial for the Oklahoma Futurity, and finished fifth in both the Oklahoma Juvenile Stakes and an allowance race in May before traveling to Pocatello.

Fortunes Wild Blood and Nakia Ramirez finished third for trainer Jay Pitcher and owners Kelly and Kyle Cook. The Apollitical Blood gelding was bred in Louisiana by Riley Blanchet, out of Cartels Fortune, by Carters Cartel.

Earlier this year, Fortunes Wild Blood won three consecutive races, including the Crush the Curve Futurity, and was fifth in the Bitterroot Futurity in July. He was third in his trial as the sixth fastest qualifier.

Completing the field were Kool Jerry, Zoommancoming, Sb Panama Red, Lady Capo and Df Fabulouscountryjo. Jess Dressed in Blue and Zoomin for Sher were scratched.