Hes Jess Dealin Posts Top Clocking for the $65,000-added Adequan Derby
Hes Jess Dealin, under jockey Francisco Calderon, setting the fastest time in the $65,000-added Adequan Sam Houston Derby trails on Thursday night.

Hes Jess Dealin Posts Top Clocking for the $65,000-added Adequan Derby

HOUSTON, TX—MAY 26, 2022— Earlier in the card, two 400-yard trials were contested for the Adequan Derby with Pete Scarmardo’s homebred Hes Jess Dealin winning the second trial in :19.982 seconds, equaling a 102 speed index.

The gelded son of multiple stakes sire Dealagame out of the Mr Jess Perry mare Jess Marcy is trained by John Stinebaugh and was ridden this afternoon by 2021 AQHA Champion jockey Francisco Calderon.

This marked the third win in eight starts for the sorrel gelding, who also qualified for the final of the John Deere Texas Juvenile Challenge regional race last June at Sam Houston Race Park.

Revenant Dynasty, owned by AA Horse Racing, Inc. and Hector Ruiz received the second-fastest clocking of :20.189 seconds. The A Revenant gelding was bred by Wind Acres Stables and was ridden by Ali Rivera for trainer Inez Delacruz.

Mariano Garza’s Biden Record, winner of the first trial crossed the wire in :20.234 seconds with Jose Beltran up. Bred by Heh Holdings, the son of Pool ran well in his first start since finishing second in an allowance at Lone Star Park on December 16.

The ten fastest qualifiers will return on Thursday, June 16 with the winner advancing to the$150,000 Adequan Derby Challenge Championship (G3) at Horseshoe Indianapolis on October 22.

For a complete list of Adequan Derby qualifiers, times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys CLICK HERE.

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Sam Houston Race Park Quarter Horse Stakes
Here are the remaining stakes that will be contested in the 2022 Sam Houston Race Park Quarter Horse live racing season.

Saturday, June 4, 2022

$649,710 Sam Houston Futurity (G2) 2 YO 330 yards
$75,000 Sam Houston Juvenile Stakes 2 YO 330 yards
$100,000 Sam Houston Classic (G2) 3 YO & Up 440 yards
$50,000 John Buchanan Memorial Stakes 3 YO Fillies 350 yards
$50,000 Leon Bard Stakes 3 YO 350 yards
$50,000 Texas Twister Stakes 3 YO & Up 110 yards

Saturday, June 11, 2022

$40,000 Colors of Houston 2 YO 300 yards
$30,000 Colors of Houston Maturity 3 YO 350 yards

Thursday, June 16, 2022

$130,713 John Deere Juvenile 2 YO 350 yards
$91,163 Adequan Derby 3 YO 400 yards

Saturday, June 18, 2022

$100,000 Sam Houston Texas-bred Championship 3 YO & Up 400 yards
$50,000 Jesse Yoakum Memorial 870 Stakes 3 YO & Up 870 yards
$50,000 Miss Sam Houston Stakes F & M 3 YO & Up 330 yards
$50,000 Sam Houston 250 Stakes 3 YO & Up 250 yards
$50,000 Sam Houston 550 Stakes 3 YO & Up 550 yards
$40,000 Sam Houston Starter Stakes 3 YO & Up 350 yards

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