Challenge


3rd Consecutive Win For Bee A Freight Train & Fastest Qualifier To John Deere Juvenile Challenge
Bee A Freight Train, ridden by Guillermo Suarez, clocks fastest qualifying time to the John Deere Emerald Downs Juvenile Challenge on Sunday.

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3rd Consecutive Win For Bee A Freight Train & Fastest Qualifier To John Deere Juvenile Challenge

AUBURN, WA–AUGUST 7, 2022–Bee A Freight Train scores his third consecutive win for 2022 clocking the fastest qualifying time to the $30,000 added John Deere Emerald Downs Juvenile Challenge Sunday afternoon.

Post-time favorite Bee A Freight Train, under the guidance of Guillermo Suarez, drove a clear path to the finish keeping the lead from wire-to-wire. The son of Freighttrain B clocked a 94 speed index in :18.050 seconds winning by daylight over third fastest qualifier Cottonwood Blossom.

Bred by Darian Burt of Utah, Bee A Freight Train sold in the 2021 Heritage Place Yearling Sale for $26,000 to Javier Alvarez, Jr. The sorrel colt out of N Bee C by Apollitical Jess is currently owned by Alberto Avila and trained by Edwin F. Rosales.

Second fastest qualifier Dash To the Flash T, ridden by Alex Anaya, bobbled at the start but quickly regained ground to win his trial heat by 3/4-lengths. The post-time favorite trained by Freddy Ibarra clocked an 84 speed index in :18.380 seconds.

Bred and owned by Jose  Luis Torres, Dash To The Flash T is by Five Bar Cartel out of Dash Home Deb by Strawfly Special.

Third fastest qualifier Cottonwood Blossom, with Cruz Contreras in the saddle, posted up with nearly 5/01 odds. The second place effort paid $22.60 to place and $10.60 to show for the Jose Fernandez-Cortes bred/owned filly

Cottonwood Blossom is a daughter of Lil Kool Wagon. Bred by Hayden Brothers Ranch, she is out of Stoney Plains by Kipas Special.

CLICK HERE for complete details on the 350 yard John Deere Emerald Downs Juvenile Challenge, including horse, sex, sire, dam, dam sire, owner, breeder, trainer and jockey. Finals are to be ran on August 28, 2022.