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The Prize Ferarri Headlines Friday's Bank of America Pocatello Championship Challenge
Multiple stakes winner The Prize Ferarri is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for Friday's 440-yard, $56,287 Bank of America Pocatello Championship Challenge at Pocatello Downs.

Kira Crook
The Prize Ferarri Headlines Friday's Bank of America Pocatello Championship Challenge

BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

POCATELLO, ID–JULY 28, 202–
-The Prize Ferarri, a 4-year-old son of The Louisiana Cartel racing for RTM Stables, Robin Dunn, Kevin Dunn, and Bryon Goody, is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for Friday's 440-yard, $56,287 Bank of America Pocatello Championship Challenge at Pocatello Downs.

Trained by Mark Hanson, The Prize Ferarri is coming off of a neck victory in the first of two trials on July 8. The Louisiana Cartel gelding has won 11 of 17 starts -- including 10 of 14 at Pocatello Downs -- and he has earned $106,025, and he ended his sophomore campaign with a fourth-place finish, two lengths behind winner JC Wild King, in the 400-yard, $155,000 Adequan Derby Challenge Championship (G3) at The Downs at Albuquerque.

The Prize Ferarri drew post 9 and will be ridden by Francisco Rubio.

The winner of this race will earn a berth in the October 22, $250,000 Bank of America Challenge Championship (G1) at Horseshoe Indianapolis. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
  1. Heza Southern Cartel (Oscar Villa), 8-1
  2. Royalstellartakeoff (Eric Ayala), 5-1
  3. Jesstafiably Jess (Jaime E. Lopez), 8-1
  4. Hes A Bugin (Junior Mendoza), 10-1
  5. Newport Guy (Jesus Canales), 12-1
  6. DF Storm Tales (Nakia Teeter), 8-1
  7. Sables Dashin (Guillermo Suarez), 7-2
  8. Dr Tool (Cesar T. Moreno), 5-2
  9. The Prize Ferarri (Francisco Rubio), 2-1
  10. Fdd Swingin Dynasty (Oscar Cervantes), 5-1