The final preliminary round of the Future Stars Series for the two-year-olds takes place Sunday afternoon at Hippodrome 3R with two harness racing divisions at $ 8,000 for all-pace colts and fillies.
Returning to H3R for Sunday’s program, three-time O’Brien Award-winning driver Louis-Philippe Roy took part in eight of the ten races on the program. He also returned to lead his own colt, Aladdin Du Lau, who competes in the second race.
Following Sunday’s schedule, the top eight scorers from the Future Stars Series and Breeders Trophy Series return to H3R on Sunday, September 12 for Super Sunday which will feature four $ 60,000 finals for the three-year-olds and four finals at 50. $ 000. for two-year-olds.
The stimulation foals are the first on the track in the second race.
Mohawk Park invader HP Momentum (Station 6) could be the horse to beat, having raced his last two starts in Ontario. He may have finished 4th and 5th but was clocked in 1: 53.4 and 1:54. Control The Moment’s son will be driven by Jocelyn Gendron for trainer Jean Tourigny.
Ritchie Alpha (post 5) has three wins and has just had the best triumph of his life in 2: 01.4, Persistent Boy (post 7) is on a two-game winning streak and earned a Future Stars qualification in 1: 59.4 and Kaporal (position 4) won his last start in the series in 1: 59.1.
The fillies will compete in the fourth race where Sunjet Ray (post 5) leads the peloton with Louis-Philippe Roy in the sulky. Although winless in two starts, the Sunshine Beach girl was second in 1: 58.3 on her last start. She is from the Francis Richard barn.
She will face Streakayococo (position 2) for driver Samuel Fillion and they have just won a 2: 00.2 triumph in the series. She is sired by Artspeak for trainer Dany Fontaine.
First race start on Sunday at 12:10 p.m. A free running program is available by clicking here.
By Steve Wolf, for the Jockey Club de Québec