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All Out impressive in Heartland Futurity Trials

All Out may have come into the Heartland Futurity Trials flying under the radar, but he came out as the official one to watch for the upcoming $75,000 final set for July 24.


The freshman son of Coronado Cartel won the final event on the 16-race card Saturday for all-Quarter Horse racing that set a new all sources handle record of $1.201 million for the sprinters at Indiana Grand.


Starting from the outside post 10, All Out (photo) and Berkley Packer broke well but not on the lead. As the 300-yard dash played out, the freshman colt found his winning stride, stretching out to roll right on by his opponents for the win by three-quarters of a length in 15.491 seconds. Prize Kiss and L.D. Martinez finished second over BP CK Eagle and Cristian Esqueda for third.


Owned by breeder Richard Joneson of Oklahoma, All Out won his debut at Indiana Grand two weeks ago. He is now two for two in Indiana for trainer Tim Eggleston.


The second fastest trial was won by Kiss Me at Midnight and Sammy Mendez. The gelded son of Kiss My Hocks grabbed the lead early and held on strong throughout for the win by one length in 15.571. Illegal ID and Jose Beltran finished second over Secret Senator and German Rodriguez for third.


Kiss Me at Midnight is owned by Gordon Timm and Debbie Smith. He is now two for two in his young career and was one of four wins on the card for trainer Randy Smith.


Other trial winners included MG Love My Macho, ridden by Giovani Vasquez Gomez in 15.751 and J Corona Extra and Jose Beltran in a time of 15.767.


The top 10 qualifiers advancing to the Heartland Futurity Final, with jockey and time, includes: All Out (Berkley Packer, 15.491); Kiss Me at Midnight (Sammy Mendez, 15.571); Prize Kiss (L.D. Martinez, 15.606); BP CK Eagle (Cristian Esqueda, 15.617); Illegal ID (Jose Beltran, 15.731); MG Love My Macho (Giovani Vasquez-Gomez, 15.751); Secret Senator (German Rodriguez, 15.755); Corona Extra (Jose Beltran, 15.767); Alota Lovin (Sammy Mendez, 15.780); and BV Blaze of Glory (Shanley Jackson, 15.852).


Randy Smith will saddle three in the final.