08/21/2015 1:11PM

Heza Dasha Fire good as ever for Golden State Derby


Heza Dasha Fire was the champion 2-year-old Quarter Horse gelding of 2014 on the basis of wins in the Ed Burke and Golden State Million futurities at Los Alamitos. When he made his 2015 debut in the Golden State Derby trials at Los Alamitos on Aug. 9, his performance suggested Heza Dasha Fire was back to peak form. He zoomed 400 yards in 19.63 seconds, setting the fastest qualifying time with a win by 1 1/2 lengths.