04/24/2016 9:59AM

Teller Baja stays perfect in Oklahoma Futurity


The filly Teller Baja remained unbeaten in three career starts by scoring a half-length victory in Saturday night’s $958,000 Oklahoma Futurity for Oklahoma-bred Quarter Horses at Remington Park.

Favored on the basis of her 2-for-2 record, which included the fastest qualifying time on the first night of trials on April 8, Teller Baja ($4.40) ran 330 yards under Agustin Silva in 16.752 seconds.

“She broke a little in, after that she straightened up and we got the money,” said Silva.

A daughter of Teller Cartel bred and owned by Juan Medina and trained by Rick Robinson, Teller Baja earned $355,200 for Futurity win to push her bankroll to $375,778.

V Power got up by a nose over 18-1 longshot Eye de Man for second.

The favored filly A Tres of Paint ($5.20), ridden by Ivan Carnero for trainer Duke Shults, defeated Bye Byefreighttrain by three-quarters of a length in the $337,000 Remington Park Derby.

A daughter of Tres Seis, A Tres of Paint is now 7 for 13 lifetime with earnings of $509,184. She covered 400 yards in 19.808 seconds.