Df Fabulous Rouge Breaks Maiden, Sets Fastest Time In Partnership Trials
Cochise County Fair Association
Cochise County Fair hosted three trials for the Partnership (Not Black Type) on Saturday's race card.

DOUGLAS, AZ–MARCH 23, 2022–Df Fabulous Rouge got his first career win today when he defeated Yn Laurita Garza by a nose while setting the fastest time for the Partnership (Not Black Type)  at the Cochise County Fair.

The eight fastest qualifiers, from the three trials races contested today for 3-year-old & up maidens at time of entry, will return to the Douglas, Arizona racetrack on Sunday, May 8th to contest the $20,000-added final going 330 yards.

Under jockey Aaron Belloc, Df Fabulous Rouge took a slight lead early then dueled gamely to complete the 330 yards in :17.147 seconds, a 92 speed index into a 10 mph crosswind. It was the first win in seven career starts for the son of a leading third-crop sire One Fabulous Eagle.

Vanessa Marquez conditions the 4-year-old Oklahoma-bred gelding for owner Stephanie Maire Ortega. Darling Farms bred Df Fabulous Rouge from the First Down Dash mare Like A Gift. The bay gelding has banked $8,989.

For a complete list of qualifiers, times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys to the Partnership (not black type) CLICK HERE.