Deeheiress, the beaten favorite in the Golden State Derby on Aug. 14, is among 12 3-year-olds competing in two trials for the Bayer Legend California Regional Challenge.
Trained by Donna McArthur for owner Robert Gentry, Deeheiress had won three of her last four starts before finishing fifth at 19-10 odds in the Golden State. The 3-year-old Mr. Jess Perry filly is running in the first of the 400-yard trials and will be ridden by Sam Thompson. The final will be on Sept. 18.
The picks: 1. Two Timing Waltzer. 2. Cammie Cousteau. 3. Another Whirl. 4. Willie In The Money. 5. Quinton's Quest. 6. La Tejana. 7. Splash For Glory. 8. Willie Works. 9. Erato. 10. Dollars Hi.
Four! Two Timing Waltzer and Our Knockout in the first, Cammie Cousteau and Queen Of Endeverance in the second, Another Whirl and Scottish Saga in the third and Murrieta Caper, Express Now and Willie In The Money in the fourth.