Relentless Legacy takes Derby; Beep Beep Rev Rev by a length in Futurity
Trainer Jason Olmstead won the first three quarter horse races of the Canterbury Park season Wednesday. The seven-time training champion scored his first win of the night with maiden Chloes Magic who paid $3.80. His second came in the $28,000 North Star State Derby with Relentless Legacy, $9.20, and the third in the $28,000 North Star State Futurity with Beep Beep Rev Rev. Jockey Edwin Escobedo was aboard all three winners.
Relentless Legacy won the Derby, restricted to Minnesota bred 3-year-olds, by one-half length covering 400 yards in 20.049 seconds. He is owned by Tom Maher. The gelding broke his maiden in
his career debut at Remington Park in May of 2021 but was not seen again until May of 2022 due to an injury. “Jason believed in him,” Maher said. “He came back and proved it was worth the wait.”
Beep Beep Rev Rev (pictured above) drew off to the win the Futurity, also restricted to Minnesota breds, by a length in 15.753 seconds for 300 yards for owner Paul Luedemann. The 2-year-old filly paid $2.60 to win. Seven thoroughbred races preceded the quarter horse races. Total handle for the 10-race program was $1,806,133. Racing continues Thursday at 5 p.m. CDT.