Balgo Racing Team, Inc and Marlyn Gonzalez’s Cold Hearted Cartel enjoyed a successful racing debut after winning the second race on Friday night impressively at Los Alamitos.
Cold Hearted Cartel is a half sister to 2013 AQHA champion 3-year-old filly Matabari, the winner of the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity, Los Alamitos Super Derby and $1,246,930. Trained by Lindolfo Diaz and ridden by Carlos Huerta, Cold Hearted Cartel won the 300-yard dash by a half-length over Dip Down Dash. The daughter of Corona Cartel covered the distance in :15.773. Cold Hearted Cartel came into her debut having posted the fifth fastest of 22 drills (:12.30) on April 3.
Freshman sprinters were also in action in the sixth race on Friday night. Freakier LLC’s Fiery Kimbo came out on top in the 300-yard event after defeating Cold Cartel, a stablemate of Cold Hearted Cartel, by a half length. Ridden by Cruz Mendez for trainer Jose Flores, Fiery Kimbo covered the distance in :15.507. Fiery Kimbo is a gelding by Walk Thru Fire.
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