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Rainbow Futurity Broadcast Live On The Cowboy Channel, Ruidoso Downs Race Track Signs New TV Deal
RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 13, 2020—Ruidoso Downs Race Track has signed a multi-year broadcast deal with The Cowboy Channel. The first event to be covered live as part of this new programming deal will be the Rainbow Futurity on Sunday, July 19th. The Rainbow Futurity, a Grade I stakes race with a purse of $1 Million, is the second leg of the Quarter Horse Triple Crown.

The live broadcast show is scheduled to air from 4:00 – 5:30 PM MDT and will be hosted by Tom Dawson from Ruidoso Downs, and Jeff Medders who will be in-studio in Fort Worth. The Rainbow Juvenile Stakes is scheduled at 4:10 PM MDT and the Rainbow Futurity at 5:10 PM MDT. The pair will also re-cap the previous day’s Rainbow Invitational, Rainbow Oaks, and Rainbow .. Read More

Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Chance to Excel 4300$458,515
Cyber Monday 3300$429,600
Hotsempting 4400$390,355
Eye Work for You 4300$380,666
Shott Gun 4200$356,259

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Horses
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Jose E. Guzman 471895$683,491
Valeriano Racing Stables LLC 31732$624,751
Reliance Ranches LLC 741677$587,264
Bobby D. Cox 52947$585,033
L O S LLC. and Gallegos, Abelardo F. 10610$483,035

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Owners
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Bobby D Cox 344514138$1,379,905
Steve D Burns Dvm 347646356$1,278,666
Edward C Allred 371635146$1,036,853
Mj Farms 211353425$738,509
McColee Land & Livestock Llc 8215137$600,927

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Breeders
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Monty Arrossa 201433431$1,620,356
Eddie D. Willis 233415228$1,114,653
Sergio Ibarra 751246$919,368
Marcos Carrizales 521193$612,369
Mike Robbins 9019109$610,478

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Trainers
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
James A. Flores 253573530$1,659,590
Ricky Ramirez 278393137$999,053
Sergio Becerra, Jr. 126231612$838,048
Juan Pulido 259373629$760,903
Jimmy Dean Brooks 135262618$747,553

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Jockeys
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Led By Nomadic, Six Ed Allred-Bred Runners Among Qualifiers To The Governor's Cup Derby
LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 12, 2020—Ed Allred's Nomadic, who was the fastest qualifier to the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity last year, posted the fastest qualifying time to the $185,000 Governor's Cup Derby on Sunday night at Los Alamitos.

With Vinnie Bednar aboard for trainer Scott Willoughby, Nomadic dominated right from the start, leading early by 1-½ lengths on the way to posting a ¾ length victory in the second of two derby trials.

The gelding by 2020 leading sire Favorite Cartel covered the 400 yards in :19.59, which was 13/100ths of second faster than both Cattail Cove and Runforyourlife, who finished in a dead-heat in this trial while posting the second fastest qua .. Read More

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Hotsempting Headlines Grade 1, $710,414 Rainbow Derby

RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 14, 2020—Hotsempting, a Grade 1-winning daughter of champion Tempting Dash racing for Miguel Y. Gallegos and Mauricio Gallegos, is one of 10 3-year-olds entered back in Saturday’s 440-yard, $710,414 Rainbow Derby (G1) at Ruidoso Downs.

Hotsempting has won all four of her starts and has earned $390,555 this season. The filly’s season resume includes a one-length victory in the 400-yard, $887,000 Ruidoso Derby (G1) on June 6.

The fastest qualifier and 9-5 morning-line favorite, Hotse .. Read More