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Stablemates Win Colors of The Alamo Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trail Divisions
Wl Van Halen, under jockey Ali Rivera, setting the fastest time for the $35,000-added Colors of The Alamo Paint & Appaloosa Futurity on Thursday at Retama Park.

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Stablemates Win Colors of The Alamo Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trail Divisions

SELMA, TX–AUGUST 4, 2022–Stablemates from the barn of trainer Jose Espinosa, owned by Guerras Racing Stables and ridden by jockey Ali Rivera each won a trial division of the Colors of The Alamo Paint & Appaloosa Futurity on Thursday night at Retama Park.
The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Retama Park on Saturday, August 20th to vie for the winner’s share of a $35,000-added purse going 350 yards.

Wl Van Halen and Rivera was a three-quarter length winner in the opening trial to post the fastest qualifying time of :18.388 seconds. The stakes winning son of MhM Hotwire entered the trials off a win in the G.C.F.A. Paint & Appaloosa Juvenile Stakes on July 16th at Gillespie Fairground.

Also, the winner of the Colors of Houston Paint Juvenile Futurity May 27th WL Van Halen has won five consecutive races and earned $59,030.

Charles Leggett bred the gelding in Oklahoma from the Sf Royal Quick Dash mare Cl Trap Queen.

Also bred by Liggett, owned by Guerras Racing Stable and trained by Espinosa, Wl Meme King was a one-length winner in the second trial to get the fourth fastest time of :18.727 seconds.

The MhM Hotwire gelding out of Unrepentant by Apollitical Jess scored his first win in eight starts in tonight’s trial. The gelding has banked $13,115.

For a complete list of qualifiers with times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers, and jockeys CLICK HERE.