Ruidoso Futurity (G1) Preview- Ep.4 - Hovland
Trainer Xavier Rodriguez will saddle three finalists in Sunday's $1-million Ruidoso QH Futurity including fastest qualifier Hovland.

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Ruidoso Futurity (G1) Preview- Ep.4 - Hovland

by Greg Thompson,

RUIDOSO, NM–JUNE 8, 2024– continues its webcast coverage of the 2024 Ruidoso Futurity (G1) and Ruidoso Derby (G1) weekend on with the fourth episode previewing the $ 1 Million Dollar futurity.

In this episode, StallioneSearch interviewed trainer Xavier Rodriguez, who trains three of the qualifiers going into Sunday's Grade 1 event, including the fastest qualifier from the second day, Hovland.

The gelded son of world champion sire Freighttrain B was a $59,000 Heritage Place fall Mixed Sale graduate owned by La Feliz Montana Ranch.

Click the arrow below to view the fourth episode of the Ruidoso Futurity (G1) preview.

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The Ruidoso Futurity and Derby (G1) weekend of coverage from Ruidoso, NM, on is sponsored entirely by the leading first-crop sire for 2024 Uncle D, who stands at Lazy E Ranch in Guthrie, Oklahoma. The Grade 1 Rainbow Futurity (G1) winning son of Corona Cartel became a Grade 1 sire in 2024 as Heavens Uncle was victorious in the 2024 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity (RG1) at Remington Park. The leading freshman sire also has another graded-stakes winner from his first crop to race, Anna Belle, who scored a victory in the 2024 FL Lady Bug (G3) stakes at Remington Park.