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Event Location: Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino, Ruidoso Downs, NM
Hello, and welcome to another edition of ‘Live-Blogging Shish on Horse Racing’. This Afternoon, it is Races 7-9, over by Ruidoso Downs, featuring the 2023 Ruidoso Futurity.
Quarter Horse World is looking at Trusty Jess who is the favorite of the first leg of the Quarter Horse Triple Crown at Ruidoso Downs. His morning line is 2-1. He will be challenged by #9 Caramel Macchiato (9-2), #8 AR Victorias Legacy (6-1), and #4 Wired 440 (15-1).
Also in this post is the consolation race for running the Ruidoso Futurity Trials, the 2023 Ruidoso QH Juvenile Stakes. That race is favored by #1 Jones Hero (5-2). A sentimental pick for 80’s American Action Fans is #2 Yippee Ki Yey (15-1).
Here are the races for this blog post:
Race 7, 6 furlongs, Dirt, Thoroughbred, 9 horses, $38K:
In this first race, it is a battle of geldings. The favorite of this race is #1 Diabol2ical Storm (2-1). While the long shot of this ace #6 Jazz Man Do (30-1).
20 MTP: #6 Jazz Man Do is a scratch.
15 MTP: #5 Ancient Land is the favorite at 8-5.
10 MTP: #4 Hennessy's Squirt is a 25-1 long shot.
5 MTP: #1 Diabolical Storm is a 6-5 favorite.
2 MTP: DS is an even-odd favorite. While HS is a 20-1 long shot.
Post: They are off and running.
1/5 MI: 4-2-9-7
2/5 MI: 2-9-4-1
1/2 MI: 2-9-7-4
All Chrome wins this race at 7-2. He will earn wagers $9.60. $1 Exacta (8-1) paying out $17.40. $1 Trifecta (8-1-3) paying out $51.70. And the $0.10 Superfecta (8-1-3-2) paying out $12.33.
Race 8 (Ruidoso QH Juvenile Stakes) 350 yards, Dirt, Qtr Horse, 12 Horses, $100K:
The Middle Race of this post is the Ruidoso QH Juvenile Stakes. These are the next fastest two-year-olds to the qualifiers for the Ruidoso Futurity. The long shot of this stakes race is Mr. May (30-1). While the favorite of this race is #1 Jones Hero (5-2).
20 MTP: There are three scratches on this race. #6 Sonny Corona, #7 Nims B, and #11 Jess a Candy Maker are the scratches.
15 MTP: #1 Jones Hero is a 2-1 favorite.
10 MTP: #3 Tia Perla is a 14-1 long shot.
5 MTP: JH is at his morning line of 5-2.
2 MTP: JH is the favorite at 5-2. While TP is a 15-1 long shot.
Post: #4 is off to an early start.
Yippee Ki Yey wins the 2023 Ruidoso QH Juvenile Stakes at 9-1. He will earn wagers $20.80. $1 Exacta (2-1) paying out $35.80. $1 Trifecta (2-1-10) paying out $265.30. $0.10 Superfecta (2-1-10-12) paying out $ 107.03.
Race 9 (Ruidoso Futurity) 350 yards, Dirt, Qtr Horse, 10 Horses, $1 Million:
For the featured race of this post is the Ruidoso Futurity. This is a battle of 2-year-olds. #1 Trusty Jess is the favorite at 2-1. While #4 Wired 440 is the long shot at 15-1.
20 MTP: #10 Let's Leave is an 8-5 favorite.
15 MTP: #7 Relentless Eagle is a 22-1 long shot.
10 MTP: #2 KJ Little Duce Coup is nnear morning line of 4-1. He is at 5-1 odds.
5 MTP: LL is an even-odd favorite.
2 MTP: LL is an even-odd favorite. RE is a 20-1 long shot.
Post: They are going to delay the post, due to some horses having problems in the gate.
#1 is off to an early start.
Stewart's Inquiry on the start.
Let's Leave wins the 2023 Ruidoso Futurity at 6-5. He will earn wagers $4.40 for the win. $1 Exacta (10-4) paying out $20.50 . $1 Trifecta (10-4-3) paying out $390.90. $0.10 Superfecta (10-4-3-6) paying out $170.84.
Let's Leave is the big winner. He won the $1 Million Purse for his training crew, as he won the 2023 Ruidoso Quarter Horse Futurity.
In the 2023 Ruidoso QH Juvenile Stakes, it was Yipee Ki Yey who won that Grade III stakes at 9-1.
Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino will host the 2nd Leg of the Quarter Horse Triple Crown Futurities on Sunday July 16th. The $1 Million Rainbow Futurity will be held on that day.
This is Paul Shishkoff, Junior. This has been 'Live-Blogging Shish on Horse Racing'. Thanks for visiting this post.
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