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2015 Ruidoso Triple Crown Supplement Due June 15

Amanda Greer

            RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (June 15, 2014) – The final opportunity to supplement a foal of 2013 to all three 2015 Grade 1 futurities – the $750,000 Ruidoso Futurity, the $1 million Rainbow Futurity and the $2.7 million All American Futurity – with a single payment is by June 15.

            That supplemental payment of $2,200 also makes those supplemental nominees eligible to the 2016 runnings of the three Grade 1 derbies: Ruidoso Derby, Rainbow Derby and All American Derby. This year’s Ruidoso Derby has a record $943,127 purse while currently the 2014 Rainbow Derby projects to have a $1 million purse and the 2014 All American Derby looks like it will reach the $2 million level.

            The 2015 All American Futurity offers the largest purse in the iconic race’s history. The 2015 purses for the Rainbow Futurity and the Ruidoso Futurity equal all-time records.

            The nomination deadline for the newly revamped Grade 1, $200,000 All American Gold Cup approaches on July 1. The winner of the 440-yard stakes on August 30 receives an invitation to the Grade 1, $750,000 Champion of Champions in December at Los Alamitos. The July 1 nomination fee is $2,000.

            For further information, contact Annelle Reynolds at 575.378.7224.

            For complete Ruidoso Downs’ information, go to www.raceruidoso.com, visit the Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino Facebook page and follow the Ruidoso Press Box (@RuiPressBox) on Twitter.

 

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