R.D. Hubbard and Grady Stowe’s Jesst A Dream won the third of 13 training races on Wednesday with the day’s quickest mark of :16.011 for 300 yards.
The Ruidoso Downs’ summer season starts on May 27 with the first of two days of trials to the Grade 1, $1 million Ruidoso Futurity. The Mr Jess Perry-sired Jesst A Dream’s racing debut will probably come in the 350-yard trials.
The Mike Joiner-trained Jesst A Dream, a $38,000 purchase at the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale, easily won her training race by nearly one length under a hand ride from Cody Jensen.
Ronnie B. Keller and Ronnie S. Keller’s Rogue Cartel raced to a :16.044 time for the second fastest mark. A Corona Cartel gelding trained by Russell Harris, Rogue Cartel pulled away under a hand ride from Larry Payne.
Rogue Cartel was a $32,000 purchase at the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale.
The schooling races may be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCheteGBg3O5fffwAFf_QLrw and an overnight may be downloaded at http://www.raceruidoso.com/overnights-1/.
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