Labor Day 2022 was an exciting and fun one on the Mountain in Ruidoso!
The Ruidoso Downs Racetrack was buzzing with racing fans coming to enjoy the nice weather and cheer on their favorite horses!
HES JUDGEANDJURY won the 2022 edition of THE richest race for Quarter Horses - the $3 million All American Futurity-G1. Trained by Heath Taylor, the sorrel gelding was ridden to victory by James A. Flores for Owners/Breeders Jeff D. Jones and Steve A. Holt.
The other Grade 1 stakes race on the card today was The All American Gold Cup-G1. POWERFUL FAVORITE claimed the victory going wire-to-wire under Jockey Eduardo Nicasio. This makes this millionaire gelding’s 8th graded stakes win for AQHA Champion owner Rosenthal Ranch and Trainer Chris O’Dell.
The All American Juvenile was won by ROCK A JESS V. The bay gelding was ridden by Juan Pulido for Trainer Santos Carrizales, Jr. and Owner/Breeder Valeriano Racing Stables LLC.
We hope you enjoyed viewing the weekend’s festivities and we look forward to seeing you all next year for the 2023 SPEEDHORSE All American Slideshow.