Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino
Saturday, April 13, 2019
by Eric Alwan
Colby James is top qualifier for $393,180 New Mexican Spring Futurity
Colby James was the top qualifier for the $393,180 New Mexican Spring Futurity following 11 trials on Saturday at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino.
The two-year-old New Mexico-bred son of Jesses James won the first heat in a fast 15.136 seconds. The debut winner was ridden by Alan Hernandez for trainer Rodolfo Valles. Colby James won by a neck in a time of 15.136 seconds, good for a 95 speed index.
Here is the list of qualifiers: Colby James, 15.136; Daddys Sugar Momma, 15.162; Princess Katelyn, 15.165; Ashleigh, 15.189; Six Pack Fame, 15.215; Woman In Redd, 15.216; Burn One Down for Me, 15.227; Honky Tonk Daddy, 15.231; Montevina, 15.233 and Lewandosky, 15.243 seconds.
The rich finale to the New Mexican Spring Futurity will be run on Sunday, May 5.
Live racing resumes on Sunday at 12:50 p.m.
Photo Credit: Coady Photography