Top local handicap horse Forest Mouse had his consistency rewarded with the most lucrative win of his career in the $218,120 Zia Park Distance Championship Dec. 2 at the Hobbs, N.M. track.
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 2008
|Jockey||Frank T. Alvarado|
|Owner||Aldrich, Allen, Isbell, Karen and Rovner, Michael|
|Breeder||Meritage LLC & Victor Flores|
|Hurricane Lake View Five-Cross Pedigree||Friends Lake||A.P. Indy|
|Hurricane Rose||Distinctive Cat|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent||($14,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Global Stage and Forest Mouse, the first two finishers in the Veteran Stakes at Zia Park, head the field for the $200,000 Zia Park Distance Championship Dec. 3, the richest Thoroughbred race of the season at Hobbs, N.M.
Silver Medallion is the lone Coolmore Lexington (gr. III) entrant with a chance to make the Kentucky Derby; Casper's Touch would point toward the Preakness (gr. I) with a good effort in the April 23 race.