New Mexico-based jockey Alfredo Juarez Jr. secured the 2,000th victory of his career Sunday, Sept. 22 at Zia Park when he guided Chuchuluco to a front-running victory in the eighth race.
Trainer Joel Marr won the final three races on the New Mexico Classic Cup program at Zia Park Oct. 28, including the $180,480 Rocky Gulch Championship with On Down the Road.
Cross Chris Run faces Brother Louie again Oct. 28 after the two finished a neck apart in last year's $180,000 Rocky Gulch New Mexico Classic Cup Championship at Zia Park in Hobbs, N.M.
The New Mexico Horse Breeders' Association honored its 2011 Thoroughbred champions during its Zia Awards Banquet at the Marriott Uptown Hotel in Albuquerque Jan. 26.
California shipper Tango Tango is the morning line favorite among nine 3-year-olds for Sunland Park's $100,000 Borderland Derby Feb. 27, a race that takes on added significance as a prep for the $800,000 Sunland Derby.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Agiba Yulla||Dick Cappellucci||
|Big Blaze||Jose R. Gonzalez, Jr.||
|Chuchuluco||Todd W. Fincher||
|Doms Flash||Dan H. Dennison||
|Flash Me the Cash||Joel H. Marr||
|Fourteen Kt. Gold||Hermenegildo G. Aldavaz||
|Kiss My Hennessy||Todd W. Fincher||
|Lester's Echo||J. Owen Bringhurst||
|Nuggets Please||Justin R. Evans||
|Our Choice||David Wolochuk||
|Pure D Gold||Michael K. Barber||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Better Talk Now S.||SAR|
|Tranquility Lake S.||DMR|
|With Anticipation S. (gr. II)||SAR|
|OLG Halton S. Presented by Tipperary Equestrian||WO|
|OLG Elgin S. Presented by Bear Stables||WO|