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
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.
|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.