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Kiss My Hocks seeks 2nd jewel in quarter horse racing’s triple crown

The 51st Rainbow Futurity, with a purse of $900,000, will be run Sunday at Ruidoso Downs.

The Grade 1 race is 400 yards and is the second jewel in quarter horse racing’s triple crown. Post time is 4:54 p.m.

Here’s a look at the field in post position order:

1. REDEMPTION STAR (20-1): The gelding won his trial by a nose. Trial time: 19.662. Trainer: Eddie Willis. Jockey: Joe Badilla Jr.

2. LOGANS ZOOMIN (20-1): The colt by Jess Zoomin was the fastest qualifier on the second day of trials. Trial time: 19.545. Trainer: Eddie Willis. Jockey: Jimmy Dean Brooks.

3. TRENDI (15-1): The daughter of Stoli and Veva Jean is a full sister to world champion Stolis Winner, who won the 2008 Rainbow Futurity and All-American Futurity. Trial time: 19.631. Trainer: Wes Giles. Jockey: Larry Gamez.

4. WILD SIXES CARTEL (8-1): The son of Corona Cartel and Wild Six was second in the Grade 2, $261,200 Kindergarten. Trial time: 19.664. Trainer: Paul Jones. Jockey: Ramon Sanchez.

5. BODACIOUS EAGLE (6-1): The gelding was third in the Grade 1, $700,000 Ruidoso Futurity in his second start. Trial time: 19.655. Trainer: Blane Wood. Jockey: Ricky Ramirez.

6. BOI GEORGE (6-1): The gelding won the Grade 2, $263,636 West Texas Futurity. Trial time: 19.667. Trainer: Gene Burden. Jockey: Sergio Becerra Jr.

7. EAGLE ON THE FLY (15-1): The daughter of One Famous Eagle and Ladys Heart Of Gold won her Rainbow trial by a length. Trial time: 19.815. Trainer: Umberto Belloc. Jockey: G.R. Carter Jr.

8. TEMPTING VALOR (20-1): The gelding’s second dam is champion and broodmare of the year Florentine. Trial time: 19.674. Trainer: Mike Robbins. Jockey: Jose Amador Alvarez.

9. JM MIRACLE (3-1): The gelding was second in the Ruidoso Futurity. Trial time: 19.706. Trainer: Umberto Belloc. Jockey: Alonso Rivera.

10. KISS MY HOCKS (7-5): The colt is the No. 1-ranked 2-year-old quarter horse after winning the Ruidoso Futurity and the Grade 2, $563,950 Sam Houston Futurity. Trial time: 19.481. Trainer: Toby Keeton. Jockey: Cody Jensen.


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