08/24/2006 12:00AM

Folsum too good to go against


AURORA, Colo. - Folsum has the look of an absolute lock in Saturday's $25,000-added Silver Cup Futurity at Arapahoe Park. Undefeated in two starts, Folsum will face six others in the six-furlong test, restricted to horses sold or bought at the Silver Cup sale. All of his opponents are maidens.

Folsum is coming off a highly impressive score in the Colorado Breeders Futurity on Aug. 13. He never looked back in the six-furlong race and won by 7 1/2 lengths under mild urging while racing along the rail. On July 31 he won his maiden by 1 1/2 lengths in front-running fashion.

Folsum is owned by Willard Burbach and trained by James E. Jones. Burbach purchased Folsum, a Colorado-bred, for $12,718 at the Silver Cup sale, and Folsum has earned $22,260. Russell Vicchrilli will ride Folsum again.

Not Another Term, who lost by 40 lengths in his debut Aug. 7 as the odds-on choice, will attempt to make amends in the Silver Cup. The track was listed as good for his debut, and it was tiring. Trained by Ty Gleason, Not Another Term had a series of solid works going into his maiden try and posted a bullet work Aug. 18.

DeMoney auction a success

An auction held here last Saturday to benefit the family of Aparahoe Park starter Sean DeMoney netted $20,800. DeMoney's son contracted meningitis as a youth, resulting in a loss of hearing and damage to his immune system. He has been hospitalized frequently, which has resulted in high expenses for his family.

The Colorado Horse Racing Association sponsored the event. A total of 48 collectible items went up for auction.

* Monday's program, which was canceled because of bad weather, has been rescheduled for this Monday, originally a dark day.