06/26/2017 1:22PM

Four inducted into Ruidoso Downs Hall of Fame


Owner Dutch Masters III, jockey James Lackey, trainer Bubba Werner, and Quarter Horse champion Heartswideopen were inducted into the Ruidoso Downs Hall of Fame on Friday night in New Mexico.

Dutch Masters III has bred and owned the Quarter Horse champions Four Forty Blast, Secret Card, and Higher Fire, according to Ruidoso. Lackey won 13 Grade 1 stakes, including two runnings of the Champion of Champions at Los Alamitos. He regularly teamed with world champion Quarter Horse First Down Dash.

Werner’s list of major stakes wins includes the All American Derby, the Los Alamitos Invitational and the World’s Championship Classic. Heartswideopen won the All American Futurity in 2007.