12/18/2013 3:17PM

Ruidoso: $2.6 million All American Futurity heads 2014 stakes schedule


The $2.6 million All American Futurity for Quarter Horses on Sept. 1 will again highlight the stakes schedule at Ruidoso Downs, which opens May 22. Trials are Aug. 14-15. Other major futurities are the $700,000 Ruidoso on June 8, and the $900,000 Rainbow on July 20.

Ruidoso is also home to the All American Derby, which will have an estimated purse of $2.3  million when the 440-yard race is run Aug. 31. The Grade  3 All American Gold Cup for Quarter Horses on Aug. 30, has been boosted in value from $40,000 to $200,000.