American Runaway

American Runaway sharp in Remington trials

American Runaway, who is the nation’s top-ranked 2-year-old Quarter Horse, was the second fastest qualifier behind Dm Streakn Thru Fire during Saturday night’s trials for the $1 million Texas Classic Futurity at Lone Star Park. The Grade 1 finale will be run Nov. 13.

Dm Streakn Thru Fire won his 400-yard trial in 19.43 seconds on a muddy track. It was the fastest time from 122 starters in 13 trial races. G. R. Carter was aboard for trainer Michael Joiner.

Jones to saddle 20 in All American Futurity trials

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American Runaway closed as the favorite in the All American Future Wager last month, after he set the fastest qualifying time for the Grade 1 Rainbow Futurity.

The field for the world’s most famous Quarter Horse race will be set after 20 trials for the Grade 1, $2 million All American Futurity are run Thursday at Ruidoso Downs. The action starts at 11 a.m. Mountain time, with no trainer to be more active on the card than Paul Jones.

Jones will send out 20 horses, one in each race. American Runaway, the nation’s top ranked 2-year-old, goes in the 18th. He will break from post 2. Jones, a perennial national training champ, is looking forward to Thursday.

American Runaway favored in All American future wager

American Runaway, who is the nation’s top ranked 2-year-old Quarter Horse, closed as the 7-2 favorite for the first All American Future Wager. The field was the second choice at 4-1. The Grade 1, $2 million All American Futurity will be run at Ruidoso Downs on Sept. 6.

The future wager closed at 10 p.m. Mountain time on Sunday. There were 24 betting interests, with 23 being individual horses and the other the field. Ruidoso reported there was $16,163 bet into the future wager. It offered win betting only, with a minimum wager of $2.

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