The 2013 All American Futurity (G1) is the richest race for 2-year-olds in North America, regardless of breed. Run every Labor Day at Ruidoso Downs in the mountain village of Ruidoso, New Mexico, the $2.6 million race will be contested September 2 by 10 2-year-old American Quarter Horses.
This year, the $2.8 million All American Derby (G1) for 3-year-olds is September 1. The race has the richest purse ever offered in American Quarter Horse racing history. It continues as the richest race for 3-year-olds of any breed in North America.
The Kentucky Derby for Thoroughbreds offers a $2 million purse and the other two legs of the Triple Crown, the Preakness and Belmont Stakes, each offer $1 million purses. The Hambletonian for 3-year-old trotting Standardbreds has a $1 million guaranteed purse in 2013.
ALL AMERICAN DERBY FINALISTS
Handsome Jack Flash Takes All American Futurity
Feature Hero Wins All American Derby
Ruidoso Sale Concludes with Mixed Numbers
All American: Wagon Train
Ruidoso Yearling Sale Remains Strong on 2nd Day
All American: Happy Tales
Elite Security Team at Ruidoso for All American Races
My Dashing Lady Tops Crystal Springs Dispersal
Corona Cartel Colts Top Opening Session at Ruidoso Sale
All American: Brothers in Arms
All American Derby and Futurity Selections
All American Derby/Futurity Wagering Guide (PDF, from Horseplayernow.com)
All American: New Mexico Moon
Advance Wagering Available for All American Races
All American: Corona Up
All American: 'Free' Feature
All American Post Positions Drawn
All American: Knock On Wood
Racing Aces to Appear at Ruidoso
All American: Bon Surprise
All American: Down, Not Out
Aceves to Ride You N How Many More
Vallejo to Ride Wagon Tales
All American: Houdini's Magic
All American Futurity Features Deep Field
Wicked Courage Chases History in All American Derby
All American: Hot Horse, Pleeze
Harding offers 2013 Jockey Trading Cards
All American: Courage and a Summer to Remember
Pedigree Analysis: Wagon Tales
All American: Relentless Pursuit
Ruidoso to Feature Ostrich, Camel Racing
Kotulak Has Book Signing at Ruidoso
Night School Features All American Races
Early Morning Lines Set for All American Races
Pedigree Analysis: Bon Accord
All American Trials Reshape Polls
Bon Accord, Wicked Courage Set Pace in All American Derby Trials
You N How Many More Wins All American Futurity Shake
Wagon Tales Tops Day 2 of All American Futurity Trials
Hes Relentless Tops Day 1 of All American Futurity Trials
All American Trials Over Two Days
All American Derby Purse Estimated to be $2.8M
One Dashing Eagle Soars in All American Futurity
Ruisdoso Sale Concludes with $520K Filly, All Figures Up
Ochoa Sets Earnings Record in All American Derby
ABOUT THE ALL AMERICAN
The 2013 All American Futurity (G1) is racing’s richest race for 2-year-olds, regardless of breed. Run every Labor Day at Ruidoso Downs in the mountain village of Ruidoso, New Mexico, the $2.6 million race will be contested by 10 2-year-old American Quarter Horses.
The 440-yard race will be September 2.
The All American Futurity was first run in 1959, with a purse of $129,686. It was won by Hugh Huntley’s filly Galobar, who was trained by Newt Keck and ridden by Cliff Lambert. In 1978, the All American became the first horse race in history to offer a million dollar purse and was won by Moon Lark. In 1982, the race’s purse was upped to a $2 million, with $1 million going to winner Mr Master Bug.
The All American Derby was first run in 1974. This year, the $2.8 million All American Derby (G1) is September 1.
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