Fastest Qualifier Runningallnight Draws Post 5 for John Deere Ruidoso Juvenile Challenge

The Stel Corona colt is the 5-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's $59,850 stakes.

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Dalia F. Aranda's Runningallnight, a $14,000 yearling purchase at last year's Los Alamitos Equine Sale, is one of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Saturday's $59,680 John Deere Ruidoso Juvenile Challenge Stakes. PHOTO: Gay Harris

A full field of 10 2-year-olds, headed by fastest qualifier and 5-2 morning-line favorite Runningallnight, has been entered back in Saturday's 350-yard, $59,850 John Deere Ruidoso Juvenile Challenge (G3) at Ruidoso Downs.

Trained by Jose Luis Galvez for owner Dalia F. Aranda, Runningallnight is undefeated in two starts, and the gray son of Stel Corona is coming off of a neck victory in the fourth of six Ruidoso Juvenile Challenge trials on July 14. The California-bred colt was a $14,000 yearling purchase at last year's Los Alamitos Equine Sale.

Runningallnight drew post 5 and will be ridden by Raul Herrera. His nine opponents include Dancing Red Head, a sorrel daughter of Red Storm Cat trained by Kasey Willis for owners Connie L. Young and John Herrick. A $6,500 buy at last year's Heritage Place Yearling Sale, the filly raced at Remington Park last spring, where she scored a half-length victory iin a 250-yard, $16,000 maiden-special-weight dash on May 20.

Dancing Red Head drew post 8 and will be ridden by Benito Baca.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
Patty Del Rey (Raul Ramirez Jr.), 5-1
Feature Me Gorgeous (Adrian Ramos), 15-1
Syms Tlc (G.R. Carter Jr.), 7-2
Lethal Eagle (Esgar Ramirez), 15-1
Runningallnight (Raul Herrera), 5-2
Miss Flyin Jess (Oscar Hernandez), 30-1
Senator Fast Jack (Agustin Silva), 20-1
Dancing Red Head (Benito Baca), 8-1
Capis Chicks A Capo (Sergio Becerra Jr.), 10-1
Apollitical Approach (L. Salvador Martinez), 9-2

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