All American Futurity

Learn more about the All American Futurity and Derby.

The 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 $3 million race is contested by 2-year-old American Quarter Horses. It will be run on September 4, 2017.

The $2.3 million All American Derby (G1) for 3-year-olds is held the same weekend, and will run on September 3. 

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Q-Racing Video (both live and replay footage available)

Ride TV 

KASA/FOX NM (broadcast begins at 5 p.m. MDT and will also be live streaming on


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Apolltical Chad  Coronas First Diva  Gamey Tee Cos  One Famous Beau  One Hot Habit 


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Imperial Eagle Soars in All American Futurity
EC Jet One Wins All American Derby
Zoomin Effortlessly Takes All American Gold Cup

All American Futurity Tip Sheet
All American Derby Tip Sheet
All American: Coronas First Diva
All American: Eddie Willis
All American: Kearl Up
All American: Fast Facts
All American: One Hot Habit
All American: One Famous Beau
All American: Sign of Consistency
All American: The Marfa Lights
All American: Double Time
All American: Apolltical Chad
All American: Imperial Eagle
G.R. Carter Jr. to Ride in All American Futurity
Q-Racing Blog: Always a Colorado Cowboy
All American: Decision Time
Louisiana-Breds Shine at Ruidoso
All American Derby Trial Qualifiers
All American Futurity Trials Day 2
All American Futurity Trials Day 1
Q-Racing Blog: The Night Before Christmas
Jess Good Candy Leads All American Derby Trials
All American Futurity Trials Set For Friday and Saturday


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The 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 $3 million race will be contested by 2-year-old American Quarter Horses at the classic distance of 440 yards (one quarter mile). 

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.