Champion Jess Good Candy Works at Ruidoso

The colt being pointed to the May 29 Ruidoso Derby trials.

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Jess Good Candy, shown here winning the April 24 Mr Master Bug Stakes at Remington Park, is expected to make his next start in the Ruidoso Derby trials on May 29. PHOTO: Dustin Orona Photography

PV Quarter Horse Farms LLC’s champion Jess Good Candy worked 220 yards from a flat-footed start in :11.06 while facing a stiff headwind Monday morning at Ruidoso Downs.

Clockers said it was an easy work and he was well in hand.

Jess Good Candy is expected to start in the 400-yard trials for the Grade 1, $1 million (est.) Ruidoso Derby on May 29. Trained by Clint Crawford, Jess Good Candy prepared for his summer derby campaign with a win in the Mr Master Bug Stakes (R) for Oklahoma-breds at Remington Park on April 24. He has won all five of his outs.

Jess Good Candy earned 2015 champion two-year-old honors with four wins, capped by a neck win in the Grade 1, $3 million All American Futurity. The large, powerful colt has earned $1,561,078 with $1,500,000 of that total coming from his All American Futurity score.

The ultimate goal this summer for Jess Good Candy is the Grade 1, $2.5 million-est. All American Derby on Labor Day weekend.

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