Chainman Romps in Hobbs America Futurity
The fastest qualifier and favorite scores a 1 1/4-length win Sunday at Zia Park.
October 9, 2016
Bonifacio Quiroz rode fastest qualifier Chainman to a clear 1 1/4-length win in Sunday's 400-yard, $268,464 Hobbs America Futurity (G2) at Zia Park.
Prepped by Harvey Baeza for owner Benito Brito Arenivas, Chainman earned an 83 speed index when he covered the distance in :19.957. The colt by champion Separatist extended his win streak to three races, and he banked $128,863 to push his earnings to $152,463 from five starts.
Chainman was bred in Texas by Kim Kessinger and RSG Racing Ltd., and he was coming off of a half-length victory in his Hobbs America Futurity trial on September 24. The colt's dam, Ask The Question, is a winning 9-year-old daughter of Teller Cartel. His second dam, the First Down Dash mare A Delightful Legacy, won the 2003 All American Juvenile Invitational Stakes (RG3) at Ruidoso Downs.
Chainman's four wins, including all three of his outs at the current Zia Park meet.
Valorous, Eaglelistic, Soar Like An Eagle, One More Thats It, Put A Shine On It, Mojo Perry, The Fast Eagle, Jess Prize Me, and Lethal Flight completed the order of finish.
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