Fdd Dynasty Gelding Records Fastest Training Race Time at Ruidoso
Midday News tops the clockings for Wednesday and the week.
May 8, 2018
Edited press release
The fastest times from three days of 300-yard training races at Ruidoso Downs came during Wednesday's action, when seven horses turned in times under 16 seconds.
Midday News Partners’ Midday News raced 300 yards in :15.850 to post the top time from the three days of schooling races. A gelded son of champion Fdd Dynasty trained by Mike Joiner and ridden by Felipe Garcia-Luna, Midday News was a $28,000 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale purchase, and he defeated Fireball Flash, a daughter of champion First Moonflash owned by Ramon Alvarez and Dan Delaney, who stopped the timer in :15.868, the second-fastest training race time of the week. Mauro Salcedo rode Fireball Flash for trainer Seth Ferguson.
The third-fastest time for Wednesday and the three schooling race days was recorded by Bobby Simmons’ The Runaway Favorite. A son of Favorite Cartel trained by Blane Wood, The Runaway Favorite won his training race in :15.902 under jockey Ricky Ramirez.
The other horses to record times under 16 seconds on Wednesday were Excessive Gambler (:15.944), Cd Rowdy James (:15.946), My Mystery Lover (:15.966) and Ace Of Spades Senator (:15.984).
Click here for video of the week's training races. Click here for a list of times from all three days of schooling races.
Ruidoso Downs opens its 47-day summer season on May 25.
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