A dozen state-bred distaffers, headed by recent stakes winners Fireball Flash and A Flashin Blu, are entered in Sunday’s 400-yard, $100,000 New Mexico Filly & Mare Championship Stakes (RG1) at Zia Park.

A homebred 5-year-old daughter of champion First Moonflash owned by Dan Delaney, Fireball Flash is coming off of a neck victory as the 2-1 favorite in the 350-yard, $30,000 New Mexico Cup Distaff Stakes (R) at Zia Park on November 1. The mare drew the rail post and will be ridden by Adrian Ramos for trainer Alfredo Gomez.

A Flashin Blu is trained by Alfredo Gomez for owner Felipe Flores Jr. The 4-year-old First Moonflash mare will be making her first official start since September 5, when she placed first in the 440-yard, $75,000 First Moonflash Maturity (R) at Albuquerque Downs.

A Flashin Blu drew post 5 and will be ridden by Jacob Enriquez.

Other contenders include Mike G. Parker’s Chicky Chicky Kai, a multiple stakes placed sophomore daughter of Jess A Chicks who will be making her first starter against aged runners. Chicky Chicky Kai has earned $127,164 from eight races this season, and her record includes second-place finishes in the September 19, $238,000 New Mexico State Fair Derby (R) at Albuquerque Downs, and the October 31, $206,000 New Mexico Cup Derby (RG2) at Zia Park.

Chicky Chicky Kai drew post 3 and will be ridden by Sergio Becerra Jr. for trainer Larry Chavez.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
Fireball Flash (Adrian Ramos)
Jess To Reel (Angel Marquez)
Chicky Chicky Kai (Sergio Becerra Jr.)
Hollyn Bootie (Tanner Thedford)
A Flashin Blu (Jacob Enriquez)
Dark Moon (Mario Delgado)
Famous Julia (Alejandro Medellin)
Kellys First Moon (Jose D. Ruiz)
Diamond And A Half (Alan Hernandez)
Cartel Cambria (Hector Aldrete)
AE-Mi Moonflash (Alfredo Sigala)
AE-Ur Daddys Lady (Sergio G. Dominguez)