On Saturday at Albuquerque Downs, the field was set for the September 19, $200,000-est. New Mexico State Fair Thoroughbred Futurity (R) for state-bred 2-year-olds.
Lonzo Who (pictured, inside blue cap) and I’ve Got It won the two 6-furlong trials. Trained by Todd Fincher for owners Sam E. Stevens and Sammy L. Stevens of Lamesa, Texas, Lonzo Who won the first heat by a neck in 1:11.73. Rodolfo Guerra rode the homebred son of the Indian Charlie stallion Comfort.
Lonzo Who has won two of his five starts and has earned $41,381, and his record includes a second-place finish in the June 26, 5-furlong Mountain Top Thoroughbred Futurity (R) at Ruidoso Downs. The gelding is one of four winners from as many starters produced by Weekends For Love, a winning Maryland-bred daughter of the Mr. Prospector stallion Not For Love, and he is a half brother to 2020 Manzano Stakes runner-up Jonathan Who.
Lonzo Who’s second dam, the Ghazi mare Weeks, won the 2007 Witches Brew Stakes at The Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey.
I’ve Got It won the second trial by 1 1/2 lengths in 1:11.84. Duane Sterling rode the chestnut Attila’s Storm filly for owner J & SM Inc. of Fort Stockton, Texas, and trainer Fred Danley.
I’ve Got It was bred by R.D. Hubbard, and she was coming off of a second-place finish in the 5 1/2-furlong, $124,849 Rio Grande Senorita Thoroughbred Futurity (R) at Ruidoso Downs on August 15. The filly is one of seven winners from as many starters foaled by the winning and multiple stakes placed Dome mare Hang Glide, and she is a full sister to multiple stakes winners Thermal, Reaper, and Flight Song, and stakes winner Another Brother.
I’ve Got It has won one of three races and has banked $30,070.
The complete list of qualifiers appears in alphabetical order below.
|Horse (Sex, Pedigree)||Owner||Breeder (State)||Trainer|
C, Marking-Streakin Excess by In Excess (IRE)
|Fincher Racing LLC and Randy Geiselman||Todd Fincher (NM)||Todd Fincher|
F, Attila’s Storm-Charlotte’s Drone by B.G.’s Drone
|Robert M. Driggers, Del Rae Driggers, and Ben Lee Ivey||Robert Driggers and Del Rae Driggers (NM)||Simon Buechler|
F, Mr. Trieste-Silver Stairs by Demidoff
|Maurcenia Cross||Maurcenia Cross and Gary Cross (NM)||Gary Cross|
G, Abstraction-Lady Genius by Quinton’s Gold
|W.D. Carson Sr., M.H. Carson, and Leach Racing LLC||Bill Carson, Mike Carson, and Leach Racing LLC (NM)||Dallas Barton|
C, Dome-Tiz Beautiful by Tiznow
|Patricio Venzor||Mike Abraham (NM)||Andres Gonzalez|
|I’VE GOT IT|
F, Attila’s Storm-Hang Glide by Dome
|J & SM Inc.||R.D. Hubbard (NM)||Fred Danley|
G, Comfort-Weekends For Love by Not For Love
|Sam E. Stevens and Sammy L. Stevens||Sam E. Stevens and Sammy L. Stevens (NM)||Todd Fincher|
G, Marking-Key To My Warrior by Majestic Warrior
|Dale F. Taylor Racing LLC||Dale Taylor and Debbie Taylor (NM)||Todd Fincher|
|READS PET ZENON|
G, Fusaichi Zenon (JPN)-Sassy Silk Pet by Slew’s Pot Of Gold
|Glenn Berry and S. Linda Berry||Michael Weatherly (NM)||Dallas Barton|
F, Musaiter-Lil Tanna by Limehouse
|Martha M. Carrillo and Faviola Ramirez||C.L. Wilson and Joann Wilson (NM)||Leroy Fincher|
G, Artful Run-Little Mandate by Full Mandate
|Dwain Yarbar||R. Dwain Yarbar (NM)||Greg Green|