Cherry Creek Futurity(RG3) winner Im Rowdy James raced to his fourth consecutive win in the first trial while setting the sixth fastest qualifying time of :19.246 seconds. Jose R. Gonzalez, Sr. conditions the IVORY JAMES gelding for Luis Rogelio Nava. He won the $73,650 Cherry Creek Futurity at Arapahoe Park on June 17.
Bonifacio Perez rode the four-time winner from six starts this season. Bred in Colorado from the Especially Rare mare, Eyes Especially Rare, Im Rowdy James has earned $56,885 this season and has not lost a race since June 1. Bill and Marsha Drake are the breeders.
Jess Makin Waves qualified from the fourth trial with a time of :19.263 seconds for owner/trainer Jamie Dominguez. Esgar Ramirez rode the WAVE CARVER filly out of Jess Genuine, by Mr Jess Perry.
Bred in Texas by Bobby D. Cox, Jess Makin Waves also qualified to the $109,355 Grade 3 Rocky Mountain QH Futurity last summer. Earlier in the season, Jess Makin Waves won her trial to the $500,000 Ruidoso Futurity(G1).
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