Racing for owner Carlos Trujillo Jr. and trained by Wesley Giles, Groupie James is an Arizona-bred from the A Regal Choice mare Groupie. H & E Ranch, Inc. is the breeder.
Last season Groupie James was a finalist in the Grade 2 West Texas Futurity and the Grade 3 Ruidoso Juvenile Challenge.
The top ten qualifiers, from 48 three-year-olds who participated in five trial races Friday, will return to Sunland Park on Sunday, April 2nd to vie for a $76,422 winners' purse going 400 yards.
For the complete list of West Texas Derby(G3) finalists, times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys CLICK HERE.