RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 11, 2021—In his first career start, Hot Ivory Eyes qualified for the $100,000 Ruidoso Juvenile Invitational at Ruidoso Downs. The son of multiple stake sire IVORY JAMES posted the 9th fastest time from 133 two-year-olds who participated in the $1-million Rainbow Futurity(G1) trials on Day 2.
A Texas homebred racing for Paragon Farms, LLC, Hot Ivory Eyes finished a neck off Messynger in the 10th trial on Saturday, clocking a :19.698 for the 400 yards, a 95 speed index in his first career start.
Trainer Trey Wood named jockey Alan Hernandez to ride the by colt out of Eye Agree by Mr Eye Opener. Eye Agree is a stakes winning daughter of the champion First Down Dash mare Tiny First Effort.
The $100,000 Rainbow Juvenile final will be contested Sunday, July 25th at Ruidoso Downs. For a complete list of Juvenile qualifiers CLICK HERE.