ROCK SPRINGS, WY—SEPTEMBER 11, 2021—In the feature race of the Sweetwater Downs card, Sp Echo Mountain sprung a small upset over his stablemate Mound Valley Eagle to win the $98,500 Sweetwater Futurity on Saturday afternoon. Five trials on August 28 determined Saturday’s field.
Sp Echo Mountain ($21.80) and jockey Joe Dominguez were gate-to-wire winners of the open, 350-yard futurity. The final time was :17.457; Sp Echo Mountain and runner up Mound Valley Eagle both earned a 103 speed index.
Riley Moosman trains horses. Mound Valley Eagle, who finished a head back in second was ridden by jockey Jesus Valenzuela.
Andrea and Eddie Jensen own the ONE FABULOUS EAGLE gelding, who was bred in Idaho by Abigail Kawananakoa, out of the Foose mare Royal Fooseperrypie.
Mound Valley Eagle has earned $63,131 in his eight career starts, including three wins. He placed second in the Hadley/Giles Futurity at Weber and in the Beehive Futurity at Laurel Brown before qualifying to the Bitterroot Futurity (G3) at Pocatello.
Completing the field were Suzes Dynasty, Perry, Fishin Off the Wagon, Western Dynasty, A Girl Thing, Cowboyhatbygucci and Love Moonin. Volar was scratched.