Muy Peligrosito has earned $150,540 from five races, and his four wins include a 1 3/4-length victory in the September 6, 440-yard All American Juvenile Invitational Stakes at Ruidoso Downs, and the December 5, 440-yard Southwest Juvenile Championship Stakes (G2) at Zia Park. The fastest qualifier, the sorrel gelding made his season debut with a one-length win in the fifth of six West Texas Derby trials on Janury 14.
Muy Peligrosito drew post 3 and will be ridden by Adrian Ramos.
Other contenders include Lethal Avenger, a gelded son of Volcom racing for J & SM Inc., Don Reynolds, and M. Lane Reynolds and a $50,000 purchase at the 2020 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale. Lethal Avenger is coming off of a juvenile campaign during which he banked $168,741 from seven outs and scored a half-length victory in the September 19, $252,000 La Fiesta Futurity at Albuquerque Downs.
Lethal Avenger drew post 10 and will be ridden by Noe Garcia Jr. for trainer Fred Danley.
The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:
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