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Ruidoso Downs Racetrack is teaming up with the Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs Police Departments and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office to use K-9 units at the track. The three local law enforcement agencies will use experienced K-9 units to periodically inspect incoming trucks and trailers, as well as tack rooms and feed storage areas in the barn areas, to detect illicit substances. This increased security effort will encompass the entire track property, including vehicles and tack rooms in the stable area. “We’re pleased to join forces with local and regional law enforcement to create a more safe and secure racing environment at Ruidoso Downs,” said track president and general manager Jeff True. Read more here -
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Aqua Flash on Friday posted the fastest qualifying time on the first night of trials for the June 2, $1,024,840 Heritage Place Futurity (G1) trials at Remington Park. Ridden by Tanner Thedford for owner Thomas Scheckel, Aqua Flash won the fifth of 11 350-yard trials by 1 3/4 lengths in :17.582. Shawna Manriquez prepped the gray daughter of champion First Moonflash, who was recording her second win in as many starts. Aqua Flash was bred in Utah by McColee Land and Livestock LLC. An $8,700 buy at last year's Heritage Place Yearling Sale, the filly is out of Aquafina, a winning and graded stakes placed daughter of First Down Dash and the Runaway Winner mare Runaway Wave. There are 11 more trials set for tonight. See the full list of qualifiers here -
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