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Wl Trapwire Fastest in Grade 2 $64,480 Colors Of Houston Futurity Trials
Wl Trapwire, under jockey Froylan Ramirez, setting the fastest qualifying time for the Grade 2 $64,480 Colors Of Houston Futurity at Sam Houston Race Park.

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Wl Trapwire Fastest in Grade 2 $64,480 Colors Of Houston Futurity Trials

HOUSTON, TX–MAY 25, 2023–Wl Trapwire raced to her second consecutive win at Sam Houston Race Park Thursday evening while posting the fastest qualifying time for the Grade 2 $64,480 Colors Of Houston Futurity.

The 10 fastest qualifiers, from three trials contested tonight, will return to the Houston racecourse on Saturday, June 3 and vie for a winner's purse valued at $24,502.

Away alertly under jockey Froylan Ramirez, Wl Trapwire dominated the field with a 1-3/4 length win. The daughter of Mhm Hotwire stopped the clock in :15.769 seconds, equaling an 89 speed index into a 6 mph crosswind.

Noe Rios trains the Oklahoma-bred filly for owner Zackery Rios. Wade and Susan Leggett bred Wl Trapwire from the Sf Royal Quick mare Cl Trap Queen.  After two starts at Remington Park earlier this year she broke her maiden May 4 at in a maiden at Sam Houston.

In just her second career starts Shar Huskey's Texas homebred Fancy A Miracle broke her maiden in the final trial to get the second fastest clocking of :15.846 seconds, an 87 speed index with a 6 mph crosswind.

Trainer Esteban Rubio named jockey Gerardo Luna to ride the Rock Solid Jess filly out of Tres Miracles by View Me Flying.

For a complete list of qualifiers to the Colors Of Houston Futurity, with times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys CLICK HERE.

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About Sam Houston Race Park
Sam Houston Race Park is Houston’s premier racing and entertainment facility, located just 15 miles from downtown Houston. Owned by Penn Entertainment Inc., the racetrack, which opened in 1994, offers a variety of attractions including a Suite Level featuring luxurious suites overlooking the racetrack, The Pavilion Centre, and award-winning dining options at the Winner’s Circle Restaurant and the Jockey Club. For more information on upcoming live racing, shows, events and tickets, please visit www.shrp.com.