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Ketel Won Gelding is Fastest Shue Fly Qualifier
RSS Feeds Friday, December 14, 2012

An Absolut Diamond, a homebred gelding by Ketel Won racing for Sandy Farris, Marc Jungers, and Lisa McMinn, won the last of five Shue Fly Stakes (RG2) trials at Sunland Park on Friday and posted the fastest qualifying time for the January 5 final.

Ridden by Salvador Martinez for trainer Mike Joiner, An Absolute Diamond covered 400 yards in :19.003 while defeating third-fastest qualifier One Blazin Kimbo by a half of a length. The victory was his second in five starts, and it increased his earnings to $27,050.

An Absolut Diamond was coming off of a third-place finish in a 400-yard entry-level allowance race at Zia Park on November 20.

Second-fastest qualifier Krazy Good won the second heat by a half of a length from fifth-fastest qualifier Jess Rueben James. A homebred gelding by Ketel Won, Krazy Good has two of three races and has banked $24,710 for owner Bauer Farms LLC.

The complete list of qualifiers for the $100,000-added final appears below:

Horse (Sex, Pedigree)


Breeder (State)



G, Ketel Won-The Millenium Star by Strawfly Special

Sandy Farris, Marc Jungers, and Lisa McMinn

Sandy Farris and Lisa McMinn (NM)

Michael Joiner


G, Ketel Won-Thirty Fourth Street by Dean Miracle

Bauer Farm LLC

Robert & Barbara Bauer (NM)

Michael Joiner


G, Chicks A Blazin-Kimbo With Class by Splash Bac

Crowson Racing

Mike Abraham (NM)

Victor H. Rodriguez-Flores


F, Dash Ta Fame-Slew A Po (TB) by Slewacide (TB)

Valle Guadiana Corp.

MJ Farms (NM)

Juan M. Gonzalez


G, Jesse James Jr-Nitros Cash by Dash For Destiny

Currie J. Maben

Currie J. Maben (NM)

Jaime Aldavaz Jr.


F, Sixes Royal-Perfect Sevens by Major Rime

Peter B. Gallegos, Valle Guadiana Corp., and J. Patricia Gonzalez

Sam & Karen Tanner (NM)

Juan M. Gonzalez


F, Corona Caliente-Nifty Pink (TB) by Bold Ego (TB)

J. Patricia Gonzalez and Susan Kirker

DM Cattle Co Inc. (NM)

Juan M. Gonzalez


F, Jesse James Jr-La Talea by Real Runaway

Eusevio V. Sanchez

Eusevio V. Sanchez (NM)

Ramon Ochoa


G, Jesse James Jr-Susies Girl Sally by Fiesta In The Sky

Jason Martinez

MJ Farms (NM)

Sam C. Martinez


F, Dash Ta Fame-Oriana's Magic (TB) by Kipper Kelly (TB)

Jaime Dominguez

MJ Farms (NM)

Jaime Dominguez.


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