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Big trial sets on tap at Gem County


April 16, 2010     E-mail this page to a friend!

Racing at Gem County Fairgrounds in Emmett, Idaho, opens this weekend with trials for the Gem County Futurity on Saturday and trials for the Gem County Derby on Sunday. Post time both days is 1:30.

The first of the Gem County Futurity, trials is the fourth race. Thirty-six 2-year-olds go to post in six trials. The Gem County Futurity, which is scheduled for April 25, is the first race of the Dutch Masters III Triple Crown. The estimated purse for the race is over $20,000.

Sunday racing has 73 horses entered in ten races, with three trials for the Gem County Derby. Twenty-three horses are scheduled to go to post in the Derby trials.