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$250,000 Triple Crown bonus for Quarter Horses at Les Bois Park


March 7, 2006     E-mail this page to a friend!

Capitol Racing is teaming up with the Idaho Quarter Horse Association, Racing Division, to offer racing Quarter Horses a Triple Crown bonus worth $250,000 for 2006. Any two-year-old Quarter Horse which wins the 2006 Bitterroot Futurity, the Northwest Ford AQHA Juvenile Challenge, and the Capitol Racing Quarter Horse Futurity will collect the bonus.

The $70,000-added Bitterroot Futurity runs Memorial Day Monday, May 29 with trials running on Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13. The $21,500-added Northwest Ford AQHA Juvenile Challenge runs Saturday, July 1 with trials on Saturday, June 17.

Completing the three-race contest is the $20,000-added Capitol Racing Quarter Horse Futurity run on Saturday, August 12 over 400 yards with trials on Friday, July 28. The estimated purse on the Capitol Racing QH Futurity is $60,000.

Contact the Idaho Quarter Horse Association, Racing Division at 208-365-3874 for complete information on nominations and payment schedules. Look for the Capitol Racing Quarter Horse Futurity nominating form in this issue of The Racing Journal, or write IQHA at P.O. Box 97, Emmett, ID 83617.