Madogo Wins BHS Futurity

Madogo wins the Bucking Horse Sale Futurity on May 18.
May 18, 2014

Madogo went wire-to-wire Sunday afternoon to break his maiden and win the $19,515 BHS Quarter Horse Futurity by half-a-length over First To Encounter at Miles City.

Under jockey Juan Ramirez the 2-year-old completed the 300 yard race in :16.178 seconds to pick up the winner's check worth $9,759.

Mike Taylor saddled the homebred son of first crop sire Brindis Por Cayenne for Jeffrey Wilson and Ray Norgaard, Jr. He came into the race off a second place effort in the trials when he posted the fifth fastest qualifying time.

Nogaard and Wilson bred the chestnut colt in Montana from the Check Him Out mare Heavenly Stripper.

Bernard Dinneen's homebred First To Encounter picked up $4,488 for her second place effort. Jesse Villegas saddled the First I Am daughter out of GG Sue Wood, by Hollywoodbobs Summer. Luis Peralta had the riding assignment.

Wicklow County, under jockey Kirby Whitehawk, bumped at the start but rallied to finish a half-length back in the show position. Cleo Medicine Horse Jr. owns-and-trains the Brimmerton colt out of Im Eyerene, by Mr Eye Opener. Winless in three starts, the Oklahoma-bred has been on the board twice and earned $2,537 for his BHS QH Futurity effort. Dee Raper, Jim and Dorothy Smith are the breeder.

Completing the field were fastest qualifier Lil Shamless Sage, Rosie Beach, Moneystretcher, Shez Fighter On Fire and Go Ivory Baby.

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