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Azures Vision sets the bar in the G2 Harvest Cup Futurity

AURORA, COLORADO—Breaking sharply from the gates, Azures Vision led the field down the 350-yards race and won by a half-length during the G2 Harvest Cup Futurity held August 11 at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colorado. The 2-year-old sorrel solid Paint-bred stallion is sired by Visionarian AQHA and out of Azure Treasure. He is owned by Jesus Guerrero of Commerce City, Colorado, and was bred by The Painted Pitchfork of Rifle, Colorado.

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Azures Vision sets the bar in the G2 Harvest Cup Futurity. Photo courtesy Coady Photography.
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Undefeated in two races, Azures Vision finished the race with a time of :18.20 seconds. Trained by Manuel Orozco, the stallion was ridden by jockey Fernando Rojas.

Rureadyforme finished second with a time of :18.27. The 2-year-old bay tobiano mare is by Midnight Corona AQHA out of Youbetterbeready, bred and owned by Four Cross Horse Company from Livingston, Montana. Trained by Leroy Coombs, the mare was ridden by Vince Guerra.

Third across the finish line was Cool Deception ApHC, an Appaloosa mare by Hotdoggin AQHA and out of Shes Cool ApHC. The mare ran the race in :18.29 seconds. Tim Weeder trained Cool Deception ApHC, who was ridden by jockey Russell Vicchrilli.

Other horses competing in the race included Manygreycolors, Ima Dancin Bee, Yovanies Gold, Pams Purple Door, Dont Tell, Mike Treasure and Lajolla Summer.

About APHA
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA), the international breed registry for the American Paint Horse headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. In fulfillment of its mission to collect, record and preserve pedigrees of the breed, APHA recognizes and supports 111 regional and international clubs, produces championship shows, sponsors trail rides and creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members' experiences with their horses. APHA has registered more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded, and now serves over 64,000 active youth and adult members around the world.