Monday, June 20th, 2005
1: Wildfire (1)
Raintree is a thoroughbred horse-farm. Pete, its owner, left the Ritter family and serious debt, but Jean Ritter is determined to keep it in the family, rather then sell control to the wealthy and well-connected Ken Davis. Her invaluable horse trainer, Pablo Betart, who once has a record too, convinces her to hire a new ranch hand- it's Kris(ten) Furillo, who needs the job to convince the judge to end her detention term for car theft and resisting arrest. Her horse-skills impress everyone, from old Henry and young but extremely astute Todd Ritter to the young men on the ranch, good friends Todd Ritter and Kenny 'Junior' Davis. After their best horse comes only fourth is a high-prized race, Jean doubts whether she can hold out financially
Monday, June 20th, 2005
2: The Rescue (2)
Kris is a girl with a troubled past who gets a second chance when she goes to work at a horse farm. But being an outsider in a high-stakes world isn't easy. Her only friend is a horse named Wildfire. But when he's threatened she makes a decision that will affect both their lives forever.
Monday, June 27th, 2005
Kris returns to the Ritter ranch after being released from juvenile detention a second time. Later, Dani gets jealous when Matt pursues Kris, and she tries to get Kris in trouble with the law by tipping off a policeman about an illegal drag race that Kris is involved in.
Monday, July 11th, 2005
Kris's mom shows up at the ranch wanting her to come back home. Jean's ring goes missing and Kris accuses her mom of it before she found out that Matt took it. And yet another Ritter develops a crush on Kris.
Monday, July 18th, 2005
Veterinary bills and an impending IRS audit worry Jean; Kris gets a waitressing job; Matt falls deeper into the world of gambling.
Monday, July 25th, 2005
6: The Claiming Race
Kris promises to go on a date with Junior if he will stake a claim on Wildfire in an upcoming race. Matt finds out about Kris and Junior "dating." Dani learns that Bobby is married.
Monday, August 1st, 2005
7: Lost & Found
After a stampede Kris, Matt, Junior, and Dani head into the mountains to recover their lost horses. Jean's ex-husband shows up at an inconvenient time.
Monday, August 8th, 2005
8: The Track
Foul play puts Wildfire in danger and sets Matt & Kris on a hunt for the culprit. Matt's troubles go from bad to worse when a gambling debt makes him part with a prized possession. And Dani gets unexpected support from Junior when she needs it most. In turn, she does something that surprises everyone, even herself.
Monday, August 15th, 2005
9: The Party
One of Kris's old friends shows up on the ranch and actually admits that he was the one who was responsible for Kris getting in trouble for the car theft. Matt decides to throw a party at the ranch while his mom is away at a horse show.
Monday, August 22nd, 2005
When Kris has an opportunity to train with a famous female jockey, she neglects her school and work responsibilities. Matt's gambling problem is discovered by others. Dani renews her search for the truth behind her mother's disappearance.
Monday, August 29th, 2005
11: Tina Sharp
While recovering from her broken arm, Kris tries to earn a chance at riding Wildfire in a upcoming race. Tina gives Kris prescription painkillers to help cope with the pain of riding with a broken arm. Also, Matt asks Tina if he can escort her to a party and Dani meets with a woman who she thinks may be her mother.
Monday, September 5th, 2005
Kris is nervous when Junior invites her to have dinner with his family. Pablo and Kris become annoyed by the TV crew documenting Tina's training. Todd takes a serious tumble from Wildfire. Jean finds out that Matt has been dating Tina.
Monday, September 12th, 2005
Tina Sharp leaves the Raintree Farm and rides for the Davis family, and Kris feels betrayed by Junior because their relationship is getting serious. Pablo and Jean finally decide that Kris should be the one to ride Wildfire. Tina dumps Matt, and his gambling becomes a major problem again, Jean then calls his father to talk to Matt. Dani meets the woman, Isabelle, who she thinks is her mother.
Monday, January 2nd, 2006
1: Try it Without the Porsche!
After barely losing the Sandpiper, due to a dirty trick by Tina, Kris and Wildfire attract attention in the media and from a sports agent. Dani has a hard time coming to terms with the truth about her mother and Junior's departure. Meanwhile, Matt and Kris search for Junior.
Monday, January 9th, 2006
2: Opportunity Knocks
Kerry comes to Kris with an opportunity to audition for a hot sauce commercial. She wants to pass, but decides not to when she realizes how much the money will help her and Raintree. When she has no chemistry with the actor she must kiss, the director grabs Junior to play the part, and the kiss reignites their relationship. Junior becomes partners with Pete on his new club, and begins to get acquainted with his mother Isabelle. Dani buys two horses to start her own stable against Davis, and Pete is getting more involved in his family's life to the chagrin of Charlie.
Monday, January 16th, 2006
3: A Good Convict Is Hard to Find
Kris is put in an awkward position by a former inmate friend while she is helping out at a charity event at the prison. Matt and Junior decide to open their club without Pete, who is out of town. Meanwhile, Dani discovers that Isabelle lied to her.
Monday, January 23rd, 2006
4: Dangerous Liaisons
Loyalties are tested , old feelings reignite, and the threat of loss becomes all too real when Kris faces her biggest challenge yet. Meanwhile, Pablo receives a call that will rock Raintree.
Monday, January 30th, 2006
5: Family Matters
Matt steps in to train Kris for a race while Pablo is out of town attending to personal matters, but all hell breaks lose on Raintree when Matt is suspected of breaking loyalties to help Dani train for the same race. With Charlie's help, Todd shows Jean that he can stand up for himself. Junior gets some unexpected help repairing damage to his club. Meanwhile, Isabelle shows her true motives.
Monday, February 6th, 2006
6: Nothing Takes the Past Away Like the Future
Pablo's past comes back to haunt him when someone comes to Raintree and tells him he has to train his horse; Meanwhile, Matt takes on a new job, which upsets Jean to no end. Isabelle stirs up more trouble, and does her best to prevent Ken and Junior from reconciling.
Monday, February 27th, 2006
7: Taking Off
Kris gets the chance of a lifetime, and soon finds that fame is taking over. She wonders if she's going to be able to keep her old friends, with all the forces pulling her away. Meanwhile, Rebecca gives Matt a helping hand.
Monday, March 6th, 2006
Kris is threatened by a someone from Pablo's past.
Monday, March 13th, 2006
9: Break Down
Kris has to ride for Dani Davis and is actually riding against Wildfire. Junior bets everything he has [the club] against Wildfire, with Bobby who claims he has turned over a new leaf. it turns out there is a major accident where both wildfire and dani's horse are hurt. Kris starts to beleive the accident is her fault.
Monday, March 20th, 2006
During a terrible storm Kris, Matt, Junior and Dani are trapped together and a torrent of secrets and lies are revealed. Ken pits Dani and Junior against each other just to save his skin. Kris takes a chance, but can she regain what she's already lost?
Monday, March 27th, 2006
11: Who Are You
Kris must try to convince an heiress to go give Wildfire a spot in the Breeder's Cup. However, Dani stoops to an all new low to ruin her chances. Tempers flare and a new romance begins to simmer.
Monday, April 3rd, 2006
12: For Love or Money
Wildfire competes with Dani's horse Ishmael for a Breeders' Cup slot; Kerry rekindles his romance with Gillian.
Monday, April 10th, 2006
13: Close Shave
Kris must decide between staying at Raintree or traveling to Europe to further her career; Baby Wildfire must be sold.
Monday, January 1st, 2007
1: Fairy Tale Endings
Kris learns what happened to Kerry while Raintree deals with the unexpected fallout of the Breeders' Cup win. Meanwhile, Dani takes over the Davis ranch, but that doesn't stop her father from calling the shots; and Jean welcomes home a familiar face after a death in the family. Also, Matt rethinks his destiny on the farm.
Monday, January 8th, 2007
2: The Feud
Kris resorts to desperate measures to ease Raintree's financial crisis; Matt tries to beat Dani at her own game in a battle for an important client's business; and Junior finds old habits hard to break.
Monday, January 15th, 2007
3: Moving On
After learning that Wildfire is sterile, Kris wants to get him back on the track but Jean and Pablo question whether or not she is pushing him too hard.
Monday, January 22nd, 2007
4: Close to Home
After Kris Furillo's trailer burns down, her sense of independence is tested when she has to move in with the Ritter family.
Monday, January 29th, 2007
5: Love vs. Work
Upon learning that Avatar, Wildfire’s biggest rival, is one of Raintree’s new client’s horses and that Tina Sharp, Kris Furillo’s biggest rival, will be riding Avatar in the next big race, Kris and the Ritter family struggle to come to terms how to deal with having their biggest opponent train at Raintree.
Monday, February 5th, 2007
6: Kiss, Kiss
Kris, Matt and Junior try to change Ken's mind when he decides to sell Wildfire's son Flame; Dani moves into R.J.'s trailer.
Monday, February 12th, 2007
7: Push Me, Pull You
Gillian moves into the bunkhouse with Matt; Kris feels she and Wildfire are slowly losing their importance at Raintree.
Monday, February 19th, 2007
8: The Goodbye
Despite Pablo and Kris protests, Matt and Jean consider selling Wildfire to help Raintree stay afloat. Meanwhile, Gillian and Junior end up bonding at Bobby's club one night while Matt and Kris are busy.
Monday, February 26th, 2007
Kris and Matt's relationship heats up and they dont know how to tell Junior, especially after the death of a close friend. Dani is having trouble with grief and it is affecting her work. Jean visits Davis farm for the first time since Pablo joined their staff.
Monday, March 5th, 2007
Junior learns of Kris and Matt's new relationship; Matt and Jean search for a new trainer to replace Pablo.
Monday, March 12th, 2007
11: You Can Count On Me
As Kris and Matt are get to know one another better, Kris gets a surprise visit from Jace, her half-brother. Junior purchases Avatar, and makes his first order of business as new owner to fire Kris.
Monday, March 19th, 2007
12: Picking Sides
The rivalry between Matt and Junior heats up; Gillian returns to town and finds solace with Junior.
Monday, March 26th, 2007
13: So Long Pardner
Kris considers a lucrative offer from Sheik Omar with the fate of Raintree hanging in the balance.
Monday, January 21st, 2008
1: The More Things Change (1)
It's been six months since Kris' illegal race, and she's no longer welcome at Raintree. Kris is now living in Colorado. Raintree Farm has been turned into a Dude Ranch. Junior is planning to propose to Laura Nichols, the daughter of a congressman. Wildfire may be retired from horseracing.
Monday, January 28th, 2008
2: The More Things Change (2)
Kris sneaks back into town to watch Wildfire in a race. Junior sees her in the barn with Wildfire. Dani and Kris become friends, and Dani lets Kris stay at her new clinic. Junior is struggling to decide if he should propose to his girlfriend, Laura.
Monday, February 4th, 2008
Against the wishes of Pablo and Jean, Kris makes the decision to remain with Wildfire to care for his injury.
Monday, February 11th, 2008
Wildfire, who has been cared for by Kris and Dr. Noah, makes a speedy recovery. Meanwhile Matt desires for Raintree to re-enter the world of horse racing.
Monday, February 18th, 2008
5: The Friend
As Junior's wedding day draws closer, he begins to focus his attention towards his wind-tunnel project and Kris.
Monday, February 25th, 2008
Junior's wedding day is put at risk after he kisses Kris.
Monday, March 3rd, 2008
7: Commitment Issues
Flame races in a graded stakes race; Kris appeals to the racing board to get her license reinstated; Pablo is offered a partnership at Davis Farms.
Monday, March 10th, 2008
8: Life's Too Short
Just as she is getting her life back on track, Kris is faced with two unanticipated proposals.
Monday, April 28th, 2008
Jean is severely injured, which causes Kris and Junior to postpone their marriage plans.
Monday, May 5th, 2008
10: The Comeback
Dani faces a tough decision: Noah or horse racing, and Matt and Kris find running the dude ranch difficult. Later, while searching for two missing children, Matt and Junior argue.
Monday, May 12th, 2008
11: Being Mrs. Junior
Kris and Junior face resentment after announcing their plans to marry each other.
Monday, May 19th, 2008
12: The Ties that Bind (1)
Kris and Junior face more brick walls when they decide to move to Alaska together. Meanwhile, Kris rides Wildfire in their final race together.
Monday, May 26th, 2008
13: The Ties that Bind (2)
Junior faces a tough decision regarding the wind-tunnel project, while things take a positive turn for Kris.