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Javier Moreno, Winning Trainer Of The 1958 Kindergarten Futurity, Passes Away
LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 25, 2017—Javier Moreno, who trained the outstanding 2-year-old Quarter Horse filly Lip Request to victory in the fourth ever running of the Kindergarten Futurity at Los Alamitos back in 1958, passed away at the age of 84 last Sunday, February 19.

Moreno, known around racing circles as ‘Cugie’ is the cousin of long-time Thoroughbred trainer Henry Moreno.

"Henry trained Thoroughbred, but Javier loved the Quarter Horses," said his wife of 57-years, Angelina Moreno Garza. "We met at the Pomona Fair. He was training horses and I was there to see my brother, jockey Erasmo Garza, ride. It was love at first sight between the two of us, that’s for sure. We got married three months later."

Born on January 12, 1933, Moreno was a jockey for a brief .. Read More

Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Running Dragon 2200$147,808
Imaqtpie 2110$95,808
Bh Lisas Boy 2200$66,678
Seeyalateralligator 1100$51,000
Jess Good Reason 1100$50,000

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Horses
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
By By JJ LLC. 2200$147,808
Dutch Masters, III 4220$105,033
Eg High Desert Farms 20715$81,377
Bill C. Hoburg 2200$66,678
Edward C. Allred 35377$56,179

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Owners
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Edward C Allred 96132015$184,033
By By Jj Limited Partnership 2200$147,808
Jaime H Gomez 13331$122,506
Steve D Burns Dvm 48876$106,021
Mike Abraham 28244$96,061

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Breeders
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Paul C. Jones 611169$226,060
Jose Luis Muela 30835$166,266
Juan M. Gonzalez 11321$153,598
Jaime H. Gomez 14321$125,966
Orlando Orozco 82171111$106,048

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Trainers
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Adrian A. Ramos 49745$260,463
Esgar Ramirez 551394$253,963
Mauro Salcedo 528117$215,864
Cesar DeAlba 5415107$199,803
Jesus Rios Ayala 481378$162,755

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Jockeys
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The 2-Year-Olds Are Running, Sir Edward L Perry Top Qualifier in Mardi Gras Futurity Trials
BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 25, 2017—The 2-year-olds are finally here and the new crop of Louisiana state-breds didn't disappoint as Sir Edward L Perry posted the top qualifying time to the restricted Grade 2 $271,738 Mardi Gras Futurity at Louisiana Downs Saturday.

The 10 fastest, from the 125 state-breds who participated in 14 trial races, will return to Bossier City racetrack on Saturday, March 18th and vie for a $122,282 winner's purse to the 300-yard final.

Under jockey Luis Vivanco, Sir Edward L Perry broke on top and steadily opened to a two length win in the 10th trial (race 11). The first of three qualifiers for .. Read More

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Tf Racee Runaway Returns in Mardi Gras Derby Trials

BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 22, 2017—The winner of the state’s richest horse race last season, Tf Racee Runaway is one of 26 state-bred 3-year-olds entered in three Mardi Gras Derby (R) trials at Louisiana Downs on Sunday.

Tf Racee Runaway is trained by Lanny Keith for owner Tate Farms. The bay son of Sir Runaway Dash is coming off of a 2-year-old campaign during which he scored a neck victory in the November 19, .. Read More

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