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ELMONT, NY—JUNE 9, 2018—Hall of Fame Trainer Bob Baffert saddled his second Triple Crown winner on Saturday when Justify led wire-to-wire to win the 1-½ mile Belmont Stakes in Elmont, New York. The son of Scat Daddy is only the second undefeated Triple Crown winner in history. Seattle Slew won six straight races when he took the crown in ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JUNE 8, 2018—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2018 Ruidoso Futurity(G1) weekend from Ruidoso Downs in Ruidoso, New Mexico. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson analyzes all of the qualifiers going into the 2018 $1-Million Ruidoso Futurity(G1), including interviews with the connections of the top three qualifiers going into the 350-yd event. CLICK HERE to watch the preview of the 2018 Ruidoso Futurity(G1). The Ruidoso Futurity(G1) webcast preview coverage can be found on Stallionesearch.com and StallioneSearch En Español. ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JUNE 8, 2018—Measure A: Cypress Town Center and Commons Specific Plan was on the ballot for Cypress voters in Orange County, California, on June 5, 2018. It was approved. Below is a statement from Ed Allred, owner and chief executive officer of Los Alamitos Race Course.
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NORMAN, OK—JUNE 8, 2018—Bob Moore Farms is pleased to release their summer edition e-magazine. The flipbook style magazine is a twist on the traditional newsletter with added stallion information and staff editorials. "Not only do we aim to inform our readers of what’s happening at the farm, but we also hope to entertain with history and breeder education." Said general manager Phillip Stewart. CLICK HERE to view Bob Moore Farms' Summer Edition e-magazine. Inside this June Issue:
  • Timing Is Everything: Vaccinating ...



IDAHO FALLS, ID—JUNE 7, 2018—Sandy Downs, the home track of IdaRacing opens their live racing season on Friday (Jun 8) with advanced wagering available on the on the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes – the coveted third-leg of the Triple Crown while also attending and betting on live racing at the track. The Idaho racetrack will feature Friday night racing this year with gates opening at 5pm (PDT) and live racing beginning at 6pm (CDT) sharp.

Eight high-stakes races are expected for the opener with the Idaho Quarter Horse Racing Association’s premiere Bitterroot Futurity and Derby trials (see related story).

More than 100 2-and-3-year-old Quarter Horses hauling in from all across the ...




AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JUNE 7, 2018—Jessies First Down validated his No. 1 ranking in the AQHA Racing National Poll for older horses as the 7-year-old gelding by FDD Dynasty rolled to a convincing victory in Saturday’s Remington Park Invitational Championship (G1) in Oklahoma City. Voters again ranked the two-time defending world champion at the top of the poll this week, marking the sixth consecutive week at No. 1 for the Texas-bred. Hold Air Hostage, who finished second behind Jessies First Down on Saturday, moved up ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JUNE 7, 2018—StallioneSearch.com kicks off its webcast coverage of the 2018 Ruidoso Futurity(G1) weekend from Ruidoso Downs in Ruidoso, New Mexico. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson analyzes the top six qualifiers going into the 2018 $759,000 Ruidoso Derby(G1), including the fastest-qualifier Uptown Dynasty. AQHA Racing champion jockey G.R. Carter, Jr. talks to StallioneSearch.com about his mount, the Wes Giles trained Uptown Dynasty. CLICK HERE to watch the Ruidoso Derby(G1) preview. The Ruidoso Futurity(G1) webcast preview coverage can be found on Stallionesearch.com and StallioneSearch En Español. ...



Q-RACING—JUNE 6, 2018—Two new members were elected to serve on the AQHA Racing Council: Phillip Stewart of Norman, Oklahoma, and Russell Harris of San Antonio. They were elected by members of the AQHA Racing Committee. Each will serve a three-year term ending in 2021. Stewart works as the farm manager of Bob Moore Farms in ...



INDIANAPOLIS, IN—JUNE 6, 2018—Altrenogest (brand name Regu-Mate) is sold as an oral progestin used to suppress estrus in mares. Altrenogest is classified by the Association of Racing Commissioners International’s Uniform Classification Guidelines as a drug Class 4 and penalty Class C substance. Effective July 15, 2018, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission will impose penalties for any colt, gelding or stallion testing positive for Altrenogest. In conformation with ARCI guidelines, the use of Altrenogest in mares will be permitted. If you are currently utilizing this medication for ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JANUARY 17, 2018—Texas based non-profit K9s4COPs has donated one trained K9 police officer to the Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico. The dual-purpose narcotics and tracking dog will be certified and partnered with a handler from the Ruidoso Police Department. K9s4COPs will work closely ...



GRAND ISLAND, NE—JUNE 5, 2018—Fonner Park announced this week that Chris Kotulak who has been with Remington Park the past 7 years, will return to the Grand Island Nebraska racetrack as the new Chief Operating Officer. Kotulak was the track announcer at Fonner from 1986 until 1994. "I think it’s a nice opportunity for Chris and Fonner," Fonner Park CEO Bruce Swihart told Bob Hamar of The Grand Island Independent. "Chris and Fonner go back a long ways, back to when he began his announcing career. He’s had a lot of experience ...



ELGIN, TX—JUNE 5, 2018—Sustaining payments for the 2018 $1 million-est. Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity and $400,000-est. Grade 1 Texas Classic Derby are due Friday, June 15. TQHA has reported that 304 two-year-olds are nominated as May 31 for the ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JUNE 3, 2018—StallioneSearch.com concludes its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) weekend from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson was on hand to capture the running of the $251,290 Heritage Place Derby(G2) won by Pyc Fun N Fancy. CLICK HERE to watch the recap of the 2018 Heritage Place Derby(G2). The Heritage Place Futurity(G1) webcast preview coverage can be found on Stallionesearch.com and Stallionesearch En Español.
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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JUNE 3, 2018—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) weekend from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson was on hand to capture the running of the $255,500 Remington Park Invitational Championship(G1), as well as to collect a post-race interview with Jessies First Down's winning trainer James Padgett, II. CLICK HERE to watch the recap of the 2018 Remington Park Invitational Championship(G1). The Heritage Place Futurity(G1) webcast preview coverage can be found on Stallionesearch.com and Stallionesearch En Español. ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JUNE 3, 2018—Ruidoso Downs will increase overnight purses 10-percent effective immediately and continuing through the end of the season, September 3rd. The increase will also be retroactively paid to owners who won overnight races in the first two weeks of the meeting. Trials and stakes will not be affected. "The ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JUNE 3, 2018—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) weekend from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson was on hand to capture the running of the $1,024,840 Heritage Place Futurity(G1), as well as to collect post-race interviews with the winning trainer Josue Ponce. CLICK HERE to watch the recap of the 2018 Heritage Place Futurity(G1). The Heritage Place Futurity(G1) webcast preview coverage can be found on Stallionesearch.com and Stallionesearch En Español.
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GRANTS PASS, OR—JUNE 3, 2018—According to an article by Frank Silow published today on the MailTribune.com, Grants Pass Downs' officials in Oregon, who are getting ready to open a nine-day pari-mutuel race meet on June 15, were suddenly faced Thursday with a potential crisis when a stabled horse at the Josephine County Fairgrounds tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA). "We do not expect any problems," Rod Lowe, president of the meet sponsoring organization — the Southern Oregon Horse Racing Association told Silow. "It will not hold up the race meet." A 7-year-old quarter horse mare was given a routine Coggins test on Tuesday because it is the first time the horse will race ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JUNE 2 2018—Jon Schuster, longtime vice president and general manager of racing at Indiana Grand, was honored by the Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana (QHRAI) during the first of six all-Quarter Horse racing nights in 2018. The special recognition award was presented to Schuster following the fourth race of the ...



MIDLAND, TX—JUNE 1, 2018—Officials confirmed today that Quarter Horse trainer John Cooper and his son Gavyn were killed Thursday in a plane crash in Midland, Texas. According to a report the plane crashed into a fence at 7:20 p.m. last night (Thursday). The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the accident. The FAA said the single-engine Cirrus SR22 plane was taking off from Midland when the crash happened. The plane was taking off from runway 16 and preparing to exit the traffic pattern when it crashed near the approach end of runway 10, starting a fire. John M. Cooper, who began training in 2016, has saddled 24 winners with earnings of nearly $450,000. John M. ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JUNE 1, 2018—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) weekend from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with jockey Tanner Thedford about the fastest qualifier from day 1 of trials, Aqua Flash, heading into Saturday's ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JUNE 1, 2018—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) weekend from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with trainer Jimmy Padgett about the two morning-line favorites going post-ward in Saturday's G1 Remington Park Championship, 2-time world champion Jessies First Down and champion Hold Air Hostage and. CLICK HERE to watch the 2018 Remington Park Invitational Championship(G1) preview. The Heritage Place Futurity(G1) webcast preview coverage can be found on ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—May 31, 2018—StallioneSearch.com begins its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) weekend from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with champion jockey G.R. Carter, Jr. about the Heritage Place Futurity(G1) fastest qualifier on Night 2, VF Jedi Returns, heading into Saturday's $1,024,840 final. CLICK HERE to watch Episode 1 of the 2018 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) coverage. The Heritage Place Futurity(G1) webcast preview coverage can be found on Stallionesearch.com and Stallionesearch En Español. ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 31, 2018— Tickets go on sale Monday, June 4 for the 29th annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium October 12-14. This year’s featured evening musical guests include Lee Greenwood Thursday, October 11, Sawyer Brown Friday, October 12, and Moe Bandy Saturday, October 13. "This is a very strong lineup with ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—MAY 31, 2018—Opening weekend at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico featured 32 trials for the $1 million Ruidoso Futurity (G1) and 10 for the $759,000 Ruidoso Derby (G1), and the results caused some movement in both AQHA Racing National Polls. In the rankings for older horses, Jessies First Down, winner of the ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 30, 2018—Horsemen and women are encouraged to join the OQHRA for an evening of exciting Quarter Horse racing, including the $1 million Heritage Place Futurity(G1), to raise money and awareness for Cancer Saturday (June 2) at Remington Park. Everyone is invited to be OQHRA's guest (for dinner) in the Eclipse Restaurant ...



WASHINGTON, DC—MAY 30, 2018—Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen on Saturday announced that an additional 15,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas will be available for Fiscal Year 2018. In this determination, Secretary Nielsen determined there are not sufficient, qualified, U.S. workers available to perform ...



SELMA, TX—MAY 30, 2018—The 2018 Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame Gala has been set August 4th at Retama Park in Selma. The 2018 inductees into the Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame will include Tom Durant, Jim Helzer, Julianna Hawn Holt, Corey Johnsen, Todd Pletcher and horses Bold Venture (TB) and One ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 28, 2018—Memorial Day at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino was a celebration of America with the iconic country western star Red Steagall and the Boys in the Bunkhouse band. Steagall and band sang the national anthem a capella with the Holliman Air Force Color Guard presentation of the colors in front of the racetrack grandstand. Later, Steagall and the band performed three patriotic songs with full western-style instrumentation while 70+ kids from Lincoln and Otero County area sports teams and 4-H clubs unfurled a 60' X 120' American flag out on the racetrack. Reacting to the event Steagall said, "It brought a big lump to my throat when we sang the national ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—MAY 26, 2018—The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) incorporated the use of hair into their testing protocol for the finalists of the upcoming Harley Greene Derby Final, a stakes race for 3-year-old Indiana-sired Quarter Horses with a $75,000 purse. The trials took place on May 19, with the final to be held June 2 at ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA—AUGUST 26, 2018—Out-of-State Mare Reports must be on file with the LQHBA by Friday, June 1. All non-Louisiana resident members of LQHBA who are boarding mares in Louisiana must furnish the association with a copy of each mare’s AQHA or TB registration certificate (front and back) together with the geographical location and ...



AURORA, CO—MAY 25, 2018—Arapahoe Park has added Monday racing to its 2018 racing calendar. The Aurora, Colorado based racetrack will kick-off its 2018 Mixed Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Season on Saturday. On Sunday the track has carded its first Quarter Horse stakes of the meet the 330-yard, $15,000 Dash For Speed Stakes (see related story). The complete Quarter Horse Stakes schedule includes:
  • DASH FOR SPEED
    $15,000 Estimated
    3-year olds and up • 330 ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—MAY 19, 2018—Bruce Murphy loves horse racing and is always trying to find ways to enhance the sport. At the conclusion of last season, it was unclear who would take over the tack shop on the backstretch following the passing of "Big Jim" Duncan.

So Murphy decided to buy the business and relocate to the permanent tack supply building on the backstretch. As a result, Backstretch Supplies emerged and with a little ...




NORMAN, OK—MAY 23, 2018—Four Quarter Horse jockeys have been nominated for the 2018 Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award, which honors riders whose lives and character positively impact the Quarter Horse racing industry, both on and off the racetrack. The nominees are: Jorge Martin Bourdieu, Jimmy Brooks, John Hamilton and Ricky Ramirez. The Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey award is a peer elected award. Ballots are mailed to Quarter Horse tracks around the country in June and July to be distributed amongst the active jockey colony. The nominee with the most votes will be presented with the Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award during a special ceremony at Ruidoso Downs on Sunday, September 2, 2018. The award is given in honor ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—MAY 23, 2018— A trio of newcomers entered the latest AQHA Racing National Poll for 2-year-olds after winning graded stakes at Los Alamitos and Delta Downs over the weekend. The highest-ranked debut was Legacy Ranch Inc.’s homebred Wicked Affair, a daughter of One ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 22, 2018—A lawsuit filed by James Padgett and Race Horses by Diamond G Ranch, Inc. (Plaintiff) against All American Ruidoso Downs, LLC (Defendant) was dismissed by the Lincoln County 12th Judicial District Court on May 21. The lawsuit claimed that Padgett’s denial of stalls and exclusion from racing for the upcoming summer racing season was unreasonable. Judge Steven E. Blankenship disagreed and dismissed the case. The court determined "that the Defendant’s expulsion of Padgett was not arbitrary and was an "exercise of a reasonable business judgement or with legitimate justification."" The court said, "The expulsion and rejection of Padgett’s stall application alleged, according to the Plaintiffs, two lawful reasons: 1) Padgett is a "known associate" ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 21, 2018—Ruidoso Downs Race Track is teaming up with the Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs Police Departments and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office to use K9 units at the track.

These three law enforcement agencies will use experienced K9 units to periodically inspect incoming trucks and trailers, as well as tack rooms and feed storage areas in the barn areas to detect illicit substances. This increased security effort will encompass the entire track property, including vehicles and tack rooms in the stable area.

"We’re pleased to join forces with local and regional law enforcement to create a more safe and secure racing environment at Ruidoso Downs," said Ruidoso Downs’ president and general manager Jeff True.

The K9 units are on regular patrol ...




LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 20, 2018—Several records were set in the popular nighttime Pick Fours at Los Alamitos Race Course during this past racing weekend (May 18-20) at the Orange County track. The Quarter Horse racing weekend was highlighted by the Grade 2 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity held on Sunday, May 20 and the Dillingham Handicap on ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch VINTON, LA—MAY 20, 2018—StallioneSearch.com concludes its webcast coverage this weekend of the 2018 LQHBA Lassie Futurity(RG2) and LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2) from Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana. On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture the 2018 running of the LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2), as well as post-race interviews with Shakeshakeshakeit's winning jockey Antonio Alberto and winning trainer Michael Taylor. CLICK HERE to watch a recap of the 2018 LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2) from Delta Downs. The coverage of the Louisiana Breeders' Lassie and Laddie Futurity is the fourth and fifth ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch VINTON, LA—MAY 19, 2018—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage this weekend of the 2018 LQHBA Lassie Futurity(RG2) and LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2) from Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana. On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture the 2018 running of the $283,715 LQHBA Lassie Futurity(RG2), as well as a post-race interview with the winning jockey Guadalupe Lucio, Jr. CLICK HERE to watch a recap of the 2018 LQHBA Lassie Futurity(RG2) from Delta Downs. The coverage of the Louisiana Breeders' Lassie and Laddie Futurity is the fourth and fifth spotlight on the 2018 Louisiana Quarter ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 19, 2018—When Mike Robbins saddles standouts SC Money Maker, SC Coronada, and Pack Light for Reliance Ranches in the Grade 2, $321,800 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity on Sunday night, he’ll go in search of his second training win in this prestigious race. His first Kindergarten win came with the ...



PRESCOTT, AZ—MAY 17, 2018—According to an article on The Daily Courier website, dcourier.com, earlier this month the Arizona Racing Commission unanimously approved a three-year temporary permit for the Yavapai Downs' new ownership group last week. Live horse racing could begin as early as 2019. ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 16, 2018— The 2018 Sam Houston Race Park Quarter Horse Meet concluded last Saturday with ten races and the presentation of the End of the Meet awards. The 20-day live racing season began on March 30 and featured 12 stakes highlighted by the $440,600 Sam Houston Futurity (G2) on April 28. Officials were pleased with ...



Q-RACING —MAY 16, 2018—There were no major changes to either AQHA Racing National Poll this week, but there could be some movement in the rankings in the coming weeks, as graded stakes are set for several tracks including Delta Downs, Los Alamitos and Remington Park. The opening of the Ruidoso Downs meet on May 25, with trials for the Grade 1 Ruidoso Derby and Futurity during the first weekend, also could bring some new faces to the polls. In the rankings for older horses, Jessies First Down, the two-time reigning world champion, held his spot at the top. The 7-year-old FDD Dynasty gelding captured the Leo Stakes (G1) on April 28 at Remington Park in his 2018 debut. In the ...



DALLAS, TX—MAY 15, 2018—Stallionesearch.com continues the Film Of The Month series of short films being sponsored by Horse Logic on StallioneSearch.com, as well as on Facebook. The installment for the month of May 2018 is entitled The Thoroughbred Eye For The Quarter Horse Buy. In the ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 13, 2018—Ruidoso Downs Race Track enhances the wagering menu with a $1,000-added boost to the fifth race’s trifecta pool every Saturday during the upcoming horse racing season that begins on May 25. "Adding the extra $1,000 to the pool is likely to increase the payout by as much as 20-percent," said Ruidoso Downs president and general manager Jeff True. "It doesn’t cost the patron any additional money to go after that extra thousand dollars, so we think that it will spur many trifecta bettors to go after that pool." The racetrack intends to card a full field of horses for Saturday’s fifth race to increase the chances that the trifecta payout will offer a higher payout. "Boosting the mutual pool with ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 13, 2018—The iconic country music and Texas swing music star Red Steagall will perform on Sunday, May 27 in the auditorium of the Ruidoso Horse Sale. That is the day that trials to the Ruidoso Derby are contested at Ruidoso Downs. This special concert is a fund raiser for the newly formed All American Ruidoso Downs Foundation (AARDF). The mission of the AARDF is preserve history and educate through the Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame, the Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium and provide educational opportunities through scholarships. This special concert will have cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. with the concert starting at 7 p.m. Tickets ...



By Ty Wyant Q-RACING JOURNAL—MAY 12, 2018—Ruidoso Downs Race Track hosted an open house for media members, local officials and business owners on May 9. Jeff True, track president and general manager, spoke to the crowd and here are some of the highlights. "We had a meeting here two-three weeks ago with many of the law enforcement agencies," True said. "Our compliance program is very important to us. The enforcement agencies are going to be our partners here this summer in enforcing our policies in our compliance matters and we have a few exciting new announcements to come out in the ...



DALLAS, TX—MAY 11, 2018—Next Tuesday (May 15) StallioneSearch will continue their ''Film Of The Month'' series of short films being sponsored by Horse Logic on StallioneSearch.com, as well as on Facebook. The installment for the month of May 2018 is entitled The Thoroughbred Eye For The Quarter Horse Buy. In the short film, retired Thoroughbred trainer Hal Wiggins and Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com utilizes Wiggins decades of experience in picking thoroughbred yearlings, and attempt to apply some similar principles to pick a winning Quarter Horse yearling or two at the 2017 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale. Wiggins and Thompson utilize a hypothetical $80,000 budget to pick out a minimum of two yearlings in a fantasy ...



ELGIN, TX—MAY 11, 2018—Sustaining payments for the 2018 $1 million-est. Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity and $400,000-est. Grade 1 Texas Classic Derby are due Tuesday, May 15. TQHA has reported that 319 two-year-olds are nominated as April 30th for the 2018 Texas Classic Futurity and 105 three-year-olds are been nominated as of April 30th for the 2018 Texas Classic Derby. Owners must pay $400 to sustain their nominations to both races on or before the May 15 deadline. Late nominations can made for $2000 plus payments to date ($3,650). The remaining payment scheduled for the 2018 Texas Classic Futurity and/or ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—MAY 10, 2018—The AQHA Racing National Polls for older horses and 2-year-olds were mostly unchanged this week, but each did feature a new face. In the older-horse rankings, last year’s champion 3-year-old and 3-year-old gelding Hold Air Hostage debuted at No. 5 after taking his seasonal debut in Saturday’s Sooner State Stakes (RG1) for Oklahoma-breds at Remington Park. The son of Apollitical Jess is riding a six-race win streak that includes last year’s All American (G1), Rainbow (G1) and Heritage Place (G2) derbies. Jessies First Down, the two-time reigning world champion, maintained his spot at the top. In the 2-year-old poll, SC Money Maker entered ...