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PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ—AUGUST 11, 2019—Stakes winner First Lady Perry broke out and bumped under jockey Jake Samuels but still managed to get her head in front of El Saucito to set the fastest qualifying time for the $10,000-added Arizona Downs Quarter Horse Derby Sunday afternoon. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Arizona Downs on ...



FREDRICKSBURG, TX—AUGUST 11, 2019—Bumped at the start, Jesses Dynsaty took a quick lead to defeat Spicey Fire by a neck in the second of three trials Sunday for the $29,200 G.C.F.A. August Maiden Classic (not black type) at the Gillespie County Fairground. The pair ended the day with the top two qualifying times. The 10 fastest qualifiers, ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—AUGUST 9, 2019—J Boy A, a 6-year-old gelding owned and trained by Thomas Gonzales, outran his 13-1 odds to win Sunday’s $26,200 Quarter Horse allowance feature at Albuquerque Downs. Ridden by Francisco Amparan, J Boy A covered 870 yards in :44.356, and his margin of victory was 1 1/2 lengths from Zoomin Racer. The ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—AUGUST 10, 2019—It took five races, but Pyc Jess Bite Mydust finally turned the tables on full brother Dickey Bob, defeating him by a nose in the $35,000 Cash Caravan Stakes at Canterbury Park.

Julian Serrano rode the 5-year-old gelding to victory in 19.704 in the 400-yard race over a muddy track for a 98 speed index.

The two Apollitical Jess geldings had met up in four previous stakes, including last year’s Cash Caravan, but Dickey Bob held the advantage over his slow-breaking older brother in their previous meetings. Today, Pyc Jess Bite Mydust broke a step slow ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—AUGUST 10, 2019—Beep Beep Zoom Zoom broke her maiden and won her first career race on Saturday night in the inaugural running of the $20,000 Cam Casby Futurity. The 300-yard race is restricted to Minnesota-bred 2-year-olds with preference to horses that are also nominated to the Minnesota Futurity, to be held over Labor Day ...



AURORA, CO—AUGUST 10, 2019—Sweet Twisted Tea (20-1) broke well then held on to defeat Marfilmio by a neck in the $19,150 RMQHA Championship Saturday at Arapahoe Park. Tyson Gay finished a head back in the blanket finish to get third. Ridden by jockey Jonathan Dominguez, Sweet Twisted Tea completed the 400 yards in :19.893 seconds, equaling ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—AUGUST 10 2019—HH CJ Shake and jockey Juan Marquez turned in the fastest time of three trials to set up the final for the Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana (QHRAI) Stallion Service Auction (SSA) Futurity. The final is for the top 10 horses with the fastest times and will have a purse of $173,370 as part of the ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—AUGUST 10 2019— It might have been the first time JA B Valiant and jockey Juan Cruz had competed over Indiana Grand Racing & Casino’s racetrack, but their performance didn’t show it. The duo picked up the fastest time in the trials of the Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana (QHRAI) Stallion Service Auction (SSA) ...



EVANSTON, WY—AUGUST 10, 2019—Ud Goldenboy was first out of the gate and first to the wire in the $10,500 Don Pedro Dash (not black type) at Wyoming Downs on Saturday afternoon.

Uriel Dominguez and Ud Goldenboy ($15.40) posted a final time of 6.866 in the 100-yard race.

Ud Goldenboy is trained by Uriel Dominguez, Sr. Lucero Uriel ...



EVANSTON, WY—AUGUST 10, 2019—Fantastic Minion held off a late surge from Acadillac to win the $10,350 Governors' Cup Handicap (not black type) by a head on Saturday afternoon at Wyoming Downs. Under jockey Nakia Ramirez, Fantastic Minion wouldn't be denied as he completed the 300 yards in :15.423 seconds, equaling a 98 speed index into a 5 ...



FREDRICKSBURG, TX—AUGUST 10, 2019—Coming off a third-place effort in the Grade 2 Firecracker Futurity at Delta Downs last month, A Painted Dynasty posted a dominating one-length win, in the third of five trials, to post the top qualifying time Saturday for the $104,450 Gillespie County Fair Futurity. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from 48 ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 9, 2019—Dee and Gary Hoovestal's Bos Time Machine flew late from the outside post to edge Ruben Magallanes' Corona B Gone by a head in the $15,000 Catchmeinyourdreams Handicap at 350 yards on Friday at Los Alamitos. With Carlos Huerta in the irons for trainer Paul Jones, Bos Time Machine was third at the start and trailed the flying Corona B Gone by nearly half a length during the early going. The two continued to battle for the lead along with the mare Splendid Cause. She eventually dropped out of contention after drifting out, making it a two-horse race between Bos Time Machine and Corona B Gone. "It was ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—AUGUST 9, 2019—A sharp break from post 5 helped Hollywoodcrown score a wire-to-wire victory in Friday’s $25,300 Quarter Horse feature race for New Mexico-breds at Albuquerque Downs. Owned and trained by Fred Danley, Hollywoodcrown covered 350 yards in :17.383, and his winning margin was one length from Frost Dalena. Porfirio Cano rode the homebred 4-year-old daughter of Heza Motor Scooter from the Gone Hollywood (TB) mare Hollywood Gone(TB). Hollywoodcrown was coming off of a fourth-place finish in the July 27, 400-yard Zia Handicap (RG2) at Ruidoso Downs. Raced exclusively in New Mexico, the mare has won six of ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 4, 2019—Ed Allred’s Chocolatito improved to a perfect three for three in 2019 after posting the fastest qualifying time to the Grade 2, $211,100 Golden State Derby on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Vinnie Bednar for trainer Scott Willoughby, Chocolatito won the first of two trials at 400 yards, covering the 400 yards in :19.698. The Favorite Cartel gelding had previously won the Dillingham Handicap by 1 ½ lengths and an allowance race in sophomore debut by two lengths. He won one of three starts during his lightly raced freshman season. In his derby trial, ...



EVANSTON, WY—AUGUST 4, 2019—Bouncing off a troubled effort in the $99,681 Cowboy State Futurity on June 29, Valiant Virgo got the nod over Bp Southern Suzie on Sunday to get the top qualifying time for the Wyoming Downs QH Futurity. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from 29 two-year-old's who participated in four trials today, will return to Wyoming Downs on Sunday, August 18 to vie for the winner's share of a $10,000-added purse going 350 yards. Ridden by jockey Oscar Cervantes, Valiant Virgo completed the 350 yard course in :17.619 seconds, equaling a 95 speed index into a 3 mph crosswind. It was the first win five starts this season ...



AJAX, ONT—AUGUST 2, 2019—Fireball X15, under jockey Shanley Jackson, scored his first career win with a half-length effort over Shaken to set the top qualifying time for the Ontario Sires Stakes Futurity Sunday afternoon at Ajax Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from two trials for accredited Ontario-Sired 2-year-olds will return to Ajax ...



EVANSTON, WY—AUGUST 4, 2019—Thoroughbreds got the best of Quarter Horses in the $10,250 Wyoming Downs 870 Handicap (not black type) on Sunday with Mrshakey (TB) posting a 2-½ length win over Successful Bluff (TB). Alma The Younger finished 1-½ lengths back to take third. Mrshakey, an 11-yaer-old son of Top Hit, was ridden by jockey Uriel ...



MALAD, ID—AUGUST 4, 2019—Multiple stakes winner Rob That Wagon got his seventh career win on Sunday when he defeated Look Secret by three-quarters to set the fastest qualifying time for the Onedia County Derby. The eight-fastest qualifiers, from four trials contested on Sunday, will return to the Onedia County Fairground on Sunday, August ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—AUGUST 3, 2019—MJR Investments, Ltd.'s Wagon Chick V prevailed in a tight finish at 12-1 odds to beat the boys as the only mare in the Grade 2, $50,000 Mr Jet Moore Handicap at Ruidoso Downs on Saturday afternoon. Wagon Chick V battled side-by-side with New News and the mare came up a nose ahead at the wire with a :19.740 time for the 400 yards over a track labeled muddy (sealed). It was a neck back to third-place finisher Rarin. Two-time world champion Jessies First Down, the 13-10 favorite, finished eighth after starting from the inside post position. The track was hit with heavy rain earlier in the ...



EVANSTON, WY—AUGUST 3, 2019—In her first career win, Cd Proud Flyin D Kas cleared the field as the gate-to-wire winner of the $23,500 K.C. Carden Wyoming Bred Derby at Wyoming Downs on Saturday afternoon.

Cd Proud Flyin D Kas ($14.00) and jockey Tyson Lusk covered the 350-yard race in 17.571 and earned a speed index of 96.

Cd Proud ...



PRESCOTT, AZ—AUGUST 3, 2019—Adding another stakes win to her record, Texas Tornadoe pulled ahead by a neck to win the $10,000 Mingus Mountain Stakes (not black-type) at Arizona Downs on Saturday afternoon.

The final time for the 300-yard stake was 15.339; Texas Tornadoe and jockey Luis Valenzuela earned a 108 speed index.

Texas ...



EVANSTON, WY—AUGUST 3, 2019—Two trials at Wyoming Downs on Saturday afternoon determined the field for the Renegade Sports Derby.

The first trial produced most of the qualifiers, including the top three, led by Bp Fling Your Paint with a time of :19.957. Bp Fling Your Paint ($5.60) and jockey Elliot Bachicha, Jr. earned a 91 speed index ...



SELMA, TX—AUGUST 3, 2019—Coming off $15,000 maiden-claiming win at Fair Meadows on July 24, Moonpiebywire dueled early then held off Banking On Kool to win the $20,000 Colors Of The Alamo Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Saturday night at Retama Park. Ridden by jockey Luis Vivanco, Moonpiebywire completed the 350 yards in :18.351 seconds, into a ...



MALAD, ID—AUGUST 3, 2019—Coming off a win in the Rupert Downs Overnight Futurity last month, Maximo II raced to his third win in four starts this season to get the top qualifying time for the Onedia County Futurity at the Onedia County Fair Saturday. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the Onedia County Fairground on Sunday, August ...



SELMA, TX—AUGUST 3, 2019—Dtl Samureye, under jockey Francisco Calderon, was "much the best" Saturday night while defeating Cat Scratch Dash by 1-¾ lengths in the $15,000 Colors of the Wind Paint & Appaloosa Stakes at Retama Park. Saddled by trainer Josue Ponce, Dtl Samureye completed the 350 yards in :17.951 seconds, an 89 speed index ...



SANTA ROSA, CA—AUGUST 3, 2019—Cotton Cartel, under jockey Jose Dominguez, raced to a three-quarter length win and a new 400 yard track record in the $10,000 Wine Country Derby (not black type) Saturday afternoon at Santa Rosa. A homebred racing for owner-breeder Ashley T. Garcia, Cotton Cartel completed the 400 yards in :19.740 seconds, ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 28, 2019—Mark and Annette McCloy's Mister Riptide became a prime contender for the Grade 1, $3-million All American Futurity with a thorough domination of New Mexico-breds in the Restricted-Grade 1 $434,210 Zia Futurity on Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. The Sunday program was the second of two days of Zia Festival racing at Ruidoso Downs. Each of the six stakes races on the Sunday program were for New Mexico-breds. "He's sound and we're going to point him at the All American (Futurity) trials," trainer Trey Wood said. Those 440-yard trials will be contested on August 16-17 at Ruidoso Downs. The Zia ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 28, 2019—David Valdez and Byron Woodard’s No Mires a La Luna held off a bid by Cat Daddys Lil Girl to gain his first stakes victory in the $197,725 Zia Derby (RG2) Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. No Mires a La Luna, ridden by Raul Ramirez Jr., finished neck in front of Cat Daddys Lil Girl, with a time of :19.558, ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 28, 2019—Victor Diaz's Dan The Flashman held off a late surge from the Nancy Summers-owned and -trained Weappear, the only thoroughbred in the race, to win the $50,000 Zia 870 Championship by a decreasing head on Sunday at Ruidoso Downs, while posting a :46.377 time. The Tony Sedillo-owned and -trained D E Wagons ...



EVANSTON, WY—JULY 28, 2019—Eyesa Special Snoopi (5-1), under jockey Oscar Cervantes, raced to his second career win on Sunday when he defeated posttime favorite Gotta Lotta Papa by one-length in the $34,000 Ron Cook Wyoming Bred Futurity at Wyoming Downs. The gelded son of Eyesa Special Slim completed the 330 yards in :16.492 seconds, ...



FARGO, ND—JULY 28, 2019—Fastest qualifier Sweet Wild Time returned to North Dakota Horse Park on Sunday to defeat stablemate Divas First Moon by half-a-length in the $16,610 NDQHRA Futurity. Gabriel Way finished 1-½ lengths back to take third. Coming off a win in the NDQHRA Derby earlier on Sunday's card, jockey Jake Olesiak rode Sweet Wild Time over the 350 yards in :18.277 seconds to get her third win in five career starts, and his second stakes win on Sunday's card. Trainer Robert Don Johnson conditions the daughter of multiple stakes sire One Sweet Jess, from the Royal Shake Em ...



FARGO, ND—JULY 28, 2019—With a mid-stretch kick under jockey Jake Olesiak, A Dashing Diva dominated the $15,646 NDQHRA Derby final Sunday at North Dakota Horse Park, defeating Ramblin V Eight by 1-¼ lengths. The daughter of world champion One Dashing Eagle got her first career win while completing ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 28, 2019— In addition to the major Quarter Horse stakes on Sunday, Ruidoso Downs hosted three Thoroughbred stakes races on the Zia program. $50,000 Road Runner Handicap • Five-and-one-half furlongs
Three-year-old thoroughbreds Nancy Lock's homebred My Boanerges, the 3-1 second choice, was much the ...



AJAX, ONT—JULY 28, 2019—There were nine exciting races at Ajax Downs on Sunday July 28 but perhaps none were as more emotional than the victory by Chick In Pink in the day's featured ninth race. Owned by Debbie and Sean Slater and trained by Sean, longtime members of the Quarter Horse industry in Ontario, Chick In Pink streaked to an 18 to ...



SHAKOPEE, M—JULY 28, 2019—RoyalCashFlash_GFT.jpgFour trials on Sunday afternoon at Canterbury Park have determined the field for the $72,300 Gopher State Futurity, led by two fast qualifiers from the Clinton Crawford barn: Royal Cash Flash in 17.740 and Left Town in 17.747.

The 350-yard final will be held on Sunday, August 11. ...



EVANSTON, WY—JULY 28, 2019—Shady Stables homebred Sheebe A Banshee flew to her third consecutive win the trials for the Gary Waite Maiden Stakes (not black type) on Sunday to get the top qualifying time at Wyoming Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from three trial races, will return Sunday, August 11th to vie for the winner's share of a ...



By Martha Claussen SELMA, TX—JULY 27, 2019—Relentless Dynasty scored a major upset in the $479,196 TQHA Sale Futurity (RG2) at Retama Park, topping a quality field including two undefeated juveniles, Trump My Record and Perrys Secret. The son of leading first-crop sire Hes Relentless out of the FDD Dynasty mare Winning Dynasty is owned by Andres Guerra and trained by Adrian Huitron. He broke his maiden on May 13 at Sam Houston Race Park and set the fifth-fastest qualifying time in trials run on July 12. William Fowler, Jr. is the breeder. Regular pilot Victor Urieta, Jr. guided the bay colt to the win tonight, surging late down the center of ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 27, 2019—Fastest qualifier Pitbull and his connections were living It up on California Breeders Champions Night at Los Alamitos after the colt by Favorite Cartel scored a half-length victory over Runforyourlife in the Restricted Grade 2, $365,000 Governor’s Cup Futurity on ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 27, 2019—Rosenthal Ranch LLC's Powerful Favorite won his third derby of the year, while improving his 2019 record to perfect six for six after posting a dominant 1 ½ length victory in the $195,000 Governor's Cup Derby on Saturday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Eduardo Nicasio for trainer Chris O'Dell, the 2-5 favorite ...



TULSA, OK—JULY 27, 2019—Tempted Seis, with Mario Delgado aboard, gained the lead early and prevailed by a head to win the $188,700 Speedhorse Quarter Horse Futurity (G3) at Fair Meadows on Saturday night.

The final time for the feature race on the card was 17.837 for a speed index of 89 at 350 yards.

Tempted Seis was the eighth ...



By Martha Claussen SELMA, TX—JULY 27, 2019—The second feature this evening at Retama Park was the running of the $127,600 Retama Park Derby. The top 3-year-olds from trials contested on July 13 entered the gate with a thrilling finish by Ruse Ranch LLC’s Psychopath. The California-bred son of ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 27, 2019—Ed Allred's 7-year-old homebred superstar He Looks Hot took the lead shortly after the start and never looked back on the way to winning the Restricted Grade 1, $100,000 Spencer Childers California Breeders Championship Handicap by a neck over Bradbury Racing and Paul Jones' Eyes The Favorite. He Looks Hot is ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JULY 27, 2019—Merciless Fire and Juan Galvan came into the 11th running of the $92,160 Heartland Futurity off a win in the trials and scored the victory in the final Saturday, July 27. The duo covered the 300-yard dash in a time of :15.571 seconds. Starting from post two in the field reduced down to seven starters, ...



TULSA, OK —JULY 27, 2019 —Multiple stakes placed Tarish finally picked up his first career stakes win on Saturday night at Fair Meadows in the $82,200 Speedhorse Quarter Horse Derby.

Tarish ($8.20) is also graded stakes placed and exited a run of three consecutive second place finishes prior to Saturday’s win. He was the second fastest ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 27, 2019— Karina Aldavaz's Marcus Medallion gave his owner back-to-back Zia Festival stakes wins when he held off favored Ryansmanonthemoon to win the $50,000 Zia Handicap, one of five Zia Festival stakes races on Saturday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. Aldavaz also won the Bobby Crenshaw Memorial in the race before the Zia Handicap. Marcus Medallion, at 9-1 odds, got a clean start under jockey Adrian A. Ramos and then was able to hold off 9-5 favorite Ryansmanonthemoon to win by a nose. Magnifico Dragon was one-and-one-half lengths back for third. A six-year-old gelding, Marcus Medallion was timed in ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 27, 2019—Parsons Family Limited Partnership's Thermonuclear Energy successfully defended her title in the $40,000 Matron Stakes after breaking sharply from post number four and pulling away early in the race to score a 1-¼ length victory over nine other top distaffers on Saturday at Los Alamitos. With Eduardo Nicasio ...



TULSA, OK—JULY 27, 2019—Southern Electric, under jockey Andrew Samaniego, broke sharp then drew off to a 1-½ length win over stablemate Dtl Chasin Tale in the $102,800 Speedhorse Paint and Appaloosa Futurity(G1) Saturday at Fair Meadows in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Trainer Ty Blackwell saddled the son of leading sire Crm Livewire to his sixth ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 27, 2019—A number of other undercard stakes were run during the California Champions night at Los Alamitos Race Course Saturday. California Breeders Freshman Fillies EG High Desert Farms' A Mere Bail scored a half-length win in the $25,000 California Breeders ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—JULY 27, 2019—For the fourth time in four stakes, Dickey Bob ($6.00) bested his full brother Pyc Jess Bite Mydust, this time in the $35,000 Bob Morehouse Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Canterbury Park.

The 350-yard stake race is restricted to Minnesota-breds aged three and up. The two brothers faced each other for the first ...



EVANSTON, WY—JULY 27, 2019—The fastest qualifier from three trials on July 13, Kvn Little Sister was an easy winner of the $23,000 Utah Bred Futurity, the feature race at Wyoming Downs on Saturday afternoon. Kvn Little Sister ($4.00) and jockey Jesus Valenzuela won the 350-yard race in 17.683 and earned a 93 speed index as the post-time ...