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TUCSON, AZ—MARCH 18, 2017—Jfr Moonshine bounced off a fourth-place effort in the March 4th trials to set a new 300 yard track record Saturday afternoon when he defeated Mr Jb Perry by a nose in the $20,000 Piggin String Stakes at Rillito Park. Ridden by jockey Michael Ybarra, Jfr Moonshine covered the 300-yards in :14.997 seconds to earn a ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 18, 2017—EG High Desert Farms’ Jess Ravin picked up her fifth stakes victory at Los Alamitos since May 13 after cruising to a ¾ length win in the $15,000 Corona Kool Handicap here on Saturday night. Ridden by Jesus Rios Ayala for Yanet Rodriguez, Jess Ravin was third at the start, but she began to ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—MARCH 18, 2017—Multiple stakes winner Jess Bein The Hero got his fourth win in five starts on Saturday after defeated A Kool Secret by a neck in the $15,000 Streakin La Jolla Stakes at Louisiana Downs. Apollitical Wave finished 4 ½ lengths behind the field in third place. Ridden by jockey Santiago Mendez, Jess Bein The ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 18, 2017—Trainer Charles Treece had a good morning watching his 2-year-olds shine during gate workouts on Saturday morning. The Treece-trained Wild Wonder was the headliner in the 220-yard drills, as the colt by Stel Corona posted the first :12.10 gate work by a 2-year-old this ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—MARCH 17, 2017—Leading New Mexico sire First Moonflash dominated Friday's $362,965 New Mexican Spring Futurity(RG2) trials, siring five finalists, including the four fastest qualifiers. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from 81 state-bred 2-year-olds who participated in nine trial races today (Friday), are set to return to Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino on Sunday, April 9th to vie for the $170,593 winner's purse going 300 yards. Flash Moonfire was much the best under jockey Manuel Gutierrez, breaking his maiden in his first career start by 2½ lengths. The son of champion ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 17, 2017—Oklahoma-breds seeking their second career victory were featured on St. Patrick’s Night at Remington Park. Alli B posted the win, by a nose, over Eye Eye Captain in the $19,800 allowance at 330 yards. Owned by James Sills of Cedar Hill, Texas and trained by Eddie Willis, Alli B was ridden by Jose Vega. ...



SELMA, TX—MARCH 17, 2017— TQHA Yearling Sale graduates posted the fastest-three times from 114 juveniles participating in schooling races today (Friday) at Retama Park. The Texas racetrack was conducting 20 schooling races today with 15 contested over 250-yards for 2-year-olds. Dm Corona Of Rubies, a daughter of multiple stakes sire ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 17, 2017— Ten juveniles posted 220 yard workouts on Thursday morning at Los Alamitos and a Texas-bred colt out of the talented mare No Fees was among the eye-catching horses of the morning. Sired by One Dashing Eagle and out the solid producer No Fees, Hawkeye was one of ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 16, 2017—Remington Park moved into its normal Thursday thru Sunday weekly schedule tonight with jockey Agustin Silva enjoying the night with a riding triple. Silva’s three-win night started with a score in the fourth race aboard the 3-year-old Cartels Candy Man gelding Candy House Special ($31.20 to win). Walk Off ($4.40), a 3-year-old Walk Thru Fire California-bred, was his second triumph of the night in race six. Ricky Seperate ($16.80), a 5-year-old son of champion Inseperable, took the 10th race. The hat trick pushes Silva’s ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 15, 2017—The 2017 American Quarter Horse Season is underway at Remington Park but training races continued on Wednesday with Streakin Seis Corona posting the best effort. Owned by Terry & Irene Stennett of Odessa, Texas, Streakin Seis Corona is trained by Trey Wood and was ridden by Edwuin Lujan. The 2-year-old ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 15, 2017—Los Alamitos Race Course enjoyed another busy morning on workouts on Tuesday, March 14 highlighted by super clocking from Rancho El Cabresto’s Apolliperfection and Janet McKinnerney’s Tres On First, both of which posted bullet works of :12.30 at 220 yards. Trained by Juan Aleman, Apolliperfection worked from ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 12, 2017—Bodacious Eagle easily won the Grade 2 Eastex Stakes on Sunday at Remington Park. Traditionally the first stakes race of the American Quarter Horse Season, the $50,252 event was never really in doubt. Owned by Johnny Trotter of Hereford, Texas and trained by Trey Wood, Bodacious Eagle flew from the starting gate under jockey Ricky Ramirez. Leaving from the outside post position, Bodacious Eagle enjoyed the open spaces while rolling over the 350 yards in :17.579 seconds over a fast track. "From the get-go he just broke in front and ran very strong," Ramirez noted. "About halfway, I put him away ...



 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 12, 2017—The $61,800 Mighty Deck Three Stakes took a photo-finish to sort out on Sunday at Remington Park with the top five finishers within a half-length of each other at the line. Valiant Rogue led throughout and prevailed in a bobbing-nose win over Sam Crow. Owned by Wyok Ranch, of Hillsdale, Wyo., trained by ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 12, 2017— Paul Jones and Thompson Racing, Inc’s That Rico bumped leaving the gate of trial race to the $224,100 El Primero Del Ano Derby, but still came away with the fastest qualifying time to the richest running of this race since 2011 on Sunday at Los Alamitos. With Roberto Hernandez aboard for trainer Paul ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 12, 2017—Leading sires Apollitical Jess and Separatist sired three finalists each for the Grade 3 $251,000 Oklahoma Derby Sunday afternoon at Remington Park. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from 59 three-year-olds who participated in six ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 12, 2017—The outstanding Quarter Horse broodmares Jess Sass Me, Bodacious Dream and Summertime Quickie each were represented by a sharp looking juvenile during morning workouts posted on Saturday morning at Los Alamitos. A total of 43 2-year-old Quarter Horse worked 220 yards from the gate on Saturday morning with ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 11, 2017—Jockey Larry Payne rode Ima China Rush to a 1 ¼ length win in the second of 17 trials for the Grade 3 $525,050 Oklahoma Futurity Saturday night at Remington Park. The sorrel filly clocked a :15.229 time, a 96-speed index, on a muddy/rainy racetrack to post the fastest qualifying time. The 10 fastest 2-year-olds, from 164 head who competed in the trials, will return to the Oklahoma City racetrack on Saturday, March 25th to vie for the winner's share of the more than half-million-dollar purse. The oldest Quarter Horse futurity in the country, this year's race will be the 76th edition. Trainer ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 11, 2017—Owned and bred by Abigail Kawananakoa, Trippys Royal Jess put it all together in her trial to the $220,400 La Primera Del Ano Derby at 400 yards, as she held off Veronica Gail Worth's late flying longshot Red And Ready to post the fastest qualifying time to the April 1st final on Saturday at Los Alamitos. ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—MARCH 10, 2017—The 11-year-old sensation Klassic Strawfly nailed Jm Apollo in the final strides to take first place honors in the 30th running of the Grade 3 $115,113 West Texas Maturity at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino on Friday. The durable gelding poured on the steam in deep stretch with jockey Alejandro Medellin ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—MARCH 10, 2017—Grade 1 finalist Mojo Perry raced to a 1 ¾ length win and the top qualifying time for the Grade 3 $162,600 West Texas Derby on Friday afternoon at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. The top ten qualifiers, from 48 three-year-olds who participated in five trial races today, will return to Sunland Park on ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 10, 2017— Live horse racing returned to Remington Park on Friday night with the start of the 2017 American Quarter Horse & Mixed-breed Season. The opening night featured trials to determine the fields for two major Paint and Appaloosa stakes races. A series of five trials were held for the Grade 1, $112,000 ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 10, 2017—Ivoriona turned the tables on her nemesis Friday night when she defeated PHQ Goodbye Earl by a head in the first of two trials for the $46,900 Speedhorse Graham Paint & Appaloosa Derby(G1) opening night at Remington Park. The last time this duo faced each other at the Oklahoma City racetrack, on June 4, ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 8, 2017— Facing the strongest head-wind of any pre-season training race day at Remington Park, Jess Candy Politics put up the top 250-yard time of the session. The sunny day brought temperatures in the high 60s to low 70s, included southerly winds reaching up to 25mph. Jess Candy Politics did not seem to mind the headwind, cutting through to finish in :13.714 seconds over a fast track. Owned by PV Quarter Horse Farms of Ratliff City, Okla. and trained by Clint Crawford, Jess Candy Politics is an Oklahoma-bred 2-year-old colt by Apollitical Jess from the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 8, 2017—Urschel 3-D Ranch, which campaigned multiple derby winner Rite Regal at Los Alamitos last year, and EG High Desert Farm, the 2016 PCQHRA Owner of the Year, were among the owners that unveiled promising 2-year-olds during the second morning of gate workouts on Tuesday at ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—MARCH 4, 2017—Seis Menudos sped to a narrow win over Jess Cruzin On By in a high powered 15th running of the Mesilla Valley Speed Handicap at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino on Saturday. Let go at 14-1 odds, Seis Menudos closed furiously in the final stanza of the 350-yard feature to win a photo finish under jockey Raul Herrera. The former $5,000 claimer regained his sharp form this season at Sunland Park for trainer Adam Tapia. The longshot winner paid $30.80 on a $2-win ticket from his 9th career win in 19 starts. The six-year-old New Mexico-bred gelding by Southern Corona was timed in a fast 17.21 seconds, ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—MARCH 4, 2017—Captain Jimbob, a 2-year-old colt by champion sire Desirio, drew clear in the last of eight trials on Saturday to win by 1¼ lengths and post the top qualifying time for the Grade 3 $233,578 Harrah's Entertainment Futurity at Louisiana Downs. The 10 fastest, from 71 ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 4, 2017—Thirty-one 2-year-olds drilled in the first morning of gate works for the freshman class of 2017 on Saturday (Mar 4). Among the headliners in the initial morning of gate drills were a quartet of runners owned and bred by Ed Allred, the all-time leading Quarter Horse breeder. The first set of babies to work ...



TUCSON, AZ—MARCH 4, 2017—Jess Ta Fied, a 5-year-old son of One Sweet Jess, broke the Rillito Park 300-yard track record on Saturday while posting the top qualifying time for the Piggin String Stakes—sponsored by Jack Daniels. The eight-fastest qualifiers, from two trial races conducted on ...



TUCSON, AZ—MARCH 4, 2017—In a two-horse race on Saturday, Liberty Lajolla Sa posted a new track record after defeating Shoulda Kissed Me by a neck in the $6,000 Midway Shootout (not black-type) at Rillito Park. Liberty Lajolla Sa, a 5-year-old daughter of multiple stakes sire Fantastic Corona Jr, ...



SELMA, TX—MARCH 3, 2017—For the second time in 30 days, Thecartelofmiracle posted the fastest schooling race time at Retama Park. Today (Friday) the Tough And Good colt clocked a :13.26 clocking for 250 yards, the best for 82 two-year-olds participating in 14 schooling races. The track also conducted two schooling races for 3-year-old maidens. Trainer Miguel Medina saddled Thecartelofmiracle to his second unofficial victory for owner Mauro Luciano Villarreal. Ridden by jockey Francisco Calderon, the brown colt recorded the fastest time from 48 two-year-olds on February 3rd at ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 2, 2017— Clint Crawford, the two-time defending leading trainer at Remington Park, appears to have plenty of talent in his barn set for the 2017 season. Thursday afternoon he sent Sister Carver to a solid training race victory and the fastest time of the session. Owned by Rodney Verret of Sunset, La. and ridden by formerly retired jockey G.R. Carter, Sister Carver roared in the ninth and final training race on Thursday. The Oklahoma-bred 2-year-old filly won under a hand-ride, covering the 250 yards in :13.457 seconds over a fast track. Sister Carver is a daughter of world champion Wave Carver from the Jessa ...



 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 1, 2017—Remington Park training races continue as March arrived today. Majestic Corona topped the eight races for 2-year-olds with the best 250-yard juvenile time of the session. Owned by Ed Carter, Majestic Corona came in at the start of Race 6, but straightened out to take the lead. He was put in hand to finish the race in the top time 2-year-old time of :13.37 seconds, an 86-speed index with an 18-mph tailwind. Stacy Capps conditions the colt by fourth crop sire Fantastic Corona Jr from the Fishers Dash mare Jj Dash. Ed and Sammy Carter bred the sorrel colt ...



TUCSON, AZ—FEBRUARY 26, 2017—Kirk Goodfellow's homebred Flyingforunclesam (8-1) scored his first stakes win on Sunday with a three-quarter length upset over heavy post-time favorite Cowboys Dynasty in the $15,000 Rillito Derby at Rillito Park. Eyeaseagull finished 1¼ lengths back in the show position. Flyingforunclesam entered the final off a second-place effort to Cowboys Dynasty in the fastest trial race on February 11. Ridden by jockey Mauro Salcedo, the gelding turned the tables on Sunday by completing the 350 yards in a quick :17.263 seconds, a 105-speed index. It was the second win in the eight career starts for the son of second crop sire Flyingwitheagles, a brother to ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 26, 2017—Despite getting bumped out of the gate Shatto Stoli rolled to a three-quarter length win and the fastest qualifying time for the $93,898 Mardi Gras Derby on Sunday at Louisiana Downs. The 10 fastest state-bred 3-year-olds, from three trial races contested today, will return to the Bossier City racecourse ...



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 his sire ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 25, 2017—Cute Mic Jagger needed a track record performance to run down Scoopies Leaving You by a neck in the $25,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes Saturday afternoon at Louisiana Downs. Tm Dees Prize finished a length back in the show position. Ridden by jockey Raul Ramirez, Jr., Cute Mic Jagger edged ahead late to set a ...



TUCSON, AZ—FEBRUARY 25, 2017—Kool Kue Fire rallied to get up by a nose over Jlt Especiallyforyou in the $3,600 Felipe D. & Sixta Pinedo Memorial (not black type) Saturday at Rillito Park. Runaway Jesse finished a nose back in a blanket finish to take third place. Ridden by jockey Larry Gamez the 5-year-old son of champion sire ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 16, 2017— In one of the sharpest training race performances of 2017, PV Queen Candy Bee was dominant in winning her event on Thursday at Remington Park. Owned by Gordon Pevehouse of Warner, Oklahoma and trained by Clint Crawford, PV Queen Bee Candy flew over 250 yards in :13.49 seconds over a fast track. The 2-year-old Oklahoma-bred filly by Cartels Candy Man from the Okey Dokey Dale mare Ima Lazie Too faced a southerly headwind of 14 mph, drawing off to finish 1½ lengths ahead of her nearest training race rival, Theres Our Secret. PV Queen Candy Bee won ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 16, 2017—Unseasonably warm, and windy, weather greeted horsemen and their training race charges on Wednesday at Remington Park. Hez Our Prize posted the fastest time over 11 races, facing a strong headwind in the process. Owned by Preston Cloud of Sallisaw, Okla. and trained by Clint Crawford, Hez Our Prize rolled ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 20, 2017—Bill Hoburg's BH Lisas Boy was so close to earning a berth to the prestigious Champion of Champions last year. The gelding by Mighty Invictus finished second in three different stakes races that carried berths to the Champion of Champions, including a pair of races with guaranteed berths to the 440-yard ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 20, 2017—Double Bar S Ranch LLC's All Kinds Of Kind has found her groove, as she picked up her third win in a row while taking the $106,750 Los Alamitos Maiden Stakes ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—FEBRUARY 19, 2017—Bumped at the break, Running Dragon recovered quickly under jockey Adrian Ramos to drive to a 1½ length win over Peyote Run in the $85,000 NMHBA Quarter Horse Stakes Sunday afternoon at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. Go Daddy Game finished a head back in third. Trainer Samuel Robledo saddled Running ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 16, 2017— Dr. Steve Burns’ Little Talks bumped slightly at the start of the $25,000 Denim N Diamonds Handicap, but then flew to take the lead on the way an easy daylight victory in the 350-yard feature on Saturday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Cesar De Alba for trainer Mike Casselman, Little Talks picked up her third ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—FEBRUARY 17, 2017—Multiple graded winner Klassic Strawfly bounced off a fifth-place effort in the Dona Ana County Handicap last month to defeat RG1 winner Once Over by three-quarters Friday afternoon at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. The win garnered the gelding the fastest qualifying time for the Grade 2 $115,160 West Texas ...



SELMA, TX—FEBRUARY 17, 2017—A pair of 2016 LQHBA Yearling Sale graduates recorded the top two times from 84 2-year-olds on Friday at Retama Park. The Texas racetrack was conducting its second day of schooling races this season with 14 of the 16 250-yard races restricted for 2-year-olds. Peppermint Punch, a colt by second crop sire ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 16, 2017—The third afternoon of training race activity in 2017 at Remington Park was the first to challenge horses by running into a southerly headwind. So Knud won the first race of nine and posted the best time over 250 yards in the process. Owned by Jose Mora on Bonner Springs, Kan. and trained by Guillermo ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 15, 2017—Dynamix and MH Regardless posted identical times of :13.47 seconds on Wednesday to get the top marks for 2-year-olds during schooling races contested on Wednesday at Remington Park. Dynamix, an $8,000 Ruidoso Select Sale graduate, led from the start in Race 3 then found more run at the halfway point to ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 11, 2017—Dutch Masters III's Imaqtpie came into the Grade 1, $224,900 Los Alamitos Winter Derby with the least amount of wins, starts and money earned among all the starters in the 400-yard. She came out of the race as Quarter Horse racing's first Grade 1 derby winner in 2017 after upsetting eight rivals at 11-1 ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 11, 2017—Fastest qualifier Tee Ray made it two-straight by defeating Bubba Mallard by a half-length in the $47,242 Louisiana Downs Maiden Stakes (not black type) Saturday afternoon at Louisiana Downs. Dashing Illusively finished three-quarters back in the show position. Jockey Damian Martinez hustled Tee Ray to a ...



TUCSON, AZ—FEBRUARY 11, 2017—Coming off a win in the AQRA-Turf Paradise Futurity in December, Cowboys Dynasty rolled to a 1-1/4 length win and the top qualifying mark for the Rillito Derby Saturday afternoon in Tucson. The fastest eight qualifiers, from two trial races contested on Rillito's Park's opening day card, will return to the ...