HOUSTON, TX—MAY 20, 2017—The final Saturday of the Sam Houston Race Park Quarter Horse meet featured the final of the $70,020 John Deere Texas Juvenile Challenge (G3) and the $55,260 Adequan Texas Derby Challenge (see related story). Both winners were bred by their connections and emotional and joyous post-race celebrations. ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 20, 2017—It was another family affair Saturday afternoon when fastest qualifier, Gustafame returned in impressive fashion in the final of the $55,260 Adequan Texas Derby Challenge. The son of Freighttrain B out of the Dash Ta Fame mare Kensey ...



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MILES CITY, MT – MAY 20, 2017 - A pair of Montana-bred fillies dueled down the stretch in the $12,300 BHS Bonus Challenge (not black type) on Saturday at the Bucking Horse Sale races in Miles City, but it was Mags Rambling Moon ($6.80) who put a head in front at the wire under jockey Joseph Belloc, Jr. The pair covered the 350 yards in 18.019 ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 17, 2017—Sam Houston Race Park hosts its final weekend of live American Quarter Horse racing beginning Friday. Stakes action includes the final of the $70,020 John Deere Texas Juvenile Challenge (G3) and the $55,260 Adequan ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 14, 2017—A sharp start put Sky Bo Dash on the lead immediately in Sunday’s Grade 2, $114,480 Bank of America Challenge Championship at Remington Park. The 4-year-old then dug in to hold off Rockin Disco to win by a head. Owned by Bobby Simmons of Breckenridge, Texas and trained by Trey Wood, Sky Bo Dash was handled ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 14, 2017—The Grade 3, $53,190 Remington Park Merial Distaff Challenge went to Time For Wine who opened her advantage over the second-half of the 400-yard race to win by one length. Owned by Pete Scarmardo of Caldwell, Texas and trained by John Weghorst, Time For Wine was ridden by James Flores. The 5-year-old mare ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 14, 2017—CJs Rocksolid won the Grade 3, $57,330 American Quarter Horse Association Remington Park Distance Challenge on Sunday with a sharp stretch rally. Sent off at 6-1 odds in the betting, jockey Josh Romero allowed his mount to settle in the 870-yard race and save his best stride for the stretch run. CJs ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 14, 2017—The 440-yard track at Pocatello Downs was annihilated on Sunday during three trials contested for the $30,000-Added Bank of America Pocatello Challenge Championship. At the end of the day multiple stakes winner Time For Jesse Lee stood atop the qualifiers list when he defeated James First Affair by a neck, ...



MAY 14, 2017—Trials for the Maiden Challenge races were contested on Sunday at Rocky Mountain Turf Club in Lethbridge and Pocatello Downs in Pocatello, Idaho. Bank of America Rocky Mountain Turf Club Maiden Challenge Trials Dashing By All, a 3-year-old colt by multiple stakes sire Bodacious ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 13, 2017—Trials were run on April 22 for the $41,757 Bank of America Texas Maiden Challenge (not black type) at Sam Houston Race Park. Chula Kid a neck behind fastest qualifier Borger Boy and earned the second-fastest clocking, but turned the tables this evening, and won the first stakes of her career. The 4-year-old ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 13, 2017—Elite Oilfield Services’ Eos Corona N Chicks will put his three-race win streak on the line from the rail post in Sunday’s 440-yard, $100,000-added Bank of America Oklahoma Challenge (G2) at Remington Park. Eos Corona N Chicks’ current streak began at Zia Park on November 27, when the ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 10, 2017—Trials were run on April 22 for the $41,757 Bank of America Texas Maiden Challenge at Sam Houston Race Park. Almada Racing’s Borger Boy broke his maiden and set the fastest qualifying time that evening. The son of Bigtime Favorite won his 350-yard trial in :17.584 seconds, ...