SAN ANTONIO, TX—AUGUST 18, 2018—Jess Leaving Fast lived up to his name in the $95,220 John Deere Retama Park Juvenile Challenge on Saturday night. The colt gained an early lead and maintained it to win the 350-yard final by three-quarters of a length.

Final time for the feature race of the card was 17.518. Nestor Duran piloted the son of ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 18, 2018— Cole Man 47, a Utah-bred gelding by Stel Corona, is named after special person in the lives of owners Steve and JoAnn McIntyre. "He's named after our grandson, Cole," Steve McIntyre said. "Our grandson is a pretty good soccer player and his number is 47. That's how ...



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SAN ANTONIO, TX—AUGUST 18, 2018—Droff picked up his first career stakes win on Saturday night in the $46,260 Adequan Retama Park Derby Challenge as the fastest qualifier and post time favorite.

Droff ($3.20), with Luis Vivanco up, covered the 400-yard distance in 19.965 and earned a 95 speed index. Vivanco has been aboard for the ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI SELMA, TX—AUGUST 14, 2018—FM Im A Zatanaz Too, a graded stakes winning son of champion Tempting Dash racing for Jose Fabian Hernandez, drew post 9 for Saturday’s 350-yard, $94,500 John Deere Retama Juvenile Challenge Stakes at Retama Park. The third-fastest qualifier, FM Im ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 16, 2018—Monty Arrossa has enjoyed some big nights already in 2018. He saddled the great Zoomin For Spuds to victory in the Grade 1 Vessels Maturity and in that same weekend, the trainer had a total of 11 victories with his horses across the nation. Two weeks ago, in the trials to the $51,210 John Deere California ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI GRANDE PRAIRIE, ALBERTA, CANADA—AUGUST 16, 2018—Charles G. Stojan’s Always Right, a daughter of Stel Corona trained by William Leech, is the even-money morning-line favorite for Sunday’s 350-yard, $31,050 John Deere Grande Prairie Juvenile Challenge Stakes at Evergreen ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 12, 2018—Johnny Trotter's One Sweet Racy scored the first stakes victory of her racing career after holding off Turner Farms' One Hot Habit by a neck in the $24,480 AQHA California Regional Distaff Challenge on Sunday at Los Alamitos. As the top two finishers in this race, One Sweet Racy and One Hot Habit both ...



AURORA, CO—AUGUST 12, 2018—Multiple stakes winner Faster Than Hasta bumped at the start but recovered nicely, under jockey Alfredo Triana Jr., to defeat Paint Your Eagle by a neck in the $22,900 RMQHA Championship at Arapahoe Park. Conditioned by trainer Robert Johnson, Faster Than Hasta completed the 400 yards in :19.969 seconds, equaling ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 12, 2018—In one of the most impressive come-from-behind efforts ever in a Quarter Horse stakes race, Bill Hoburg's BH Lisas Boy rallied back from being more than two lengths behind AQHA champion Hold Air Hostage halfway through the $49,680 Bank of America California Regional Championship to win the 440-yard race by a ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 8, 2018— Los Alamitos Race Course has been a home away from home for Duck Dash N Go, the talented multiple stakes winner owned by Vicente Treyes of Jerome, Idaho. After competing at four different racetracks to kick off her racing career, the 4-year-old Oklahoma-bred mare by Corona Fast Dash has called Los ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 8, 2018—The millionaire Hold Air Hostage will make his Los Alamitos debut this Saturday when he joins an outstanding cast of older horses led by three-time Grade 1 winner BH Lisas Boy and defending stakes winner Flash N Bling in the $45,180 Bank of America California Regional Championship at 440 yards. Nine races ...