AJAX, ONT—JUNE 18, 2017—The royally bred Mrs First Lady got her first career win on Sunday when she drove a neck victory over Maryland Magic in the $22,452(US) AQHA Ajax Maiden Challenge at Ajax Downs. Fastest qualifier One Dashin Rose made the lead but was caught in the blanket finish to settle for third. Ridden by jockey Brian Bell, Mrs First Lady ...



AJAX, ONT—JUNE 18, 2017—Express Your Desire, broke in under jockey Neil Husbands in his first career start Sunday before rolling to a one-length win and the top qualifying time for the John Deere Ajax Juvenile Challenge at Ajax Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from two trial races for Challenge Enrolled 2-year-olds, will return to the ...



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RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JUNE 17, 2017—Last year's Sam Houston Juvenile Challenge(G3) winner Maxx dug in under jockey Jose Alvarez to defeat Marseille by a neck while setting the fastest qualifying time for the Adequan Ruidoso Derby Challenge Saturday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from three trail races contested for ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JUNE 13, 2017—On Saturday’s program are the trials to the $48,510 Adequam Ruidoso Downs Derby. First post time is 1 p.m. The derby trials run as the sixth through the eighth races. The Adequan Derby trials are highlighted by the third trial, the eighth race. The trio of Maxx, Born To B Bad and Eaglelistic will be competing ...



AJAX, ONT—JUNE 4, 2017—Coming off a 10th place effort for a $15,000-tag last fall, One Dashin Rose was an impressive wire-to-wire winner in her 3-year-old debut Sunday at Ajax Downs. Ridden by jockey Cassandra Jeschkle, One Dashin Rose flew over the 330-yard course to win by 1 ½ lengths on a sloppy racecourse. Her clocking of :16.950 ...



POCATELLO, ID – MAY 29, 2017 - Mark Hanson and Eddie Aceves swept the three stakes at Pocatello Downs on Monday, including the final race of the card, the $40,000 Bank of America Pocatello Downs Championship Challenge.

Hanson and Aceves teamed up to bring Sign of Corona to the winner’s circle in the final race of the Pocatello meet, ...



POCATELLO, ID— MAY 29, 2017—It was an all-Hanson exacta in the $18,500 BetAmerica AQHA Maiden Challenge at Pocatello Downs on Monday, as Dashing Executive ($8.40) edged out stablemate Cartels Jubalee in the first of three stakes races on the card.

Trained by Mark Hanson and ridden by Eddie Aceves, Dashing Executive covered the 350 ...



LETHBRIDGE, ALB—MAY 28, 2017—Tac It Perry dueled Reds On Fire to the wire, getting a neck win in the $15,810 AQHA Rocky Mountain Turf Club Maiden Challenge Sunday afternoon at Lethbridge. Streakinbabe was a nose back in the blanket finish for third. Ridden by jockey Alejandro Almanzan, Tac It Perry cruised over the 350 yards in :17.949 seconds, a 94-speed index with a 7 mph tailwind. ...



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 ...



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 ...