AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—OCTOBER 17, 2018—The American Quarter Horse Association will host five American Quarter Horse Youth Association members during the National Youth Racing Experience November 15-18 at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California, during the Bank of America Challenge Championships. “To apply, youth ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 12, 2018—Los Alamitos Race Course will offer a cash prize and as many as three seats to the 2019 National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas with a live money handicapping contest on Bank of America Challenge Championship Night on Saturday, November 17. Cost to enter is $400. Of that amount, $100 will be placed ...



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GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 5, 2018— The field was loaded and ready for the start in the $39,060 AQHA Lone Star Distaff Challenge when Alinas War Princess flipped and had to be backed out, examined and re-loaded in the gate. After what seemed like forever the favorite Jess Adalida, who had been standing completely focused on the task at ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 2, 2018—Eleven fillies and mares, headed by 5-2 morning-line favorite Jess Adalida, have been entered in Friday’s 400-yard, $39,060 AQHA Lone Star Distaff Challenge at Lone Star Park. Trained by Josue Ponce for owner Ruben Garcia Montemayor, Jess Adalida will be making her first start since ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 23, 2018—With an impressive performance under jockey Paul Nieto, Rock A Billy earned a second shot at the Grade 1 $100,000-est. Cox Ranch Distance Challenge Championship to be run on Bank of America Challenge Championships Night, November 17th at Los Alamitos Race Course. Last year the son of Rock Solid Jess ...



ROCKY VIEW, ALB—SEPTEMBER 22, 2018—Multiple stakes winner Jd Wagon Boss broke sharp under jockey D. I. Benitez then drove to a one-length win over Toughie in the $9,902(US) Century Downs Bonus Challenge Stakes (not black type) Saturday afternoon. Owned-and-trained by Buckey Stockwell, Jd Wagon Boss completed the 400 yards in :20.126 ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 20, 2018—Let There Be Sound, a 4-year-old son of One Famous Eagle and a stakes winner during the Ruidoso Downs meet, is one of eight runners entered in Sunday’s 870-yard, $23,000 AQHA Will Rogers Distance Challenge Stakes at Will Rogers Downs. Trained ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 15, 2018—Bumped at the start fastest qualifier Aqua Flash, under jockey Roberto Valero, rallied strongly to catch Maghelene by a neck in the $62,190 John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge on Saturday. Beduino Painted Dash finished one-length back for third. Aqua Flash completed the 350 yards in :17.744 seconds, ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 15, 2018—Coming off a 1-2 finish in John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge, owner Thomas Scheckel's Painted Dynasty put forth a dominate effort one race later to defeat High Valley Girl by one-length in the $54,270 Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge on Saturday. Ridden by jockey Cristian Esqueda, Painted ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 13, 2018—Thomas J. Scheckel’s Aqua Flash heads a field of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Saturday’s 350-yard, $62,190 John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge Stakes. The fastest qualifier, Aqua Flash made her local debut with a half-length ...