BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 21, 2017—Rockin J Running Horses’ Rock A Billy, a graded stakes-winning son of Rock Solid Jess who is undefeated at the 870-yard distance, drew post 5 for Sunday’s $35,370 AQHA Will Rogers Distance Challenge Stakes at Will Rogers Downs. A homebred ...



ALTOONA, IA – SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 - Ajs High, winner of the $350,000 Bank of America Challenge Championship (G1) at Los Alamitos in 2016, returned to the winner’s circle in the $70,740 Bank of America Prairie Meadows Championship Challenge (G2) on Saturday. With his win in the Prairie Meadows regional qualifier, the defending Challenge Champion ...



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ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 16, 2017—Fastest qualifier Vallerro returned to Prairie Meadows Saturday to pick-up his third straight win, from four starts, when he defeated High Valley Girl by half-a-length in the $63,720 John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge. Under jockey Stormy Smith, Vallerro rallied strongly over a sloppy (sealed) racetrack to complete the 350 yards in :17.870 ...



ALTOONA, IA – SEPTEMBER 16, 2017Faster Than Hasta was within a length of the lead at the wire, but was placed first in the $46,170 Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge following the disqualification of the winning horse.

Dauns First Desirio crossed the wire first, but after an inquiry that indicated he interfered with Kowboy Jim to ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 14, 2017—Three regional Challenge stakes, led by the 440-yard, $70,740 Bank of America Prairie Meadows Championship Challenge Stakes (G2), headline Saturday’s eight-race program at Prairie Meadows. Michael C. Teel’s AJs High, a homebred ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 10, 2017—Making just her fourth career start, Tempting Annee Gl raced to a half-length win over Tres Of Elegants to post the top qualifying time for the John Deere Will Rogers Juvenile Challenge on Sunday. Ridden by jockey Mario Delgado, Tempting Annee Gl raced over the 350-yard course in :17.670 seconds, a 92-speed index, to set the top mark. Trainer R.L. Rick ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 10, 2017—Multiple stakes-placed Jdc Wild Rose was a wire-to-wire winner Sunday at Will Rogers Downs while posting the top qualifying time for the $32,500 Adequan Will Rogers Derby Challenge. Ridden by jockey Mario Delgado, Jc Wild Rose, completed the 400 yards in a quick :19.674 clocking to earn a 98-speed index and ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 8, 2017—Robbin Caldwell’s Olena Sangria, a homebred chestnut daughter of Dashair, is one of 28 2-year-olds entered in Sunday’s 350-yard John Deere Will Rogers Juvenile Challenge trials at Will Rogers Downs. Olena Sangria has earned $49,758 from four races, and she was a finalist in the 350-yard, $1.155-million Heritage Place Futurity (G1) at ...



GRAND PRARIE, AB—SEPTEMBER 7, 2017—Bothered at the start, Jd Wagon Boss put in a huge effort to keep his perfect record in-tact by winning the $24,120(US) John Deere Evergreen Juvenile Challenge August 20 at Grand Prairie. Ridden by jockey Jose Rocha, Jd Wagon Boss completed the 350 yards in a quick :17.728 clocking, into a 30-mph ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 3, 2017—One Famous Glass rolled to a half-length win Sunday over stablemate Country Boy 123 in the $40,948(US) Bank of America Ajax Championship Challenge at Ajax Downs. Fast Man Vic finished another half-a-length back in third. Ridden by jockey Tony Phillips, One Famous Glass scored his 17th career win while pocketing ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 2, 2017—Graded stakes winner Tlc Dale rallied in the first of two trials Saturday to turn back a couple of graded winners and post the top qualifying time in the $60,000 Bank of America Prairie Meadows Challenge Championship trials. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return Saturday, September 16th to vie for the ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 2, 2017—Coming off a second-place effort in the Arapahoe Park Derby on August 12, Dauns First Desirio romped to a 2-½ length win in the last of three trials Saturday for the $27,500-added Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge. Ridden by jockey Daniel Valles the son of champion sire ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 2, 2017—In just his third career start, Vallerro rolled to one-length win Saturday evening to post the fastest qualifying time for the $37,000-added John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return Saturday, September 16th to vie for the winner's share of the purse over 350 yards. ...