POCATELLO, ID—SEPTEMBER 15, 2019—Sables Dashin broke his maiden and earned a spot in the Challenge Championships with a win in Sunday’s $48,400 John Deere Idaho Juvenile Challenge at Pocatello Downs.

Nakia Ramirez was aboard Sables Dashin for their three-quarter length win in the 350-yard stake; they posted a final time of 17.913 and ...



POCATELLO, ID—SEPTEMBER 15, 2019—Graded stakes winner Love to Reason Br picked up a berth to the Challenge Championships with a win in the $25,700 ARC Pocatello Downs Distaff Challenge on Sunday afternoon.

The 6-year-old mare was ridden by Jesus Canales in the gate-to-wire victory. The final time for the 400-yard stake was 19.834, giving ...



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ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 14, 2019—Getting his first win in more than a year, Three Olives N Smoke (9-1) broke well then held to defeat Damn Strait by three-quarters in the Grade 2 $60,682 Bank of America Prairie Meadows Championship Challenge on Saturday. Ridden by jockey Ramiro Garcia, Three Olives N Smoke complete the 440 yards on a muddy ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 14, 2019—Under jockey Justin Shepard post time favorite Apollitical Mogul swerved out at the start but rallied to defeat Jess Wagon P by three-quarters in the $50,430 Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge Saturday afternoon. Mansory finished another three-quarters back for third. Saddled by trainer Jason Olmstead, ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 14, 2019—Post-time favorite Divas First Moon pulled away late to defeat Peves Eagleetta by a neck in the $50,303 John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Saturday afternoon at Prairie Meadows. Sweet Wild Time finished 1-¼ lengths back in third. Ridden by jockey Stormy Smith, Divas First Moon completed the 350 yards in ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 14, 2019—In a powerful effort under jockey Juan Pulido, Weetonas Lafawn got her fourth career stakes win on Saturday when she defeated Fosse by a neck in the $30,014 ARC Prairie Meadows Distaff Challenge(G3). Post-time favorite Painted Dynasty finished 1-½ lengths back in third. Saddled by trainer Clinton Crawford, ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 12, 2019—The $50,000-added Bank of America Championship Challenge(G2) will head four challenge races on Saturday's card at Prairie Meadows. Also on tap will the $35,000-added Adequan Derby Challenge, $22,500-added ARC Distaff Challenge(G3) and the $35,000-added John Deere Juvenile Challenge. All of the winner's will ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 7, 2019—Stakes-placed Jay Number 7 was a three-quarter length game winner over Americanna to set the fastest qualifying time Sunday for the John Deere Oklahoma Juvenile trials. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from two trial races contested today, will return to Will Rogers Downs on Sunday, September 22nd to vie for the ...



BLACKFOOT, ID—SEPTEMBER 1, 2019—Meghans Feature Sign defeated Sables Dashin by head in the first of three trials at the Eastern Idaho Fair Sunday, setting the top qualifying mark of :17.598 seconds, a 99 speed index, for the John Deere Idaho Juvenile Challenge. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Pocatello Downs on Sunday, September ...



ALTOONA, IA —AUGUST 31, 2019—After two trials on Saturday afternoon at Prairie Meadows, the field is now set for the John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge, led by fastest qualifier Divas First Moon.

Divas First Moon ($3.20) and jockey Stormy Smith won the first 350-yard trial in :17.886, three-quarters of a length ahead of third ...



ALTOONA, IA—AUGUST 30, 2019—Two trials determined the field for the $35,000-added Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge on Friday night, and the top two finishers from the $78,050 Canterbury Derby in July will rematch as the first and second ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ALTOONA, IA-—AUGUST 26, 2019—Jess Wagon P, a stakes-winning daughter of champion Mr Jess Perry owned and trained by Randy Hill, is one of 13 3-year-olds entered in Friday’s 400-yard Adequan Prairie Meadows Derby Challenge trials. Jess Wagon P has earned $42,597 from six starts ...



AUBURN, WA—AUGUST 25, 2019—The runner-up in last year’s edition of the race, Kool Odds was the gate-to-wire winner of the $57,222 Bank of America Emerald Downs Championship Challenge in the feature race on Sunday afternoon at Emerald.

The last of three Challenge regionals on the card, the Bank of America Emerald Downs Championship ...