IDAHO FALLS, ID—JULY 20, 2018—Rob That Wagon, under jockey Nikeela Black, held off Jess Send It to win the $48,960 John Deere Sandy Juvenile Challenge Friday night at Sandy Downs. It was the fourth consecutive win for the 2-yer-old son of leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon. From the barn of leading ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI IDAHO FALLS, ID—JULY 13, 2018—Rob That Wagon, a gelded son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon and the fastest qualifier, will risk his three-race win streak in Friday’s 350-yard, $48,960 John Deere Sandy Downs Juvenile Challenge at Sandy Downs. Trained by Mark Hanson for owners RTM ...



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AJAX, ONT—JULY 15, 2018—Bouncing off a third-place effort in the trials, Stripper Dust finished best to defeat stablemate Spy For The Senate by three-quarters in the $20,140(US) Ajax Bonus Challenge Futurity Sunday afternoon at Ajax Downs. The stakes race was for AQHA Challenge enrolled 2-year-olds. Ridden by jockey Nakia Ramirez, ...



PRINEVILLE, OR—JULY 14, 2018—Multiple stakes winner For Sweet Jess broke sharp under jockey Robert Burney then held off Mals First Down by a head to win the $13,700 Jack Rhoden Memorial Bonus Challenge (not black type) Saturday night at the Crooked River Roundup in Prineville, Oregon. Trainer Jose Sanguino saddled the son of leading sire ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—JULY 13, 2018—Zoomin Racer, a 5-year-old gelding owned and trained by Jesus J. Carrete of Albuquerque, is the fastest qualifier to the July 29, $52,000-est. AQHA Albuquerque Distance Challenge Stakes. Ridden by Jansen Melancon and sent to post as the 4-5 favorite, Zoomin Racer won the first of two 870-yards by two lengths ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JULY 12, 2018—The Bank of America Racing Challenge will celebrate the pinnacle of its 25th anniversary during the Bank of America Challenge Championship night, which is November 17 at Los Alamitos Race Course in sunny Southern California. There, many of the best racing American Quarter Horses will gather from ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—JULY 12, 2018—Friday’s nine-race program at The Downs will be headlined by two 870-yard AQHA Albuquerque Distance Challenge (G3) trials. Zoomin Racer, a 5-year-old bay son of Jess Zoomin owned and trained by Jesus Carrete of Albuquerque, drew the rail post and will be ridden by ...



IDAHO FALLS, ID—JULY 6, 2018—Coming off win in the $92,602 Bitterroot Futurity on June 22nd, Rob That Wagon put in another solid effort to post the top qualifying mark from three trials contested Friday for the John Deere Sandy Juvenile Challenge at Sandy Downs. Ridden by jockey Nikeela Black, Rob That Wagon completed the 350-yard task in ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—JULY 4, 2018— Canterbury Park specialist Kowboy Jim added another Minnesota win to his resume in Wednesday’s $49,410 Bank of America Canterbury Park Championship Challenge. Final time for the 440-yard race was 21.743 over a fast wet track; the winner earned a 106 speed index.

Kowboy Jim ($10.00) is bred, owned and trained by ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—JULY 4, 2018—Canterbury’s current leading trainer, Jason Olmstead, and leading jockey, Cristian Esqueda, teamed up to bring Corona Springs to the winner’s circle in the $34,740 Boehringer Ingelheim Canterbury Park Distaff Challenge on July 4.

Corona Springs ($7.40) was visually impressive in the paddock and carried her class ...