BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI SHAKOPEE, MN—JULY 21, 2017—Larry L. Rice's Lady Eagle 123, a sorrel daughter of One Famous Eagle who was stakes-placed during the Remington Park spring meet, is one of 41 juveniles entered in Sunday's 350-yard North Central Quarter Horse Association Futurity (R) trials at Canterbury Park. The NCQHRA Futurity is restricted to 2-year-olds owned by residents of Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI IDAHO FALLS, ID—JULY 21, 2017—A-Arrow Ranch's The Bossgirl, a bay daughter of the Corona Cartel stallion Class Jump and the fastest qualifier, is one of 10 state-bred 2-year-olds entered back in Saturday's 350-yard, $19,125 Idaho Cup ...



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RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 19, 2017—The rematch between the two horses that finished in a dead heat for the win in the Grade 1, $1-million Ruidoso Futurity — Eagle Jazz and Uptown Dynasty — is set in the Grade 1, $1-million Rainbow Futurity on Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. If either of these horses win the Rainbow Futurity and go on to ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI SELMA TX—JULY 19, 2017—A field of six Texas-bred 3-year-old fillies has been entered in Saturday’s 330-yard, $15,000 La Villita Stakes (R) at Retama Park. Isabel Huitron’s Fancy Mamacita, a homebred daughter of the Corona Cartel stallion ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI EDMONTON, ALB—JULY 17, 2017—Teagan Goodsell’s Mr Eleanor, a homebred son of First Timber and the fastest qualifier, is the 8-5 morning-line favorite for Wednesday’s 330-yard, $40,000 Alberta Stallion Stakes (R) for 2-year-olds at Northlands Park. Mr Eleanor broke his maiden ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 19, 2017—Graded futurity winners and undefeated horses This Is An Eagle and Suenos Dineros each come off trial wins to meet side-by-side in the $100,000 Rainbow Quarter Horse Juvenile on Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. The Rainbow Juvenile is a supporting feature for the Grade 1, $1-million Rainbow Futurity, also ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 16, 2017—Darling Farms’ fastest-qualifier Hold Air Hostage, the 3-1 morning-line favorite, faces a tough task when he takes on a deep field in the Grade 1, $1,150,000 Rainbow Derby on Saturday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. The $100,000 Corona Cartel, for horses who did not qualify for the Rainbow Derby, is also on Saturday’s program and features last year’s Grade 1, $1-million Rainbow Futurity runner-up Paint My Pilot. First post time is 1 p.m. and there is always free parking and free general admission. Hold Air Hostage earned the $40,000 supplemental fee his connections paid to enter the trials when he won the Grade 2, $297,000 Heritage Place Derby by ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI SHAKOPEE, MN—-JULY 15, 2017—Kowboy Jim, a homebred son of champion FDD Dynasty owned and trained by Dean Frey, is one of 10 sophomores entered back in Sunday’s 400-yard, $81,125 Canterbury Park Derby at Canterbury Park. The fastest qualifier, Kowboy Jim is coming off of a wire-to-wire, 1 3/4-length victory in the first of three trials on July 2. The gelding has won four of eight starts, including four of five at Canterbury, and he has earned $33,669. Kowboy Jim drew post 7 and will be ridden by Berkley Packer. His nine opponents include Bout Tree Fiddy, a homebred ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI TULSA, OK—JULY 14, 2017—Sherry Gilmore’s Ima China Rush, a graded stakes winning daughter of the Agouti stallion Rushago, is one of 79 2-year-olds entered in Saturday’s Speedhorse Futurity (G3) trials at Fair Meadows at Tulsa. The 10 fastest qualifiers from the eight ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI AURORA, CO—JULY 14, 2017—A full field of 10 Colorado-bred 2-year-olds, headed by fastest qualifier Indomable Cartel, has been entered back in Saturday’s 330-yard, $74,680 Cherry Creek Futurity (R) at Arapahoe Park. A homebred son of The Louisiana Cartel trained by Luz Chavira for owner Mariano Cornejo, Indomable Cartel broke his maiden with a 1 3/4-length victory in the first of four trials on June 30. The bay colt drew post 4 and will be ridden by Fernando Fonseca-Soto. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI SELMA, TX—JULY 13, 2017—Rachuan Suarez’s So Rapido and Sarah Huskey’s Fdp Rock Solid are among the 44 sophomores entered in Saturday’s 400-yard Retama Park Derby trials at Retama Park. The 10 fastest qualifiers will meet in the $75,000-added Retama Park Derby final on July 29. As the luck of the draw would have it, So Rapido and Fdp Rock Solid both drew into the last of five heats. A sorrel son of Corona Cartel ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI SELMA, TX—JULY 12, 2017—A total of 106 2-year-olds, topped by Grade 1-winner Nymeria, has been entered in Friday’s 350-yard TQHA Sale Futurity (RG2) trials at Retama Park. A brown daughter of Bigtime Favorite trained by Josue Ponce for owner Alfredo Garza, Nymeria is coming ...