BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 3, 2020—Mr Jess Jenkins, a Grade 1-winning son of world champion Apollitical Jess, is one of 41 Oklahoma-bred 3-year-olds entered in Sunday's 400-yard Remington Park Derby (RG2) trials at Remington Park. Trained by Marcos Carrizales for owners Jose Ernesto Guzman and Rito Sosa, Mr Jess Jenkins ended his 2-year-old season with victories in the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 3, 2020, 2020—La Feliz Montana Ranch LLC and MRB Racing LLC’s Up And Coming, who qualified to the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity last year, is among the seven sophomores that will race in the $20,000 James Smith Handicap here on Sunday night. The Two Million was not the only futurity that Up And Coming was ...



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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 2, 2020—A total of 191 Oklahoma-bred juveniles are entered in 20 330-yard Remington Park Futurity (RG1) trials at Remington Park. Ten trials will be contested on Friday and will be followed by 10 more on Saturday. First post time each night is set for 6 p.m. (CDT). The 2-year-olds with the five fastest qualifying times each day will meet in the April 18, $825,000-est. Remington Park Futurity final. Eye Work For You, a recent ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 28, 2020—Apollitical Pence will be going for his second stakes win in a row this Remington Park season when he goes to the starting gate Thursday, April 2 in the $59,000 Mr Jet Moore Stakes. However, he will have some stiff competition in the eight-horse field. The restricted Grade 2, 350-yard race for Oklahoma-bred American Quarter Horses that are 3-years-old and older will also feature Watah Flash, who ran a respectable second in last year’s $319,975 Remington Park Derby on April 20. Apollitical Pence also ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 26, 2020, 2020—Grade 1 stakes winners Flokie and Tell Cartel will be joined by Grade 2 stakes winner Sass Go Blue, talented stakes placed runner You Can Run and six other sophomores in the Grade 3, $213,300 El Primero Del Año Derby at 400 yards on Sunday at Los Alamitos Race Course. Owned by ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 21, 2020, 2020—Reliance Ranches’ outstanding filly Dreams Divine will headline the inaugural running of the $403,500 Los Alamitos Oaks, which is the nation’s richest race for fillies and mares, here on Saturday night. Dreams Divine has been great this year, winning the AB What A Runner Handicap on January 25 before posting the fastest qualifying time to the Los Alamitos Oaks on March 7. She was superb in her trial victory, as cruised to a ¾ length win in a time of :19.684 for the 400-yard race. She was even ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 21, 2020—Uptowne Babe won the biggest race of the American Quarter Horse season at Remington Park last year – the Grade 1, $1 million Heritage Place Futurity. Saturday night, she will attempt to win her first big race as a 3-year-old. Uptowne Babe will be trying to make her comeback complete Saturday night in the seventh race on a 10-race card, attempting to take down the Grade 3, $232,586 Oklahoma Derby at 350 yards. The comeback part includes almost 11 months off since her biggest win when she finished ahead ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 19, 2020, 2020—Tac Me Up and Rite Quick, a pair of stakes winners during the current racing season at Los Alamitos, will be among the six talented older horses that will race in the $15,000 Mr Jet Moore Handicap at 350 yards here on Saturday night. Eight races are scheduled with first post slated for 6 p.m. (PDT). The racing action is being held behind closed doors at Los Alamitos with no spectators allowed inside the facility. Alberto Rosiles’ Rite Quick has made a name for himself as perhaps the quickest ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 19, 2020, 2020—Robert Lucas’ Earle Gray will look to continue his fine form when he headlines the fourth race, a key allowance event at 870 yards on Friday night at Los Alamitos. Seven races are on tap with first post scheduled for 6 p.m. The racing action is being held behind closed doors at Los Alamitos with no ...



SELMA, TX—MARCH 19, 2020—Retama Park will continue its series of training races on Friday (March 20) with another 12 race card set for a noon (CDT) post. Race 1 thru 3 have been carded for Maiden 3-Year-Olds & Up while the remainder of program will be Maiden 2-Year-Olds. All races will be contested over 250 yards. A pair of $30,000 summer sale yearling graduates, by leading sire ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 19, 2020—Ten 2-year-olds, topped by fastest qualifier Seven Tales, are entered back in Saturday’s 300-yard, $383,725 Oklahoma Futurity (G2) at Remington Park. A gelded son of Wagon Tales trained by Mary Meza for owner Paula Cristina Villatoro, Seven Tales made his debut with a 1 1/2-length victory in the first of a dozen Oklahoma Futurity trials on March 7. Seven Tales was a $7,500 purchase at ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 17, 2020— The post positions for the Grade 2, $383,725 Oklahoma Futurity have been drawn. The 79th edition of American Quarter Horse Racing’s longest-running futurity is this Saturday night at Remington Park. Seven Tales put up a stellar time of :15.761 for 300 yards in the second Oklahoma Futurity trial on March 7 and the effort held up to give him the honors as top qualifier. Remington Park odds-maker Jerry Shottenkirk has made Seven Tales morning-line favorite status at 5-2 odds. Seven Tales is a ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 11, 2020—The Grade 3, $50,000 SLM Big Daddy Stakes drew a field of 12 for this Saturday night at Remington Park. The 550-yard event features stakes-racing regulars making their 2020 debuts, including the race winner a year ago. Rock About It, owned by Rockin J Running Horses of Gatesville, Texas and trained by ...