OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 25, 2020—Look in the dictionary under the word "winner" and you might just find a picture of trainer Casey Black. He continued his amazing win percentage Monday night, winning with the only horse he entered – DF Lord Garvan in the Restricted Grade 3, $50,000 Boyd Morris Memorial Stakes at Remington Park. For the entirety of the season, Black has started only 23 horses and won with 10 of those starters, equaling a 43% win rate. "It's all Darling Farms," said Black, when asked to attribute his success this year, the main owner for whom he trains. "Oh, I guess I help a little." It was DF Lord Garvan's first stakes win, but he was swift enough in the ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 25, 2020—Dalts Fancy Pistol basically said, "anything you can do, I can do, too," in winning the Restricted Grade 3, $50,000 FL Lady Bug Stakes with a record stakes time Monday night. DF Lord Garvan had just broken the stakes record in the Boyd Morris Memorial Stakes the race before, for older Oklahoma-breds. Dalts ...



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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 25, 2020—Love Is Everything V's jockey Jimmy Brooks said his horse was distracted by mud puddles on the Remington Park racetrack, but finally focused enough to win his third stakes race in a row, taking the $45,000 Jack Brooks Stakes on Monday. "That 7-horse (Wagons Dash) left there running," Brooks said, who won ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 25, 2020—New News made a little news of his own this Memorial Day with a win in the second running of the $40,000 John Andreini Memorial Stakes at Ruidoso Downs Race Track. In addition, his victory marked the first win for 18-year-old trainer Janell Sanderson. Making his first official start since March 1st when he ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 24, 2020—Under a blue sky with a slight headwind, it was a filly named Hotsempting that blazed a trail to the wire in :19.945 and led the field of 10 qualifiers who will vie for the top prize in the Ruidoso Derby. The finals for the $750,000 GI Ruidoso Derby for 3-year-olds will be held on June 6th at Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Hotsempting, a Texas-bred graduate of the Ruidoso Yearling Sale, is owned by Miguel Gallegos and Mauricio Gallegos and is trained by Sergio Ibarra. Today, jockey Esgar Ramirez rode Hotsempting to a dominant win over the rest of the field. "It was worth the wait especially with ...



OGDEN, UT—MAY 24, 2020—In an exciting finish, Kp Dillon and Vf Politically Red dueled to the wire in the $88,268 Hadley-Giles Futurity at Weber Downs on Sunday afternoon. Kp Dillon edged out his rival by a nose and .006 seconds to take the feature race of the card.

Riley Moosman could rest easy after the duo crossed the wire; he trained ...



OGDEN, UT —MAY 24, 2020 —In the final event on a card stacked with stakes races, Fdd Swinging Dynasty won the $25,125 KVN Corona Derby, sponsored by KVN Corona, at Weber Downs on Sunday afternoon.

The 350-yard derby was restricted to Utah-breds; two trials for the 350-yard final were held on ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 24, 2020—DF Fabulous Pilot won Sunday night’s featured allowance race at Remington Park for the highest win-percentage trainer on the grounds, Casey Black. All Black has done this meet is win with 41 percent of the horses he has sent to post (9-of-22). The next highest win percentage among trainers with at least 20 ...



OGDEN, UT—MAY 24, 2020—In the first stake race of the day at Weber Downs, Wilmas Dynasty broke on top and led the field to the wire in the $25,633 Jake Kapp Maiden Frolic (not black-type), sponsored by Kapp Companies.

The 3-year-old Utah-bred filly was the second fastest qualifier from four trials to the 350-yard event, which was ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 24, 2020—Jaime Gomez has had hot streaks before, but not too many as good as the one he is currently enjoying right now. "Things are going pretty good right now," Gomez said. "It's all about my team. The get all the credit." A new addition to his ranch in Murrieta, California has also been an important factor ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 23, 2020—Jettz, a half-brother AQHA Racing Champion Distance Horse Wahoo, broke his maiden Saturday while posting the top qualifying time on day 2 for the $1-Million Grade 1 Ruidoso Futurity at Ruidoso Downs. The five fastest qualifiers, from Friday's 14 trials, and the five fastest qualifiers, from today's (Saturday) 14 trials, will face off in the first-leg of the Ruidoso Triple Crown on Sunday, June 7. They will vie for the winner's share of the million-dollar Grade 1 futurity purse, valued at $420,000. Ridden by jockey Francisco Calderon, Jettz got his first win in three starts by defeating ...



OGDEN, UT—MAY 23, 2020—Corona Wildfire, a daughter of leading sire Corona Cartel, broke her maiden in impressive fashion on Saturday when she romped to a one-length win and the fastest qualifying time for the $32,400 Eye On Corona Virus Futurity at Weber Downs. Ridden by jockey Cesar Moreno, Corona ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 23, 2020— Ed Allred's homebred Single Brad posted the meet's fastest 300-yard time by a 2-year-old when scoring a ¾ length win in the eighth race on Saturday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Vinnie Bednar for trainer Scott Willoughby, the Foose gelding covered the distance in ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 22, 2020—Elmer, a homebred racing for owner-breeder Feliz Montana Ranch, LLC, rolled to a three-quarter length win in his career debut Friday to post the fastest qualifying time on day 1 of the Grade 1 $1-million Ruidoso Futurity trials, opening day at Ruidoso Downs. The five fastest qualifiers, from 14 trials ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 22, 2020—It has been a week for trainers shooting up the trainers’ standings at Remington Park like bottle rockets; Pedro Martinez is the latest to do so with three wins Friday night, all at 250 yards. How is this for perfection? Martinez’s three winners were the only three horses he sent to the gate to race Friday ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 23, 2020—The stellar fillies Apollitical Patty and J Best Boogie enjoyed spectacular winning debuts on Friday night at Los Alamitos. Racing for Walker Family Trust, Apollitical Patty began her career in style, as the daughter of Apollitical Blood led from start to finish on ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 21, 2020—Trainer Stacy Charette-Hill has risen from the ashes like a great phoenix in the last three racing dates; she added to that prowess with three victories Thursday night at Remington Park. Going into the races of Saturday, May 16, she had uncharacteristically languished with a mark of only four wins this meet from 102 starts, for a mere four percent rate of winning. Her normal rate is somewhere around 20 percent. Since Saturday, however, she has won six more times in her last 14 starters (43 percent). That red-hot blazing pace has moved her from oblivion in the standings, a tie for 25th, to ninth with ...