SHAKOPEE, MN—MAY 27, 2017—One Famous Sign who ran for a $30,000-tag two races back stepped up this afternoon under jockey Brayan Velazquez to get his second career win while posting the top qualifying time for the Gopher State Derby Saturday afternoon at Canterbury Park. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the three 400 yard trial races conducted, will return to Canterbury Park Saturday, June 10th to vie for the winner's share of a $32,750 purse. The first of four finalists for trainer Jason Olmstead, One Famous Sign put in a steady effort to defeat Faster Than Hasta by a neck and post the top qualifying time of :20.244 seconds, a ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 26, 2017—High Rate Partners 2017’s High Rate Of Motion powered through a 19-mile-per-hour headwind to set the top qualifying time on the first of two days of trials to the Grade 1, $1-million Ruidoso Futurity on Friday afternoon. The two-year-olds with the five-fastest times from the 13 trials advance to the 350-yard Ruidoso Futurity on June 11. The horses with the next five-fastest times gain preference to the $100,000 Ruidoso Juvenile on the same day. The five Ruidoso Futurity finalists from Friday’s program will join the horses with the five-fastest times on Saturday afternoon in the Ruidoso Futurity. ...



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FARMINGTON, NM—MAY 26, 2017—Coming off a win in the RG2 Mesilla Valley Speed Handicap at Sunland Park in March, Seis Menudos defeated Major Bites by 1½ lengths Friday afternoon in the $40,000 Jimmy Drake Stakes at SunRay Park. Play Misty Foreme finished a neck back in the show position. Ridden by jockey Jorge Bourdieu, Seis Menudos raced ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—MAY 26, 2017—Half the qualifying field ran over a 100 speed index on Friday afternoon in four trials contested for the 89 & Under Allowance at Laurel Brown Racetrack. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from four trials of hopefuls who had not recorded a speed index higher than 89 as of December 31, 2016, will return to the Utah ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 25, 2017—Furr Wheelin stayed perfect on his 2017 Remington Park season, winning his second race in as many starts on Thursday night. The victory in a $7,500-level claiming race also stretched his overall winning streak to three races. Owned and bred in Oklahoma by Lisa Joneson of Shawnee, Okla. and trained by Luis Villafranco, Furr Wheelin was ridden to victory by Gonzalo Gutierrez. The 4-year-old gelding used a solid start to go right to the lead in the 550-yard race, pulling clear to win by 1-1/4 lengths in 27.273 seconds over the fast track. Dingus Oak was up for second with Little Jo Eagle along for ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 22, 2017—Thriving Ivory got her first career stakes win on Sam Houston's 2017 closing Quarter Horse card Monday when she defeated Zoomin N Celebrating by half-a-length in the $15,000 Sam Houston Distaff. Post-time favorite Barefoot Beach finished a nose back in third. Ridden by jockey Francisco Calderon, Thriving Ivory completed the 300 yards in a quick :15.113 clocking while earning 111-speed index into a 10-mph crosswind. Trainer Angel Sanchez saddled the Ivory James 3-year-old to her third win in nine starts for owner Agustin Hernandez. Bred by ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 21, 2017—There may have been a photo finish in the $25,770 Bucking Horse Sale Quarter Horse Futurity at Miles City on Sunday, but there was little anxiety for Jesse Villegas, who trained both the winner Tanquery Dash ($17.60) and the second-place finisher, Eyesa Special Cirrus.

Despite sitting at 15-1 on the morning line, Tanquery Dash prevailed by a nose over fastest qualifier Eyesa Special Cirrus to win the first of two stakes races on the card. The Brindis Por Cayenne gelding and jockey Holly Gervais ran the 300-yard race in 15.847 to earn a 90 speed index. A Wyoming homebred for Gerald Kaul, Tanquery Dash is out of the stakes-winning mare Dashin Dashetta, by ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 21, 2017—It was another familiar exacta for trainer Jesse Villegas at Miles City on Sunday, but unlike the photo finish in the Bucking Horse Sale Futurity, Eyesa Special Shadow ($6.60) won the $20,305 Dan Lockie Derby convincingly over stablemate Eyesa Special Harper.

Owned by Juanita Villegas and ridden by Luis ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 21, 2017—Making his 3-year-old debut Sunday at Pocatello Downs, last year's Idaho Cup Futurity winner was never challenged when he defeated stablemate Nightly Fire by 1½ lengths in the $6,500 Gary Blattner / Harold Pence Memorial Derby (not black type). Jb Corona Heart finished half-a-length back in third to give trainer Mark Hanson a trifecta. Ridden by jockey Eddie Aceves, A Cartel Hustle cruised over the 350 yards in a quick :17.372 clocking to earn a 110-speed index with a 12-mph tailwind. Hanson saddled the son of Favorite Cartel to his fourth career win in eight starts. The $3,380 Memorial derby winners' purse ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 21, 2017—Shez Hot Hubba Hubba appears to have figured things out late in the Remington Park season. Sunday afternoon, she posted her second straight win in a $12,500-claiming level event at 400 yards. Owned and bred in Missouri by Barley and Sharp Farm of Mindenmines, Mo. and trained by Larry Sharp, Shez Hot Hubba ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 21, 2017—One More Last Time, an Appaloosa son of Los Alamitos track record holder and third crop sire Divide The Cash, was never headed Sunday when he defeated Cajun Prize by 1¼ lengths in the $10,000 Rocky Mountain Spring Classic Paint & Appaloosa Futurity at Pocatello Downs. ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 20, 2017—Slightly erratic down the stretch, Jls Dash N Fire rallied to get up at the wire by a head over Ima Gone Reba in the $266,140 LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2) Saturday night at Delta Downs. Tf El Whisky finished a nose back in the blanket finish to get the show position. Ridden by jockey Noe Castaneda, the $80,000 LQHBA Yearling Sale graduate, raced over the 330 yards in :15.837 seconds, a 97 speed index into a 5 mph crosswind. It was the second win in as many starts for the royally-bred son of leading sire Heza Fast Dash. The $133,070 Laddie winners' purse boosted his ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 20, 2017—Multiple stakes sire Coronas Leaving You sired 1-2 finishers in the $50,000 Vinton Stakes Saturday night at Delta Downs. Multiple stakes winner Zooboo rallied to get up at the wire by a head over Jrs Coronas Shadow in the Vinton Stakes. Toasted Runway was a head back to finish third ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 19, 2017— Saturday racing at Remington Park contained four trial events for the Grade 1, $200,000 (estimated) Speedhorse Graham Futurity for Paints and Appaloosas. Topping the qualifying heats was Hotwiredotcom as he bids for his second futurity triumph of 2017. The winner of the Oklahoma Paint & Appaloosa Futurity ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 19, 2017—Delta Downs hosted the $322,285 Louisiana Lassie Futurity (RG2) on Friday night and it turned into a family affair as trainer Jose Sanchez and son Eddie Sanchez teamed up to win the race with Rogelio Marquez, Jr.’s  Dashnunder Afullmoon. Jose Sanchez also saddled the second-place finisher Ttt Kas, who was ridden by jockey J. R. Ramirez.   Dashnunder Afullmoon broke from post position four in a full field of 10 but had to rally from behind in the showdown for 2-year-old Louisiana-bred fillies. As the field approached the final 100 yards of the race, Sanchez called on his mount and she responded with a flurry of ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 13, 2017—Coming off a third-place effort in the Sam Houston Derby (G3) on April 29th, Dash Quick Perry was much the best Friday night when drew off from seven rivals to defeat My Moment Of Fame by 1 ½ lengths in the $15,000 Sam Houston Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park. Grand Illusion finished a head back in third. Ridden by ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—MAY 19, 2017—First Cucuy and jockey Jose Davila turned in the fastest trial to lead the way to the $75,000 final of the Harley Greene Derby set for Saturday, June 3. The race will be part of the first of six all-Quarter Horse racing nights at Indiana Grand for the 120-day racing season. First Cucuy topped the list with a ...