OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 22, 2020—At odds of 16-1, A Double Corona set a new track record while defeating 2-5 post time favorite Sheza Freighttrain T by 1-½ lengths in the $400,000 LQHBA Sale Futurity(RG1) Thursday night at Evangeline Downs. Under jockey Eddie Sanchez, the $50,000 LQHBA Yearling Sale repurchase completed the 350 yards in :17.196 seconds, to establish a new EVD track record, earning a 105 speed index into a 3 mph crosswind. Dashin Brown Streak set the previous record of :17.235 seconds on December 20, 2014. Racing for owners Tommy Hays and Bobby Barnett, the son of champion and first-crop sire ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 22, 2020—Jess Sweet Time, under jockey Juan Garcia, Jr., rolled to a one-length win over Shortstop Express in the $40,000 LQHBA Sale Juvenile Thursday night at Evangeline Downs. Trainer Trey Ellis saddled the $18,500 LQHBA Sale repurchase to his second win in seven starts this season. Jess Sweet Time completed the 350 ...



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OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 22, 2020—Multiple graded stakes winner Mpshinning rolled to his fourth stakes victory of the year Thursday night when he defeated Tuckers Prize by 1-½ lengths in the $40,000 Mid City Stakes at Evangeline Downs. Ridden by jockey Everardo Rodriguez, Mpshinning completed the classic 440 yard distance in a quick :21.499 ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 22, 2020—In the $35,000 French Quarter Stakes at Evangeline on Thursday evening, HH Gailforce and Luis Ruiz battled to defeat Speedy Piloto Gee and Escandalo. The 330-yard event was restricted to Louisiana-bred fillies and mares.

HH Gailforce ($9.60) posted a final time of 16.418 to earn a 104 speed index. Speedy ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 22, 2020—Peytons Last Dash narrowly defeated The Cazador in a fast edition of the $30,000 Lakeview Dash at Evangeline on Thursday night.

Guided by David Alvarez, Peytons Last Dash ($20.80) pulled ahead to win by a neck in 12.985 in the 250-yard stake. He earned a 115 speed index in the victory; runner-up The Cazador ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 22, 2020—In the first stakes race on Thursday night at Evangeline, Canselman defeated Jessi Jam and Louisiana Dressblues to win the $25,000 Faubourg St. Johns Stakes.

Canselman ($6.80) won the 870-yard event by two lengths in 46.166 and earned a 93 speed index. He made his first start off the claim for his ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 20, 2020—Horses bred by MJ Farms won three of four trials Tuesday for New Mexico-bred 3-year-olds, while garnering the top four qualifying spots, for the New Mexico Cup Derby(RG2) at Zia Park. Colby James, under jockey Mario Delgado, defeated Donelli by 1-¼ lengths in the second trial to set the top qualifying time of :19.475 seconds, a 102 speed index into to a 5 mph crosswind, for owner Rex Wells. Trainer James J. Gonzales, II saddled the graded stakes winning MJ Farms bred son of Jesse James Jr, to his fifth career win in 10 starts. Out of the Blushing Bug mare Sandy June Bug, ...



AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 19, 2020—Hanover Hill Theresa got up at the wire to defeat post-time favorite Bogie Wheels by a nose in the $49,055(US) Ontario Sired Stakes Futurity Monday afternoon at Ajax Downs. Ridden by jockey Cory Spataro, Hanover Hill Theresa completed the 330 yards in :17.585 seconds to pick up the winner's purse valued at $20,228(US). It was the first win in there starts for the Sugarman Perry filly. "I didn't know much about her,'" said Spataro who was riding Hanover Hill Theresa for the first time. "She was very quiet during the pre-race proceedings and we were lucky enough to have an outside post as there was a bit ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 19, 2020—Zia Park opened its 2020 live race meet today with a card that included eight trials for the $145,000-added New Mexico Cup Futurity(RG2). The ten fastest qualifiers will return to the Hobbs, New Mexico racetrack on November 9th to vie for the winner's share of the purse going 350 yards. Making his first start ...



AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 19, 2020—Multiple stakes winner Night Fishn held off Jess A Sweet Suprize by a nose in a blanket-finish to the $16,642(US) Sprint Series Number 3 at Ajax Downs Monday. Carneros was head back in third. Ridden by jockey Ramiro Castillo, Night Fishn completed the 250 yards in :13.284 seconds, equaling a 94 speed index, to ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 19, 2020—Juniors Quarter Horses, Inc.’s Favorite Doc was superb in the second of 12 trials to the Grade 1, $1,104,550 Golden State Futurity, winning his trial by a jaw-dropping 3-½ lengths on the way to posting the fastest qualifying time of :19.467 on Sunday at Los Alamitos Race Course. Making his first start as a gelding and his first since June 7, Favorite Doc ran flawlessly for jockey Jose Nicasio from post number five. The Monty Arrossa-trainee flew out of the gate and had a two-length advantage by the midway point of the race. The gelding by Favorite Cartel extended his lead from there, holding a 2 ½ ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 17, 2020—SS Classyjess extended her win streak to four Saturday after posting a three-quarter length win over Jess Eleven Or Seven in the $122,000 Yellow Rose Of Texas Stakes at Lone Star Park. SS Classyjess recovered from a bump at the break to put in a strong effort under jockey Juan Garcia while completing the 400 yards in :19.875 seconds, equaling a 92 speed index into a 14 mph headwind. The $70,760 winner's purse boosted the daughter of multiple stakes sire Rock Solid Jess' earnings mark to $251,773. Trainer Jose Carrizales saddled the 4-year-old to her fourth consecutive stakes win for owner Edgar ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 17, 2020—Owned and bred by Martha Wells, Tell Cartel recaptured the winning form that made him the top sophomore Quarter Horse during the early part of the meet at Los Alamitos Race Course thanks to an impressive 1-¼ length score in the fastest qualifying time to the richest running ever of the Grade 1 Los Alamitos ...



CLAREMORE, OK—OCTOBER 17, 2020—Royal Cash Flash, under jockey Jorge Torres, led gate-to-wire while defeating Saratoga Return by half-a-length in the $19,500 Miss Ellen Stakes Saturday afternoon at Will Rogers Downs. Olena Sangria finished another half back to take third. Conditioned by trainer Clinton Crawford, Royal Cash Flash completed ...



AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 12, 2020—Fiesty Icon, under jockey Tony Phillips, ended Country Boy 123's five-race win streak Monday afternoon when he got his head in front at the finish line for the $41,618(US) Alex Picov Memorial Championship at Ajax Downs. The 8-year-old son of Sugarman Perry completed the classic 440 yard distance in a quick :21.745 clocking to equal a 104 speed index with a 22 mph tailwind. It was the 20th career win for Fiesty Icon. Owner-trainer Richard Kennedy saddled the Ontario-bred gelding from the Special Effort mare Fiesty Spirit. "I decided to enter him [in the ...



GRANTS PASS, OR—OCTOBER 13, 2020—Fooses Flyer exploded late under jockey Jose Figueroa to catch Mighty Tony T by a nose in Monday's $26,000 Autumn Derby at Grants Pass Downs. Df Storm Tales was a head back in a blanket finish to take third. Conditioned by trainer Benito Curiel, Fooses Flyer ...



AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 12, 2020—Jess Carolinas Award defeated Rowdy And Bodacious in the first of two trials Monday at Ajax Downs to set the fastest qualifying time for the Ontario Sires Stakes Derby. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Ajax Downs on Monday, October 26th to vie for the winner's share of a $50,000-added (CAN) purse going ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 11, 2020—In a thrilling finish, Ed Allred's Chocolatito edged the ageless champion Zoomin For Spuds by a nose to win the 60th running of the Grade 1, $125,000 Robert Boniface Los Alamitos Invitational Championship at 440 yards here on Sunday night. Ridden by Oscar Andrade Jr., who was winning the Los Alamitos ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 09, 2020—Ed Allred’s Hot Little Kiddy continued her strong form at Los Alamitos Race Course with a strong finish to win the $15,000 Whataway To Go Handicap at 350 yards here on Friday night. With the win, Hot Little Kiddy improved her record in 2020 to six consecutive in-the-money finishes, a string that included ...