LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 16, 2020—Lucky Seven Ranch's Sass Mo Blue overcame a troubled start and surged late to get the money in the $109,500 Los Alamitos Maiden Stakes on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Jesus Rios Ayala, the winner of the 2020 StallioneSearch Rising Star Jockey Award, Sass Mo Blue stumbled and bumped out of the gate from post number two, but he recovered to find his stride and then powered his way into contention before outdueling Dunn Ranch's Aint Working by a neck to win the 350-yard race. Trained by Mike Casselman, the homebred gelding covered the distance in ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—FEBRUARY 15, 2020—First Neon Moon (14-1) held off a late charge from Jess Featured Girl to get his first career stakes win in the $100,000-Guaranted NMHBA Quarter Horse Sakes(RG2) Saturday afternoon at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. Ridden by jockey Raul Herrera, the 3-year-old First Moonflash colt, completed the 400 yards in :19.384 seconds, equaling a 92 speed index with a 14 mph tailwind. It was the third career win in eight starts for the gray colt. The $60,000 winners' purse boosted First Neon Moon's earnings total to $107,560. Martin Orona, Sr. conditions ...



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BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 15, 2020—Harrah's Louisiana Downs presented two divisions of the $25,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes (RG3) on Saturday. In the first of the two races, the lineage of Mr Jess Perry was fittingly on display for the winner, Corona Down Perry, as she defeated five accredited ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 15, 2020—Harrah's Louisiana Downs presented two divisions of the $25,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes (RG3) on Saturday. In the second division, Follow My Wagon, triumphed in gate-to-wire fashion under Luis Vivanco/ This was the second win a row for the 4-year-old owned by Julio C. Rodriguez. The 4-year-old sired by Jls ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—FEBRUARY 14, 2020—In a blanket-finish in the final trial, Jetblack Dynasty led the three top qualifiers into the $184,225 Grade 3 West Texas Derby Friday afternoon at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from six trial races conducted today, will return to Sunland Park on Saturday, March 7th to vie for the winners' share of the purse worth $86,585. Ridden by jockey Noe Garcia, Jr., Jetblack Dynasty defeated No Sandbaggin by a neck in the final trial to get the top qualifying mark of :19.857 seconds. Today's victory was the second straight victory this year for the son of multiple stakes ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 14, 2020—Up until the seventh training race of 11, winning speed indexes were hovering in the 50s and 60s during Valentine’s Day activity at Remington Park. However, when Tres Coronas hit the track under jockey Eddie Sanchez, he blasted a field of eight with an 83 speed index. The Jose Sanchez III trainee, a ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 12, 2020—Trainer Monty Arrossa has risen from small-town obscurity to the top ranks among American Quarter Horse conditioners in the country since 1991. He is racing at Remington Park for the first time and won three training races Wednesday despite only having a string of 12 horses on the grounds. Remington Park conducted 10 training races Wednesday, in misty conditions with temperatures in the high 30s over a sloppy track. Trainer Rex Brooks also had a ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 9, 2020— Gary and Dee Hoovestal's Bos Time Machine punched his ticket to the 2020 Champion of Champions after holding off Corona Jumpim MRL by a head while posting the second biggest upset victory in the 20-year history of the Grade 1, $159,550 Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship here on Sunday night. Sent off at 12-1 odds, Bos Time Machine led from start to finish, but needed to be at his very best in the final yards in order to hold off the fast charging Corona Jumpim MRL. Ridden by Carlos Huerta for trainer Paul Jones, Bos Time Machine covered the 400 yards in :19.775 on the way to scoring his ...



OGDEN, UT—FEBRUARY 10, 2020—Winning for the fifth consecutive week was not enough for Jess and Grant on Saturday; the unstoppable team also posted the fastest time of the 2019-2020 American Chariot Racing season: 21.92.

The team won the Brett Weldon Memorial, sponsored by the Weldon family, last Saturday at the Golden Spike Arena in ...



TUCSON, AZ—FEBRUARY 9, 2020—Making his first start since finishing third in an All American Futurity trial last August, Dynasty Dinamo defeated Favorite Flight by neck to break his maiden in the $9,000 Rulon Goodman Maiden Stakes (not black type) Sunday afternoon at Rillito Park. Ridden by jockey Mark Jasso, Dynasty Dinamo completed the 300 yards in :15.676 seconds, equaling an 89 speed index with an 11 mph tailwind. The victory was worth $4,950. Owned-and-trained by Ricardo Ramirez, Dynasty Dinamo is a 3year-old son of world champion FDD Dynasty from the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 8, 2020—Owner Martha Wells celebrated her first Grade 1 stakes victory after her homebred colt Tell Cartel, a longshot at odds of 17-1, pulled away late to win the $190,500 Los Alamitos Winter Derby over fastest qualifier You Can Run and the talented stakes placed colt Mental Error here on Saturday night. Wells has campaigned Quarter Horses since the late 1990s and before that she saddled 90 starters over a three-year span following the passing of her husband, the stakes winning Quarter Horse trainer Dwayne Wells. Over the years, "Mimi", as she's affectional known, has become one of the top Quarter ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 8, 2020—Frosted, a 3-year-old son of leading third-crop sire Five Bar Cartel, held off Royal Renegade by a neck to win the $34,740 Louisiana Downs Maiden Stake (not black type) on Saturday at Louisiana Downs. Perfect Profession was another neck back in a blanket finish to get third. Jockey John Hamilton rode Frosted to his first career win in 10 lifetime starts for owner Gerardo Morales and trainer John Carrillo, Jr. The gray gelding completed the 350 yards in :17.937 seconds into a 10 mph crosswind. The $15,634 winners' purse boosted Frosted earnings mark to ...



SELMA, TX—FEBRUARY 8, 2020—Offspring from first crop sires got the top three times on Friday from 73 two-year-olds who participated in 13 schooling races over 220 yards at Retama Park. Multiple Grade 2 winner Ivan James got two winners with the top two times while AQHA Racing Champion 3-Year-Old Colt Ec Jet One sired two winners including the third-fastest race of the day. Trainer Jose Sanchez III had seven winners including the two fastest. In the 12th Race the young trainer saddled Roma, a daughter of Ivan James from the Tac It Like A Man mare Bp Tac Marys Policy for owner Omar ...