OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 10, 2021— No Mires a La Luna caught his competition staring at the moon Saturday night and flew past them like a rocket on the outside to win the featured allowance/optional race. The translation for No Mires a La Luna is, "Don't look at the moon." That is the very thing the rest of the horses did, staring at La Luna from the backside as the 5-year-old gelding drew off to win the $21,200 race by three-quarters of a length under three-time defending riding champion here, James Flores. The son of First Moonflash, out of the Genuine Strawfly mare Dont Look Ethel, ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 10, 2021—It's a small sample size, but so far it looks like the juveniles from the barn of trainer Jaime Gomez are learning their lessons well. Last Sunday night, Woman Secrets posted an impressive win in his second career start following a runner-up effort in his debut. This week, it was Southern Best who showed ...



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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 9, 2021— It doesn’t matter who owners Dan and Kaye Jones send out in the Paul Harber Memorial Stakes at Remington Park each year; they know how to win this race. On Friday night, it was Southern Electric, and all he did was set the track record for Paints at 350 yards in the race. For the second year in a row, jockey Andrew Samaniego was aboard for the Joneses of Kemp, Texas, and for trainer Matt Whitekiller. Oddly enough, the horse Samaniego won this race with last year, Live Moonshine, also trained by Whitekiller, was in this year’s field and ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 9, 2021—Strength in numbers is the name of a tremendous Grade 1 stakes winning mare that trainer Paul Jones campaigned in the early 2000s. Strength in numbers is also what Jones has in the ownership group composed of Jimmy and Marilyn Harrel, Thompson Racing LLC, Robyn Gordon and Bradbury Racing. This group of ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 9, 2021—He only won one of five trials on Friday night at Remington Park for the finals of the Grade 1 American Paint Classic Futurity, but Keener still qualified half the field of 10 that will race for an estimated $129,000 purse on Saturday, April 24. Keener got to the winner’s circle with Rf Livies Livewire ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 8, 2021— Diane to Be A Hero finally was a hero again, winning the featured $25,500 allowance race at Remington Park on Thursday night. In the first race of his career, Diane to Be A Hero won his Heritage Place Futurity trial, nearly qualifying for the million-dollar final last year. Even though he won ...



PHOENIX, AZ—APRIL 6, 2021—B In Excess, a 2-year-old daughter of world champion sire Freighttrain B, posted a 1-½ length win in her career debut today (Tuesday) while setting the top qualifying time from six trials contested for the AQRA Turf Paradise Open Spring Futurity. The 10 fastest qualifier ...



PHOENIX, AZ—APRIL 5, 2021—Multiple stakes sire Big Daddy Cartel's offspring dominated three trials on Monday for the Desert Classic Futurity at Turf Paradise, posting the four fastest trial times while earning eight of the 10 qualifying spots. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Turf Paradise ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—APRIL 3, 2021—On Nyx, under jockey Victor Urieta, Jr., popped to a quick lead and held off Lucky Dice by a neck to break her maiden in the Grade 3 $302,010 Harrah's Entertainment Futurity Saturday at Louisiana Downs. Conditioned by trainer Alonso Neri, On Nyx completed the 300 yards in :15.441 seconds, equaling a 97 speed ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 3, 2021—Trainer Kelly Heltzel’s barn is as hot as an Apollo NASA liftoff and her horse named Mr Apollo Jess looked like a rocket in qualifying as the fastest horse overall horse over two nights of trials for the restricted Grade 1, $926,500 Remington Park Futurity. Mr Apollo Jess will definitely be the horse to beat ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 3, 2021—Racing experience paid off for Dutch Masters III’s homebred Woman Secrets, as the gelding by Separate Secrets scored the most impressive win by a Quarter Horse on Saturday night at Los Alamitos. Three races for juveniles were contested during the 10-race program with Woman Secrets posting a length victory in ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 2, 2021—Especially Jess smoked a field of training race horses on March 17 and followed that up with the most impressive win Friday, becoming the fastest qualifier on night one in the Remington Park Futurity trials. The fastest five from Friday night’s trials will join the five best from Saturday night for the 10 qualifiers in the finals of the restricted Grade 1, $926,500 Remington Park Futurity for 2-year-old Oklahoma-bred Quarter Horses, going 330 yards. That final is scheduled for Saturday, April 17, along with the Remington Park Derby and six more stakes events. Especially Jess ran to his ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 2, 2021—On a night in which fans were back on-track to enjoy the live racing action for the first time in more than a year at Los Alamitos, Double Bar S Ranch’s homebred Commander Cartel won the first 300-yard race of the meet for 2-year-olds after leaving the gate quickly and then pulling away late on Friday night. ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 1, 2021—Eagles Fly Higher continued his assault on Remington Park stakes races this spring, winning his second of the season. The 5-year-old horse pulled away to win the $68,000 Mr Jet Moore Stakes by one length. A restricted Grade 2 event for Oklahoma-breds, the Mr Jet Moore was added to the trophy case for ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 1, 2021—Wascallywittlewabbit went hunting for revenge Thursday night in the Grade 2, $50,880 Pauls Valley Stakes at 870 yards and was successful in his quest. The 6-year-old gelding had raced against many of the horses in the Pauls Valley in his last two starts and finished fourth, beaten by five lengths and ...