RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 25, 2018—Scott Bryant’s Flash And Roll lived up to her $200,000 purchase price with a standout performance in the first of two days of trials to the Grade 1, $1 million Ruidoso QH Futurity on Friday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. There were 16 350-yard trials on Friday afternoon and another 16 trials will be held on Saturday afternoon. First post time is noon. The horses with the five-fastest times on each day of trials advance to the Ruidoso Futurity on June 10. The Ruidoso Futurity winner earns $420,000. The horses with the next five-fastest times on each day gain preference to compete in the $100,000 Ruidoso ...



FARMINGTON, NM—MAY 25, 2018—Mamacita Cartel, a daughter of leading third-crop sire Big Daddy Cartel scored her first stakes win on Friday when she defeated Dungarees Version by a neck in the $39,200 Jimmy Drake Stakes(RG3) at SunRay Park. Jockey Edgar Martinez piloted the 4-year-old to her third ...



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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 25, 2018—Jockey James Flores took advantage of the opportunity presented to him on Friday night at Remington Park. While many of the regulars in the jockey colony opted to ride out of town this holiday weekend, Flores stayed put. That decision paid off as he rolled up five victories to take the lead in the rider ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 24, 2018—Remington Park began a five-day holiday weekend of racing on Thursday night. A $22,650 allowance event around the turn was the stage for Coronas Can Man to pick up his second career victory, both at the 870-yard turn distance. Coronas Can Man broke his maiden around the turn on April 12 then moved back to a long-stretch event at 550 yards to finish second. Returning to the 870-yard distance Thursday worked for Coronas Can Man as he rolled from post number seven in the eight-horse field, winning by 1-1/4 lengths in :45.959. Indian Supremacy was second with CJs Rockhard N Ready another head behind in ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 20, 2018—Moments after Legacy Ranch’s Wicked Affair finished powerfully to win the Grade 2, $321,800 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity on Sunday night at Los Alamitos, winning trainer Terry Knight reflected on what Adair had meant to his career, which began in large part thanks to "Bobby" more than 40 years ago. "It’s a sentimental race because Bobby Adair is the one that gave me my start," Knight said. "He gave me my first two horses to train. He believed enough of me when I was 19-years-old that he gave me two horses to train for people he knew. Lo and behold, I won my first race for him. I ran two that night ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 20, 2018— After a good start from the middle of the track, Bw de Elegant stayed near the lead and finished with a head in front to win the $28,500 Rocky Mountain Spring Classic Futurity at Pocatello on Sunday afternoon.

The colt by second-crop sire Wagons West made his debut in trials for the Rocky Mountain Spring Classic Futurity on May 6 and finished second as the second-fastest qualifier.

Bw de Elegant ($21.00) returned to win the 330-yard final in 17.010 and earned a 95 speed index. Dallas Erickson was aboard for trainer Guy Weeks and owners Betty and Boyd Weeks.

Bw de Elegant was also bred by ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 20, 2018—The two fastest qualifiers for the $18,500 Gary Blattner and Harold Pence Memorial Derby returned to run first and second in the final on Sunday afternoon at Pocatello.

The top half of the Mark Hanson exacta was Wagonfullofdividends ($3.20), the heavy post-time favorite after winning his trial by nearly three ...



AJAX, ONT—MAY 20, 2018—A pair of multiple stakes winners battled from gate-to-wire Sunday afternoon at Ajax Downs to garner the top two qualifying times for the Picov Maturity. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Ajax Downs on Sunday, June 3 to vie for the winner's share of a $50,000-added purse going 300 yards. Two-time Ajax ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 20, 2018—Remington Park’s seven-year-old track record for the long-stretch distance of 550 yards fell on Sunday afternoon. Rock About It wore down his foes then pulled away with long strides to hit the wire in :26.258 over a good track surface. Owned by Rockin J Running Horses of Gatesville, Texas and trained by ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 20, 2018—Due to the cancellation of the May 13th trials for the Bucking Horse Sale Futurity and a short race meet, Miles City was forced to run three additional divisions of the futurity today races on today (Sun). BHS Futurity (not black type) – Division 3 - My Illusive Secret In her first career start, Gerald Kaul's homebred My Illusive Secret was much the best leaving the gate under jockey Luis Peralta. ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 19, 2018—Delta Downs hosted a pair of American Quarter Horse stakes races on Saturday night to close out the fifth week of its 2018 season. The richest race on the program was the $359,715 Laddie Futurity (RG2) for 2-year-old Louisiana-bred colts and geldings, which was won by Shakeshakeshakeit, who also broke his maiden in the event. The $50,000 Vinton Stakes was won by Featuring Fast Jess (see related story). The win by Shakeshakeshakeit came after he qualified mid-pack during trials on April 28 following an illness. But on ...



OGDEN, UT—MAY 19, 2018—Coming off a track record setting performance in her career debut, fastest qualifier Jess Send It returned to Weber Downs this afternoon (Saturday) with another outstanding performance to win the $35,537 Hadley-Giles Futurity. Under jockey Jesus Valenzuela, Jess Send It took the lead shortly after the break and ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 19, 2018—Under jockey Noe Castaneda, Featuring Fast Jess rallied to get a head in front of The Cazador in the $50,000 Vinton Stakes at Delta Downs. Multiple stakes winner Dashunder Afullmoon finished another head back in the blanket-finish to get third. Racing for owner Fernando Ramos and trainer Eduardo Morales, Featuring ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 19, 2018—Randy Dickerson and Nick Lowe’s CM Boom Shakalaka came into the $25,000 Dillingham Handicap on Saturday as the nine-horse field’s only stakes winner. He left the race still as the only stakes winner after holding off a tremendous late run from Martha Wells’ Yanque to win the 400-yard sprint for 3-year-olds by ...



OGDEN, UT—MAY 19, 2018—After going 0-for-5 last season, Kelly and Kyle Cook's 3-year-old Playn Captain got his second consecutive win Saturday when he easily put away a field 10 in the $21,455 Maiden Frolic (not black type) at Weber Downs. Under jockey Nakia Ramirez, Playn Captain completed the 350 yards in :17.896 seconds, a 96 speed ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—MAY 19, 2018—Two $5,000 trials for the Harley Greene Derby capped off a 10-race card at Indiana Grand Saturday. Kitty Sixup emerged with the fastest time to head into the final. The fourth running of the $75,000 Harley Greene Derby is slated for Saturday, June 2, which is the first of six all-Quarter Horse racing nights in ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 19, 2018—Live Moonshine put himself in position for a second futurity score this Remington Park season as he had the best qualifying time Saturday for the Grade 1, $254,275 Speedhorse Graham Futurity. The big-money race for 2-year-old Paints & Appaloosas, will be contested on June 2, the final night of the Remington ...



OGDEN, UT—MAY 19, 2018—Easy Ap Bella battled Krash Your Party down the outside rail from the gate in Saturday's $19,280 Jake Kapp Memorial (not black type) at Weber Downs, getting her head in front at the wire. Under jockey Oscar Cervantes Easy Ap Bella drifted in and bumped the #7 horse, Dust Stone, causing the track stewards to take the ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 19, 2018—A Toast to Brindis made a late-charging run to win the first of two divisions of the $7,500 Dan Lockie Overnight Derby Stakes (not black-type) at Miles City on Saturday. The post-time favorite and jockey Luis Peralta covered the 350 yards in 18.734.

A Toast to Brindis ($4.20) is a 3-year-old gelding by ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 19, 2018—Despite a mid-pack start and traffic on both sides, Eyesa Special Cirrus prevailed as the winner in the second of two divisions of the $7,500 Dan Lockie Overnight Derby Stakes (not black-type) at Miles City on Saturday. Eyesa Special Cirrus ($4.60) and jockey Luis Peralta posted a final time of 18.872 for the ...



MILES CITY, MT – MAY 19, 2018 - A heavy favorite in a short field, Diamond Of Coronado won the first race of the day at Miles City on Saturday in the first of five divisions of the $7,000 Bucking Horse Sale Futurity Overnight Stakes (not black-type).

Diamond Of Coronado ($2.60) and jockey Luis Peralta finished in 17.020 in 300 yards. ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 19, 2018— Trainer Jesse Villegas trained the winning trio in the second of five divisions of the 300-yard $7,000 Bucking Horse Sale Futurity Overnight Stakes (not black-type), but with a slight upset in Sixs Cb Mosby ($11.20) on top.

Sixs Cb Mosby and jockey Gonzalo Valles, Jr. defeated post-time favorite Imperial ...