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GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 13, 2020)—Eleven races of the scheduled 12-race card Sunday night at Lone Star Park were trials to decide the field for the Grade 2, $364,095 Dash For Cash Futurity. The futurity final will be run Saturday, September 27. The fastest qualifying time was scored by Owner/trainer Dean R. Frey's Bad Monkey. With Benito Baca in the irons, the grey gelding posted :19.681 for the 400-yard distance in the first trial (race 2) of the night. Bad Monkey is by multiple stakes sire Capo de Capi and out of a the Mr Eye Opener mare Girls Eye Too. The lightly raced Pyc Painted ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 13, 2020—Parsons Family Limited Partnership's Terrific Temper posted no only the fastest qualifying time to the Grade 2, $375,000 PCQHRA Breeders Futurity but also the fastest 350-yard time at Los Alamitos Race Course this season after a jaw-dropping two length win in the sixth of seven trials held on Sunday night. ...



ROCKY VIEW COUNTY, ALB—SEPTEMBER 13, 2020—Graded stakes-placed Quarter Sawn led wire-to-wire while defeating Double Cruise by a nose in the second of two trials Sunday night for the Alberta Bred Derby at Century Mile Racetrack. The son of leading Canadian sire First Timber posted the top ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 12, 2020—Wagons Dash, a son of leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon, dominated the field in the last of four trials Saturday night for the Dash For Cash Derby(G2) to set the top qualifying mark at Lone Star Park. Under jockey Everardo Rodriguez, Wagons Dash defeated fellow qualifier Swingin Good Time by 2-½ lengths to stop the clock in :21.464 seconds, a 98 speed index with a 3 mph tailwind. Trainer Eric Long saddled the multiple stakes-placed gelding for owner Edward Scott. Bred in Oklahoma by Flag Ranch LLC, from the Fishers Dash mare Breitling Time, Wagons Dash ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 12, 2020—Rosenthal Ranch LLC’s Runforyourlife and Ed Allred’s Up For Speed won their respective trials to the Grade 2, $140,000 PCQHRA Breeders Derby in impressive fashion on Saturday night at Los Alamitos. The way they each did it, however, was very different with Runforyourlife running flawlessly while powering ...



ROCK SPRINGS, WY—SEPTEMBER 12, 2020—At odds of 22-1, Pattys Saint and Jose Figueroa pulled a massive upset in the $42,500 WHR Open Futurity in Rock Springs on Saturday afternoon.

Pattys Saint ($47.20) broke first and extended her lead in the 350-yard race to defeat Well Kiss My Wagon by a half-length. The final time was :17.757 for a 90 ...



ROCK SPRINGS, WY—SEPTEMBER 12, 2020—In the $12,000 Sweetwater Open Derby (not black-type) in Rock Springs on Saturday, Dh Renaes Dynasty broke sharply and maintained her lead to win by a neck.

The 400-yard derby was open to all 3-year-olds with preference to high money earners in 2019-2020.

Dh Renaes Dynasty ($15.40) crossed the ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 12, 2020—Leading Oklahoma trainer Eddie D. Willis got four winner's on Saturday's card at Will Rogers Downs, including the fastest two qualifiers for the $175,000-est. Oklahoma Horsemen's Mystery Futurity(RG2). He qualified a total of four to the Mystery Futurity as well as saddling four finalists for the Oklahoma ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 12, 2020—Making his first start since winning the Oklahoma Horsemen's Association Mystery Futurity(RG3) last November, Cajun King rolled to a three-quarter length win to set the top qualifying time for the 2020 Oklahoma Horsemen's Association Mystery Derby Saturday at Will Rogers Downs. Under jockey Jimmy Brooks, ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 12, 2020—Two trials on Saturday evening determined the field to the Polk County Derby at Prairie Meadows. The $108,880 final, restricted to Iowa-bred 3-year-olds, will be run on September 26.

In the second of two 400-yard trials, Rm Okeys Wagon ($4.40) defeated Cr Hez the Man to set the fastest trial time of 19.807, ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 11, 2020—A Valiant Diamond steps up in Altoona Derby trials to get second consecutive win while posting the top qualifying time. Under jockey Christian Esqueda, A Valiant Diamond posted a one -length win over Favorit Sake in the second of three trials Friday night at Prairie Meadows. The daughter of champion sire ...



EDMONTON, AB—EPTEMBER 11, 2020—Two trials at Century Mile on Friday night determined the field to the $51,066(CAN) Alberta Bred Futurity (RG3), led by fastest qualifier Eyesa Timber. The 350-yard final will be held on September 25.

Eyesa Timber ($3.10) won the first trial by nearly two lengths and posted the fastest qualifying time of ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—SEPTEMBER 9, 2020—A pair of Quarter Horse stakes closed the Minnesota Festival of Champions at Canterbury Park on Tuesday night, starting with the $70,350 Minnesota Quarter Horse Futurity. The annual day of stakes races celebrates Minnesota-bred Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses.

In their trial from August 25, Western Reserve ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—SEPTEMBER 9, 2020—In the final race of the Minnesota Festival of Champions, Vo Fantastic Aira won a thrilling three-horse photo in the $67,250 Minnesota Quarter Horse Derby.

Vo Fantastic Aira ($3.40) was a heavy favorite after winning his trial by a half-length as the fastest qualifier on August 25. The Fantastic Corona Jr ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 7, 2020—As the 2020 race season came to a close today a new All American champion was crowned, and her name is Whistle Stop Cafe. The still-undefeated filly raced 440 yards down the fast track under partly cloudy skies against a 7 mph headwind and hit the wire with a time of :21.437 to finish ahead of Instygator ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 7, 2020—Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG1) winner Eye Work For You bounced off a troubled third-place effort in the August 21st All American Futurity trials to defeat Dulce Sin Tacha by a neck in the $200,000 All American Juvenile on Monday at Ruidoso Downs. Under champion jockey James Flores, Eye Work ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 7, 2020—It was a fabulous Labor Day at Ajax Downs for jockey Tony 'TP' Phillips as the Etobicoke resident rode four winners on the eight-race card. Three of those wins were for owner James Bogar of Cameron, ON and trainer Barry Wood of Port Perry. One of Phillips-Bogar-Wood's victories on a windy and cloudy afternoon ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 6, 2020—Fastest qualifier Gold Heart Eagle V put in a repeat performance of his derby trial two weeks ago while defeating stablemate Inaugurator by 1-½ lengths to win the Grade 1 $1,078,098 All American Derby Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. It was the second Grade 1 win for his connections who also scored in ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 6, 2020—Ratification, under regular jockey Francisco Calderon, rolled to her fifth consecutive win on Sunday when she defeated Kiss Thru Fire by one-length in the inaugural running of the $421,326 All American Oaks at Ruidoso Downs. Bobby D. Cox's Texas homebred daughter of leading sire ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 6, 2020—Dexxter, a son of leading sire Corona Cartel, kept his 2020 record a perfect 3-for-3 Sunday when he defeated Danjer by a neck in the $125,000 All American Gold Cup(G1) at Ruidoso Downs. It was third consecutive Grade 1 win for the Monty Arrossa trained 4-year-old ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 6, 2020—Wootan Racing's homebred Oatman Creek Senator scored his first stakes win on Sunday when he defeated My Fast Prize by half-a-length in the $100,000 All American Invitational, for 3-year-oldl who didn't qualify for the Grade 1 All American Derby. Under jockey Raul Ramirez, Jr., Oatman Creek Senator took ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM – SEPTEMBER 6, 2020 - In the feature Quarter Horse stakes of the day at Albuquerque, Jess a Satin Flash pulled a mild upset to win the $75,000 First Moonflash Stakes.

The First Moonflash is a 440-yard maturity for 4-year-old and up New ...



ROCK SPRINGS, WY—SEPTEMBER 5, 2020— Hes A Famous Eagle, under jockey Tyson Lusk, got his third consecutive win on Sunday by defeating Eyesa Special Snoopi by a neck in the $12,000 Sweetwater Downs Stakes (not blacktype) in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Conditioned by trainer Travis Lusk, Hes A Famous Eagle completed the 400 yards in :19.704 ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 6, 2020—First Of 15 sprinted away from the gate to win the $13,500 Gridiron Special, a 110-yard allowance at Prairie Meadows on Sunday afternoon.

First Of 15 ($8.20) and Brett Birzer cleared the field by a half-length in the dash for trainer Jason Olmstead and owner Richard Tobin.

First of 15 was bred in ...



ROCK SPRINGS, WY—SEPTEMBER 5, 2020—Bodacious Denali raced to her third consecutive win today when she defeated fastest qualifier and stablemate Bigg Brown by a neck in the $65,745 Rock Springs Wyoming-Bred Futurity at Sweetwater Downs. Eyesa Special Digger was another neck back in the blanket-finish to take third. Bodacious Denali broke ...



ROCK SPRINGS, WY—SEPTEMBER 5, 2020—Brash And Sassy got her second consecutive derby win on Saturday when she defeated stable-mate Gotta Lotta Papa by half-a-length in the $39,260 Rock Spring Wyoming Bred Futurity at Sweetwater Downs. Under jockey Oscar Cervantes, Brash And Sassy rolled over the 350 yards in :17.602 seconds, equaling a 95 ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 4, 2020—In the $20,0000 Bill Reed Memorial Stake contested at 870 yards, Wascallywittlewabbit held off a late charge by Why Buy The Cow and hit the wire first with a time of :44.672 after leading the entire race. The race-time favorite paid $4.40 to win on a clear day with no wind and fast track conditions. ...



POCATELLO, ID—SEPTEMBER 5, 2020—The second highest price in the field, El Rayo Amarillo pulled off the upset win in the $4,000 Pocatello Downs Fall Derby (not black-type) at Pocatello on Saturday evening.

Jose Lopez rode El Rayo Amarillo ($33.80) to a narrow victory over He Forged It. The pair dueled to the wire until El Rayo Amarillo ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 5, 2020—After making two off-the-board starts at Los Alamitos Race Course earlier this year, Ajs On Time shipped to The Downs at Albuquerque where he broke his maiden first time asked on August 23. Today the Idaho bred son of leading sire Apollitical Jess romped to an impressive 1-¾ length trial win under jockey Albert Medrano to post the top qualifying time of :19.680 seconds, a 90 speed index for 400 yards. Trainer Jesus Olivas saddled the $100,000 Los Alamitos Equine Mixed Sale graduate for owner Ricardo Ramirez. Spackman Racing bred Ajs On Time from the ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 5, 2020—Hard knocking Mister Mucho Gusto returned to the races after a long layoff to post the fastest qualifying time for the $125,000-est. La Fiesta Quarter Horse Derby at The Downs at Albuquerque on Saturday. In his first start since February, Mister Mucho Gusto cruised to a 1-¾ length win while completing the ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 5, 2020—Hawkeye Futurity winner Cr Appollitical Joe dominated the first of three trials for the Jim Bader Futurity Saturday with 4-¾ length win at Prairie Meadows. Under jockey Jesus Salazar, Cr Appollitical Joe raced over the 350 yards in :17.693 seconds, equaling a 93 speed ...



BELCOURT, ND—SEPTEMBER 5, 2020—Miss Vals Easy Cash picked up her tenth career victory on Saturday afternoon in the $3,400 Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred Stakes (not black-type) at Chippewa Downs.

Miss Vals Easy Cash ($3.40) and jockey Evan Herman cleared the field by over two lengths in the 550-yard stake. The final time was 28.940 for a ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 4, 2020—Coming off a troubled effort in the John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge final on August 15th, Not A Secret bounced to win the closing trial for the Valley Junction Futurity(G3), setting the top qualifying time Friday night at Prairie Meadows. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from five trial races, will ...



EDMONTON, ALB—SEPTEMBER 4, 2020--First Prize Cruise, under jockey Martin Ortiz, rallied then edged away late to defeat Atomic Blondie by half-a-length in the $7,176(US) Alberta-Bred Maturity (not black type) Friday evening at Century Mile Racecourse. The son of multiple stakes sire First Prize Doc ...



EDMONTON, ALB—SEPTEMBER 4, 2020—Gone To Be Bright, under jockey D. Benitez, emerged the leader into the turn then drew away at the head of the stretch to defeat Big Hoss Rollin by 3- ¼ lengths in the $6,971(US) Century Mile Distance Stakes (not black type) Friday evening at Century Mile Racecourse. World record holding Quarter Horse for ...



AJAX, ONT—AUGUST 30, 2020—Fastest qualifier Hanover Hill Chalsee nailed post-time favorite One Kool Dynasty at the wire to win the $43,085(US) Ontario Bred Derby by a head on Wednesday afternoon at Ajax Downs. Under jockey Ed Walton, Hanover Hill Chalsee competed the 300 yards in :15.707 seconds, equaling an 85 speed index with a 20 mph ...



AJAX, ONT—AUGUST 30, 2020—Multiple stakes winner Country Boy 123 got his fourth consecutive win of 2020 on Wednesday when he defeated Spy For The Senate by one-length in the $16,492(US) QROCI Distance Series #2 at Ajax Downs. With cin the irons, County Boy 123 went wire-to-wire to complete the 400 yards in :19.940 seconds, a 98 speed index ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 30, 2020—It was a winning weekend for Rosenthal Ranch LLC., the 2019 AQHA Owners of the Year. On Saturday, Connie Rosenthal, the matriarch of Rosenthal Ranch, had the winning bid of $215,000 at the Ruidoso Yearling Sale on Hip No. 553 Bomb Cyclone, a yearling colt by Favorite ...



ROCK SPRINGS, WY—AUGUST 29, 2020—Drop A Corona, under jockey Been Cordarelton, went wire-to-wire in a half-length win over Tough But Nice (TB) in the $11,600 Green River Stakes (not blacktype) Sunday at Sweetwater Downs. Off as the heavy post time favorite, Drop A Corona didn't disappoint while completing the ss70 yards in :40,726 seconds, ...



BELCOURT, ND—AUGUST 30, 2020—Fastest qualifier Fancy Pant, an APHA daughter of the thoroughbred stallion Daimon's Tale, returned Sunday to defeat Vonettas Dashin Jess by three-quarters in the $7,450 North Dakota Bred Grassroots Derby (not black type). Under jockey Zachary Bacon, Fancy Pant raced to his third consecutive win at Chippewa ...



SELMA, TX—AUGUST 29, 2020—Fastest qualifier One Incredible Hock defeated D Cosmic Cartel by three-quarters Saturday night to win the $221,160 TQHA Sires' Cup Futurity(RG3) at Retama Park. Ridden by jockey Nestor Duran, One Incredible Hock dueled early as he drove over the 350 yards in :17.679 seconds, equaling a 95 speed index into a 17 ...



SELMA, TX—AUGUST 29, 2020—Easy Blinkers got a head win over Hit Or Miss Kiss to score a TQHA Sires' Cup double Saturday night at Retama Park. Pamela Stone's Dealagame gelding, who won last year's Sires' Cup Futurity(RG3), returned to get the $92,140 TQHA Sire's Cup Derby. Ridden by jockey Ivan ...



ALTOONA, IA—AUGUST 29, 2020—After finishing second in the Prairie Meadows $35,000 Keokuk Stakes(G3) last year, Ferrari James surged between foes to get his second win the Iowa stakes on Saturday. Under jockey Jorge Torres, the 7-year-old son of multiple stakes sire Ivory James, drove between Jk ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 28, 2020—Lucky Seven Ranch’s Sass Mo Blue is now three for three when racing at 350 yards this season, his latest victory at the distance coming in the $25,000 Sgt Pepper Feature Handicap on Saturday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Oscar Peinado for trainer Mike Casselman, Sass Mo Blue left the gate sharply and a few ...



SELMA, TX—AUGUST 29, 2020—Silver City Lights and SS Classyjess each picked up a $40,000 undercard stakes victory Saturday night at Retama Park. Live Oak Stakes Multiple stakes winner Ss Classyjess was much the best Saturday night when she rolled to a 1-½ length win over Alluringeyeopener in the $40,000 Live Oak Stakes. Diamond G ...



ROCK SPRINGS, WY—AUGUST 29, 2020—Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale graduate Volcums Hot Candy raced to her second consecutive win on Saturday when she posted the fastest qualifying time for the WHR Open Futurity at Sweetwater Downs. Ridden by jockey Tyson Lusk, Volcums Hot Candy completed the 350 yard task in :17.667 seconds, equaling a 93 ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—AUGUST 29, 2020—Graded stakes winner Donelli was a wire-to-wire by a neck over Dark Moon to set the fastest qualifying time for the $250,000-est. New Mexico State Fair QH Derby trials Saturday afternoon at The Downs at Albuquerque. Under jockey Alen Hernandez, the son of leading New Mexico sire ...



BELCOURT, ND—AUGUST 29, 2020—Chippewa Downs hosted two non-blacktype stakes on Saturday's race card, the $8,500 NDQHA Maturity and the $7,800 ND Grass Roots Certified Mixed Futurity. NDQHA Maturity Ramblin V Eight, a 4-year-old daughter of Ima Ramblin On, defeated Cowboywannab by half-a-length in the $8,500 NDQHA Maturity on ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—AUGUST 28, 2020—Woodys Gold kept his solid stakes form in tact Friday when he won the fourth of five trials for the $500,000-est. New Mexico State Fair Quarter Horse Futurity(RG3) at The Downs at Albuquerque. Under jockey Francisco Calderon the sorrel gelding posted the top mark of :19.610 seconds, equaling a 91 speed index ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—AUGUST 27, 2020— He didn’t have the quickest trial win, but Inseperable Blood made up for it in the final, scoring the title in the 21st running of the $178,828 Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana (QHRAI) Stallion Service Auction (SSA) Futurity at Indiana Grand Thursday. Ridden by Sammy Mendez, Inseperable Blood ...