BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI POCATELLO, ID—JULY 6, 2020—Dr Tool, a gelded son of Kiss My Hocks owned and trained by Luis H. Gonzalez, is one of 10 3-year-olds entered back in Wednesday’s 400-yard, $39,740 Adequan Pocatello Downs Derby Challenge Stakes. Dr Tool will be making his first-ever start at ...



SELMA, TX – JULY 3, 2020 - Trials on Friday night at Retama continued with three trials for the Retama Adequan Derby Challenge, led by Apollitical Barbie, the winner of the third and final trial. The final will be held on July 25.

Apollitical Barbie ($15.40) and jockey Kelsi Purcell edged clear of post-time favorite Rusty Blood Gl to win ...



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SELMA, TX—JULY 3, 2020—His Time to Deal leads the qualifier list after three trials for the Retama John Deere Juvenile Challenge on Friday night.

His Time to Deal won the first trial to set the fastest time of the night, 18.130. It would remain the fastest trial of the night, and the top three finishers are the three fastest qualifiers. ...



Q-RACING—JULY 1, 2020—Due to weather conditions that made the racing surface unsafe, the trials for the Bank of America Pocatello Championship Challenge scheduled for July 1 have been rescheduled. The two trials will now be held July 8, with the final being run on July 31. The winner of the race will receive an invitation to compete ...



SELMA, TX—JUNE 29, 2020—Retama Park will host a trio of qualifying trials for both the John Deere Juvenile and Adequan Derby Challenge stakes on Friday's race card. The 10 fastest qualifiers from each divisional race will return to Retama Park on Saturday, July 25th to vie for the winner's share of a $35,000-added purse in each final. ...



AMARILLO, TX—JUNE 24, 2020—These nomination or sustaining payments will keep a horse eligible to compete in regional races. Winners of regional races are eligible to compete at the end-of-year Bank of America Challenge Championships at The Downs at Albuquerque on October 24.

Trial and race dates are tentative due to COVID-19 related ...




GRANTS PASS, OR—JUNE 23, 2020—One Flyin Foose flew to a three-quarter length win in the second of two trials Tuesday to set the fastest qualifying time for the Adequan Grants Pass Derby. The ten fastest qualifiers will return to Grants Pass Downs on Tuesday, July 7th to vie for the winner's share ...



Q RACING—June 2, 2020—Two Bank of America Racing Challenge races originally scheduled to be run at Sam Houston Race Park have been moved to Retama Park. The John Deere Juvenile Challenge and Adequan® Derby Challenge regional races originally scheduled to be run at Sam Houston will move, with the added money for both races going up from ...



Q RACING—MAY 31, 2020—In the wake of the cancellation of the 2020 meet at Sandy Downs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pocatello Downs at Pocatello, Idaho, has requested to also run the Bank of America Racing Challenge Championship-division ...



AMARILLO, TX—MAY 29, 2020—These nomination or sustaining payments will keep a horse eligible to compete in regional races. Winners of regional races are eligible to compete at the end-of-year Bank of America Challenge Championships at The Downs at Albuquerque on October 24.

Trial and race dates are tentative due to COVID-19 related ...




LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 24, 2020—From the claiming ranks to the winner's circle in an AQHA Challenge stakes final, Fernando Flores' Mister Tornado has had a whirlwind of a year at Los Alamitos Race Course. Mister Tornado reached his crescendo by finishing powerfully to score a nose victory in the $37,961 Adequan California Derby Challenge on ...



OGDEN, UT—MAY 24, 2020—The fastest qualifier from two trials on May 10, Dr Tool returned on Sunday afternoon to win the $50,771 Adequan Weber Downs Derby Challenge.

Due to complications related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Weber Downs agreed to host the regional ARC Distaff Challenge and Adequan Derby Challenge qualifiers that had ...