AUBURN, WA—AUGUST 1, 2021—Coming off a close third-place effort in the $90,000 Firecracker Futurity on July 4th at Grants Pass Downs, Apolinaria Prize defeated Empowered To Prosper by a neck to set the fastest qualifying time for the John Deere Emerald Downs Juvenile Challenge on Sunday at Emerald Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers will ...



GRANDE PRAIRIE, ALB—JULY 31, 2021—Jeffrey R.W. Rath's O First Sweet Heart raced to her second consecutive stakes win on Saturday when she defeated Interes Fino by a neck in the $35,156(US) John Deere Grand Prairie Juvenile Challenge at Evergreen Park. Under jockey Larris Allen the daughter of leading Canadian sire ...



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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI AUBURN, WA—JULY 29, 2021—Empowered To Prosper, a stakes-placed son of Kiss My Hocks, is one of 14 2-year-olds entered in Sunday’s 350-yard John Deere Emerald Downs Juvenile Challenge trials. Trained by Mark Hanson for owners RTM Stables LLC, Robin Dunn, Larry Chapple and ...



ALTOONA, IA—JULY 26, 2021—Deutsch, a son of leading second-crop sire of winners One Fabulous Eagle, raced to his third consecutive win in as many starts today (Monday) at Prairie Meadows, posting the top qualifying time for the John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge. The 10 fastest ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 24, 2021—The trials to the John Deere California Juvenile Challenge proved to be a showcase for a pair of Washington-bred out of the great broodmare Dasha Freda. Bred by S-Quarter K LLC, Dasha Dynasty and his half-brother Dasha Good Reason both won on Saturday night at Los Alamitos, as they each shook off a bit of early ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 22, 2021—A strong nine-race card featuring a pair of trials to the John Deere California Juvenile Challenge and the running of the $15,000 Tami Purcell Handicap for 3-year-old fillies will headline the Saturday night action at Los Alamitos. The first race on the card will follow the final afternoon race at Del Mar. ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ALTOONA, IA—JULY 22, 2021—Charles Mitchek’s Last Tres Seis, a stakes-placed son of champion Tres Seis, is one of 15 2-year-olds entered in Monday’s 350-yard John Deere Prairie Meadows Juvenile Challenge trials. Last Tres Seis has earned $35,037 from two starts, both at ...



Q-RACING —JULY 16, 2021—Payments for Bank of America Racing Challenge regional races are due in July. These nominations 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 ...



POCATELLO, ID—JULY 9, 2022Multiple stakes winner Fdd Swingin Dynasty got her nose in front of Sables Dashin at the wire Saturday evening to win the $49,900 Bank of America Pocatello Championship Challenge at Pocatello Downs. Under jockey Tyson Lusk, Fdd Swingin Dynasty completed the 440 yards in :21.393 seconds, equaling a 110-speed index ...



By Ed Burgart Q-RACING—JULY 9, 2021—Although I don't have access to the most recent videotape replay for the seven runners entered in Friday's $46,900 Bank of America Pocatello Championship Challenge at Pocatello Downs, I can clearly see that Dr Tool is a standout, based on overall class and recent solid performances versus much stronger ...



SHAKOPOEE, MN—JULY 6, 2021—Danjer, the 2020 winner of the Bank of America Canterbury Park Championship Challenge (G3), returned for a second trip to the winner’s circle in the 2021 edition of the regional qualifier on Tuesday night.

Danjer ($2.20) won the 440-yard $52,360 Bank of America Canterbury Park Championship Challenge (G3) ...