AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 17, 2021—Stakes winners Fiesty Icon and Maryland Magic will try something new at Ajax Downs on Wednesday (Oct. 20) when they try to conquer the unique 'Gridiron Gallop', a 110-yard sprint that will take less than seconds to run. The Gridiron Gallop is race eight on a 10-race Quarter Horse card that has a first race post time of 12:55 p.m. There are just three racing ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 15, 2021—Lex Fabrizio of Moonshine Racing will look to become the first owner to win the Wild West Futurity more than once when his 2-year-old filly Famous Carmilita heads the field in the $101,950 restricted Grade III final on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Fabrizio first won this race in 2013 with the Cody Joiner-trained All Guns Firing. He’ll look to add his second with Famous Carmilita, who was outstanding when making her Los Alamitos debut in the futurity trials. The filly by One Famous Eagle opened an early lead and then finished strongly on the way to posting the ...



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LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 13, 2021—Outstanding Quarter Horse racing action continues with trials to the Grade 1, $925,650 Los Alamitos Super Derby topping the marquee on Sunday night. Five Super Derby trials will be contested and will make up the entire Late Pick Four sequence and the bulk of the Pick Six races. The list of derby ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI GRANTS PASS, OR—OCTOBER 13, 2021—L Bar D Mistr Cartel and Leaving Angelz are among the 35 2-year-olds entered in Sunday’s 400-yard Far West Futurity trials at Grants Pass Downs. A pair of stakes-placed juveniles, L Bar D Mistr Cartel and Leaving Angelz are both trained by Hector Magallanes. L Bar D Mistr Cartel is a ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI CLAREMORE, OK—OCTOBER 13, 2021—Ten fillies and mares, headed by Chicks With Coronas, are entered in Saturday’s 350-yard, $20,000 Miss Ellen Stakes at Will Rogers Downs. A 4-year-old Apollitical Blood mare trained by Casey Black for owners Sharon Hafliger and R.J. Ziegler, ...



AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 106, 2021—Mary Schrama's homebred Night Fishn is one of the headliners in a competitive feature race Wednesday at Ajax Downs. The $14,000 open race for Ontario sired Quarter Horses, three-year-olds and upward, has attracted a strong field of stakes winners who will race 330-yards in race seven on the eight-race card, which ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 6, 2021—Ed Burke Million Futurity winner Golden Boi, All American Futurity finalist Jess Dream Of Me, Heritage Place Futurity finalist Dreamsville and Rainbow Futurity finalist Significant Dynasty are among the 92 juveniles that will race during a huge night of trials to the Grade 1, $1,112,300 Golden State Million Futurity on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Twelve races are on tap on Sunday with 11 of them Golden State Million trials at 400 yards. The racing program will feature three Pick Four wagering opportunities, plus the Pick Six sequence will either feature a carryover from Saturday night or the $10,000 Pick ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI AURORA, CO—OCTOBER 8, 2021—Seven sprinters, headed by early favorite Jess Un Sies Mas, are entered in Wednesday’s 400-yard, $15,500-added Rocky Mountain Championship Stakes at Arapahoe Park. A 5-year-old homebred son of world champion Apollitical Jess trained by Jose Manuel ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI GRANTS PASS, OR—OCTOBER 8, 2021—Ruben Magallanes’ Tell Foose, a gelded son of champion Foose and the fastest qualifier, drew post 8 for Monday’s 400-yard, $15,000 Autumn Derby at Grants Pass Downs. Tell Foose has won his last two starts, including the second of two Autumn ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 6, 2021—Six Grade 1 stakes winners led by Ed Allred’s defending champion Chocolatito will headline an outstanding 10-horse field in the 67th running of the Grade 1, $125,000 Robert Boniface Los Alamitos Invitational Championship at 440 yards here on Saturday night. The winner of the Los Alamitos Championship will ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 6, 2021—Eighteen state-bred 3-year-old Quarter Horses are entered in Monday’s 400-yard New Mexico Cup Derby (RG2) trials at Zia Park. The 10 fastest qualifiers will meet in the $145,000-est. New Mexico Cup Derby final on October 31. Rex Wells’ Bigg Dee headlines the second of two trials. A bay son of Big Daddy Cartel and a $30,000 yearling purchase at the 2019 New Mexico-Bred Sale, the gelding brings in a four-race win streak that includes the 400-yard, $203,000 Zia Derby (RG2) at Ruidoso Downs on July 31, and the 400-yard, $238,000 New Mexico State Fair Derby (R) at ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 6, 2021—Jose E. Guzman’s Flashin Fire, a sorrel son of champion First Moonflash, is one of 56 state-bred 2-year-old Quarter Horses entered in Sunday’s 350-yard New Mexico Cup Futurity (G2) trials at Zia Park. Flashin Fire was claimed by his current connections for $10,000 at ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 5, 2021—Apollitical B Snow, a 4-year-old son of Apollitical Blood racing for Christopher A. Villatoro, put his three-race win streak on the line in Saturday’s 350-yard, $35,000 Mid-City Stakes (R) for Louisiana-breds at Evangeline Downs. Apollitical B ...