SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 15, 2020—Louisiana Lover and Sammy Mendez got back to their winning ways today (Thursday) in the first of two trials for the Sterlie Bertram Memorial. The sophomore son of champion sire The Louisiana Cartel, earned his fourth win of the year in his fifth start at Indiana Grand, posting the quickest time of :19.663 in the trials. Starting from the outside post eight, Louisiana Lover wasn’t a main contender early on in the 400 yard dash, but once he got his rhythm, he began to gobble up ground on the outside, ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 15, 2020—Heza Fast Kisser and Antonio Rodriguez rallied home to score the win in the $80,520 Leader of the Class Sale Futurity at Indiana Grand Tuesday. The duo covered the 350-yard dash in a time of :18.002 seconds, the first time in the eight-year history the race it has been contested at that distance. The previous distance was 330 yards. Starting from post eight, Heza Fast Kisser got away from the gate with the pack. It took him a few strides to get in gear, but once he found his rhythm he began to close in on the top ones. The sorrel colt lengthened his stride to win the race by a neck over Beach ...



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SOROCABA - SP, BRAZIL—SEPTEMBER 15, 2020—On Saturday, August 12, the Jockey Club de Sorocaba hosted the rescheduled R$180,000 ($33,950US) Grande Premio Sorocaba Futurity, at 350-yards for freshman runners. The race was originally scheduled for July 4, but had to be delayed. The gray colt Fantastic Fly Apollo captured the victory with J. ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 14, 2020—After some bad racing luck in her last start, Valiantinecandyrocks and Victor Olivo rebounded in a big way, winning the 18th running of the $86,460 Indiana Grand Classic. The stakes race is one of the oldest Quarter Horse stakes for Indiana Grand, beginning during the inaugural season in 2003. Prior to her last start in the Bob Woodard Memorial Stakes, Valiantinecandyrocks was a perfect two for two on the season. A bad stumble at the start took the four-year-old mare out of the race with no hopes of getting into contention. "Her back feet slid back from underneath her," said Olivo. "From ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 14, 2020—Ah Candyland, a daughter of champion and a leading first-crop sire, Jess Good Candy, broke her maiden in her second start at Ajax Downs today while posting the fastest qualifying time for the Alex Picov Memorial Futurity. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from two trial races ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 14, 2020—Eazy Street, a 3-year-old who strung five straight wins together last season, got his first win of 2020 today while posting the fastest qualifying time for the Picov Derby Ajax Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from two trial races, will return to Ajax Downs on Monday, September 28th to vie for the winners' ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 14, 2020—Stakes-placed Five Bar Fandango got his second consecutive won today when he posted the fastest qualifying time for the Ontario Bred Maturity at Ajax Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Ajax Downs on Monday, October 12th to vie for the winner's share of $40,000-added purse going 400 yards. ...



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 ...



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 ...



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—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 ...