SOUTH JORDAN, UT—MAY 15, 2021—In the last of five trials and last race of the day at Laurel Brown Racetrack, B the One came home in a blistering 16.524 to set the fastest qualifying time for the $70,470 Beehive Futurity.

The final will be held on May 29 and will feature a rematch of the top two finishers of the Hadley/Giles Futurity earlier this month.

B the One and jockey Cesar Moreno broke on top and continued to draw away from the field as they won by a length and a half in the 330-yard trial. B the One earned a 111 speed index.

Luis Gonzalez trains the 2-year-old colt for owner CB Stables. He was bred in Oklahoma by ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 15, 2021— Smithworks was the fastest qualifier in Saturday trials for the Grade 1, $230,475 Speedhorse Graham Futurity, out of trainer Matt Whitekiller’s barn. Whitekiller had success in placing multiple runners into the May 29 race for Paints and Appaloosas, as did trainer Dee Keener, who also retook the lead in ...



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SOUTH JORDAN, UT—MAY 15, 2021—In his career debut Saturday, Moonshot broke his maiden with a neck win over Cuz Hez My Secret to set the fastest qualifying time for the $52,368 SVLAC Futurity at Laurel Brown Track. Racing in the closing trial under jockey Gerardo Vera, Moonshot completed the 300 yards course in :15.492 seconds with a 5 mph ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 14, 2021—Fastest qualifier Fear The Dragon went off as the post time favorite to win the $332,900 Grade 3 Sam Houston Derby Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park. Under jockey Rodrigo Vallejo Fear The Dragon drove down the inside rail while holding off Jess A Dashin Angela (23-1) to win by a neck. He completed the 350 yards in :17.745 seconds into a 5 mph headwind, earning a 95 speed index. It was the first career stakes win for the son of leading sire Favorite Cartel Trainer Adrian Huitron saddled the winner for owner Jose J. Espinsoa. "I want to thank the entire ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 14, 2021—Leading jockey J.R. Ramirez got Black Cazador (45-1) up at the wire to defeat Wagons Dash by a nose in the $55,000 Sam Houston Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park on Friday. My Fast Prize was a neck back in the blanket finish to take third. "I had never ridden Black Cazador before," jockey Ramirez said after the win. ...



By Jennifer PerkinsHOUSTON, TX —MAY 14, 2021— A night of five stakes at Sam Houston concluded with the 110-yard, $55,500 Texas Twister Stakes as Krash Course emerged victorious over Card One Starter and All About the Kiss in a blanket finish.

Krash Course ($22.20) completed the sprint in 7.170 and earned an 81 speed index for trainer ...



By Jennifer Perkins HOUSTON, TX—MAY 14, 2021—In the second of five stakes on the Friday night card at Sam Houston, Moment of Fury paid bettors handsomely as the upset winner of the 550-yard, $55,000 Harris County Stakes.

Moment of Fury ($41.40) earned his first stakes win in the Harris County. He finished a half-length in front of ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 14, 2021—Masons Jet Black, a 4-year-old son of multiple stakes sire Jet Black Patriot, got his first career stakes win in the $54,000 Governors' Cup Marathon Stakes Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park. Just three months after having a baby, jockey Paulina Ramirez set the pace with ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 14, 2021—Live Moonshine put his trainer in the lead for all-time Paint wins when the 5-year-old gelding won the Grade 1, $31,000 Mister Lewie Memorial on Friday night at Remington Park. He also gave Matt Whitekiller the lead for most wins in the Mister Lewie, named for the man many consider the greatest Paint trainer ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 11, 2021—Delta Downs closed out its first week of American Quarter Horse racing for 2021 on Tuesday afternoon with a 10-race program that included the $50,000 Open Me A Corona Stakes (RG2) and seven trials for this year’s $95,585 Old South Futurity ( ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 11, 2021—Cottonpickintrain, a royally-bred son of All American Futurity(G1) sire Freighttrain B, broke his maiden in his career debut Tuesday afternoon at Delta Downs. Under jockey Juan Marquez Cottonpickintrain rallied early to clear the field by a 1-½ lengths while completing the ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 11, 2021—Multiple stakes winner Pattys Saint exploded to a 3-¼ length win in the last of two trials Sunday afternoon (May 9) at Pocatello Downs for the Gary and Sharilyn Blattner Memorial Derby at Pocatello Downs. The daughter of Jess Got Easier posted the fastest qualifying time of :17.266 seconds, a 107 speed index for the 350 yards. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Pocatello Downs on Saturday, May 22nd to vie for the winner's share of a $17,400 purse . Trainer Heath Hillman named Jesus Virgen to ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 10, 2021—Delta Downs opened its 2021 American Quarter Horse season on Monday afternoon with a nine-race program. The first stakes races of the season saw Patrick Richardson’s Sheza Freighttrain T take the $30,000 Delta Dash Stakes with jockey Rolando Pino in the saddle. The Eric Long trainee covered 250 yards over a fast ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 10, 2021—Delta Downs kicked off their 2021 live racing season on Monday with four trials for the $72,215 Old South Futurity. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the 38 3-year-olds who contested today's 350 yard trials, will return Memorial Day (May 31st) to vie for the winner's share of the purse. The lightly raced Gias Fred ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 9, 2021—The connections of owner Ed Allred, trainer Scott Willoughby and jockey Victor Salazar swept the stakes races over the weekend at Los Alamitos. The trio joined forces to win the Grade 2, $45,000 Miss Princess Handicap with favorite Wambui on Sunday night after scoring in the $30,000 La Pacifica Handicap with ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 9, 2021—Instygator, as a 2-year-old, came within a neck of winning the All American Futurity last year. Therefore, it was no surprise when he put up the fastest qualifying time for the Grade 2, $333,010 Heritage Place Derby in trials Sunday night at Remington Park. The gelded son of multiple stakes sire ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 9, 2021—Idaho breeder Dan Moon dominated three trials for the $22,900 Spring Maiden Frolic (not black type) at Pocatello Downs on Sunday, including owning-and-breeding the top qualifier Heza Fired Up. Moon also bred the second and third fastest qualifiers. The 10 qualifiers, from three trials contested today by Colts ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 9, 2021—Under jockey Jesus Canales, Eyez Of Cartel held off Coronados Fantasy by a neck to set the fastest qualifying time for the Spring Classic Maiden Frolic Oaks (not black type) Sunday afternoon at Pocatello Downs. In 2021 Pocatello Downs split the "Spring Classic Maiden Frolic" into two races by adding an "Oaks" ...