RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—AUGUST 1, 2021—Flashin Fire stumbled at the break and jockey Juan Pulido had to shift him to the outside but the son of champion sire First Moonflash got his neck in front of Cowboy Zulu at the wire Sunday to win the $3019,804 Zia Quarter Horse Futurity at Ruidoso Downs. Daddys Mony was another head back in a blanket-finish of the top three to get third. "We got started behind so I made the decision right away to move to the outside," Pulido said after the race. "We were able to go around them and then we finally caught the ten-horse (Cowboy Zulu) just in time." ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 1, 2021—Jeff and Michelle Cravens’ homebred Favorite Colossus delivered a winning effort in the $175,000 Governor’s Cup Derby on Sunday at Los Alamitos that was reminiscent to his victory in the Grade 3 El Primero Del Ano Derby on March 28. In both derbies, the colt by Favorite ...



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RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—AUGUST 1, 2021—LMG First Call held off Jaunt to get his first career win in the $50,000 Zia Quarter Horse Juvenile Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. Daddies Wish was another neck back in the blanket-finish to get third. Under jockey Raul Valenzuela, LMG First Call went wire-to-wire covering the 400 yards in :19.866 ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 1, 2021—The second night of California Breeders Champions Weekend featured an array of stakes events for juveniles and sophomore runners on Sunday evening. The stakes action was highlighted by the first stakes winner at Los Alamitos by freshman sire Fly Thru The Fire in the ...



EVANSTON, WY—AUGUST 1, 2021—Fastest qualifier Ocean Voyage used a late kick to get a nose in front of early leader Jh Titanium Alibi in the $35,750 Gary Waite Maiden Stakes (not black type) at Wyoming Downs. The son of champion and champion sire Ocean Runaway pocketed the $16,802 winner's purse for ...



EVANSTON, WY—AUGUST 1, 2021—Multiple stakes winner Staubach defeated Df Storm Tales by three-quarters Sunday to win the $14,500 Governor's Cup Handicap (not black type) at Wyoming Downs. Under jockey Jesus Canales, Staubauch was a gate-to-wire winner while completing the 300 yards in :15.471 seconds, a 98 speed index into a 7 mph ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—AUGUST 1, 2021—Los Alamitos introduced a new event for 2-year-olds this year with the $55,000 Los Alamitos Claiming Futurity at 350 yards. Twenty-one runners entered three trials on Sunday night with Felix Gonzalez’s El Tio Angel posting the fastest qualifying time of :17.770 after taking the opening heat. He will now lead ...



FARGO, ND—AUGUST 1, 2021—Deal Me A Jess broke on top and maintained her lead to win by a half-length in the $10,000 North Dakota Horse Park Quarter Horse Open Futurity (not black-type) on Sunday afternoon.

Deal Me A Jess ($14.40) was an upset winner of the 300-yard race. Giovany Estrada guided the filly to victory in 16.019 to earn an 84 ...



GREAT FALLS, MT—AUGUST 1, 2021—Wanna Be Fierce gained the lead in the stretch and won by two lengths in the $4,600 All Breed Hook Stakes (not black-type) at Great Falls on Sunday afternoon.

Wanna Be Fierce ($3.40) and jockey Fernando Gamez earned a 103 speed index as they covered 660 yards in :34.335.

Clifton Dennis owns and trains ...



VINTON, LA—JULY 31, 2021—Delta Downs closed out its 2021 American Quarter Horse season on Saturday with a special 10-race program billed as Louisiana Showcase Day. The exciting afternoon of racing included eight stakes races for Louisiana-bred horses and the richest race of the year, the $826,620 Lee Berwick Futurity (RG1). The Lee Berwick ...



HOUSTON, TX—JULY 31, 2021—Doc McCrocklin held off a strong effort from fastest qualifier Hock It To You to win the $435,910 TQHA Sale Futurity(RG2) on Saturday night at Sam Houston Race Park. Jess The Leader was a head back in the blanket-finish to get third. Jockey J.R. Ramirez rode Doc McCrocklin to his third consecutive win while ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 31, 2021—Rex Wells' Bigg Dee got his first graded stakes win on Saturday when he got up at the wire of defeat Fanncee by a nose in the $203,478 Zia Quarter Horse Derby(RG2) during the Zia Festival at Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Hollyn Bootie was a neck back in the blanket finish to take third. “He’s been so close to ...



VINTON, LA—JULY 31, 2021—Bouncing of a troubled third-place effort in the July 9th trials, Sir Louisiana Dash held off a late rally from fastest qualifier Fast Dashin Diamond to win the $203,122 Delta Downs Louisiana Bred Derby(RG3) by a neck Saturday afternoon. Under jockey Raul Ramirez, Jr., Sir Louisiana Dash completed the 400 yard task ...



HOUSTON, TX—JULY 31, 2021—Da Devil Made Medoit turned the tables on Tee Britt to win the $207,950 Retama Park Derby on Saturday night at Sam Houston.

In their trial from July 8, Tee Britt defeated Da Devil Made Medoit by a neck to be the fastest qualifier. In the final, second fastest qualifier Da Devil Made Medoit made a strong closing ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 31, 2021—It was a family affair in each of the two marquee races on the opening session of California Breeders Champions Weekend on Saturday at Los Alamitos. Ed Allred's She Goes Up duplicated her mother's victory in the Governor's Cup Futurity thanks to an impressive winning effort at 25-1 odds in the $310,000 final, ...



VINTON, LA—JULY 31, 2021—Delta’s leading rider, Everardo Rodriguez, earned a third win on the Saturday night card aboard Apollitical B Snow, the winner of the $75,000 Louisiana Classic Stakes.

Apollitical B Snow ($3.40) was the early leader of the 440-yard stake and could not be caught. He finished in :21.369 and earned a 104 speed ...



VINTON, LA—JULY 31, 2021—Under jockey Everardo Rodriguez, Shesa Knockoutcartel cleared the field late on the way to a 1-¼ length win in the $75,000 Louisiana Juvenile Saturday afternoon at Delta Downs. Entering the Juvenile off a second-place effort in the July 9th Lee Berwick Futurity trials, Shesa Knockoutcartel completed the 350 yards ...



VINTON, LA—JULY 31, 2021—On a night celebrating the best of Louisiana Quarter Horse racing, the talented Sheza Freighttrain T won the first stake of the card, the $50,000 Flashy Hemp Stakes.

Sheza Freighttrain T ($4.80) prevailed by a head over Eyeondaprize. With Rolando Pina aboard, Sheza Freighttrain T covered the 330-yard stake in ...



VINTON, LA—JULY 31, 2021—Racing Kane, under jockey Bobby Ransom, drew clear late then held off No Key Needed to win the $50,000 Live Oak Stakes by a head at Delta Downs Saturday afternoon. Freakin Patriot Dash finished 1-¼ lengths off the leaders to get third. Racing Kane completed the 870 yards in :46.891 seconds to pocket the winner's ...



VINTON, LA—JULY 31, 2021—Living up to his name and the name of the stake, Love the Way You Fly flew home to win the $50,000 Flying Breed Stakes at Delta Downs on Saturday evening.

Love the Way You Fly ($22.40) and Juan Garcia, Jr cleared the field by a half-length and covered 220 yards in 11.640 to earn a 103 speed index.

Love the ...



VINTON, LA—JULY 31, 2021—Jessbye Train won his third consecutive race and his first stake in the $40,000 Louisiana Starter Stakes on Saturday evening at Delta Downs.

Jessbye Train ($4.80) was guided to a one-length victory by the current leading rider at Delta, Everardo Rodriguez. The final time for the 350-yard race was :17.446; the ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 31, 2021—Coming off an troubled eighth place effort in the Grade 1 Leo Stakes at Remington Park in his last start, multiple graded winner No Mires A La Luna rolled to a half-length win over Marcus Medallion in the $40,000 Zia Stakes(RG2) Saturday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. Ridden by jockey Lucas Constantin, No Mires ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 31, 2021— Kiss Thru Fire and You Can Run were winners on Saturday in the California Breeders Matron Stakes and the California Breeders Sprint Stakes as part of the undercard stakes contested on the first of two nights of the California Breeders Champions Weekend at Los Alamitos. California Breeders Matron Stakes Making her first start since returning to the West Coast, Kiss Thru Fire defeated Fayvorite ...



EVANSTON, WY—JULY 31, 2021—The second fastest qualifier from four trials on July 17, Blazin Mr Jess returned to win the feature race of the day at Wyoming Downs, the $37,300 KC Carden Wyoming Bred Derby.

Jesus Valenzuela rode Blazin Mr Jess ($7.40) in her trial and returned to ride her in the final. The pair broke sharply and won ...



ALTOONA, IA—JULY 31, 2021—Multiple stakes winner and post-time favorite Cr Appollitical Joe did not disappoint in the feature Quarter Horse race of the evening at Prairie Meadows on Saturday, the $25,000 Cy-Hawk Stakes. The 350-yard event was open to 3-year-old and up Iowa-breds.

Cr Appollitical Joe ($4.20) and Edwin Escobedo ran down ...



GRANDE PRAIRIE, ALB—JULY 31, 2021—Fastest qualifier Hortons Real Deal dominated the $8,056(US) G.P. Maiden Express (not black type) final on Saturday at Evergreen Park with a two-length wire-to-wire win over Yes Im First. Under jockey Ricardo Moreno Hortons Real Deal completed the 350 yards in :18.395 seconds into a 15 mph crosswind to ...



MALAD CITY, ID—JULY 31, 2021—Richie Rich 1 rolled to a 2-½ length win in the last of three trials Saturday for the Oneida County QH Futurity at the Oneida County Fairground. The son of Concorde's Appeal (TB) posted the top qualifying time from the 14 2-year-olds who competed. The eight fastest qualifiers will return to the Oneida ...



EVANSTON, WY—JULY 31, 2021—In the first of two stakes on the Saturday afternoon card at Wyoming Downs, Duck Dash N Go added another stakes win to her tally in the $15,500 Don Pedro Dash.

Duck Dash N Go ($14.00) and Daniel Carrillo won the 100-yard dash by a head in 6.746. Robert Young trains the 7-year-old mare for owner Lex Fabrizio. ...



POCATELLO, ID—JULY 30, 2022 —Runway Witch bested her stablemate and fastest qualifier B The One by a nose to win the $119,100 Bitterroot Futurity at Pocatello Downs Friday night. Zoomin For Trix finished half-a-length back to take third. In a strong finish under jockey Guillermo Suarez, Runaway Witch completed the 350 yards in :17.621 ...



HOUSTON, TX—JULY 30, 2021—Viva Le Don, under jockey Josh Romero, dug in before the wire to defeat The Kings Horse by a neck in the $63,750 Benny Pennington Memorial Stakes Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park. It was the third consecutive stakes win for the son of Rock Solid Jess during this meet. Racing for Rockin J Running Horses and ...



HOUSTON, TX—JULY 30, 2021—On a stakes-filled card at Sam Houston on Friday, Won Famous Dash kicked off the stakes action with an impressive victory in the $63,500 TQHA Classic for 3-year-old and up Texas-breds.

The Giorgino gelding picked up his first career stakes win in gate-to-wire fashion, winning the 400-yard event by over two ...



HOUSTON, TXvJULY 30, 2021vJess A Dashin Angela took the final stakes race of the night at Sam Houston as the winner of the $55,000 TQHA 250 Stakes. The victory also marked the third stakes win of the night for trainer Rolando Almanza.

Jess A Dashin Angela ($4.60) and Ricadro Garza-Cruz crushed in the 250-yard stake for Texas-bred ...



HOUSTON, TX—JULY 30, 2021—In a rare dead heat for the win, Silk and Stilettos and Jess Eleven Or Seven hit the wire together in the $54,500 Miss Retama Stakes at Sam Houston. The Miss Retama Stakes is a 350-yard race for Texas-bred fillies and mares; both Silk and Stilettos and Jess Eleven Or Seven earned their first career stakes victories on ...



HOUSTON, TX—JULY 30, 2021—With a strong drive under jockey Cordarelton Benn, Ten Sent held sway to defeat Dak by neck in the $53,500 TQHA 550 Stakes Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park. Eye Am Tuff finished 1-½ lengths back to take third. Racing for owner Jessica Remington and trainer Ty Remington, Ten Sent completed the 550 yards in ...



ALTOONA, IA—JULY 30, 2021—Coming off a third-place effort in the Cyclone Derby on July 10th, A Starry Starry Nite rolled to a 1-¼ length win at Prairie Meadows Friday night while setting the fastest time for the Iowa Stallion Derby. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from two trial races held on Friday's race card, will return to the Iowa racetrack ...



HOUSTON, TX—JULY 30, 2021—Alluring Winner, the heavy post-time favorite, did not disappoint as the winner of the $31,600 Jones Bloodstock Starter Stakes at Sam Houston on Friday night.

Alluring Winner ($2.60) and Victor Urieta, Jr. won as they pleased in the starter stakes event. The pair led from the gate and extended it into a one and ...



POCATELLO, ID—JULY 30, 2022—Multiple stakes winner The Prize Ferarri was a two-length gate-to-wire winner over Fortunes Wild Blood in the $26,300 Bitterroot Derby Friday night at Pocatello Downs. Jr Highway 93 finished a nose back to take third. Under jockey Jesus Canales, The Prize Ferarri completed the 400 yards in :19.870 seconds, a 98 ...



SHAKOPOEE, MN—JULY 28, 2021—Eye Live For Candy, a daughter of leading first-crop sire A Revenant, got her first win on Wednesday evening while setting the fastest time for the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity at Canterbury Park. The 10 fastest, from 33 head of 2-year-old Quarter Horses who ...



SHAKOPOEE, MN—JULY 28, 2021—Stakes winner Streakinlilwagon bested B Boujee by a neck Wednesday night at Canterbury Park while posting the fastest qualifying time for the Canterbury Park Derby. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from three trials contested over 400 yards for 3-year-old Quarter Horses, will return to Canterbury Park on Wednesday, ...



AJAX, ONT—JULY 28, 2021—Countryfried Chicken, under jockey Helen Vanek, raced to his second win of the season on Wednesday when he posted the top qualifying time for the Ontario Bred Derby at Ajax Downs. The Country Chicks Man gelding raced over the 300 yards in :15.384 seconds, equaling a 95 speed index with a 13 mph tailwind, ...