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HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 12, 2018—Thirty state-bred 3-year-olds, headed by recent stakes winner Regard The Rose, have been entered in Sunday’s 440-yard New Mexico Cup Derby (RG2) trials at Zia Park. A brown daughter of Chicks Regard trained by Alfredo Triana Sr. for owner Mason A. King, Regard The Rose is ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 11, 2018—Apollitical Scout, a 4-year-old daughter of world champion Apollitical Jess owned by Paragon Farms LLC, will put her three-race win streak on the line in Saturday’s 440-yard, $75,000 Refrigerator Stakes (G1) at Lone Star Park. Apollitical Scout’s current streak includes a neck victory in the 400-yard, $100,000 Junos Request Stakes (G2) at Remington Park on June 2, and a clear two-length score in the 400-yard, $50,000 Balloon City ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 11, 2018—We will just call Friday (Oct. 12) "Fantastic Friday!" We have live Mariachi’s performing, Arabian Horses racing, colorful Paint and Appaloosa horses racing for the fastest time and the second 100-yard dash in the Friday Night Lights Gridiron Challenge Series. Gates open for all of the fun at 5 p.m. Post ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 11, 2018—It's been a special year in racing for Dr. Ruth Barbour, an equine veterinarian practitioner and all-around horsewoman from Ontario, Canada. Dr. Barbour campaigns the outstanding stakes winner Country Boy 123, who entered this weekend's racing action with a North American-best eight victories in 2018. ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ALTOONA, IA—OCTOBER 11, 2018—Fastest qualifier Little Kool Belle, a bay daughter of Pyc Paint Your Wagon racing for Leann J. Burns and trainer Stacy Charette-Hill, heads a field of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Saturday’s 350-yard, $251,514 Valley Junction Futurity at Prairie Meadows. Little Kool Belle made her local debut with a 1 3/4-length victory in the fourth of five Valley Junction Futurity trials on September 29. The filly has earned $88,639 from four starts, and ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 11, 2018—Ronnie Brooks Keller’s Twisted Sifter will look to tie Country Boy 123 for the most wins in 2018 by a Quarter Horse in North America when he goes after his seventh victory of the year in the Chingaderos Handicap on Friday night. Twisted Sifter has had a steady climb in the racing ranks over the course of ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 10, 2018—Zee James, a homebred daughter of Jesse James Jr racing for Robert M. Driggers and Ben Lee Ivey, is one of 69 state-bred 2-year-olds entered in Saturday’s 400-yard New Mexico Cup Futurity (RG2) trials at Zia Park. Zee James has earned $216,074 from six starts, and her four wins include a neck victory as the fastest qualifier and 7-5 favorite in the 300-yard, $396,000 New Mexican Spring Futurity (RG2) at Sunland Park on April 7. The bay filly drew post 6 and will be ...



AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 7, 2018—The biggest racing day of the Ajax Downs Quarter Horse season, Thanksgiving Monday (Oct. 8) is sure to be the most exciting of the 2018 meeting. Two-time Horse of the Year Country Boy 123 tops a field of seven in the $84,800 Alex Picov Memorial Championship, seeking to remain undefeated this year. The flashy 5-year-old Country Chicks Man gelding coming off his second track-record setting win of the season, has won all ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 6, 2018—Badhabit Jess, a son of champion Mr Jess Perry owned by La Feliz Montana Ranch, heads a field of 10 juveniles entered in Sunday’s 400-yard, $80,000-added Hobbs America Futurity (G2) at Zia Park. Trained by Blane Wood, Badhabit Jess is coming off of a Ruidoso Downs summer campaign during which the sorrel gelding won one of four starts and qualified to the 440-yard, $3-million All American Futurity (G1) on September 3. Badhabit Jess drew post 4 and will be ridden by Ricky Ramirez. Other contenders ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 5, 2018—Larry J. Boudreaux’s Mpshinning will risk his four-race win streak from the rail post in Saturday’s 400-yard, $405,585 Dash For Cash Futurity (G2) at Lone Star Park. The fastest qualifier, Mpshinning made his local debut with a dominating two-length victory in the second of 12 Dash For Cash Futurity trials on September 22. The Mr Piloto colt’s current streak includes a neck win as the 2-1 favorite in the 350-yard, $154,000 Gillespie County Fair Futurity on August 26. Luis Vivanco will ride Mpshinning for trainer Adrian Huitron. The ...



CYPRESS, CA—OCTOBER 5, 2018—Zoomin For Spuds won the running of the Wild West Futurity in 2015. He went to win six stakes races in 2016, including the Grade 1 Champion of Champions. Moonie Blues won the Wild West last year, then finished second to J Fire Up in the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity, and this year she has qualified to four graded derbies at the Orange County track. New superstars figure to emerge from this year’s Wild West Futurity, as 42 juveniles will take part in a total of five trials at 350 yards on Sunday at Los Alamitos. The horses with the 10 fastest clockings ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 5, 2018—Zoomin Racer, a 5-year-old Jess Zoomin gelding owned and trained by Jesus Carrete of Albuquerque, is one of eight distance specialists entered in Saturday’s 870-yard, $50,000 Herman Jefferson Stakes (G3) at Zia Park. The even-money morning-line ...



By Tom Harris PORTLAND, OR—OCTOBER 4, 2018—The racing Sunday at Portland Meadows will serve up a double feature for the fans with the running of The $12,000 Director’s Handicap and The Multnomah Falls Handicap. The Director’s Cap will be the second race of the day for three year olds and upward at 350 yards. For Sweet Jess holds a ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 4, 2018—Hayden Brothers Ranch's homebred filly Estelline will go after her third win in as many starts at Los Alamitos when she heads a field of 10 in the Grade 2, $365,000 PCQHRA Breeders Futurity on Saturday night. Estelline has been stellar in Orange County. She broke her maiden by ¾ lengths in her local debut on August 25 and then cleared her rivals when setting the fastest qualifying time in the trials of :17.55 with Saul Ramirez, Jr. aboard on September 16. Trainer Danny Montes believes that Estelline can continue her current form. "She ran big in the trials," he said. "She was tired at the end of the race, but she back to her old self a couple of ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 3, 2018—The fourth time may be the charm for Lisa Anderson's Moonie Blues as the talented homebred filly goes in search of her first derby victory of the year in her fourth attempt when she faces a powerful field in the Grade 3, $152,000 PCQHRA Breeders Derby on Friday at Los Alamitos. The Washington-bred will be one of the headliners in the 400-yard derby after posting the fastest qualifying time in the trials on September 15. Sired by Freighttrain B and out of Stuckonafeeling, Moonie Blues won her trial by a ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 3, 2018—Larry Stark's Jess A Cowboy will look to join Sheza Bad Habit and PF Flyair as two time winners of the Blane Schvaneveldt Handicap when the veteran 6-year-old Arizona-bred gelding leads an outstanding 10-horse field in the 400-yard race on Friday night at Los Alamitos. The Schvaneveldt is for 3-year-olds ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—OCTOBER 3, 2018—It will be a bittersweet day for the connections of WH Design By Dash Friday. Although it's not with 100 percent certainty, it could be the final time the seven-year-old Indiana sired Quarter Horse steps into a starting gate as he vies for the title in the Hoosier Park Classic at Indiana Grand. ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 2, 2018—Rosalio Espinosa’s JRS Taylors Runnaway, a stakes winner during the Fair Grounds summer Quarter Horse meet, is one of 10 sprinters entered in Friday’s 220-yard, $20,000 EVD Dash Stakes at Evangeline Downs. A 3-year-old son of Sir Runaway Dash trained by Martin Trejo, JRS Taylors Runnaway will be shortening in distance off of his neck victory as the 2-1 favorite in the 250-yard, $25,000 Gentilly Dash Stakes (R) at Fair Grounds on August 18. The gelding has earned $54,731 from six races this season. JRS Taylors Runnaway drew post 9 and will ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 2, 2018— The weekend’s richest race at Los Alamitos Race Course is the Grade 2, $365,000 PCQHRA Breeders Futurity on Saturday night. Owned and bred by Hayden Brothers Ranch, Estelline ran flawlessly to win her trial by 1-¾ lengths to post the fastest qualifying time. Trained by Danny Montes, Estelline has won ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 1, 2018—Trainer Jaime Gomez will be holding a pair of aces going into the $152,000 PCQHRA Breeders Derby on Friday (Oct. 5) after his talented fillies Moonie Blues and J Fire Up finished with the top two qualifying times in the 400-yard trials at Los Alamitos. Big stars in 2017, the two fillies have continued to shine in 2018. Lisa Anderson’s Moonie Blues dominated her derby trials, as she broke on top and quickly opened a daylight advantage in the third of three trials. She has now qualified to four derbies in 2018. Meanwhile, J Fire Up was also a trial winner on Saturday night after defeating Black Fryday by a nose in rematch of the Governor’s Cup Derby final held on July 28. Owned by Gomez, ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ALTOONA, IA-—SEPTEMBER 28, 2018—PV Quarter Horse Farms’ Flashing Candy, a homebred son of champion First Moonflash trained by Clint Crawford, is one of 44 juveniles entered in Saturday’s 350-yard Valley Junction Futurity trials at Prairie Meadows. Flashing Candy is coming off of a Ruidoso Downs summer campaign during which the sorrel gelding ran fourth, two lengths behind winner MM Fourinthemorning, in the 400-yard, $1-million Rainbow Futurity (G1). Flashing Candy has earned $98,194 from four outs. Bonifacio Quiroz will ride Flashing Candy from post 6 in the first of ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 15, 2018—Rockys Candy Shop has been a top performer at Indiana Grand all season long, and he will look to extend his win streak to three in the 10th running of the $121,600 Sterlie Bertram Memorial Stakes Saturday at Indiana Grand. The 400-yard sprint is carded as the ninth race on the program with an estimated post time of 9:49 p.m. Owned by Lance Finlinson of Greenwood, Ind., Rockys Candy Shop raced with little impact as a two-year-old but has returned to the scene in 2018 with different results. The ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 27, 2018—Bennie & Terri Jeter’s Rc Me Leaving You is back to defend his title in the 21st Nevill Stakes Saturday. Gates open at 5 p.m. Post time for the first of the 12-race line-up is 6:05 p.m. The Nevill is scheduled as race 11 and will go at 10:45 p.m. Trained by Jimmy Padgett, the 6-year-old stallion by Coronas Leaving You has won this race for the past two years. Only one other horse has won back-to-back editions of the Nevill ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI HOBBS, NM—SEPTEMBER 27, 2018—Paragon Farms’ Tough To Bee, a 4-year-old son of world champion Apollitical Jess, is the 5-2 morning-line favorite in Saturday’s 350-yard, $50,000 James Isaac Hobbs Stakes (G3) at Zia Park. Tough To Bee is coming off of a Ruidoso Downs summer campaign during which the sorrel gelding ran second, a half of a length behind winner Myst Fit, in the 350-yard, $50,000 Higheasterjet Handicap (G3) on June 30. Tough To Bee drew post 3 and will be ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 26, 2018—Regina Laymon’s Hooked On A Win will make his first start in two months in Friday’s 400-yard, $17,500 OQHRA Fall Classic Stakes (R) at Will Rogers Downs. A gelded son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon and one of only two 3-year-olds in the 10-horse field, Hooked On A Win will be stretching out in distance off of his third-place finish, 1 1/2 lengths behind winner Oltigbitties, in the 350-yard, $75,000 Speedhorse Derby at Fair Meadows at Tulsa on ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2018—Weetonas Lafawn, a bay daughter of Valiant Hero and two-time stakes winner during the Remington Park spring meet, is one of 28 3-year-olds entered in four 400-yard Altoona Derby trials at Prairie Meadows on Friday. Trained by Clint Crawford for owner Donald Cavenaugh, Weetonas Lafawn will be making her first start since May 28, when she scored an 8-1 upset victory in the 350-yard, $55,000 Jack Brooks Stakes (R) for Oklahoma-breds. The filly ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 21, 2018—Rappid, a graded stakes winning gelded son of Ivory James owned and trained by Matthew Eck, is one of 119 2-year-olds entered in Saturday’s 400-yard Dash For Cash Futurity (G2) trials at Lone Star Park. Rappid will be making his first start since July 28, when he scored a half-length victory in the 350-yard, $222,000 Speedhorse Futurity (G3) at Fair Meadows at Tulsa. The gelding drew post 9 and will be ridden by Alfredo Triana Jr. in the 10th of 12 trials. One Famous Stone, a two-time Grade 1 futurity finalists during the Ruidoso Downs meet, drew post 7 and will be ridden by Jorge Linares for owners Jose J. Espinoza and Pedro ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 21, 2018—Parsons Family Limited Partnership’s Thermonuclear Energy has been assigned the high weight of 127 pounds when a strong field of distaffers meet in the Grade 1, $125,000 Mildred Vessels Memorial Handicap on Sunday at Los Alamitos. The winner of the Mildred Vessels will earn a berth to the Grade 1, ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 20, 2018—Albuquerque Downs will close its 2018 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing season this weekend with a track-record purse distribution of $1,595,597 on Saturday and Sunday. The Downs’ closing weekend action consists of 20 races, 10 on Saturday and 10 on Sunday. There will be six stakes races, one on Saturday (first post time, 6:05 MDT) and five on Sunday (first post 1:30). Five of this weekend’s stakes will be for Quarter Horses, topped by Sunday’s 440-yard, $300,000 Albuquerque Fall Quarter Horse Championship (G1), which achieved Grade 1 status ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 20, 2018—Jermaine Jackson’s Mary Janes Hero, a stakes winner during the Remington Park spring meet, is one of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Sunday’s 350-yard, $266,765 Black Gold 350 Futurity (R) at Will Rogers Downs. A sorrel daughter of Valiant ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 19, 2018—Fifty sophomores, headed by the Grade 1-placed Cartel Cupid, have been entered in Friday’s 440-yard Dash For Cash Derby (G3) trials at Lone Star Park. Cartel Cupid is a homebred son of Corona Cartel trained by Blane Wood for owners Randy and Sandy Coleman. The bay gelding ships in from Ruidoso Downs, where he ran second, three-quarters of a length behind winner Jess Move You, in the 400-yard, $759,000 Ruidoso Derby (G1) on June 9. A ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI HOBBS, NM—SEPTEMBER 18, 2018—Jess Move You and Papaws Paint are among the 47 3-year-olds entered in Sunday’s 440-yard Hobbs America Derby (G3) trials at Zia Park. A sorrel son of world champion Apollitical Jess owned by Ricardo A. Bernal and Reymundo F. Resendez, Jess Move You is coming off of a Ruidoso Downs summer campaign during which the gelding won the June 9, $759,000 Ruidoso Derby (G1) and qualified to the $802,000 Rainbow Derby (G1) and $1.239-million All ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI HOBBS, NM—SEPTEMBER 17, 2018—Eighty-five 2-year-olds have been entered in Saturday’s 400-yard Hobbs America Futurity (G2) trials, as Zia Park opens its 2018 racing season with a nine-race program, starting at 12 p.m. (MDT). Trainer Blane Wood, fresh off of his All American Futurity (G1) win at Ruidoso Downs earlier this month, will send out one hopeful, La Feliz Montana Ranch’s Badhabit Jess. A sorrel son of champion Mr Jess Perry, Badhabit Jess is coming off of a ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 16, 2018—The fall championship races for Quarter Horse racing at Ajax Downs are nearing and the Monday, September 17 day of racing begins the journey for the top 2-year-olds in Ontario. Two trials for the $75,000 Alex Picov Futurity, one of the most prestigious races for juveniles in Canada, have attracted fields of nine and 10 tackling 400 yards. Mildred Didrickson, a filly named for the remarkable track and field Olympian and champion golfer, is one of the major players in the first trial which is race 2. ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 14, 2018—Owned by Jeff and Kim Pitcher, the Grade 1 futurity winning filly Wave Her Down has been special from the first moment that she stepped on the track. "From day one of training, everything has always been all business with her," said Jeff Pitcher. "She wasn't one to mess around. She was all business all the time. I felt pretty good about her from the ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI CINCINNATI, OH—SEPTEMBER 14, 2018—A field of seven 2-year-olds, topped by recent maiden winner Fast Layne, has been entered in Sunday’s 350-yard, $15,000 All American Congress Futurity at Belterra Park. A brown son of Ivory James owned by Campos Family Ventures LLC, Fast ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 13, 2018—Stoneburner, the talented two-year-old from the Randy Smith Stable, has been tagged as the favorite in the sixth running of the $44.800 2018 Speed Sale Futurity Saturday. The race is slated as the seventh on the eight-race all-Quarter Horse racing program at Indiana Grand, marking the fourth night dedicated to sprinters during the 2018 racing season. Stoneburner and Jose Beltran will start from post six at odds of 2-5. The Brimmstone gelding has three wins in four starts this season for owner ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 13, 2018— Champion J Fire Up will look to avenge her fourth place finish in the Governor's Cup Derby final when she takes on Black Fryday and Chance To Fire, the top two finishers in that race, in the second of three trials to the $152,000 PCQHRA Breeders Derby on Saturday night at Los Alamitos. Nine races are on tap with the derby trials slated as races seven, eight and nine. First post time is 6:55 p.m. It was a rare loss for J Fire, who entered the derby final having won eight of her first 10 ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 13, 2018—All eight of the sophomore fillies racing in Friday's $15,000 Girl Secrets Handicap have previous stakes racing experience at Los Alamitos Race Course. Matilda Czech, Remember To Dash, and SC Vapor Trail, for example, competed in Grade 1 million dollar futurities last year, while Splendid Cause won the consolation stakes of the Golden State Million Futurity and captured her trial to the Grade 1 Ruidoso Derby earlier this year. Those four standouts plus four other fillies will get together ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 13, 2018—Woop Dee Doo, a 5-year-old Good Reason SA gelding owned and trained by Ricardo Martinez, is one of a dozen sprinters entered in Saturday’s 400-yard, $45,000 Keokuk Stakes (G3) at Prairie Meadows. Woop Dee Doo ships in from Indiana Grand, where ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ROCK SPRINGS, WY—SEPTEMBER 8, 2018—Mighty B Royal, a Mighty B Valiant gelding racing for Elsha McGarry and trainer Ross Brown, is one of 10 2-year-olds entered back in Sunday’s 350-yard, $15,000-added WHR Open Futurity at Sweetwater Downs. The fastest qualifier, Mighty B Royal is coming off of a one-length victory in the ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 7, 2018—Hardtoget, a Grade 2-placed 5-year-old daughter of champion Foose racing for Trey Malechek, drew post 5 for Sunday’s 350-yard, $18,000 Miss Ellen Stakes for distaffers at Will Rogers Downs. Trained by R.L. “Rick” Robinson, Hardtoget will be making her first start since June 2, when the bay mare ran second, a neck behind winner Apollitical Scout, in the 400-yard, $100,000 Junos Request Stakes (G2) at Remington Park. Hardtoget has won eight of 18 starts, including two of three at Will ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI ROCK SPRINGS, WY—SEPTEMBER 6, 2018—Nine 3-year-olds, headed by recent stakes winner SP Four Square, have been entered in Saturday’s 400-yard, $20,000 Western States Breeders’ Derby at Sweetwater Downs. Trained by Riley Moosman for owner Jess H. Udy, SP Four Square is coming off of a half-length victory in the ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 6, 2018—This weekend’s live racing action at Albuquerque Downs will be dominated by Quarter Horse trials, and Sunday’s 400-yard, $50,000 Balloon City Stakes for Quarter Horse fillies and mares. Friday’s nine-race program at Albuquerque Downs, which gets underway at 6:05 p.m. (MDT), will be headlined by six 400-yard New Mexico State Fair Futurity (RG3) trials for state-bred 2-year-olds and two 440-yard La Fiesta Derby trials for 3-year-olds. Sixteen 3-year-olds have been entered in the La Fiesta Derby trials. Strykr Force, a gelded son of No Secrets Here owned and trained by Jesus Carrete of Albuquerque, drew the rail post and will be ridden by Juan ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 6, 2018—Will Rogers Downs will open its 28-day fall Quarter Horse meet with a 12-race program on Friday. Post time for the first race is set for 12 p.m. (CDT). Will Rogers’ opening-day program is dominated by 11 Black Gold 350 Futurity (R) trials, which have drawn 81 2-year-olds, headed by ...



By Martha Claussen NEW ORLEANS, LA—SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 –Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will close out its 2018 Quarter Horse meet with twelve races on Saturday, September 8. Four undercard stakes are on the program and will run prior to the $434,538 LQHBA Sale Futurity (RG1) (see related story). $40,000 Mid-City Stakes Saul Dorado’s Lightemupwithcharm leads a field of six accredited Louisiana-breds in the 440-yard Mid-City Stakes. The 4-year-old by Sizzlin Cartel is trained by Martin Trejo and won his last two stakes at ...



By Martha Claussen NEW ORLEANS, LA—SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 –Saturday's $434,538 LQHBA Sale Futurity (RG1) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots could easily go down in the record books for several noteworthy events. Due to tremendous interest from horsemen, including five supplements to the August 17 trials, it is the richest purse in the history of the stakes. It also marks the debut of 23-year-old trainer, Jose Sanchez, III, who won five trials and qualified four to the final. And one ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 3, 2018—Mark and Annette McCloy’s homebred Mm Fourinthemorning, the top-ranked two-year-old quarter horse nationally, leads three horses from the Blane Wood stable in the Grade 1, $3,000,000 All American Futurity today (Monday) at Ruidoso Downs. Monday’s Labor Day program concludes the summer season at Ruidoso Downs. First post time is noon on Friday through Monday. Also of Monday’s card is the $200,000 All American Juvenile. The All American Futurity ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—SEPTEMBER 1, 2018—The 2018 Quarter Horse meet at Canterbury Park officially comes to a close with the final two Quarter Horse stakes on Sunday (Sep 2).

The two stakes are restricted to Minnesota-breds and are part of the annual Festival of Champions, a day of state-bred stakes races highlighting the best of both breeds bred in Minnesota.

The card begins with the $55,200 Minnesota Quarter Horse Derby and continues with the $55,900 Minnesota Quarter Horse Futurity.

Eight Minnesota-bred 2-year-olds will line up in the gate for the Futurity in a wide-open field. ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—SEPTEMBER 1, 2018—Three-time stakes winner Dickey Bob will seek his fourth consecutive victory on Sunday in the 400-yard $55,200 Minnesota Quarter Horse Derby at Canterbury Park.

Trained by Jason Olmstead and ridden again by Denny Velazquez, Dickey Bob won the 2017 $51,000 Minnesota Quarter Horse Futurity at Canterbury Park ...