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PHOENIX, AZ—NOVMEBER 25, 2022—Multiple stakes winner From Above rushed to an early lead, set the pace early under jockey Ezequiel Lara, then then opened to as much as five lengths down the stretch before defeating Capital Expense (TB) by 1-1/4 lengths in the $25,000 Classy Sheikh Stakes at Turf Paradise Racetrack Friday afternoon.

Conditioned by trainer ...



PHOENIX, AZ—NOVMEBER 18, 2022—AQRA Presidents Open Spring Futurity winner Laveen Eagle kept his record a perfect 3-fo3- at Turf Paradise Saturday afternoon by posting the fastest qualifying time for the AQRA Futurity.

The 10 fastest qualifiers, from two trials contested by accredited Arizona-Bred 2-year-olds, will return to Turf Paradise on Thursday, December 15, to vie for the winner's share of a $45,000-added purse going 350 ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—NOVEMBER 20, 2022–Rosenthal Ranch's Cyber Attack delivered another dominant trial performance, this time in the 11th of 12 trials to California's richest horse race, the Grade 1, $1,884,225 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity, in route to posting the fastest qualifying time here ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—NOVEMBER 19, 2022—After winning the Ruidoso QH Juvenile and the All American Juvenile(G3) at Ruidoso Downs last summer Rock A Jess V reeled in the big one on Saturday night when he won the $1,209,173 Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity at Lone Star Park.

Under jockey Juan Pulido, who qualified four horses into Texas richest race ever, Rock A Jess V broke alertly and finished strong to defeat stablemate ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—NOVEMBER 18, 2022–Gentry Farms' Kiss Thru Fire, the reigning AQHA champion aged mare, made a strong statement in her campaign to defend the aged mare title with an impressive victory in the $75,000 Las Damas Handicap(G2) on Saturday at Los Alamitos.

Facing ...



GRANDE PRAIRIE, TEXAS–NOVEMBER 19, 2022–Co-fastest qualifier in the trials Kj Desparado proves himself after coming back for a flawless gate-to-wire win in the $412,569 Texas Classic Derby (G1) Saturday night at Lone Star Park.

After drawing the five hole, Adrian Ramos aboard Kj Desparado, burst from the gates alert and in the lead. The duo kept tempo, ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—NOVEMBER 19, 2022—San Lorenzo Ivory, a $52,000 Heritage Place Yearling Sale graduate, got his second career stakes win Saturday night when he easily defeated a strong field in the $63,640 Texas Classic Juvenile at Lone Star Park.

Under jockey Juan Pulido ...



GRANDE PRAIRIE, TEXAS–NOVEMBER 19, 2022–After a nearly perfect season in 2021, Jet Black Grace’s first out of 2022 proved victorious when Juan Pulido guided him to a win in the $58,500 B.F. Phillips, Jr. Stakes at Lone Star Park Saturday night.

Shooting from the eight hole, Pulido and Jet Black Grace started in seventh position. The duo pushed ...



GRANDE PRAIRIE, TEXAS–NOVEMBER 19, 2022–It’s no wonder Ss Classyjess was deemed favorite to win in Saturday night’s $56,000 Yellow Rose Of Texas Stakes at Lone Star Park. Not only was the seven-year-old mare one of just two finalists to have won a stakes race, but she has won this particular race the last three years running.

With Luis ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—NOVEMBER 19 2022— The Saturday night card at Evangeline Downs featured five trials for the Evangeline Downs Derby.  The finals will be contested on Friday, December 16. ...



PHOENIX, AZ—NOVMEBER 19, 2022—Under jockey Martin Osuna, Wildroses 101 rallied to catch Turbulent Kisses by a head in the $30,000 Wayne Brasher Memorial Stakes at Turf Paradise Racetrack Saturday afternoon.

Saddled by trainer Ricardo Saldana, Wildroses 101 ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—NOVEMBER 18 2022— Evangeline Downs held an 11-race card of qualifiers for the 2022 $100,000-added Evangeline Downs Futurity(G3) on Friday night.  The finals will be contested on ...



PHOENIX, AZ—NOVMEBER 16, 2022—Stakes winner One Wild Cartel raced to his third consecutive win while setting the fastest qualifying time from five trials contested on Wednesday for the AQRA-Turf Paradise Open Quarter Horse Futurity.

The 10 fastest ...



CLAREMORE, OK–NOVEMBER 15, 2022–Jes An Angel returned to winning form on Tuesday at Will Rogers Downs when defeated co-fastest qualifier Candy Special Power by three-quarters in the $381,695 Black Gold Oaks Championship, the richest 2-year-old filly race in the nation.

A solid competitor all season long, racing in four ...



CLAREMORE, OK–NOVEMBER 15, 2022–Under a steady drive, with jockey Roman Cruz in the saddle, Sir James defeated Excommunicato by a neck in the $283,257 Black Gold Futurity Championship for 2-year-old colts and geldings at Will Rogers Downs Tuesday.

After a ...



CLAREMORE, OK–NOVEMBER 15, 2022–The last race of the day for Will Rogers Downs' meet wrap up was the third leg of Speedhorse's Paint & Appaloosa Triple Crown Race Series. There may not have been a triple crown champion today, but CRM Livewire sired a triple finish with Zbars Livewire Fs, Salt Wire and Pfr Quickwire ...



CLAREMORE, OK–NOVEMBER 15, 2022–At odds of 6-1 Early Surprise bounced off a second-place effort in the October 31 trials to easily win the $86,884 Oklahoma Horsemen's Mystery Derby Tuesday afternoon at Will Rogers Downs.

Strong late strides under jockey Cristian Esqueda propelled Early Surprise to a half-length win over Apollitical Payoff.  The ...



CLAREMORE, OK–NOVEMBER 15, 2022–The last two races on the card for Will Rogers Downs' meet wrap up Tuesday afternoon were for Paints & Appaloosas. The first of the last two stakes races was the $16,800 Don Drake Memorial Stakes won by Rp Reckless Wire, a three-year-old paint horse.

Ridden by Cody Wainscott, Rp ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—NOVEMBER 13, 2022–Apollitcal Pence, with sights set on a third straight victory in the Grade 1, $750,000 Champion of Champions, will enter the sport's most prestigious race for ...



PHOENIX, AZ–NOVEMBER 12, 2022–Mister Bigg defeated the competition with a gate-to-wire win the $25,500 Desert Classic Derby at Turf Paradise on Saturday afternoon. 

With Mark Jasso in the irons, Mister Bigg crossed the wire in :17.930 seconds clocking ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—NOVEMBER 12, 2022—Jockey Victor Urieta, Jr. quickly picked up Rey Donovan after stumbling at the start and guided the 3-year-old son of Valiant Hero to an overpowering performance Saturday night at Lone Star Park while establishing the fastest qualifying time for the StallioneSearch Claimers Cup Middle Ground Stakes (not black type). ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—NOVEMBER 12, 2022—Thoroughbred Detective Bernardo posted the fastest qualifying time from three trials contested for the 870 Yard Battle Of The Breeds Claiming Stakes at Lone Star Park Saturday night.

The eight fastest qualifiers, from trials for 3-year-olds & up Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosas entered for a $7,500 ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—NOVEMBER 11, 2022—Gf Wild Thoughts, under jockey Francisco Ramirez, Jr., raced to a neck win in the second of two trials at Lone Star Park on Friday night setting the fastest qualifying time for the StallioneSearch.com Claimers Cup Dash (not black type). The 12 qualifiers will ...



PHOENIX, AZ—NOVMEBER 8, 2022—Starting off a second-place effort in a maiden at Albuquerque September 16, Pretty Lethal Eagle got her first career win in impressive fashion Tuesday afternoon at Turf Paradise.

Under jockey Joseph Belloc, Jr. the daughter of leading sire One Fabuous Eagle raced to a two-length win ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—NOVEMBER 6, 2022–Just like the meaning of his name, Rosenthal Ranch's Bomb Cyclone "intensified very quickly and brought quick impact" into the running of the Grade 1, ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 29, 2022— Rogelio Marquez, Jr.’s Hezaa Fast Boy overcame a slight bobble at the start and charged forward in the final yards to capture the $40,000 Opelousas Stakes (RG3) on Saturday night.  The race for Louisiana bred 3-year-olds and up was contested over a fast track ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—NOVEMBER 4, 2022–Edward and Theresa DeNike’s homebred filly Sweet Tess, the winner of the $438,000 Los Alamitos Oaks for fillies earlier this year, scored her second stakes victory against divisional rivals thanks to a strong finish to win the $25,000 Justanold Love Stakes on ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—NOVEMBER 5, 2022–Over the past 10 years, Dasha Freda is without a doubt one of the best broodmares in the Quarter Horse racing industry. Her foals have included the 2015 AQHA World Champion Heza Dasha Fire and the AQHA champion 2-year-old gelding Ima Fearless Hero. ...



CLAREMORE, OK–OCTOBER 31, 2022–Mystic Lake Northlands Juvenile winner Nunothat raced to his third consecutive win on Monday while posting the top qualifying time for the $278,165 Black Gold Futurity Championship(RG3) at Will Rogers Downs.

The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the Northeastern Oklahoma racetrack on Tuesday, November 15th to vie for ...



CLAREMORE, OK–OCTOBER 31, 2022–Making her first start since winning the Gillespie County Fair Derby on August 28th, Fabulous Rachel set the fastest time for the Oklahoma Horsemen's Mystery Derby in the opening trial Monday at Will Rogers Downs.

The 10 fastest qualifiers, from four trial races contested today, will return to the Northeastern Oklahoma racetrack on Tuesday, November 15th to vie for winner's purse of the $25,000-added ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 31, 2022–JGA Racing Stables’ Party Politics is in position to make Los Alamitos history after edging fastest qualifier Cyber Attack by a nose to win the Grade 1, $1,087,250 Golden State Million Futurity here on Sunday.

No horse has ever been able to ...



HOBBS, NM–OCTOBER 30, 2022–Champion sire First Moonflash sired all four quarter horse winners in Sundays Stakes Bonanza at Zia Park, including the latest victor First Lady On Canvas who won the $350,730 New Mexico Classic Futurity (RG2).

Piloted by AQHA champion jockey Esgar Ramirez, First Lady On Canvas flew from the nine hole in the lead and kept it to the wire. The duo ...



HOBBS, NM–OCTOBER 30, 2022–Noe Garcia, Jr. wins his second stakes race of the day aboard Classy Moon in the $211,400 New Mexico Classic Derby (RG2) at Zia Park on Sunday afternoon.

Classy Moon drew the one hole and busted from the gates in second. With the guidance from Garcia, the three-year-old gelding took the lead of first call and kept it to the wire for a neck victory over Hunky McGoo and Federico ...



HOBBS, NM–OCTOBER 30, 2022–The $125,000 Namehimastreaker New Mexico Classic Quarter Horse Championship (G1) was the second race on the card for Sundays Stakes Bonanza at Zia Park. No Mires A La Luna was the horse twho took home the trophy.

Leading the pack nearly the entire stretch, post-time favorite Hs Paul ...



HOBBS, NM–OCTOBER 30, 2022–New Mexico Cup weekend concludes with Sundays Stakes Bonanza at Zia Park. The $125,000 New Mexico Classic 870 Championship (G3) is one of four quarter horse races on the card and kicked off the Bonanza with Freedom Flash taking home the trophy.  

Freedom Flash, piloted by Alfredo Sigala, ...



CLAREMORE, OK–OCTOBER 30, 2022–First time starter Candys Special Power and multiple stakes winner Cartel Kisses tied for the fastest qualifying time after eight trials were contested for the $381,693 Black Gold Oaks Championship(RG3) Sunday afternoon at Will Rogers Downs.

The Black Gold Oaks is the richest race for 2-year-old Quarter Horse fillies in the nation.

The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 30, 2022–Hes Chickless dominated the running of the $30,000 Ah Sigh Stakes from gate to wire to give owner Jeryl Hartley a very special and emotional victory on Sunday night at Los Alamitos.

Hes Chickless’ convincing victory was the first stakes win ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN–OCTOBER 29, 2022–Winner Spirit and James Flores were winners in the richest Quarter Horse race ever in the state of Indiana. The duo scored the victory in the $201,500 Miss Roxie Little Futurity to cap off a $1 million day in purses during the third Indiana Champions Day at ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 29, 2022—Trainer Wesley T. Giles dominated Saturday's Texas Classic Derby trials sending out the top three qualifiers to the November 19th Grade 1 $412.568 final at Lone Star Park.

The first two trials were won by stablemates ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN–OCTOBER 29, 2022–There have been many firsts for Jockey Francisco Quintero this season at Horseshoe Indianapolis. He scored his first career win as a jockey earlier this season and now he’s a stakes winner, guiding RK Lady Dana to victory in the 25th running of the ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN–OCTOBER 29, 2022–It’s very evident Head Patron loves Horseshoe Indianapolis. The sophomore gelding is now five for six over two years of racing and adds the $126,000 QHRAI Derby to his collection of wins during the third annual Indiana Champions Day at Horseshoe Indianapolis ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 29, 2022–Mi Moonflash closed best under jockey Alfredo Sigala to win the $40,000 New Mexico Classic QH Distaff Saturday afternoon at Zia Park.

Staring off a win in the Champagne Lane Stakes on October 1st,  post-time favorite Mi Moonflash scored her second consecutive stakes win by defeating First Flashin by a neck.  Hearts ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 29, 2022–Kings Touch raced to a neck win over stablemate Nine Walks in the $40,000 New Mexico Classic QH Juvenile Saturday afternoon at Zia Park. Mires A La Luna was another neck back in a blanket-finish to take third.

Kings Touch dueled throughout under champion jockey Ricky Ramirez to complete the 350 yards in :17.454 seconds, a 102 speed index with a 5 mph tailwind. It was the third career win in ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 29, 2022–Grade 2 Zia Derby finalist Ebw Pistol Pete raced to his first career stakes win Saturday when he defeated Mr Chicks Blazin and post-time favorite Holland Rock in a blanket-finish to the $40,000 New Mexico Classic QH Sophomore Stakes at Zia Park.

Under ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 29, 2022— One Fast Cajun was exactly that in a dazzling performance winning the $35,000 Races and Aces Stakes at Evangeline Downs Saturday night.  The stakes for Louisiana-bred three-year-olds and upward was contested over the distance of 870 yards on a track rated ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN–OCTOBER 29, 2022–Fernando Morin guides Tachas Secret to a 3/4-length victory in the $30,000 Miss Roxie Little Consolation Stakes (not black type) at Horseshoe Indianaplis on Saturday.

Breaking from the nine hole in fourth place, Tachas ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 28, 2022—Starting off a win in the $200,000 All American Juvenile in his last start, Rock A Jess V rolled to a two-length win and the top qualifying mark in the second of nine trials contested Friday night, the second day of trials, for the Grade 1 $1,209,172 Texas Classic Futurity at Lone Star Park.

Tonight's top five qualifiers will be joined by the Thursday's five ...



EDMONTON, ALB—OCTOB ER 28, 2022–Under a confident ride by Armando Andrade, Bearcat Bill got up at the wire to defeat Wave Burner by a neck in the $25,284(US) Canada Quarter Horse Cup Derby at Century Mile Racetrack Friday night. First Golden Rose was a nose back in the blanket-finish to get third.

Saddled by trainer Misael Moreno, Bearcat Bill completed the 400 yards in :20.239 seconds, equaling a 97 speed index into a 15 mph crosswind. It was third career win for ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 27, 2022—Doin It Just Fun, a full brother to two-time AQHA Racing Champion Jessies First Down, won his is fourth consecutive race Thursday while posting the top qualifying mark on the first of two nights of trials for the Grade 1 $1,209,172 Texas Classic Futurity at Lone Star Park.

Tonight's top five qualifiers will be ...



AJAX, ONT–OCTOBER 26, 2022–Snow Moose picked an opportune time to break his maiden when he defeated post-time favorite and stablemate Valiant Chick Insnow in the $68,986(US) Alex Picov Memorial Futurity on Wednesday. Another stablemate Maximize was a neck back in a blanket-finish to take third.

Trainer Jason Pascoe saddled the top five finishers in the 22nd annual Alex Picov Memorial Futurity, the richest ...