POCATELLO, ID—JUNE 10, 2020-Dr Tool, a son of a leading second-crop sire Kiss My Hocks, extended his win streak to three on Wednesday night by defeating Calida by ¾'s quarters in the $39,740 Adequan© Pocatello Downs Derby Challenge. The 3-year-old went wire-to-wire, under jockey Jesus Valenzuela, ...



POCATELLO, ID—JUNE 10, 2020-Jt Easy Bug, under jockey Dallas Erickson, battled Frog Nation throughout the 440 yards before getting his nose in front at the wire to set the top qualifying time Wednesday evening for the Bank of America Pocatello Championship Challenge at Pocatello Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from two trial races ...



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AUBURN, WA—JULY 8, 2020—Due to recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, Emerald Downs in Auburn, Washington has decided to amend some of their race dates for the next month or two. Emerald Downs plans to stay with a Wednesday and Thursday schedule through the end of August. The Emerald Downs Bank Of America, John Deere Juvenile ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—JULY 7, 2020—Post-time favorite Danjer left no questions unanswered in his return to Canterbury Park. The 4-year-old FDD Dynasty gelding won the deep fifth edition of the $62,739 Bank of America Canterbury Park Championship Challenge (G3) and broke the track record in the process. ...



GRANTS PASS, OR—JULY 6, 2020—Jess A Little More bounced off a third-place finish in the June 23rd trials to come back and win the $41,311 Adequan® Grants Pass Derby Challenge Tuesday night at Grants Pass Downs. Under jockey Ruben Lozano, Jess A Little Moore rolled to a 1-½ length win over Mc Una Aquila while completing the 400 yards in ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—JULY 7, 2020—Six stakes at Canterbury Park on Tuesday afternoon kicked off with the $34,315 Canterbury Park ARC Distaff Challenge, won by Lynnder 16.

The stake race was the first of three regional qualifiers for the AQHA Challenge Championships and was part of an all-Quarter Horse card at Canterbury.

Lynnder 16 ...



SHAKOPEE, MN – JULY 7, 2020 - In the last of six stakes, High On Chablis and Berkley Packer came home well clear in the $26,648 Canterbury Park Distance Challenge.

High On Chablis ($6.20) won the 870-yard stake by over two lengths in 46.336 to earn a 91 speed index in his first stake win.

In the last race of the night to close out ...



POCATELLO, ID—JUNE 10, 2020-Coming off a win in the Weber Downs Derby Challenge in his last start Dr Tool has been installed as the 8-5 morning line favorite for the $39,740 Adequan® Pocatello Derby Challenge on Wednesday at Pocatello Downs. The win also includes a berth for the $150,000-est. Adequan Derby® Challenge Championship(G3) on ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 5, 2020—Ruidoso Downs will host two special Challenge stakes races on Friday and Saturday — carded as Race 10 each day. Regional Juvenile Challenge Stakes Friday's $15,000 Regional Juvenile Challenge Stakes is a 350 yard event giving preference to finalists of the Rillito Park Regional Challenge Juvenile, ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI POCATELLO, ID—JULY 6, 2020—Dr Tool, a gelded son of Kiss My Hocks owned and trained by Luis H. Gonzalez, is one of 10 3-year-olds entered back in Wednesday’s 400-yard, $39,740 Adequan Pocatello Downs Derby Challenge Stakes. Dr Tool will be making his first-ever start at ...



SELMA, TX – JULY 3, 2020 - Trials on Friday night at Retama continued with three trials for the Retama Adequan Derby Challenge, led by Apollitical Barbie, the winner of the third and final trial. The final will be held on July 25.

Apollitical Barbie ($15.40) and jockey Kelsi Purcell edged clear of post-time favorite Rusty Blood Gl to win ...



SELMA, TX—JULY 3, 2020—His Time to Deal leads the qualifier list after three trials for the Retama John Deere Juvenile Challenge on Friday night.

His Time to Deal won the first trial to set the fastest time of the night, 18.130. It would remain the fastest trial of the night, and the top three finishers are the three fastest qualifiers. ...



Q-RACING—JULY 1, 2020—Due to weather conditions that made the racing surface unsafe, the trials for the Bank of America Pocatello Championship Challenge scheduled for July 1 have been rescheduled. The two trials will now be held July 8, with the final being run on July 31. The winner of the race will receive an invitation to compete ...