OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 20, 2018—Top Oklahoma-bred 3-year-olds compete over 400 yards Saturday night in the $317,400 Remington Park Derby(RG3). Political Attraction was the top qualifier in trials held on April 8 and will put his five-race winning streak on the line in the derby final. Owned by the Claremore, Okla. partnership Rogelio Marquez Jr., and Kathy Robinson, Political Attraction is trained by Amanda Tongay and will be ridden by James Flores. Political Attraction is the morning-line favorite at 5-2 odds for the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 20, 2018—Stablemates Jess Pretending and Are Those Real are among the older horses that will get together in an allowance event on Sunday at Los Alamitos. The $11,025 test will be held at 300 yards and is slated as the eighth race on the card. First post is 5:40 p.m. Steve Burns’ Jess Pretending enters ...



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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 18, 2018—The rich Remington Park Futurity, restricted to eligible Oklahoma-bred 2-year-olds, is the main event on a huge night of racing Saturday. Total purse money on the 12-race card is $1,579,400 with six stakes events to close out the program. The $864,500 Remington Park Futurity, which also carries another $70,000 in breeder and stallion bonus money, will take place as the 10th race of the night. The ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 18, 2018—Ed Allred’s Pull The Trigger and Denny and Sandy Weigt’s Racies Favorite are among the promising 2-year-olds showcased on Saturday at Los Alamitos. The nine-race program will also feature a wide-open test for allowance Quarter Horses set as the final race on the card. First post is 6 pm (PDT) To be ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 18, 2018—Seventeen 2-year-olds, including 13 with dreams of qualifying to the Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity, will be in action in races four and five on Friday night at Los Alamitos. The program will feature a Pick 6 Carryover of $5,577. The Pick 6 starts in race three. There are a total of eight races on the ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI FARMINGTON, NM—APRIL 18, 2018—A full field of 10 3-year-olds, topped by morning-line favorite Dominate This, has been entered in Sunday’s 400-yard, $25,000 Animas Stakes at SunRay Park. A gelded son of Dominyun racing for Angel V. Hernandez from the barn of trainer Frankie Martinez, Dominate This is coming off of a second-place finish, a neck behind winner Wagon On Fire V, in the March 31, 400-yard West Texas Derby (G3) ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI VINTON, LA—APRIL 17, 2018—The 350-yard, $40,000 Louisiana Purchase Stakes (R) and nine 330-yard Old South Futurity trials dominate Saturday’s 10-race program at Delta Downs. Gerardo M. Morales’ Punctuality, a 5-year-old daughter of Jet Black Patriot trained by Juan A. Carrillo Jr., is one of 10 state-bred sprinters entered in the Louisiana Purchase Stakes, which is restricted to state-breds who have not won a stakes race. ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI VINTON, LA—APRIL 16, 2018—Joel Galindo’s Scoopies Leaving You, a multiple stakes winning 7-year-old son of Coronas Leaving You, is one of 10 sprinters entered in Friday’s 250-yard, $20,000 Delta Dash Stakes at Delta Downs. Trained by Kevin Broussard, Scoopies Leaving You is coming off of a Louisiana Downs winter campaign during which the stallion scored a neck victory as ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—APRIL 12, 2018—A series of major league stakes races will help energize the upcoming weekend at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. The 60th running of the $269,527 and the $50,000 West Texas Juvenile at 300 yards will be held on Saturday. Suze Returns is the top qualifier for the rich West Texas Futurity (11th race). The 2-year-old daughter of High Rate Of Return was brilliant in the trials on March 23, and won by an expanding 2 and 1/4 lengths under jockey Jaime Parga Leos. ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 12, 2018—Following two runaway allowance victories at Los Alamitos Race Course, 4 Hares Racing, Inc’s Big Champion makes his stakes debut when he faces a strong seven-horse field in the $20,000 Wheatland Handicap at 870 yards here on Saturday night. Nine races are on tap at Los Alamitos, which means the late Pick Four will start in the sixth race. To be ridden by Juan Sanchez for trainer Michael Curtis, Big Champion crushed his rivals with a seven-length victory at 870 yards in his second start at night here on ...