PHOENIX, AZ—DECEMBER 1, 2019—Installed as the morning-line favorite at 3-1, multiple stakes winner Streakin Seis Corona will be looking for his fourth consecutive win on Sunday when he faces a full field in the $15,000 Mike Hastings Memorial at Turf Paradise. Owned-and-trained by Havid Canez, Streakin Seis Corona kicked off his win-streak last August at Arizona Downs when he won for a $20,000-tag at Arizona Downs. The son of Tres Seis followed this with a score in the Mike Hagen Race Horse Supply Stakes before taking the Wayne Brasher Memorial Stakes at Turf Paradise in his last start November ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—DECEMBER 6, 2019—Quarter Horse distance standouts Run Raging Rhino Run, Ballast Point, and Loan Sharky are among the distance stars that will race in a pair of divisions to the Snowbound Superstar Handicap on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Each race will feature a $15,000 purse and will be contested at 870 yards. Dan Wilson's Run Raging Rhino Run has been among the most consistent performers at 870 yards this year. He's won three races around the turn, including the Wheatland Handicap in April and an allowance race against some tough Thoroughbred foes in late July. The Felix Gonzalez-trainee will headline the first division ...



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LOS ALAMITOS, CA—DECEMBER 5, 2019—MRB Racing's Jest Famous, who was so impressive when winning the Town Policy Handicap against 3-year-olds on November 9, will make his final tune-up before taking aim at the trials to the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Winter Championship when he faces six foes in the First Down Dash Handicap for 3-year-olds and up Saturday at Los Alamitos. Trained by Chris O'Dell and to be ridden by Cody Jensen, Jest Famous was outstanding in his first local start, as he won the Town Policy by a half-length as the even money ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI OPELOUSAS, LA—DECEMBER 3, 2019—Eysa Jess Jumpn, a multiple graded stakes winning daughter of Heza Fast Dash owned by Jose Estrada Quarter Horses, will risk his nine-race win streak in Saturday’s 400-yard, $150,000 Louisiana QHBA Breeders’ Derby (R) at Evangeline Downs. Trained by Fructuoso Huitron, Eysa Jess Jumpn has earned $336,872 from eight starts this year, and she has won four stakes, including the 440-yard, $204,600 Dash For Cash Derby (G2) at Lone Star Park on ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI OPELOUSAS, LA—DECEMBER 3, 2019—Special Politico, a gelded son of Apollitical Blood owned by Oddel Batista and the fastest qualifier, heads a field of 10 state-bred 2-year-olds entered back in Saturday's 400-yard, $1-million Louisiana QHBA Million Futurity (RG1) at Evangeline Downs. Special Politico is coming off of a one-length victory in the seventh of 14 trials on November 15. Raced exclusively in Louisiana, the ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI HOBBS, NM—NOVEMBER 30, 2019—Ernesto Palacio’s Eagle Coast, a 3-year-old son of One Dashing Eagle and a Grade 1 winner during the Ruidoso Downs meet, heads a field of 11 sprinters entered in Sunday’s 440-yard, $150,000 Zia Park Championship (G1) at Zia Park. Eagle Coast will ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—NOVEMBER 28, 2019—Legacy Ranch's Mister Appolitical and Ed Allred's Chocolatito put on a show the last time they squared off in the Grade 3 PCQHRA Breeders Derby on October 4. The two geldings hooked up shortly after the start and battled each other every step of the way in the 400-yard race. At the wire, it was ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI PHOENIX, AZ—NOVEMBER 27, 2019—Fifteen 3-year-olds, topped by recent stakes winner Unrestrained, are entered in Sunday’s 400-yard AQRA Turf Paradise Derby trials at Turf Paradise. A sorrel son of Kiddy Up owned and trained by Rigoberto Guillen, Unrestrained is coming off of a nose victory as the odds-on favorite in ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—NOVEMBER 25, 2019—Legacy Ranch's Mister Appolitical and Ed Allred's Chocolatito put on a show the last time they squared off in the Grade 3 PCQHRA Breeders Derby on October 4. The two geldings hooked up shortly after the start and battled each other every step of the way in the 400-yard race. At the wire, it was ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—NOVEMBER 22, 2019—Graded futurity winners Runforyourlife, Flokie and Sass Go Blue plus a slew of other major stakes finalists will headline a fantastic 12-race program consisting of trials to the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity at 400 yards Sunday at Los Alamitos. Every race will be a trial race with a total of ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI PHOENIX, AZ—NOVEMBER 21, 2019—ABA Quarter Horses LLC’s My Favorite Candy, a stakes-winning son of Favorite Cartel, is one of 18 2-year-olds entered in Sunday’s 400-yard AQRA Turf Paradise Open Futurity trials at Turf Paradise. Trained by Armando Castellanos, My Favorite ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI OPELOUSAS, LA—NOVEMBER 19, 2019—Forty 3-year-olds, headed by Garlyn O. Shelton’s Five Bar Stoli, are entered in five 400-yard Evangeline Downs Derby trials at Evangeline Downs on Saturday. A sorrel son of Five Bar Cartel trained by John Stinebaugh, Five Bar Stoli has earned $196,189 from six outs this year, and the gelding’s season resume includes a second-place finish, a neck behind winner Eagle Coast, in the 440-yard, $1,008,129 Rainbow Derby (G1) at Ruidoso Downs on July 20. Five Bar Stoli drew post 7 and will be ...