LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 22, 2020—Multiple stakes winner Justamitch and Snowbound Superstar Handicap winner Ballast Point will face off in the featured 870-yard allowance test on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Justamitch will go after his second victory since returning to action last December. The son of Onebadshark has been sharp since coming back after a year-long layoff, as he finished a game second against tough Thoroughbreds racing for a $5,000 claiming price in his first race back. He returned with an 870-yard score against $10,000 ...



SELMA, TX—FEBRUARY 20, 2020—Twenty-nine "Summer Sale" yearlings are among 60 two-year-olds who will compete in 11 250 yard training races on Friday at Retma Park. The track will kick off the day at noon (CDT) with the first training races at 4-½ furlongs for Thoroughbreds and races 2 and 3 for Quarter Horse maidens 3-year-olds and up. A pair of $52,000 TQHA Yearling Sale graduates, ...



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BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 18, 2020—Harrah’s Louisiana Downs will host an action-packed weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s post time has been moved up to 11:00 am (CT) to accommodate the fourteen trials for the $100,000-added Mardi Gras Futurity (RG2). The Mardi Gras Futurity is the first official futurity of the year, and once again, interest was high for owners of accredited Louisiana-bred juveniles. The top ten qualifiers from the 300-yard trials will advance to the final on Saturday, March 14. Louisiana Downs hosted 13 ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 18, 2020—Six trials for the $50,000-added Mardi Gras Derby, each at a distance of 400 yards, will be run on Sunday, February 23, beginning at 1:00 pm (CST). Sir Runaway Cash, winner of the $428,475 LQHBA Sale Futurity on September 7 at Fair Grounds, drew post position two in the first trial. Owned by Meal Ticket ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—FEBRUARY 17, 2020—Cat Daddys Lil Girl, a homebred 4-year-old daughter of Big Daddy Cartel owned by cousins Jimmy Negrete and Jimmy Vasquez, is the 4-1 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s 350-yard, $100,000 Mesilla Valley Speed Handicap (RG2) for New Mexico-breds at Sunland Park. Trained by Cynthia Gonzalez, Cat Daddys Lil Girl will be shortening in distance off of her three-quarter length victory as the 5-2 choice in the 400-yard, $100,000 Lou Wooten/Sydney Valentini Handicap ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 17, 2020—Three six-figure Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale graduates will go to post during two-days of training races to be held this week at Remington Park. Seven training races have been carded for Wednesday and Thursday. All races will be contested at 250 yards. First post is set for 11:00 a.m. (CST). ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 12, 2020—According a news bulletin form OQHRA, Thursday's training races at Remington Park have been rescheduled and will now be contested on Friday (Feb. 14). A total of 10 training races will be contested on Friday. All Remington Park training races are at 250 yards. First post is 11 am. (CDT) on both days. Summer Sale graduates continue to dominate schooling race entries at Remington Park on Friday with Lethal Destiny, a $65,000 Heritage Place ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM---FEBRUARY 12, 2020—A dozen state-bred 3-year-old Quarter Horses, headed by morning-line favorite Champagne Room, have been entered in Saturday’s 400-yard, $100,000 New Mexico Horse Breeders’ Association Stakes (RG2) at Sunland Park. Champagne Room is a graded stakes winning homebred daughter of Big Daddy Cartel trained by Jimmy Padgett for Mac and Janis Murray’s MJ Farms at Veguita, New Mexico. The filly has earned $117,511 ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 11, 2020—Remington Park will kick off its initial training races this week in preparation for the 2020 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season. A total of 21 training races will be contested Feb. 12 and 13, with 10 races on Wednesday and 11 on ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 11, 2020—Two divisions of the 350-yard, $25,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes (R) for state-bred headline Saturday’s seven-race program at Louisiana Downs. Preston Jourdan’s Tuckers Prize, a 4-year-old Fast Prize Dash gelding trained by his owner, is the 6-5 morning-line favorite in the first ...



BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI SUNLAND PARK, NM—FEBRUARY 11, 2020—Sixty 3-year-olds, topped by Hotsempting and One Flying Dynasty, are entered in Friday’s 400-yard West Texas Derby (G3) trials at Sunland Park. A bay daughter of champion Tempting Dash trained by Ramon Mendoza for owners Miguel Y. and Mauricio Gallegos, Hotsempting is coming off of a 2-year-old campaign during which she earned $232,390 from five races and ran second, 1 1/4 lengths ...