HOBBS, NM—SEPTEMBER 21, 2014—After setting a new track record in the September 18 trials, Downwiththequickness used a strong rally under jockey Alonso Rivera to get a one-length victory over First Full Pocket in the $76,224 New Mexico State Fair Quarter Horse Derby at The Downs in Albuquerque Sunday afternoon. Madams First Moon finished a neck back in the show position. Downwiththequickness recovered from a slow start to pull away from the field and finish the race in :19.552 seconds, a 93 speed index into an 18 mph headwind. The ...



HOBBS, NM—SEPTEMBER 21, 2014—Multiple graded stakes-placed Hes Relentless cruised a three-quarter length win over a sloppy sealed track Sunday afternoon while setting the fastest qualifying time for the Grade 2 Hobbs America Derby. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the four trial races contested, will return to Zia Park on Sunday, October ...



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LOS ALAMITOS, CA— SEPTEMBER 21, 2014—Jockey Cesar De Alba is at the top of his game right now. The pilot has big horses to ride in the second half of the season having already won three derbies with Moonist and the Go Man Go Handicap with Bon Accord this past weekend, but he’s already the most consistent jockey on the grounds. Since July ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 21, 2014—Making only this third career start, Washita Slick rolled to a 1¼-length maiden victory Sunday afternoon while posting the top qualifying time for the Black Gold 400 Futurity. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from nine trial races contested, will return to Will Rogers Downs Sunday, October 5th and vie for the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 20, 2014—Bon Accord is peaking at the right time according to both J. Garvan Kelly and George Lucas of Vinewood Farms, who along with Nancy Yearsley own the now two-time Grade 1 winner. The gelding by Shazoom showed that he is at top of his game, as he finished powerfully ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 20, 2014—Following the scratch of fastest qualifier Regal First Moon, Montauk became the post-race betting favorite and proved her backers well as she galloped to a 3½ length victory over First Power Flash in the $118,142 New Mexico State Fair Senorita Futurity on Saturday at The Downs in Albuquerque. Jess A Whistlin ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 20, 2014—Jess Bordeaux used a late surge under jockey L. Martinez to defeat Blazin Version by a neck Saturday afternoon in the $92,090 New Mexico State Fair Senor Futurity at The Downs in Albuquerque. Jess A Sparks finished half-a-length behind the leaders in the show position. Trainer Victor Escobar saddled Jess ...



HOBBS, NM—SEPTEMBER 20, 2014—AQHA Racing champion jockey Cody Jensen and 2014 All American Futurity trainer Uberto Belloc teamed to win three trials and qualify four finalists Saturday afternoon to the Hobbs America Futurity(G2) at Zia Park. The ten fastest qualifiers from the seven trials races contested at Zia Park Saturday will return ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 19, 2014—Israel Soliz, Jr.'s Sparrow Contender broke sharp and lead all the way to victory in the 17th renewal of the $20,000 Nevill Document Solutions Stakes tonight at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Sparrow Contender, a five-year-old horse by Contend out of Taint Special by Streakin Six, is trained by ...