SUNLAND PARK, NM—MARCH 29, 2015—The lightly raced Regal First Moon kicked clear to defeat Fire The Queen by 1¼ lengths and win the $85,360 Sunburst Stakes(RG3) for accredited New Mexico-bred 3-Year-Old Fillies at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino Sunday afternoon. Bankie Bay finished half-a-length back in the show position. Ridden by jockey Jesse Levario, Regal First Moon covered the 350 yards in :17.046 seconds, a 96 speed index. The $51,000 payday boosted her career earnings total to $79,411. Ramon Rivera conditions the daughter of leading sire First Moonflash for Regal Racing Stables, LLC. ...



PHOENIX, AZ—MARCH 29, 2015—Desert Classic Futurity winner Magical Righter roared to a 1½ length win in the first of two trials Sunday at Turf Paradise to set the fastest qualifying mark to the AQRA President's Open Spring Derby. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the two trials races contested over 350 yards, will return to Turf Paradise on ...



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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 29, 2015—Oklahoma-breds were featured in a quick 250-yard allowance Sunday at Remington Park. BV Jesse James was favored in the $30,100 event, despite the fact it was his first official pari-mutuel race since April 2014. The horse handled the pressure, getting a quick start and going on to win by a neck. Owned by ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 28, 2015—The initial Grade 1 stakes race of the Remington Park season went to Dashin Brown Streak as he came in from his Louisiana base to take the $101,120 Leo Stakes. The 5-year-old gelding was triumphant in easy fashion, winning by a half-length after holding a wide-open lead midway through the 400 yards. Owned ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—MARCH 28, 2015—Tempting Destiny rallied from the outside to run down early leader El Damazo and win the Grade 3 $191,284 West Texas Derby Saturday afternoon at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. Fastest qualifier Luv Supreme finished a neck back in third. Ridden by AQHA Racing champion jockey G.R. Carter, Jr., Tempting ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 28, 2015—This Candys Awesome recorded her fourth Remington Park win and her seventh overall from 13 lifetime starts in the Grade 3, $58,000 Decketta Stakes at 350 yards. Sent off as the 3-1 second choice in the wagering, This Candys Awesome, a 4-year-old daughter of ...



HOUSTON, TX—MARCH 28, 2015—It was a big night for jockey Rodrigo Vallejo and trainer Leslie Padilla, scoring victories in both the first stakes of the 2015 Sam Houston Race Park Quarter Horse season and trials for the Bank of America Challenge Championship (a href=' default.asp?section=6&area=12&story=16813'>see related story). ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 28, 2015—After Ed Allred’s Girls Can Fly won her first and only start during her 2-year-old campaign in 2013, trainer Scott Willoughby believed that she was on her way to becoming one of the barn’s top fillies. “She’s been a hard knocking (runner), but little problems kept her from winning races,” Willoughby said. ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA— MARCH 28, 2015—Howard Nichols’ Favorite Kiss was impressive once again during morning gate workouts, as the Favorite Cartel filly posted the first :12.0 clocking of the season on Saturday at Los Alamitos. Working from the outside post, Favorite Kiss looked tremendous in the ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 27, 2015—The lightly raced El Chinto Boy broke his maiden with an impressive 1¼ length victory, in the eighth trial on opening night at Sam Houston Race Park, setting the fastest qualifying time for the richest Sam Houston Maiden Classic in history. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the 111 head of 3-year-old & up maidens who ...