LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 21, 2018—The broodmare Mia Ta Fame has given owner Richard Frandsen some outstanding racehorses during her time in the breeding shed. Her sons have included Decati, a 13-time winner of $276,286, and SS Paydirt, an eight-time winner of $134,403. Racing for Frandsen and his son, Skip, Decati finished third in the 2008 All American Derby, while Frandsen's SS Paydirt won the Grade 2 Sam Houston Classic Handicap. Mia Ta Fame has now given him another talented runner in the Favorite Cartel gelding Favorite Motion, who on Sunday night posted the fastest qualifying time ...



ROCKY VIEW, ALB—OCTOBER 21, 2018—Singles Cruise got his third stakes win on Sunday by getting a neck in front of Timberskinightryder in the $56,252(US) Canada Quarter Horse Cup Futurity at Century Downs. Papas Coleen finished half-a-length back in third. Singles Cruise broke outward, responded to encouragement leaving the chute from jockey Cesar Cervantes to get up at the wire in :19.944 seconds for the 400 yards. Trainer Janice Sather saddled the California-bred son of multiple stakes sire Favorite Cartel for herself and Barry Sather. In July the brown filly won the Jerry Stojan ...



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ROCKY VIEW, ALB—OCTOBER 21, 2018—Multiple stakes winner Stripsteak exploded late under jockey Ricardo Moreno to get up by a head over stablemate True Cop in the $26,912(US) Canada Quarter Horse Cup Derby Sunday at Century Downs. First Prize Cruise finished another head back in the blanket-finish to take third. Conditioned by trainer ...



PORTLAND, OR—OCTOBER 21, 2018—Trainer Hector Magallanes saddled five finalist to the Far West Futurity at Portland Meadows Sunday, however Cg Harrys Game from the barn of Scott Raley posted the fastest qualifying time. Ridden by veteran jockey Robert Burney, Gc Harrys Game broke his maiden in the last of three trials by defeating Ima Five ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 20, 2018—All American Futurity(G1) winning trainer G. Blane Wood and champion jockey Ricky Ramirez teamed to qualify two horses to the Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity on Saturday night at Lone Star Park. Rainbow Futurity(G1) runner-up Flying Cowboy 123 drew off to a 1-½ length win in the seventh of 14 trials to get the top qualifying time over the 129 2-year-olds who participated for a spot in the $1,018,077 November 10th final. The son of leading sire Apollitical Jess clocked a :19.607, a 101 speed index on a muddy track into a 10 mph crosswind. Wood trains the $100,000 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale graduate for owner Paragon Farms LLC. Bred in Michigan by ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 20, 2018—Keith Nellesen's Kvn Corona, the 2017 AQHA champion 2-year-old colt, improved his record to a perfect nine for nine at Los Alamitos Race Course following a powerful victory in the second of four trials to the Grade 1, $925,100 Los Alamitos Super Derby on Saturday ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—OCTOBER 19, 2018—Curls Happy Wagon ran the biggest race of her career Friday night when she defeated This Is A Deal by a neck to the set the fastest qualifying time for the Grade 1 Texas Classic Derby at Lone Star Park. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from 46 3-year-olds who competed in five trial races, will return to Lone Star Park on closing night, Saturday, November 10th to vie for the winner's share of the $378,810 purse going 440 yards. Ridden by jockey Jorge Torres, Curls Happy Wagon completed the 440 yards on a sloppy (sealed) showery racetrack in :21.417 seconds, a 99 speed index, to get the top qualifying ...



AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 15, 2018—Morning-line favorite Had To Be Ivory got up at the wire over Carneros to win the $67,720(US) Picov Derby Monday afternoon at Ajax Downs. Aj Chick In 15 finished one-length back for third. Ridden by jockey Tony Phillips, multiple stakes winner Had To Be Ivory covered the 400 yards into an 8 mph crosswind in :20.110 seconds, equaling a 96 speed index. It was the eighth win from nine career starts for the son of multiple stakes sire Ivory James. The $27,088(US) winners' purse boosted the bay gelding's earnings mark to $112,085. Trainer Bryn Robertson conditions ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 14, 2018—Ed Allred's He Looks Hot outdueled one of the best fields ever assembled for the 64th running of the Grade 1, $125,000 Robert Boniface Los Alamitos Invitational Championship after breaking sharply and finishing powerfully from post 10 to come out top of a four-horse blanket finish that included All America Gold Cup winner Bodacious Eagle, Go Man Go Handicap winner Tarzanito, and surprising 33-1 longshot Katies Easy Moves at 440 yards on Sunday night. Ridden by Vinnie Bednar for trainer Scott Willoughby, He Looks Hot was third at the start but moved to within a head of Katies Easy Moves at the halfway ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 14, 2018—With a sharp effort under jockey Adrian Ramos, multiple stakes-placed Siximoons sailed to a 1-½ length win in the last of three trials contested Sunday afternoon for the $200,000-est. New Mexico Cup Derby(RG2) at Zia Park. The first of three qualifiers by leading sire First Moonflash, Siximoons completed the 440 yards, with a 25 mph tailwind, in :21.524 seconds, equaling a 101 speed index and setting the top mark from 30 state-breds who participated in the trials. Trainer Rodolfo Valles saddled the gelding for owners Jerry Bailey and Tres Mesa Horses. ...



PHOENIX, AZ—OCTOBER 14, 2018—Utah Bred Futurity runner-up Showmethedoe drew clear under jockey Joseph Belloc, Jr. Sunday afternoon, winning the first of three trials for the AQRA-President's Open Fall Futurity by 1-¼ lengths at Turf Paradise. The son of All American Futurity(G1) winner No Secrets Here completed the 350 yards in :17.722 ...



ROCKY VIEW, AB—OCTOBER 14, 2018—Defeated by several horses in the field in her last two starts, Toughie turned the tables and returned to her winning ways in the $10,403(US) Quarter Horse Cup Classic (not black type) to open the Century Downs card on Sunday afternoon.

The even-money post-time favorite, with Ricardo Moreno aboard, covered ...



CLAREMORE, OK—OCTOBER 14, 2018—Painted Turnpike-PT has not lost a race in nearly two years. On Sunday the APHA son of leading Quarter Horse sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon got his 14th straight win by defeating Moores Rock Flash by half-a-length in the $12,917 Green Country Handicap at Will Rogers Downs. ...