HOUSTON, TX—MAY 22, 2017—Thriving Ivory got her first career stakes win on Sam Houston's 2017 closing Quarter Horse card Monday when she defeated Zoomin N Celebrating by half-a-length in the $15,000 Sam Houston Distaff. Post-time favorite Barefoot Beach finished a nose back in third. Ridden by jockey Francisco Calderon, Thriving Ivory completed the 300 yards in a quick :15.113 clocking while earning 111-speed index into a 10-mph crosswind. Trainer Angel Sanchez saddled the Ivory James 3-year-old to her third win in nine starts for owner Agustin Hernandez. Bred by ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 21, 2017—There may have been a photo finish in the $25,770 Bucking Horse Sale Quarter Horse Futurity at Miles City on Sunday, but there was little anxiety for Jesse Villegas, who trained both the winner Tanquery Dash ($17.60) and the second-place finisher, Eyesa Special Cirrus.

Despite sitting at 15-1 on the morning line, Tanquery Dash prevailed by a nose over fastest qualifier Eyesa Special Cirrus to win the first of two stakes races on the card. The Brindis Por Cayenne gelding and jockey Holly Gervais ran the 300-yard race in 15.847 to earn a 90 speed index. A Wyoming homebred for Gerald Kaul, Tanquery Dash is out of the stakes-winning mare Dashin Dashetta, by ...



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MILES CITY, MT—MAY 21, 2017—It was another familiar exacta for trainer Jesse Villegas at Miles City on Sunday, but unlike the photo finish in the Bucking Horse Sale Futurity, Eyesa Special Shadow ($6.60) won the $20,305 Dan Lockie Derby convincingly over stablemate Eyesa Special Harper.

Owned by Juanita Villegas and ridden by Luis ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 21, 2017—Making his 3-year-old debut Sunday at Pocatello Downs, last year's Idaho Cup Futurity winner was never challenged when he defeated stablemate Nightly Fire by 1½ lengths in the $6,500 Gary Blattner / Harold Pence Memorial Derby (not black type). Jb Corona Heart finished half-a-length back in third to give trainer Mark Hanson a trifecta. Ridden by jockey Eddie Aceves, A Cartel Hustle cruised over the 350 yards in a quick :17.372 clocking to earn a 110-speed index with a 12-mph tailwind. Hanson saddled the son of Favorite Cartel to his fourth career win in eight starts. The $3,380 Memorial derby winners' purse ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 21, 2017—Shez Hot Hubba Hubba appears to have figured things out late in the Remington Park season. Sunday afternoon, she posted her second straight win in a $12,500-claiming level event at 400 yards. Owned and bred in Missouri by Barley and Sharp Farm of Mindenmines, Mo. and trained by Larry Sharp, Shez Hot Hubba ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 21, 2017—One More Last Time, an Appaloosa son of Los Alamitos track record holder and third crop sire Divide The Cash, was never headed Sunday when he defeated Cajun Prize by 1¼ lengths in the $10,000 Rocky Mountain Spring Classic Paint & Appaloosa Futurity at Pocatello Downs. ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 20, 2017—Slightly erratic down the stretch, Jls Dash N Fire rallied to get up at the wire by a head over Ima Gone Reba in the $266,140 LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2) Saturday night at Delta Downs. Tf El Whisky finished a nose back in the blanket finish to get the show position. Ridden by jockey Noe Castaneda, the $80,000 LQHBA Yearling Sale graduate, raced over the 330 yards in :15.837 seconds, a 97 speed index into a 5 mph crosswind. It was the second win in as many starts for the royally-bred son of leading sire Heza Fast Dash. The $133,070 Laddie winners' purse boosted his ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 20, 2017—Multiple stakes sire Coronas Leaving You sired 1-2 finishers in the $50,000 Vinton Stakes Saturday night at Delta Downs. Multiple stakes winner Zooboo rallied to get up at the wire by a head over Jrs Coronas Shadow in the Vinton Stakes. Toasted Runway was a head back to finish third ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 19, 2017— Saturday racing at Remington Park contained four trial events for the Grade 1, $200,000 (estimated) Speedhorse Graham Futurity for Paints and Appaloosas. Topping the qualifying heats was Hotwiredotcom as he bids for his second futurity triumph of 2017. The winner of the Oklahoma Paint & Appaloosa Futurity ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 19, 2017—Delta Downs hosted the $322,285 Louisiana Lassie Futurity (RG2) on Friday night and it turned into a family affair as trainer Jose Sanchez and son Eddie Sanchez teamed up to win the race with Rogelio Marquez, Jr.’s  Dashnunder Afullmoon. Jose Sanchez also saddled the second-place finisher Ttt Kas, who was ridden by jockey J. R. Ramirez.   Dashnunder Afullmoon broke from post position four in a full field of 10 but had to rally from behind in the showdown for 2-year-old Louisiana-bred fillies. As the field approached the final 100 yards of the race, Sanchez called on his mount and she responded with a flurry of ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 13, 2017—Coming off a third-place effort in the Sam Houston Derby (G3) on April 29th, Dash Quick Perry was much the best Friday night when drew off from seven rivals to defeat My Moment Of Fame by 1 ½ lengths in the $15,000 Sam Houston Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park. Grand Illusion finished a head back in third. Ridden by ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—MAY 19, 2017—First Cucuy and jockey Jose Davila turned in the fastest trial to lead the way to the $75,000 final of the Harley Greene Derby set for Saturday, June 3. The race will be part of the first of six all-Quarter Horse racing nights at Indiana Grand for the 120-day racing season. First Cucuy topped the list with a ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 19, 2017—Thunderstorms loomed around Remington Park for part of the Friday night racing program. The threat of severe weather did not hinder the return of Painted Turnpike as he overwhelmed his foes in the Grade 1, $31,746 Mister Lewie Memorial Stakes for Paints and Appaloosas. The 2015 World Champion Solid Paint, ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 14, 2017—Much of the attention prior to the running of the $303,600 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity focused on the unbeaten fillies with the two fastest qualifying times, Summertime Favorite and Perfect Az Can Be, but in the end it was JGA Racing Stables’ Fire And Sass, which had made his racing debut in the trials to the Kindergarten, that beat them all in the 63rd running of this Quarter Horse classic on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Eduardo Nicasio for trainer Juan Aleman, both which garnering their first ever Kindergarten win, Fire And Sass broke out from post number nine, but quickly straightened out ...



FARMINGTON, NM—MAY 14, 2017—It was speed all the way for Wdc Woody B Fast Sunday afternoon as the 2-year-old gelding easily defeated Osbaldo Blue Diamond by three-quarter in the $110,214 New Mexico Breeders' Futurity(RG3) at SunRay Park. Fastest qualifier Bug Daddy Cartel was a neck back to finish third. Ridden by jockey Martin Felix, Wdc Woody B Fast completed the 350 yards in :17.476 seconds with a 12-mph tailwind to earn a 90-speed index. The Woodbridge gelding is now 2-for-2 and picked up $51,800 to boost his earnings total to $53,600. Trainer Blake Rust conditions the bay gelding for himself and Barton Ranch Stables LLC. Denton ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 14, 2017—The hottest barn in the Remington Park stable area this weekend belonged to trainer Eddie Willis. He saddled seven winners over the last two race dates including two qualifiers on Sunday afternoon for the $297,100 Heritage Place Derby with Kiss My Heineken posting the best time. Owned by Jeff Carter and ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 14, 2017—Making her career debut in the Rocky Mountain Spring Classic QH Futurity trails today at Pocatello Downs, Miss Czech roared to a two-length win and top qualifying mark of :16.858 seconds, a 103-speed index with a 5-mph tailwind. Ridden by Jockey Santiago Jimenez, the Idaho-bred daughter of Ragazzo races for ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 14, 2017—Miles City hosted trials on Sunday for the BHS Quarter Horse Futurity and Dan Lockie Quarter Horse Derby. BHS Quarter Horse Futurity Trials Eyesa Special Cirrus set a new track record in his first career start on Sunday when he posted a :15.154 clocking for 300 yards in the last of four trials for the $7,500-added BHS Quarter Horse Futurity at Miles City. Ridden by jockey Luis Peralta, the son ...