LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JUNE 16, 2019—In a battle of former Vessels Maturity winners, Ed Allred's He Looks Hot outdueled Bill Hoburg's BH Lisas Boy, while also posting the fastest qualifying time in the third of three trials to this year's Grade 1, $155,100 Vessels Maturity Sunday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Vinnie Bednar for trainer Scott Willoughby, the 7-year-old millionaire He Looks Hot, who won the 2016 Vessels Maturity, was terrific in leading the 400-yard trial from start to finish on the way to a neck victory over 2017 Vessels Maturity winner BH Lisas Boy. He Looks Hot crossed the wire in the fastest time of the night of :19.569. He was flying late, as his time of the final 220 yards was an excellent clocking of :09.37. The ...



AJAX, ONT—JUNE 16, 2019—Shes Sizzling dueled early under jockey Ramiro Castillo then held to get a neck win over Shake It Twice in the $41,792(US) Ontario Bred Derby Sunday afternoon at Ajax Downs. Fastest qualifier Five Bar Fandango broke on top but finished half-length back in third. Conditioned by Erik Lehtinen, Shes Sizzling completed the 300 yards in :15.470 seconds on a fast racing surface with a 6 mph tailwind to equal a speed index of 95. It was the fourth win in 10 career starts for the daughter of Sizzlin Cartel. The bay filly races for her trainer, Erik, and Joyce Lehtinen. The Ontario homebred is out of Shenandoah Special by Eyesa Special. Today's $16,717(US) derby winners' purse boosted her bankroll to $52,227. "I have worked with this filly and the Lehtinens ...



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TULSA, OK—JUNE 8, 2019—Bluemoonteller (5-1), a 4-year-old son of multiple stakes sire Teller Cartel, took a quick lead and held off Lota Pyc Chrome by a neck to win the $17,500 Golden Driller Stakes Sunday night at Fair Meadows in Tulsa. Postime favorite and defending champion Hooked On A Win finished ...



GILLETTE, WY—JUNE 16, 2019—Trainer Riley Moosman saddled four of the 10 qualifiers Sunday for the $25,000-added Wyoming Bred Futurity at Energy Downs. Two of the trainer's horses posted the top two times from 40 accredited Wyoming-Bred 2-year-olds competing in six trial races. Moosman's first qualifier, Gotta Lotta Pappa under jockey ...



GRANTS PASS, OR—JUNE 16, 2019—Pot O'Gold Futurity winner John Carter Cash and Senor Frogs dueled to a dead-heat in the third of four trials for the $25,000-est. Firecracker Futurity at Grants Pass Downs on Sunday. The pair of 2-year-olds stopped the clock in :17.638 seconds, a 98 speed index, to tie for the top qualifying mark. Jockey ...



LETHBRIDGE, AB—JUNE 15, 2019—After winning two stakes on Saturday's race-card at Rocky Mountain Turf Club in Lethbridge, owner Charles Stojan and trainer William Leech were back in the winner's circle Sunday with a 1-2 finish in the $7,372(US) All Canadian Futurity (not black type). In his first career start, Clear To See outran stablemate ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JUNE 16, 2019—It was the biggest matchup of the year thus far as undefeated two-year-old stars Louisiana Love and Kissmelikethat went up against each other for the first time. Both geldings battled to the wire with Kissmelikethat getting the edge by the slimmest margin possible to win the $126,300 Jaguar Rocket Futurity at ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JUNE 15, 2019—Rex Wells' Colby James prevailed in a tight finish over Princess Katelyn to win the Restricted-Grade 3 $404,357 Mountain Top Futurity for New Mexico-breds on Saturday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. Colby James covered the 350 yards in :17.796 to get the nose decision over Princess Katelyn. Dark Moon finished another length back for third. The Alan Hernandez-ridden Colby James broke well from the outside post position in the 10-horse field. "I think he was on the lead," Hernandez said. "Then I looked over and saw the three (Princess Katelyn) was ahead and my horse rebroke and got the lead." That nose win earned Colby James $169,673. He was ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JUNE 15, 2019— Shakeitonthebeach showed just how tough she was Saturday by winning the 10th running of the $183,200 Gordon Mobley Futurity at Indiana Grand. The two-year-old daughter of Escondido Beach sprung out of the gate and never looked back to score the win by one-half length in the 300-yard dash. Trained by five-time ...



VINTON, LA—JUNE 14, 2019—Delta Downs conducted a special 15-race program on Saturday night. Each race was a qualifier for this year’s $700,293 Lee Berwick Futurity (RG1), which will be run on closing night of the season, Saturday, July 6. The fastest qualifier for this year’s Lee Berwick came out of the fifth trail as Mardonio Flores, Jr.’s ...



AURORA, CO—JUNE 15, 2019—Despite an erratic path under jockey Jose Lopez, Jess Un Sies Mas defeated Could Be Hotter by two-lengths in the $71,015 Rocky Mountain Derby Saturday to get his first career stakes win at Arapahoe Park. Saddled by trainer Jose Barron, Jess Un Sies Mas completed the 350 yards in :17.600 seconds, equaling a 92 speed index into a 5 mph crosswind. It was the third career win in eight starts for the son of leading sire Apollitical Jess and the $28,406 winners' purse pushed his bankroll over $37,000. A Colorado homebred, racing for owner-breeder Hugo Barron Sierra, ...



AURORA, CO—JUNE 15, 2019—Fastest qualifier Tf Kates Tlc did not disappoint as the even-money favorite and gate-to-wire winner of the $64,215 Rocky Mountain Futurity at Arapahoe Park on Saturday afternoon.

The final time for the 330-yard final was 17.160, resulting in a speed index of 87.

Tf Kates Tlc ($4.00) was the fastest ...



SHAKOPEE, MN – JUNE 15, 2019 - After six trials on Saturday afternoon, the ten fastest qualifiers are set for the richest race of the Canterbury Park Quarter Horse meet, the $156,000 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity. The final will be held on Sunday, July 7.

The third trial was expected to be the fastest trial of the day and did not ...



AURORA, CO – JUNE 15, 2019 - Shinning Bianca earned her first stakes win in the $17,950 Dolls Prodigy Stakes at Arapahoe on Saturday afternoon. The 4-year-old filly quickly overcame a stumbled start and led throughout the race to win as the second-longest price in the field.

Shinning Bianca ($22.00) and jockey Jesus Olivas posted a final ...



GILLETTE, WY—JUNE 15, 2019—Coming off a consolation win at Weber Downs earlier this month, Makn Risky Moves improved his record to a perfect 3-for-3 Saturday when he set the top qualifying time for the $50,000-added Cowboy State Futurity at Energy Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the Wyoming racetrack on Sunday, June 23rd to ...



GILLETTE, WY—JUNE 15, 2019— A Dash For Dynasty, under jockey Jose Figueroa, posted the fastest qualifying time from three trials contested Saturday for the Wyoming All Breeds Racing Association Derby at Energy Downs. A Dash For Dynasty was the first of three qualifiers saddled by trainer Diana Garfias. The daughter of multiple stakes sire ...



LETHBRIDGE, AB—JUNE 15, 2019—Rocky Mountain Turf Club in Lethbridge, Alberta hosted a pair of non-black type stakes races on Saturday's race program. Old Timers Classic Multiple stakes winner Stripsteak put in a big finish under jockey Ricardo Moreno to defeat Honor The Fast Man by 1-½ lengths in the $6,902(US) Old Timers ...



VINTON, LA—JUNE 14, 2019—Delta Downs conducted five trials for this year’s $308,863 Delta Downs Louisiana-bred Derby (RG3) on Friday night and a very familiar name set the fastest time in the 400-yard heats. Jose Estrada Quarter Horses’ Eysa Jess Jumpn, who took last year’s Lee Berwick Futurity (RG1), won the third trial of the night in a time of :19.429 seconds, which equaled a speed index of 99. Each trial was contested over a fast track. Eysa Jess Jumpn was ridden to victory by Guadalupe Lucio, Jr. and is trained by Josue Huitron. The 3-year-old filly has now won nine of 12 starts in her career and she has only lost once in five ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—JUNE 14, 2019—A short weather delay prior to the start of the Canterbury Park card foretold the results of the two trials for the $36,068 MQHRA Stallion Auction Futurity as Hr Storm On In won the second trial as the fastest overall qualifier.

A quick moving thunderstorm delayed the start of the first trial briefly but left ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—JUNE 14, 2019—Racing in the Salt Lake valley continued on Friday with five trials to the $80,127 Beehive Futurity at Laurel Brown. The 350-yard final is scheduled for Friday, June 28.

The fifth and final trial produced the fastest overall qualifier, Centers Valiant Hero. Centers Valiant Hero, with Armando Alvidrez ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—JUNE 14, 2019—Quarter Horse racing is back at Laurel Brown, and the track began the 2019 meet with three trials for the $20,510 South Valley Futurity.

The 330-yard final will be held on Friday, June 28.

The second trial produced the top three fastest qualifiers, including the winner and fastest qualifier, Fooses Tat. Fooses Tat and jockey Daniel Carrillo set a time of 16.603 and earned a speed index of 110. The Foose filly was a gate-to-wire winner, defeating second fastest qualifier My Sweet Mia by three-quarters of a length.

This was the fourth career effort ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—JUNE 14, 2019—Pappajeto, under jockey Daniel Carrillo, rolled to a one-length win in the first of two trials Friday for the UQHRA Open Derby at Laurel Brown Track, setting the fastest qualifying time of :17.467 seconds, a 104 speed index. David Burt saddled the son of multiple stakes sire ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—JUNE 14, 2019—One Famous Corona, under jockey Jesus Valenzuela, held to a head win in the third of four trials on Friday for the 89 & Under All-Breed Allowance (not black type) at Laurel Brown Track. The top four finishers in that trial posted the top four qualifying spots for the Friday, June 28th $26,895 350 yard final. ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JUNE 9, 2019— Trainer Trey Wood became the fifth trainer to win the Ruidoso Derby and the Ruidoso Futurity on the same weekend when Carry "Rusty" Allred's Fernweh scored a narrow victory in the Grade 1, $1,000,000 Ruidoso Futurity on Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. The Wood-trained Apocalyptical Jess won the Grade 1, $958,766 Ruidoso Derby on Saturday afternoon. The other trainers to score the Ruidoso Derby-Ruidoso Futurity double on the same weekend are "Sleepy" Gilbreath, Russell Harris, Mike Joiner and Rudy Valles. Gilbreath performed the feat twice. The odds-on favorite, Fernweh raced the 350 yards in ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JUNE 9, 2019—The $100,000 Ruidoso Juvenile, a race for horses who did not qualify for the grade 1 Ruidoso Futurity, was won Sunday afternoon by Brenda Reiswig's homebred Midnight Moonlyte. Midnight Moonlyte won by one-half length in :17.455 for the 350 yards. Cody Roger Smith was aboard. A gelding by ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JUNE 9, 2019— Featuring a trio of previous futurity qualifiers and a total of four horses already with at least one victory, the opening trial to the Grade 1, $1,070,000 Ed Burke Million Futurity figured to be among the strongest of 11 heats contested on Sunday night at Los Alamitos. The 350-yard dash proved to be even ...



AURORA, CO – JUNE 9, 2019 - Dee Favorite Girl won her first career stakes race in style as an easy winner of the $15,000 American Flyer Stakes at Arapahoe on Sunday afternoon.

Dee Favorite Girl and jockey Alfredo Triana, Jr. covered the 350 yards in 17.410 and earned a 97 speed index. The pair broke sharply and extended their early lead to win by a length and half.

Dee Favorite Girl ($5.20) is trained by Miguel Pena for owner Santos Lopez. She was bred in Oklahoma by Dee and Betty Raper, by Favorite Cartel and out of the Mr Eye Opener mare Eyema Blues Girl.

The lone ...



AJAX, ONT—JUNE 9, 2019— A big crowd enjoyed beautiful summertime weather at Ajax Downs on Sunday, the sixth day of the Quarter Horse track's 50th anniversary season. Jockeys Tony Phillips and Regan Knowles each rode two winners on the eight-race card to take the top two positions on the jockey's standings. Phillips now has 10 wins on the ...



JEROME, ID—JUNE 9, 2019—With a dominating gate-to-wire victory, Unique Ways posted the fastest qualifying time to the $7,000-added Roche Equine Veterinary Services Futurity in Jerome on Sunday afternoon.

Unique Ways and Eric Ayala covered the 350 yards in 18.062 and earned a speed index of 90 in the second of two trials. The pair ...



JEROME, ID—JUNE 9, 2019—A pair of trials on Sunday afternoon produced the qualifying field for the $7,000-Added Roche Equine Veterinary Services Derby.

The 350-yard final will be held on June 23.

The two fastest qualifiers were the top two finishers in the first trial. Foose Secret posted the fastest overall time as the winner by a ...