OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 20, 2019—Just one day after sleet and snow fell at Remington Park, sunny skies greeted Wednesday training race competitors. Lady Six Sky made a rally to win the seventh training race of the afternoon, posting the top 250-yard time of the session, over a fast track. Bred and owned by Reliance Ranches of Guthrie, Okla., Lady Six Sky is trained by Mike Robbins and was ridden by Ruben Castro. The Oklahoma-bred 2-year-old filly crossed the finish in :13.704, winning her race by a head over Rfancy Fire into a mild headwind of 11mph. Lady Six Sky is a daughter ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 17, 2019—Owned by the partnership of Bryant, Brooks, Lewis, Hubbard, et al, Apollitical Flying broke out from post number nine at the start of the $101,000 Los Alamitos Maiden Stakes (not black type), but once he got rolling there was no stopping him, as he pulled away to a ¾ length victory over Pedro Rangel's Cavuto on a cold and windy Sunday night. "This horse felt right at home," trainer Justin Joiner said of Apollitical Flying. "During the schooling races at Sunland Park, this is exactly how the weather is like, if the wind isn't blowing just a little bit harder." It was windy enough at the Orange ...



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SUNLAND PARK, NM—FEBRUARY 16, 2019—With a strong rally under jockey Mauro Salcedo, Ryansmanonthemoon got up over Cd Mamas Boy by a neck in the $85,000 New Mexico Horse Breeders' Association Stakes Saturday afternoon at Sunland Park. Cd Flash And Fame was a head back in the blanket finish to take third. It was a trifecta for leading sire First Moonflash who got the top three finishers. Coming off a win in the Shue Fly Stakes(RG2) on January 26, Ryansmanonthemoon went to the post as the 7-5 favorite. As far back as 1-½ lengths early in the race after getting bumped at the start, the son of ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 16, 2019—Ed Allred's Time To Leave held off a strong group of fillies and mares to win the $35,000 Denim N Diamonds Handicap on Saturday at Los Alamitos. The 4-year-old mare's victory gives Allred his 98th career stakes victory. Back on February 8, Allred became the first to reach 1,500 Quarter Horse wins as ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 16, 2019— Harrah's Louisiana Downs presented the 14th running of the $25,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes (RG3) today. The heavy favorite, Gladney 1 LLC's Gunna Be Alright ran an effortless race to top the six accredited Louisiana-breds in the afternoon feature. With David Alvarez in the saddle, the 4-year-old son of ...



TUCSON, AZ—FEBRUARY 16, 2019—Wise Fool, a daughter of champion sire Tres Seis, scored her first official win Saturday when she defeated Captain Mazurk by a neck in the $8,500 Rulon Goodman Maiden (not black type) at Rillito Park. Beautiful Return was a neck back in the blanket finish to take third. ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 16, 2019—Martha Wells' homebred gelding MyFavorite Cartel posted the fastest 300 yard clocking at Los Alamitos since September of 2011 when he covered the distance in a blistering: 15.103 clocking over a wet fast track on Saturday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Erasmo Gasca for trainer Matt Fales, MyFavorite Cartel ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—FEBRUARY 15, 2019—Making his first start since a second-place effort in the Grade 1 Championship at Sunland Park in December, Jess Bein The Hero rolled to a half-length win and the top qualifying time from four trials contested Friday at Sunland Park for the Grade 3 $128,500 West Texas Maturity. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return on March 9 to vie for the $60,395 winner's share of the purse going 400 yards. Ridden by jockey Manuel Gutierrez, Jess Bein The Hero completed the 400 yards in :19.007 seconds, clocking a 104 speed index with an 18 mph tailwind. Josue Ponce conditions the multiple graded stakes ...



SELMA, TX—FEBRUARY 15, 2019—The Legend Stone, a colt by leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon, posted the fastest training race time on Friday from 79 2-year-olds who participated in 12 training races at Retma Park. Jockey Jorge Linares had the riding assignment aboard the Oklahoma-bred for owner ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 14, 2019—Totally Free posted the fastest training race effort on Thursday at Remington Park, covering 250 yards over a fast track in :16.653, during the fourth of nine events. Owned and bred in Oklahoma by Reliance Ranches of Guthrie, Okla., Totally Free is trained by Mike Robbins and was handled in her training score by jockey Stormy Smith. A 2-year-old filly by second-crop sire Coronado Cartel from the Mr Jess Perry mare Tan Thin And Rich, Totally Free broke well and was hustled to the lead by Smith. She drifted in ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 13, 2019—Jockey Esgar Ramirez, twice a winner of the All American Futurity, rode the winner of the fastest of nine training races at Remington Park on Wednesday. He booted home Sizzling Fajita to a win in the final schooling race of the day, stopping the timer for 250 yards in :13.701 seconds, racing into a stiff 25 mph headwind. All the training race horses on this second training race day prior to the 2019 Quarter Horse season battled that headwind. Ramirez was up for trainer Clint Crawford and owner Brenda Reiswig. Sizzling Fajita, a 2-year-old bay Quarter Horse daughter of last year's leading sire ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 10, 2019—Jim Walker’s homebred Zoomin For Spuds became the fifth horse to qualify four or more times to the prestigious Champion of Champions after scoring a wire-to-wire victory in Sunday’s Grade 1, $157,200 Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship at 400 yards. Ridden by Jesus Rios Ayala for trainer Monty Arrossa from post number one, the 6-5 favorite Zoomin For Spuds beat the 11-1 shot Eyes The Favorite by a head while covering the 400 yards in :19.50 over a wet fast track. "He liked the post position number one," Rios Ayala said. "It was a bit slippery down there, but the horse ran his race. ...



PHOENIX, AZ—FEBRUARY 10, 2019—Beduinos Royalcorona cleared the field on the way to his first career win Sunday afternoon, defeating Tubac Royale by 1-½ lengths in the $5,000 Turf Paradise Maiden Stake (not black type) at Turf Paradise Race Course in Phoenix, Arizona. Gonamakeureyesblack finished half-a-length back in third. Ridden by jockey Kevin Carbajal, Beduinos Royalcorona completed the 350 yards in :17.793 seconds, earning a 94 speed index into a 7 mph crosswind. It was the first career win for the 3-year-old son of leading living sire Corona Cartel. Trainer Guillermo Morales saddled ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 9, 2019—Connie Rosenthal went for it when she saw Powerful Favorite enter the sale ring at the 2017 Los Alamitos Equine Sale. "We wouldn't have this horse if it wasn't for Connie," trainer Chris O'Dell said. "She doesn't like to talk about it, but she's the one that raised her hand during the bidding and bought him. The Rosenthals paid $90,000 for this horse. That's a nice chunk of money. When the horse entered the sale ring, Connie asked me if this is the horse that I liked. When I said that it was, she said, 'well, let's get him.' " And what a great purchase he has turned out to be. A gelding by ...