RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 27, 2014—Jimmy Negrete and Jimmy Vasquez’s Girlonthego prevailed in a prototypical quarter horse noses-on-the-wire finish to win the restricted Grade 1, $392,253 Zia Quarter Horse Futurity on Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. The Zia Futurity offered the largest purse during the two-day Zia Festival celebrating New Mexico-bred racing. The first day of Zia Festival was on Saturday. Girlonthego finished a head in front of Seeyalateralligator and it was a nose back back to third-place finisher Tuscan Redd. The ...



EVANSTON, WY—JULY 27, 2014—Cir Mark Of A Queen raced to a nose win over Cg Motorboaten in the last of five trials contested Sunday afternoon for the Wyoming Downs Futurity in Evanston. The speedy pair ended with the top two qualifying marks on the day. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the Wyoming racetrack on Sunday, August 10 and ...



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AURORA, CO—JULY 27, 2014—Jeffrey and Chris Meyers Thoroughbred Life At Life closed down the stretch to defeat Oh Jess Fly by one-length in the $13,000 Leo Beaudash 870 Stakes at Arapahoe Park Sunday afternoon. E F Five (TB) finished 1¼ lengths back in the show position. Ridden by Brian Theriot, Laugh At Life completed the course in :45.325 ...



By Martha Claussen SELMA, TX—JULY 26, 2014—One year ago Louis A. Trey Malechek, III and Ben Frank Butler spotted a filly in the TQHA Yearling Sale. They conferred with their long time friend and trainer Leon Bard and signed a sale ticket for $8,000. Tonight they celebrated with a huge group of family and friends as Grey Daze won the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA— JULY 26, 2014—Owner and breeder Ed Allred enjoyed a banner evening during the 15th edition of California Breeders Champions Night for state-bred Quarter Horses on Saturday at Los Alamitos. The AQHA Hall of Fame horseman had five wins as an owner during the all-stakes 14-race card, headed by Discontent’s impressive victory ...



SELMA, TX—JULY 26, 2014—A very competitive group of 3-year-olds put on a great show in the $173,700 Retama Park Derby with Bp Wagon Train taking the trophy. Bred in Oklahoma by Bill Price, the son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon was making his 11th career start, and captured his firs stakes win under ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JULY 26, 2014— Cant Catcha Corona and jockey Harold Collins rallied home to win the richest Quarter Horse race ever held in the state of Indiana Saturday, July 26. The duo earned the title in the fifth running of the $199,200 Gordon Mobley Futurity Final by only the margin of a head at the finish of the 300-yard dash. Two ...



TULSA, OK—JULY 26, 2014—Trainer Rodney Reed saddled winner's to both the $171,650 Speedhorse Gold & Silver Cup Futurity(RG2) and the $50,350 Speedhorse Gold & Silver Cup Derby on Saturday night at Fair Meadows in Tulsa. Furrtreeous Colts Run 1-2 in Speedhorse Futurity Entering the race off the two-top qualifying times from the ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 26, 2014—Pierre and Leslie Amestoy’s homebred Mighty Moonflash took control of the restricted Grade 2, $139,493 Zia Quarter Horse Derby at the halfway point and went on to his third straight win. The Zia Festival, featuring the top-tier New Mexico-bred thoroughbreds and quarter horses, continues on Sunday with a 1 ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JULY 26, 2014—Stinkin Rich made his name a little more valid Saturday, July 26 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, taking home the top prize in the 12th running of the $130,500 Jaguar Rocket Futurity Final. Ridden to victory by Aron Hunt, Stinkin Rich drew away for the win in a time of :15.524 seconds, establishing a new stakes ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JULY 26, 2014—After winning his trial in convincing fashion, WRs Quick Regards and Juan Guerrero returned to their winning ways to win the sixth running of the $92,800 Heartland Futurity. Starting from post seven in the nine-horse lineup, WRs Quick Regards took control of the race early on, sprinting to the win over the ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JULY 26, 2014— After finishing third in the trials, little attention was given to Pistolpacking Pepsi in the 12thrunning of the $135,100 Blue River Derby Final. The three-year-old sorrel gelding was winless in 2014. However, past performance lines showed he shouldn’t be overlooked. Pistolpacking Pepsi completed his ...



EVANSTON, WY—JULY 26, 2014—A late surge under jockey Tyson Lusk propelled Wilmas Alright Now to a 1 ¼ length win over Gl Give Me A Sign in the $30,000 Gary Waite 89 and Under Stakes at Wyoming Downs Saturday afternoon. Wilmas Alright Now completed the 400 yards in a very fast :19.566 time to earn a 115 speed index. The $13,794 winner's ...



TULSA, OK—JULY 26, 2014—Looking For Gold Racing's Spit Curl Trey dueled Nkhoots to the wire Saturday night to win the $20,000 Cherokee Nation Stakes by a nose at Fair Meadows racecourse. Ridden by jockey Agustin Silva, the Spit Curl Jess gelding completed the 350 yards in :17.732 seconds into a 15 ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JULY 26, 2014—Multiple stakes winner Chilled Six Pack picked up his seventh career win Saturday afternoon while posting the top qualifying time for the Bob Woodard Memorial Stakes at Indiana Grand Race Course. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the two trial races contested, will return to the Indiana racetrack on Saturday, ...



TULSA, OK—JULY 26, 2014—Charles Leggett's Texas Silk defeated Texas Two Moons by 1¼ lengths Saturday night in the Speedhorse Paint and Appaloosa Futurity(G1) at Fair Meadows. Panther Quick Flash finished a head back in the show position. Ridden by jockey Berkley Packer, Texas Silk raced to his third futurity win of the season. The $46,181 ...



By Martha Claussen SELMA, TX—JULY 25, 2014—Retama Park kicked off its biggest stakes weekend of the 2014 Quarter Horse season with five stakes and trials for the Adequan Derby Challenge. It was a notable evening for trainer Judd Kearl, owner/breeder Jerry Windham and jockey Rodrigo Vallejo, who combined for a victory in the TQHA Classic ...