SHELBYVILLE, IN—JULY 30, 2016—It was anyone’s race halfway through the eighth running of the $98,280 Heartland Futurity, but Jess A Dollar and Jose Davila proved to be the toughest in the end, winning the event by just a neck over Vampire Rose and Smitty Oxendine. Starting from post six in the 10-horse field, Jess A Dollar was in the thick of things from the very start. The chestnut son of One Sweet Jess went to battle with nearly the entire field of the 300-yard dash from the first few jumps out of the gate. A blanket could have been spread on eight horses through the first half of the ...



TULSA, OK—JULY 30, 2016—At 37-to-1 odds, Truck yeah broke clean under jockey Larry Payne and drove to a half-length win in the Grade 1 $89,100 Speedhorse Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Saturday night at Fair Meadows. Crm Radio Flyer finished half-a-length in front of Ivoriona for second. Truck Yeah completed the 350 yards in :17.787 seconds ...



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EVANSTON, WY—JULY 30, 2016—Odds on favorite Tdm Big Shooter returned to Wyoming Downs today to win the $22,400 Wyoming Bred Derby by a neck over Barley A Secret. After reviewing the race replay, the track stewards moved Barley A Secret, who lugged in, to seventh place for interference. Ccb First Flyin Fool was moved to second and Tosty ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 30, 2016—Melissa Slayton and Cody Bowling’s Born To B Bad emerged from a line of horses and held off Feature Moonflash to win the $59,400 John Deere Ruidoso Downs Juvenile Challenge (see related story) on Saturday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs. Also on the program ...



HAZEL PARK, MI—JULY 30, 2016—Gordon Mobley Futurity runner-up Kid Cartel raced to his first stakes victory Saturday night by defeating Seperate Feature by one-length in the $20,000 Hazel Park Open Futurity. Saras First Card finished a neck back in the show position. Ridden by jockey Fernando Fonseca-Soto, Kid Cartel completed the 300 yards ...



By Martha Claussen SELMA, TX—JULY 29, 2016—Retama Park kicked off its biggest stakes weekend of the 2016 Quarter Horse season with and 11-race card featured five stakes and three trials for the Adequan Derby Challenge. Jess Toast Winner Placed First in the $35,000 TQHA Classic Stakes The $35,000 TQHA Classic Stakes went to ...



TULSA, OK—JULY 29, 2016—Kicking off their closing weekend, Fair Meadows hosted the Rocky Heinzig Stakes and Walter Merrick Memorial Stakes, both worth a purse of $17,500 each, on Friday's race card. Rocky Heinzig Stakes Multiple graded stakes winner Mr Jo Eagle posted a one-length win over Streakin Regard in the $17,500 Rocky ...



AURORA, CO—JULY 29, 2016—Multiple stakes sire Ivory James dominated five trials Friday afternoon for the Mile High Futurity at Arapahoe Park. Three of his offspring qualified to the final, with two winners including fastest qualifier Tilt James. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from 37 head who started ...



AUROA, CO—JULY 29, 2016—California invader Tml Streakin Joy got her first win in Colorado on Friday when she defeated Cf Humbuckin while setting the top qualifying time for the Mile High Derby at Arapahoe Park. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the five trial races contested, will return to Arapahoe Park on Saturday, August 13th to vie for ...



EDMONTON, ALB—JULY 29, 2016—Making just her third career start Ivory Lady League was best late under jockey Tyler Walker to catch Reds On Fire by a neck in the $41,269(US) Alberta Stallion Stakes Futurity at Northlands Park Friday afternoon. Munckin finished a nose back to get third in the blanket finish. Trainer Kevin Oberholtzer saddled ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JULY 29, 2016—A break from racing since the end of May had little effect on Beach Cartel, who rallied home the winner in a $20,000 Quarter Horse allowance race Friday, July 29. Now four, 2015 Three-Year-Old Quarter Horse of the Year is nine for 12 lifetime. Starting from post eight in the nine-horse lineup, Beach Cartel ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 24, 2016—A Revenant ran down Paint My Pilot in the finals few strides to win the Grade 1, $1,000,000 Rainbow Futurity on Sunday at Ruidoso Downs and place A Revenant on the short list of favorites to the Grade 1, $3,000,000 All American Futurity on Labor Day. The $1,000,000 purse equals the record purse for the ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JULY 24, 2016—Rancho el Cabresto, Inc.'s Apollititaka drifted out under jockey Eduardo Nicasio while defeating Seaside Eagle by half-a-length in the $100,000 Rainbow Quarter Horse Juvenile Stakes at Ruidoso Downs Sunday afternoon. Take The Cup finished three-quarter back in the show position. Saddled by trainer Juan ...



EVANSTON, WY—JULY 24, 2016—A late surge, under jockey Luis Peralta, helped Eyesa Special Harper to a half-length victory over Vvr Poolhall Girl in the $37,100 Wyoming Bred Futurity at Wyoming Downs Sunday afternoon. Vvr Dazzling Corona finished a neck back in third. A homebred for Broken Bones ...