LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 1, 2016—Ron Hartley has another horse to be very proud of at Los Alamitos. The longtime horseman already campaigns the popular champion and multiple Grade 1 winner Moonist and also this year’s Los Alamitos Maiden Stakes winner My Favorite Check. In the 2-year-old ranks his American Force rates as one of the most impressive juveniles to have raced here this season. Hartley can now add to that list the impressive One Proud Eagle, a gelding by One Famous Eagle which posted the fastest qualifying time to the $428,400 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity on Sunday at Los ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—MAY 1, 2016—Good Job Honey (9-1) scored her sixth career win on Sunday afternoon following an outstanding performance in the $160,975 53rd running of the West Texas Derby(G3) at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. The 3-year-old filly, by leading second crop sire Freighttrain B, ...



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PHOENIX, AZ—MAY 1, 2016—Magnificent Jess broke on top, drifted in then held for a neck win over stablemate Magical Jess in the $71,013 Desert Classic Futurity(R) at Turf Paradise Sunday afternoon. Ugo De La Torre owns both 2-year-olds by second crop sire One Sweet Jess. Ridden by jockey Martin ...



KENNEWICK, WA—MAY 1, 2016—Ms Red Ransom broker her maiden Sunday when she posted a half-length win in the $3,300 Sun Downs Derby (not black type). Nita B Lucky finished second with Shimmie Horn three-quarters back in third. Ridden by jockey Jose Madrigal, Ms Red Ransom completed the 350 yards in :18.186 seconds to earn an 84-speed index. ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—APRIL 30, 2016—Fastest qualifier Eyema Blue Wagon broke on top and kept to the task Saturday after to defeat Jess Prize Me by a neck in the $217,904 West Texas Futurity(G2) at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. Groupie James finished half-a-length back in the show position. Ridden by jockey Sergio Becerra, Jr., Eyema Blue ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 30, 2016—Delta Downs conducted 14 qualifying trials for this year’s $281,007 Louisiana Laddie Futurity (RG2) on Saturday night. Trainer Kenneth Roberts, Sr. saddled the fastest qualifier as well as four winners overall, each of whom made it to the lucrative final. Roberts’ star pupil turned out to be Royal Quick Patriot, ...



HOUSTON, TX—APRIL 30, 2016—The $15,000 Texas Twister, at 110 yards, returned for its eighth renewal at Sam Houston Race Park. The winner of this year’s exciting “super sprint” was Red Corona Warrior, surging to the wire in :6.786 seconds. No blanket photo finish was required this evening as Red Corona Warrior, breaking from post position ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 30, 2016—Trainer Dee Keener saddled six of the 10 participants in Saturday’s Grade 1, $104,200 American Paint Classic Futurity at Remington Park. Half of his charges came through to comprise the top three finishers, led by PHQ Goodbye Earl, a rousing 1-1/4 length winner. Owned by the Paint Horse Queens of Coweta, ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 30, 2016—Surely, terrific breeding lines and not happenstance had more to do with it, but Friday night was still a very “lucky” night of racing at Los Alamitos. In the spotlight on this night was Lucky Seven Ranch, the racing operation best known for having campaigned the great 2007 World Champion Blues Girl Too, after ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 29, 2016—Delta Downs hosted an expanded program on Friday night to accommodate 14 qualifying trials for this year’s Louisiana Lassie Futurity. The restricted Grade 2 race for Louisiana-bred fillies will take place May 20 and feature a record purse amount of $298,012. Fans who stuck it out until the end were treated to the ...



FARMINGTON, NM—APRIL 29, 2016—Hard Not To Sing dueled to a neck victory over Genuine High in her first career start Friday while setting the fastest qualifying time for the New Mexico Breeders' Futurity(RG3) at SunRay Park in Farmington. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from the three trial races contested Friday afternoon, will return to the ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 28, 2016—After two improving races this season, Political Scorpion found the front in Thursday’s $24,950 allowance feature and held on to gain victory by a neck over Famous War Eagle. Owned by Jahree Standridge of Coalgate, Okla. and trained by Luis Villafranco, Political Scorpion was ridden by Mario Delgado. After ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 23, 2016—Teller Baja impressed once again in her third career start, rolling to a half-length win in the $958,000 Remington Park Futurity for Oklahoma-bred 2-year-olds. Owned and bred in Oklahoma by Juan Medina of Zapata, Texas, Teller Baja is trained by Rick Robinson and was ridden once again by Agustin Silva who had to make a very slight adjustment right after the start of the race. "She broke a little in, after that she straightened up and we got the money." Silva tapped Teller Baja just a few times midway through the 330 yards, then hand-rode her ...