KENNEWICK, WA—APRIL 22, 2018—In her first career start, Ladys A Cartel burst out of the gate in a wire-to-wire win on Sunday to set the fastest qualifying time for the $35,000-est. Pot O'Gold Futurity at Sun Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from six trial races, will return to the Pacific Northwest racetrack on Sunday, May 6th to vie for ...



FARMINGTON, NM—APRIL 22, 2018 — The first stakes race of the 2018 SunRay Park season went to Jess Move You ($8.40) in the $25,000 Animas Stakes, the feature race of the Sunday afternoon card. Jess Move You covered the 400-yard race in 19.458 to earn a 97 speed index, winning by daylight over a full field.

This was the first stakes win for Jess Move You; the Apollitical Jess gelding broke his maiden at Zia in October before qualifying for the $187,950 West Texas Derby (G3) at Sunland last month.

Jess Move You was bred in Oklahoma by Debbie Strebig, out of the Royal Shake Em mare Gonna ...



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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 22, 2018— The annual Extreme Racing Day at Remington Park features exhibition racing with exotic animals in between the American Quarter Horse racing. The special Sunday program also features race distances not usually conducted. In this case, shorter distances. Both the 110-yard and 220-yard distance now have ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 22, 2018—Owner Kolleen Ledgerwood and trainer Roberto Dominguez have a special talent in their barn by the name of Jimbosecret. The Oklahoma-bred gelding by No Secrets Here won his racing debut at Los Alamitos Race Course in wire-to-wire fashion, pulling away from his rivals at the midway point of the 300-yard race ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 22, 2018—This year’s talented class of 2-year-old Quarter Horses continue to post gate works at Los Alamitos Race Course in preparation for the major futurities that are in the horizon at the Orange County track. Here’s a brief rundown at some of the top young runners that have shined during recent mornings at Los ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 21, 2018—Lynnder 16 remained undefeated in her young career as she outdueled Jess Let It B to prevail in Saturday’s $864,500 Remington Park Futurity by a head. Owned by the Pierre, South Dakota partnership of Tom Maher and Dick Tobin, Lynnder 16 is trained by Jason Olmstead and was ridden to victory by Cristian Esqueda in the race for Oklahoma-breds. The 2-year-old filly used a solid start to immediately compete with Jess Let It B who was also away sharply. The pair quickly separated from the remaining six foes and fought to the finish. Lynnder 16 ran straight and true, helping to get her to the line for ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 21, 2018—A tremendous start allowed DF AJ Green Leaves to control the lead and roll to victory in the $317,400 Remington Park Derby on Saturday night as a longshot at 45-1 odds. Owned by Darling Farms of Lamont, Okla. and trained by James Padgett, DF AJ Green Leaves was ridden by Omar Reyes who noted the victory ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 21, 2018—Eagles Fly Higher left no doubts in winning Saturday night’s $100,000 Remington Park Juvenile, leading every step while scoring by one length. The Juvenile was for Oklahoma-bred 2-year-olds, with preference to those who competed in trials for the Remington Park Futurity. Owned by the Dennis, Texas ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 21, 2018—After a string of five near-miss losses in stakes races, Valiant Rogue made his first trip back into the winner’s circle since his win in the Mighty Deck Three stakes at Remington Park in March of 2017. The winner of the 2016 Grade 1, Rainbow Derby at Ruidoso Downs, N.M., Valiant Rogue added plenty of ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 21, 2018—JS History Lesson put forth a serious rally over the final half of the $65,500 Laico Bird Stakes on Saturday at Remington Park, a race for 2-year-old Oklahoma-breds. He found the line while the room on the outside became cramped thanks to the early leader drastically drifting out. Owned by James Sills of ...



VINTON, LOUISIANA – APRIL 21, 2018 – A multiple graded stakes qualifier and stakes placed finisher, Lightemupwithcharm ($9.00) picked up his first career stakes win in the $40,000 Louisiana Purchase Stakes at Delta Downs on Saturday night.

The 350-yard race was open to 3-year-olds and up who had never won a stakes race. Lightemupwithcharm and jockey Antonio Alberto won by a half-length and picked up a time of 17.232 and a 103 speed index.

Lightemupwithcharm is a 4-year-old gelding trained by Willie J. Simien, Jr. for owner Saul Dorado. He was bred in Louisiana by Jumonville ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 21, 2018— Weetonas Lafawn avenged her string of three consecutive seventh-place finishes by scoring her second lifetime stakes win in the $65,500 Mr Master Bug Stakes for 3-year-old Oklahoma-breds at Remington Park. Exactly 363 days earlier, she won the 2017 Remington Park Juvenile Stakes. Weetonas Lawfawn was ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 21, 2018—Parti Wagon proved his first start was no fluke when he stumbled in the Harrah's Entertainment Futurity(G3) trials then got up to finish second in late rush. The son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon was disqualified and placed ninth for interference. Tonight the bay colt put it ...



ST. GEORGE, UT—APRIL 21, 2018—Fastest qualifier Dust A Tac, under jockey Jesus Valenzuela, returned Saturday to defeat Kis My Bit by a neck in the $35,097 Dixie Downs Futurity in St. George, Utah. Sir Trump was another neck back in a blanket finish to take third. Coming off the fastest qualifying time trial on April 7, Dust A Tac completed the 300 yards in :15.889 seconds, an 87 speed index, to get his second career win in as many starts. Trainer Luis Gonzalez saddled the ...



KENNEWICK, WA—APRIL 21, 2018—Making just his third career start, Inseperable Two, a son of champion and grade 1 sire Inseperable, was an impressive 1-¾ length trial winner on Saturday to set the fastest qualifying time for the Sun Downs Maiden Stakes (not black type). The 10 fastest qualifiers, ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 21, 2018—Scott Willoughby did not hesitate when asked earlier this week about the top 2-year-olds in his barn. "Right now, I really like Pull The Trigger as the top male and Alpha Female as the top filly," he said. Willoughby’s top juveniles in each division did not waste any time proving him right, as ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 20, 2018— Delta Downs kicked off its 2018 American Quarter Horse season on Friday night with a 10-race program that included the $23,850 Delta Dash Stakes and five qualifying trials for this year’s $69,552 Old South Derby (see related story). Making his first start since a second-place effort in the restricted Grade 3 B.F. Phillips Jr. Handicap at Lone Star Park last November, Dm La Jolla defeated Mps Shake Em N Style by a neck in the $30,000 Delta Dash Stakes on Friday's opening Quarter Horse card at Delta Downs. Also a stakes winner, Hesablackmagic was ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 20, 2018—Droff held off stakes winner Sr Shambles to set the top qualifying mark from five trials contested opening night at Delta Downs for the Old South Derby. Droff showed early speed under jockey Luis Vivanco then held off Sr Shambles by a neck to record a :17.425 clocking, a 97 speed index and the top qualifying time from the 42 3-year-olds who starting in the Old South Derby trials. Trainer Salvador Flores saddled the Texas homebred son of world champion sire FDD Dynasty to his second career win for owner/breeder Jorge Haddad. Droff entered the trials off a ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 20, 2018—EG High Desert Farms’ Bail Czech and Salvador Pimienta’s One Berry scored solid victories in their respected racing debuts to highlight the Friday night racing action at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Alejandro Luna for trainer Jesus Nunez, the 2-year-old Bail Czech ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 20, 2018—Goldline made his first start of 2018 a winning one, scoring a $23,650 allowance event on Friday at Remington Park by one length. Owned by Wade Helton of Pampa, Texas and trained by Fernando Carrete, Goldline was ridden to victory by Roberto Meraz. The 3-year-old gelding pulled away while covering 400 ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 20, 2018— The cavalcade of 2-year-olds continue at Los Alamitos with many talented prospects posting 220-yard morning works at Los Alamitos. Here’s a brief rundown of some of the top young runners that have lit up the clock over the past few mornings. THURSDAY, APRIL 5
Jess Flashee (California-bred ...