ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 23, 2017—The lightly raced Jess Hot kept his perfect 3-for-3 record in tact when he defeated Two Wines by a neck in the $289,993 New Mexico State Fair Quarter Horse Futurity Saturday night at Albuquerque. Hollywooodcrown was a neck back in a blanket finish to take third. Ridden by jockey Agustin Silva and saddled by trainer Larry Chavez, Jess Hot completed the 400 yards in :19.850 seconds to pick-up the $144,996 futurity winner's purse. A homebred racing for owner/breeder Mike Abraham, Jess Hot has banked nearly $160,000 in his three starts. Jess Hot’s dam, the unraced 12-year-old ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 23, 2017—Adore The Hero (21-1) turned in a sharp effort under jockey Cipriano Vidana to defeat fastest qualifier Jim County Man in the $139,364 La Fiesta Quarter Horse Derby Saturday night at Albuquerque Downs. Stablemate Famouseagletime finished a neck back in third-place. Conditioned by Wesley Giles, Adore The ...



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GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 23, 2017—Bennie and Terri Jeter’s Rc Me Leaving You looked every part the winner as he made his way into the paddock before the 20th running of the Nevill Document Solutions Stakes. And that’s exactly how it played for the post-time favorite. The 5-year-old son of Coronas ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 16, 2017—Paul Jones and Thompson Racing LLC’s That Rico is running on all cylinders right after posting his fourth victory in a row thanks to an impressive wire-to-wire victory in the $15,000 Old Habits Handicap at 350 yards on Sunday at Los Alamitos. With leading Quarter Horse jockey Jesus Rios Ayala, who is a ...



HOBBS, NM—SEPTEMBER 23, 2017—Off since July, Phantom Fury returned to the races with a dominating two-length win, under jockey Jose Enriquez, in the last of five trial contested for the Hobbs America Futurity(G2) at Zia Park Saturday afternoon. The One Sweet Jess gelding's time of :19.632 seconds, a 93-speed index into a 12-mph crosswind, set the bar as the top qualifying time of the day from 39 two-year-olds who went to post. Trainer Jesus Luis Muela saddled Phantom Fury to his first career win in four starts for owner Victor Lozano. Fourth in the West Texas Futurity(G2) in April, the ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 18, 2017—Country Boy 123 bounced off a second-place effort in the Bank of America Ajax Challenge Championship to defeat his nemesis One Famous Glass in Monday's $54,000(US) All Canadian Classic at Ajax Downs. Under jockey Cory Spataro County Boy 123 rolled to a one-length win while completing the 350 yards in a quick ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 18, 2017—Ls Prince got up the wire in a blanket finish to defeat Hickerson by a head in the $83,558(US) Picov Derby at Ajax Downs Monday afternoon. Miromar finished another head back to take third. Ridden by jockey Josh Scott, Ls Prince rolled over the 400 yards in a quick :19.870 clocking, with a 10-mph tailwind, to record a 103-speed index. It was the fifth win in n10 starts for the multiple stakes winning son of Louisiana Senator. The $31,652(US) winners' purse boosted his career earnings total to $55,647. Trainer Jason Pascoe saddled the bay gelding to second ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 18, 2017—Had To Be Ivory, a stakes winning son of multiple stakes sire Ivory James defeated the royally-bred Aj Chick In 15 by 1-¼ lengths Monday afternoon at set the fastest qualifying time for the Alex Picov Memorial Futurity at Ajax Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers will ...



HOBBS, NM—SEPTEMBER 17, 2017—Once Over, a stakes winning son of Walk Thru Fire, defeated Don Quixote by a neck in the $50,000 Grade 2 James Isaac Hobbs Stakes Sunday afternoon at Zia Park. Tf Im That Guy finished another neck back in a blanket finish to get third. Ridden by jockey Raul Herrera, Once Over completed the 350 yards in :117.688 seconds, into a 12-mph crosswind, to earn a 92-speed index. It was the ninth career win for the 8-year-old and the $30,000 winners' purse boosted his lifetime bankroll past $260,000. Trainer Jose Luis Marquez saddled the multiple graded stakes winner ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 17, 2017—Keith Nellesen's undefeated colt KVN Corona posted a fantastic victory in the sixth of 10 trials to the $400,000 PCQHRA Breeders Futurity on Sunday at Los Alamitos. A total of 74 horses competed in the trials with those with the 10 fastest times advancing to the final to be held during Los Alamitos Equine ...



LETHBRIDGE, ALB—SEPTEMBER 17, 2017—A big finish under jockey Freddy Fuentes propelled multiple stakes winner Toughie to a three-quarter length win over Splashy Mamacita in the $8,612(US) AQHA Aged Stakes (not black type) Sunday at Lethbridge. Big Hoss Rollin finished 1-¼ lengths back to get third. Trainer William Leech saddled the daughter ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 16, 2017—The weather was clear and the track was fast for the hopeful contenders in 11 trials vying for a place in the Grade 2, $393,000 Dash for Cash Futurity Final to be run Saturday, September 30 at Lone Star Park. Damien Martinez rode first time starter Three Bar Cartel in the first 400-yard trial to a final time of :20.056 setting what would be the time to beat for all but the final two races. It was in the tenth trial when Ja Am I Blue, ridden by Jesse Levario, smoked that time stopping the timer at :19.725. That held for the fastest of all eleven trials, though in the last trial of the night, ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 16, 2017—For the second time in his Los Alamitos training career, Roberto Dominguez saddled the fastest qualifier to a major stakes race at the Orange County oval. The first time he accomplished this feat came in August of 2011 when he saddled Kolleen Ledgerwood’s Filthy Fast to the fastest time in the Golden State ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 16, 2017—Keen Liaison and Ronald Hisby set the bar in the first of three trials for the upcoming $100,000 Sterlie Bertram Memorial Stakes Saturday, Sept. 16. The duo turned in the fastest time of :20.080 seconds heading into the Saturday, Sept. 30 final at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Starting from post six as the favorite of the eight-horse field, Keen Liaison had a good break and was all business from start to finish in the 400-yard dash. The three-year-old daughter of Sixes Liaison grabbed the lead early and could not be caught, winning the race by one-half length at the wire. Dreamers Liaison, also a ...



EDMONTON, AB— SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 —Bringonthewave ($3.40) paid the people as the heavy favorite and fastest qualifier to the $36,901(US) Alberta Bred Futurity at Northlands Park on Saturday. In a commanding 2-¼ length victory, Bringonthewave and Ramiro Sanchez Castillo posted a time of 17.283 and a speed index of 84 for the 330-yard race. He ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 16, 2017—Apollos Second Sign(AP), a daughter of first crop Quarter Horse sire Second Painted Sign, was a neck winner over Ojo Por Ojo on Saturday in the $23,500 Cricket Bars Futurity at Will Rogers Downs. Brace For Thunder finished half-a-length back in third. Ridden by jockey James Flores, Apollos Second Sign completed the 350 yards in :18.025 seconds to pocket the $9,725 winners' purse in the futurity for 2-year-old Appaloosas . Owned-and-trained by Michael Moss, the 2-year-old filly has compiled a (6) 2-1-1 record and earned $27,569 this season. Ronna Lovely ...



EDMONTON, AB – SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 Honor The Fast Man added a second stakes win to his career accomplishments with a victory in Saturday’s $23,702(US) Alberta Bred Derby at Northlands Park. The second-fastest qualifier to the final, Honor the Fast Man was the post-time favorite ($5.30) following the scratch of the fastest qualifier, Poutn On ...