Q-RACING—OCTOBER 23, 2021—Danjer, last year's champion aged horse and the 6-5 favorite, dominated his competition in Saturday's Grade 1, $266,250 Bank of America Challenge Championship at Albuquerque Downs. Racing for Downtime Enterprises LLC, Billy G. Smith, and trainer Dean Frey, Danjer defeated 9-5 second choice Mi Amor Secreto by a clear two lengths while covering 440 yards in :20.732, a clocking that was aided by a reported 8-mph tail wind. Cody Smith rode the 5-year-old gelded son of world champion sire FDD Dynasty. Danjer was bred in Oklahoma by Dean Frey, and the gelding ended his ...



Q-RACING—OCTOBER 23, 2021—Juan Manuel Marquez's Apolinaria Prize, an 8-1 longshot in a field of 10 2-year-olds, led at every call en route to a neck victory in Saturday's $130,625 John Deere Juvenile Challenge Championship (G2) at Albuquerque Downs. Ridden by Cesar Moreno for trainer Jose Rosales Gomez, Apolinaria Prize covered 350 yards ...



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Q-RACING—OCTOBER 23, 2021—Jose Cervantes' JC Wild King, a homebred bay son of world champion Apollitical Jess, won Saturday's 400-yard, $154,750 Adequan Derby Challenge Championship (G3) for sophomores at Albuquerque Downs. Prepped by Fidencio Jimenez and sent to post as the 5-2 second choice, JC ...



Q-RACING—OCTOBER 23, 2021—Sent to post at odds of 5-1 in a full field of 10 fillies and mares, Pattys Saint earned her first graded stakes victory in Saturday's 400-yard, $106,500 Q-Racing Video Distaff Challenge Championship (G1) at Albuquerque Downs. Pattys Saint defeated 18-1 longshot Tempting Knockout by 1 1/2 lengths in :19.155. Jesus ...



Q-RACING—OCTOBER 23, 2021—Rogers Farms' Wascallywittlewabbit led at every call en route to a 2 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $104,500 Cox Ranch Distance Challenge Championship (G1) at Albuquerque Downs. Prepped by Mike Joiner and ridden by Benito Baca, Wascallywittlewabbit went 870 yards in :44.505. The 6-year-old Heza Motor Scooter ...



EDMONTON, AB—OCTOBER 23, 2021—Wave Burner earned his first career stakes in Saturday night in the $69,348(US) Canada Cup Quarter Horse Futurity (RG3). Wave Burner ($8.50) and Silvino Morales led from the gate and finished first by a neck in :20.427 for the 400-yard stake over a sloppy track. The pair earned a 78 speed index. The Wave Carver gelding is owned by Jeffrey Rath and is trained by Wesley Oulton, who also bred him in Alberta, out of First Prize Sass, by First Timber. He won his trial on October 8 and was the second fastest qualifier. Wave Burner has never finished out of the money ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—OCTOBER 23, 2021—The Downs at Albuquerque hosted five undercard stakes on Saturday's 10-race Bank of America Challenge Championship Night. $40,000 Lobo Derby The $40,000 Lobo Derby ended in a dead-heat between Echo Of Thunder and Wieburg. The pair completed the 400 yards in :19.898 seconds, equaling an 86 speed ...



Flight Club and Ricardo Moreno closed fast over a sloppy track to win the $27,510(US) Canada Cup Quarter Horse Derby, the first race of the Saturday evening card at Century Mile.

The pair pulled away to win by a length with a final time of :20.222 and an 83 speed index.

Flight Club ($6.70) is ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 23, 2021—The Hernandez Family were thrilled when their then 16-year-old broodmare Coronatac finally gave them a filly in 2019. Up to that point, the Corona Cartel mare had only given birth to colts, nine of them to be more exact. Her juveniles had included many outstanding ...



CLAREMORE, OK—OCTOBER 23, 2021—Coming off a second-place effort in the $87,225 Pot O Gold Futurity(G1) on October 2nd, Rp Reckless Wire posted a dominating performance in the last of two trials Saturday for the Speedhorse Paint and Appaloosa Futurity Championship(G1) at Will Rogers Downs. Under jockey Cody Wainscott, Rp Reckless Wire ...



EDMONTON, ALB—OCTOBER 22, 2021—Getit Foose held sway over his stablemate Stripsteak to win the $11,400(US) Cup Classic Maturity (not black type) by a neck on Friday evening at Century Mile Racetrack. Under jockey Ricardo Moreno, Getit Foose broke on top and held through out while completing the 440 yards in :22.201 seconds into a 30 mph crosswind. It was the fifth career win in 16 starts for the son of champion Foose. The $5,955(US) winner's purse boosted his bankroll to $33,896. Trainer William Leech conditions the California-bred 4-year-old for owner Charles Stojan. Getit Foose is bred ...



AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 20, 2021—Don't tell nine-year-old Fiesty Icon you can't teach an older horse new tricks. Ajax Downs' reigning Quarter Horse of the Year won his first attempt at the $11,629(US) "Gridiron Gallop" (not black type), at the unique distance of just 110-yards on Wednesday, with an impressive finish. The tall Ontario-bred gelding, owned and trained by Rick Kennedy, broke well from post position eight under jockey Tony Phillips and launched a powerful surge to grab the lead from favoured Maryland Magic to win by a head. Fiesty Icon sped the distance in 6.907 for a strong 99 speed index. The gelding was clocked at ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 17, 2021—Moonshine Racing's Famous Carmilita left no doubt that she was the top juvenile in the Wild West Futurity(RG3) this year, as the filly by One Famous Eagle won the $101,950 restricted Grade 3 final by 1-¼ lengths three weeks after dominating her trial when posting the ...



GRANTS PASS, OR—OCTOBER 17, 2021—Firecracker Futurity runner-up L Bar D Mistr Cartel got his first win on Sunday while posting the top qualifying time for the Far West Futurity at Grants Pass Downs. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from four trial races contested over 400 yards for 2-year-old Quarter Horses, will return to Grants Pass on Monday, ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 16, 2021—Dutch Masters III’s Flash Bak loves Los Alamitos Race Course. The Missouri-bred runner by Moonin The Eagle has started seven times at the Southern California track and the results have been outstanding. Bred by James Streelman of Dutch Masters III and Jim Dale, ...



CLAREMORE, OK—OCTOBER 16, 2021—Coming off back-to-back wins for a $15,000-tag, Hun E Do stepped up in class Saturday to defeat post-time favorite Chicks With Coronas by three-quarters in the $21,290 Miss Ellen Stakes at Will Rogers Downs. Under jockey Gonzalo Gutierrez, Hun E Do cruised over the 350 yards in :17.630 seconds, equaling a 96 ...



AURORA, CO—OCTOBER 13, 2021—Alma Olivas' Kooler Wagon got her first career stakes win today when she ran down post time favorite Jess Un Sies Mas to win the $15,500 Rocky Mountain QH Championship by half-a-length at Arapahoe Park. Kooler Wagon finished best from the outside post under jockey Jonathan Dominguez, completing the 400 yard task ...



AJAX, ONT—OCTOBER 13, 2021—Trainer Scott Reid and his partner/jockey Carly Furlonger scored a triple at Ajax Downs on Wednesday (Oct. 13) including the featured seventh race with stable star, the Ontario bred Firing Red Jess. Owned by George Coleman of Peterborough, Firing Red Jess shot clear from post position two in the 330-yard ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—OCTOBER 12, 2021—Valiantinecandyrocks continues her dominance this season in the older Quarter Horse ranks at Indiana Grand. The five-year-old mare scored her 10th career win in the 25th running of the $83,300 Hoosier Park Classic, earning her third win in a row at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Starting from post one, ...



GRANTS PASS, OR—OCTOBER 11, 2021—Fastest qualifier Tell Foose continued his win streak at Grants Pass Downs on Monday evening with a neck win over stablemate Lionized in the $35,000 Autumn QH Derby. Under jockey Martin Osuna Tell Foose raced over the 400 yards in :19.923 seconds, equaling a 97 speed index. It was the third consecutive win ...



HOBBS, NM—OCTOBER 11, 2021—Coming off a second-place effort in the New Mexico State Fair Derby(RG3) on September 19th, Chicky Chicky Kai raced to a neck win over Woodys Gold to set the fastest qualifying time for the New Mexico Classic Derby(RG2) Monday afternoon at Zia Park. The 10 fastest qualifiers, from two trials contested for ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—OCTOBER 10, 2021—M&G Farms Inc’s Grade 1 Ed Burke Million Futurity winner Golden Boi has his sights firmly set on his second million-dollar futurity victory after a spectacular trial effort when posting the fastest qualifying time to the Grade 1, $1,112,300 Golden State Million Futurity on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Racing ...