GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 21, 2018—Ruidoso Derby(G1) runner-up Cartel Cupid bounced from an off-the-board performance in the All American Derby trials last month to post the top qualifying time for the Dash For Cash Derby(G2) Friday night at Lone Star Park. Fifty sophomores battled the elements over a sloppy (sealed) racecourse in five trial races that went from a 10 mph tailwind in the opening trial to a 16 mph tailwind in trial three and a 10 mph crosswind in the last two trials. The 10 fastest qualifiers will faceoff on Saturday, October 6th to vie for the winners' share of ...



SOROCABA,SP BRZ—SEPTEMBER 20, 2018—On September 15, Erico Braga’s Granita Cartel set a track record in the Taca de Prata Final at Jockey Club de Sorocaba. The 3-year-old mare covered the 330 yard race in :16.280 to win the R$80,000 race, which is equivalent to approximately $19,500(US). The mare is sired by Granite Lake and is out of the Corona Cartel mare Coronita Cartel, who is a sister to leading sires Pyc Paint Your Wagon and Ivory James. Finishing second in the stakes was Fly Foal Seis, with Zoe ...



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AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 17, 2018—Spy For Senate dueled to a nose win over Shes Sizzling in the second of two trials for the Alex Picov Memorial Futurity Monday afternoon at Ajax Downs. Under jockey Cerapio Figueroa Spy For The Senate completed his 400 yard task in :20.190 seconds, equaling a 94 speed index with a 5-mph tailwind to establish the top qualifying time. Runner-up Shes Sizzling and jockey Ramiro Castillo recorded a :20.200 clocking, also a 94 speed index, to get the second fastest qualifying time. Spy For The Senate was the first of four qualifiers for owner Milena Kwiecien and trainer Jason Pascoe. Bred in Oklahoma by Mary Hainline, Spy For The Senate has compiled a ...



AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 17, 2018—In a prep race for the upcoming Alex Picov Memorial Championship reigning Ajax Horse of the Year County Boy 123 shaved 9/100ths off Ajax Downs' 250 yard track record on Monday. Making his first start at this short of a distance, the gelding went to the post in the track's $14,492 250-yard Sprint Series (not ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 16, 2018—Owned and bred by Hayden Brothers Ranch, Estelline ran flawlessly from post number eight to win the third of six trials to the Grade 2, $365,000 PCQHRA Breeders Futurity in the fastest qualifying time on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Ridden by Saul Ramirez, Jr. for trainer Danny Montes, Estelline had a clear lead right from the start and never looked back on the way to a 1-¾ length win over John Deere California Juvenile Challenge runner-up Capitol Grille. Estelline covered the distance in :17.556 while posting her second win in as many starts at Los Alamitos. The Carters Cartel filly out of the mare Lady Of ...



CINCINNATI, OK—SEPTEMBER 16, 2018—Beaus Coupe, a 2-year-old colt by champion Foose, rolled to a three-quarter length win in the $15,000 All American Quarter Horse Congress Futurity in his first career start on Sunday at Belterra Park. Jockey Fernando Morin had the riding call for trainer J. Guadalupe Arevalo. No time was available. Owner Rosa Arevalo paid $7,000 for the Maryland-bred 2-year-old at the 2017 Los Alamitos Equine Sale. Bred by Lucas Racing, Beaus Coupe is out of the First Down Dash mare Bouquette. He earned $9,000 for the effort. Coming off a maiden win at Indiana Grand in his ...



CINCINNATI, OK—SEPTEMBER 16, 2018—Graded stakes winner You N How Many More showed his class Sunday afternoon under jockey Leonel Bolanos by defeating Bp Tres Seis Policy by one-length in the $15,000 All American Quarter Horse Congress Maturity at Belterra Park. Owner-trainer Gustavo Almanza, Jr. saddled the 7-year-old son of multiple ...



ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 15, 2018—Ferrari James rallied under jockey Jonathan Dominguez to get a neck in front of Bye Byefreighttrain in the $45,000 Keokuk Stakes(G3) Saturday afternoon at Prairie Meadows. It was the second year in a row for the son of multiple stakes sire Ivory James to win the Grade 3 event. Ferrari James completed the 400 yards in :19.754 seconds, equaling a 93 speed index, for trainer Manuel Campos. Alfredo Botello owns the 5-year-old Oklahoma-bred gelding who has compiled a (26) 11-3-3 record and used the $24,750 Keokuk winners' purse to increase his earnings mark to ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 14, 2018—Trainer Jaime Gomez will be holding a pair of aces going into the $152,000 PCQHRA Breeders Derby after his talented fillies Moonie Blues and J Fire Up finished ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 15, 2018—It was a John McCreary-trained one-two punch in the sixth running of the $44,800 2018 Speed Sale Futurity Saturday, Sept. 15 at Indiana Grand. The stablemates started side by side and finished side by side at the wire in a time of :16.742 seconds in the 330-yard dash. One Smart Jess and Leonardo Rodriguez were a threat from the start. With a clean break they were right on point for the lead in the ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 15, 2018—Rockys Candy Shop and Jose Beltran turned in another impressive race Saturday to top 20 horses entered in the trials of the Sterlie Bertram Memorial Stakes. The three-year-old son of Fantastic Corona Jr stopped the timer in :19.697 seconds. Starting from post two, Rockys Candy Shop and Beltran veered ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 15, 2018—Lota White Sox, under jockey Paul Nieto, got up by a nose over Teejus Livin in the $27,062 Cricket Bar Futurity for 2-year-old Appaloosas on Saturday afternoon at Will Rogers Downs. Saddled by trainer Matthew McCart, Lota White Sox completed the 400 yards in :20.034 seconds to pick up the winner's share of ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 15, 2018—Offspring by the Paint stallion Crm Livewire dominated three trials for the $30,000-added Pot O Gold Futurity for Paint and Appaloosa 2-year-olds Saturday afternoon at Will Rogers Downs. The stallion sired eight of the 10 qualifiers including fastest qualifier RP Live Wire Dash. The 10 fastest will return ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 14, 2018—EG High Desert Farms’ Matilda Czech returned to the winning form that made her one of the top juvenile fillies of 2017 with a dominant performance to win the $15,000 Girls Secrets Handicap at 300 yards on Friday at Los Alamitos. Facing seven top caliber fillies – all with stakes racing experience – Matilda Czech broke sharply from post number two, took the lead early and then pulled away to win by 1-¼ lengths. Her winning time of :15.308 was only 32/1000ths of a second from the meet’s fastest time at this distance set by Katies Easy Moves of :15.276 on ...