RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM–MAY 27, 2024–Multiple stakes-placed Out Of The Way scored his first career stakes win on Monday when he defeated a field eight in the $45,000 John Andreini Memorial Stakes at Ruidoso Downs.

Ridden by jockey Adrian Ramos, Out Of The Way led gate to wire while completing the 350 yards in 17.630 seconds, an 88-speed index into a 6 mph headwind.

Wesley  Giles conditions the 4-year-old son of champion First Moonflash for owners Leslie and Pierre Amestoy, Jr. and Roger Beasley.  The $27,000  Andreini winner's purse increased the colts earnings mark to $73,110.

Silver Racing Farm LLC bred Out Of The ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA–MAY 26, 2024–On an evening that featured record handle figures for the Ed Burke Million Futurity trials night, the stars shined brightly at Los Alamitos Race Course as highly regarded juveniles like Ed Allred's Norco, Angel Salazar's Devils Tower and Keith Nellesen's My Budd all posted impressive victories in route to qualifying to the $1,010,000 Ed Burke Million final to be held here on Sunday, June 16.

At the top of the qualifying list was Dunn Ranch's Up To Party, a filly bred in California by Ed Allred and Tom Seibly, who posted her second career victory in as many starts as one of the bargain yearling purchases of 2023.

Sired by the 19-year-old stallion Kiddy Up, who resides at Allred's Rolling A Ranch in Atascadero, California, Up To Party was bought for only $12,000 at last year's Los Alamitos ...



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RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM–MAY 26, 2024–Let go at odds of 19-1, Mystic Paint rolled to a 1-1/2 length victory, his first from three starts this year, to set the fastest qualifying time for the $829,372 Grade 1 Ruidoso QH Derby at Ruidoso Downs on Sunday afternoon.

Today's 10 fastest qualifiers from the 10 trial races contested will return to Ruidoso Downs on Saturday, June 8, vying to take home the $348,366 winner's purse in the 400-yard Grade 1 Classic.

Mystic Paint drew clear in trial 7 today under jockey Ramiro Garcia, posting the fastest clocking of 20.010 seconds into a 10 mph headwind. It was the third win in 11 starts for the RG2-placed son of leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon.

Trainer Jason Olmstead saddled the Oklahoma-bred ...



GILLETTE, WY—MAY 26, 2024—Cayenneoverthemoon got a clean trip under jockey Noe Garcia to win the $20,500 Ron Moosman Memorial Stakes at Energy Downs 307 Racing on Sunday. The 5-year-old mare also won the 2023 Ron Moosman Memorial Stakes.

Garcia guided Cayenneoverthemoon to a one-length victory over her stablemate Baby I Du, clocking 20.299 ...



POCATELLO, ID–MAY 26, 2024–Apollitical Paris finally breaks her maiden on Sunday in her tenth career start, winning the $18,400 Spring Classic Maiden Frolic Oaks at Pocatello Downs. The 300-yard (not black type) stakes race was set for the top ten three-year-old and older fillies and mares who clocked the fastest times in the trials.

Julio De La Torre piloted Apollitical Paris against a 15 mph cross wind to her victory in :15.796 seconds, clocking an 89 speed index. The three-year-old filly led the field from wire-to-wire, crossing the finish line 3/4-lengths ahead of Bnb Hasta La Luna. The slight upset ...



POCATELLO, ID–MAY 26, 2024–Fastest qualifier from the trials, Northstarbpfordaddy returns to the finals Sunday afternoon for his second career victory in the $17,800 Spring Classic Maiden Frolic (not black type) at Pocatello Downs. The 300-yard race for colts and geldings was run on a fast track with a 15 mph crosswind.

Santiago Jimenez piloted Northstarbpfordaddy to his 1/2-length victory in :15.883 seconds, clocking an 86 speed index. The duo flew out of the gates in second place but quickly took the lead and kept it to the wire. The winning effort paid $7.60 to win on 5/2 ...



POCATELLO, ID–MAY 26, 2024–Rtm Ginsburg defeats a field of nine in the $14,050 Pocatello Downs Overnight Spring Championship (not black type) for his third consecutive win on Sunday afternoon. The 350-yard race for three-year-old and older mixed breeds was run on a fast track against a 15 mph crosswind.

Jesus Canales was aboard Rtm Ginsburg for his neck victory ...



GILLETTE, WY—MAY 26, 2024—Making his first start since February, You Cant Drive 95 defeated Jr Cowboy Cadillac by a neck while setting the fastest time for the Gillette Derby for 3-year-old Quarter Horses at Energy Downs 307 Horse Racing Sunday.

The 10 fastest qualifiers from three trial races contested today will return to the Wyoming ...



VINTON, LA–MAY 25, 2024–It was a tight photo finish with a three-way drive at the wire between Gold Gun Z, Thetrainrobbersace and San Lorenzo Hustle in the $291,932 Laddie Futurity [RG2] at Delta Downs on Saturday.

The top two finalists, Gold Gun Z and Thetrainrobbersace, are stablemates conditioned by Jose Espinosa. Both won their trial heats but were not in the top three times. In fact, Gold Gun Z held the tenth fastest qualifying time from the trials.

Guadalupe Lucio, Jr., who did not ride him in the trials, got the leg up on Gold Gun Z for his victory in the 330-yard Futurity. Sabino Reyes chose to mount Thetrainrobbersace for the finals. Gold Gun Z broke fifth from the gates for a late surge across the ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM–MAY 25, 2024–Bouncing off a troubled effort in his career debut last March, Hovland drew away from the field quickly to break his maiden in the $1,000,000 Ruidoso QH Futurity(G1) trials – Day 2 at Ruidoso Downs on Saturday.

Under jockey Luis Martinez the $59,000 Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale graduate was an easy 3-1/2 length winner while establishing the day's top qualifying mark of 17.770 seconds, an 88-speed index into a 20 mph headwind.

Today's five fastest qualifiers will join Friday's five in the million-dollar Ruidoso QH Futurity final on ...



HOUSTON, TX–MAY 25, 2024–Celebratingtheeagle raced to his third consecutive win Saturday night will setting the fastest qualifying time on Night 2 of the Grade 2 $621,810 Sam Houston Futurity at Sam Houston Race Park.

The five fastest qualifiers from seven trial races contested tonight will join the five fastest qualifiers from last night on ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK–MAY 25, 2024–Sometimes, it can be a wonderful thing when one listens to his instincts. It worked for horse owner Tom Smith as he watched Anna Belle win the first stakes race of her career in the $70,000 FL Lady Bugs Stakes [RG3] on Saturday night at Remington Park.

Tom and Lou Ann Smith of Barnsdall, Oklahoma, saw this 2-year-old filly at the ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 25, 2024–It took him 11 long years, but jockey Jesus Salazar made it back to the winner’s circle for the $70,000 Easy Jet Stakes on Saturday night at Remington Park aboard Ima Fancy Eye Opener.

Salazar had won the race in 2013 for trainer Tana Pace and owner Joe L. Mills in the saddle of Skuza Pleeze. On Saturday night, he did it for trainer Pedro ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK–MAY 25, 2024–Heavy favorite Pevs Charley gets his second win this season in the $68,000 Boyd Morris Memorial Stakes [RG2] at Remington Park on Saturday.

Jockey Cristian Esqueda has made a pretty good living off the Boyd Memorial Stakes the past three years. He has won this stakes race twice in the period, this year with ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 25, 2024– RJ Having Fun lived up to his 1-5 odds Saturday night, winning the $50,000 Jack Brooks Stakes(RG3) by daylight under jockey Juan Pulido.

Pulido said RJ Having Fun spoke to him last year on July 16 at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico and he didn’t listen, teaching the jockey a valuable ...



VINTON, LA–MAY 25, 2024–Louisiana Dee Light broke his maiden in his second career start Saturday when he won the $40,000 Laddie Stakes for 2-year-old state-bred colts & gelding who didn't qualify for the restricted Grade 2 Laddie Futurity.

Louisiana Dee Light drifted in under jockey Juan Garcia, Jr., defeating Big Dashin Eagle by ...



POCATELLO, ID–MAY 25, 2024–Notin Missing Here gets the victory by an upset over fastest qualifier Genetically Famous in the $36,750 Pocatello Downs Spring Classic Futurity on Saturday afternoon.

Julio De La Torre was aboard Notin Missing Here for her 3/4-length gate-to-wire victory. The daughter of Kvn Corona clocked an 87 speed index with a 10 mph crosswind in :15.853 seconds. The longshot’s 300-yard first place finish paid $22.60 to win on 10/1 odds.

Sergio Canales trains Notin Missing Here for owner Micahel Mckell. The two-year-old filly has two wins and one second from four starts and was a finalist in the Beehive Juvenile Stakes at Weber Downs in April. Today’s $16,905 ...



POCATELLO, ID–MAY 25, 2024–Second fastest qualifier from the trials Da Bros Cartel returns Saturday afternoon to pick up a victory in the finals of the $24,600 Gary & Sherilyn Blattner Memorial Derby at Pocatello Downs.

Eddie Sanchez piloted the three-year-old gelding to his second victory this season in :17.755 seconds, clocking a 93 speed index. The son of Carters Cartel led the field of nine ...



GILLETTE, WY—MAY 25, 2024—Ms Flaming Finish prevailed in a blanket finish to the $21,750 Wyoming Oaks Stakes Saturday afternoon when she defeated Bv Mary Rose by a nose. Jims Capo was a neck back at Energy Downs 307 Racing to get third.

Under jockey Cesar Moreno, Ms Flaming Finish got up in the final stride to complete the 350 yards in ...



EDMONTON, ALB–MAY 25, 2024–Pretty Sweet Jess scores her fifth consecutive victory in the $15,837 (US) Horseman’s Division 1 Derby at Century Mile on Saturday.

Jockey Ricardo Moreno got the leg up on Pretty Sweet Jess, who took the lead at the final stretch. The heavy favorite clocked a 99 speed index in :17.827 seconds against a 15 mph headwind. The 1 1/4-length victory paid $3.40 to win on 3/5 odds.

Conditioned by William Leech, Pretty Sweet Jess has lit the board in every out from seven starts with five consecutive career wins, including the Canada Cup Futurity • G3] and Evergreen Park Juvenile Challenge last year. The $11,342 winner’s ...



POCATELLO, ID–MAY 25, 2024–Jjs Blue Moon, who just broke his maiden last September, gets his second career victory in the $18,400 Pocatello Downs Non-Winners of Two Stakes (not black type) on Saturday afternoon.

Jockey Brayan Juarez was aboard Jjs Blue Moon for his 400-yard gate-to-wire victory. The son of Moonin The Eagle clocked a 90 speed index with a 10 mph cross wind in :20.146 seconds, winning by only a nose over Jess Yaya. The slight upset paid $16.40 to win on 7/1 odds.

Jjs Blue Moon has two wins, ...



GILLETTE, WY—MAY 25, 2024—One Separate Eagle was a slight surprise in the Wyoming Bred Derby trials today when she broke her maiden and set the fastest qualifying time for the stakes race for accredited state-bred 3-year-olds.

The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Energy Downs 307 Horse Racing track on Saturday, June 8, to vie for the ...



VINTON, LA–MAY 24, 2024–It was a photo finish between Rf Fast Dash N Train and San Lorenzo Princess in the $291,125 Lassie Futurity [RG2] at Delta Downs Friday night. Rf Fast Dash got the nod over the post-time favorite.

Piloted by Jorge Garcia, Rf Fast Dash N Train clocked a 90 speed index in  :16.890 seconds for a solid rally to victory. The daughter of Freighttrain B's 330-yard slight upset paid $11.40 to win on 9/2 odds.

Juan Diaz, Jr. saddled Rf Fast Dash N Train, who won her second of three career starts. The first victory was in her trial heat to the Mardi Gras Futurity, but ...



VINTON, LA–MAY 24, 2024–Semi-longshot Always Me proved best and got her second career win in the $40,000 Lassie Stakes at Delta Downs Friday night.

Ricardo Hernandez, Jr. piloted Always Me to her 330-yard victory in :16.926 seconds, clocking an 88 speed index. The slight upset paid $20.80 to win on 9/1 odds.

Always Me’s 1/2-length victory makes her record 2-0-0 from two starts, and ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM–MAY 24, 2024–Leading trainer Toby Keeton and jockey Bryan Candanosa teamed for three winners and three qualifiers on the opening day card at Ruidoso Downs today, featuring 16 trials for the $1-million Grade 1 Ruidoso QH Futurity, the first leg of the Ruidoso Triple Crown.

Two of the three winners scored the top two qualifying spots on day 1. Today's five fastest qualifiers will join the five fastest from 16 trials contested tomorrow (May 25) to vie for the $420,000 winner's purse in the Sunday, June 9, 350-yard grade 1 final.

Starting off a troubled fifth-place effort in his career debut, Hezgothelook Z raced to a 5-1/2 length win in the second trial under jockey Candanosa to post the fastest time of 17.494 seconds, a 92 speed index into a 7 mph ...



HOUSTON, TX–MAY 24, 2024–Bumped at the start, Machiavelli destroyed the field Friday night while breaking his maiden and setting the fastest qualifying time on Night 1 for the Grade 2 $621,810 Sam Houston Futurity at Sam Houston Race Park.

The five fastest qualifiers from seven trial races contested tonight will join the five fastest qualifiers from tomorrow night (May 215) in the Saturday, June 15 finale to vie for a winner's purse ...



EDMONTON, ALB–MAY 24, 2024–With nine in line at the post, heavy favorite Fired steals the victory in the $20,393 (US) Maiden Express Final Stakes (not black type) at Century Mile on Friday evening.

Ricardo Moreno guided the son of ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK–MAY 24, 2024–Markus Aurelius was trying to win for the first time at 870 yards and attempting to avenge a loss to Invincible Streak in the $30,000 Remington Park Distance Challenge Stakes at Remington Park on April 7. He did just that in the featured allowance race on Friday night.

Jockey Stormy Smith took Markus Aurelius straight to the front ...



HOUSTON, TX–MAY 23, 2024–Multiple Grade 2 stakes winner Fire Cowboy raced to his sixth consecutive while posting the fastest qualifying time for the Grade 3 $280,450 Sam Houston Derby Thursday night at Sam Houston Race Park.

The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the "Park" on Saturday, June 8, to vie for the winner's share valued at $112,180 going 350 yards.

Fire Cowboy dueled early but was much the best under jockey Victor Urieta, Jr., to defeat fellow qualifier Jmg One Hott Eagle by three-quarters. The son of leading second-crop sire Flying Cowboy 123 stopped the clock in 17.905 seconds, equaling an 89-speed index into an 8 mph headwind, establishing the night's top mark.

The two-time Grade 2 stakes winner racing for owner Emmanuel Villarreal and trainer ...



HOUSTON, TX–MAY 23, 2024–Making only his second career start, Soy Toxico followed up his first career win with a 1 3/4-length victory Thursday night to set the top qualifying time from three trials contested for the Grade 2 Colors Of Houston Futurity at Sam Houston Race Park.

The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the "Park" on Saturday, June 8, to vie for the winner's share of a $40,000-added purse going 300 yards.

Soy Toxico drew away from the field in the opening trial, under jockey Luis Vivanco, while stopping the timer in 15.780 seconds, an 88-speed index into a 10 mph headwind, the fastest clocking of the night.

The son of first-crop Quarter Horse sire Chilitos has now won two of two starts by a combined 3 1/2 lengths. His first outing was against Quarter Horse ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 23, 2024–Trademarque has predominantly been a 110-yard specialist in her last four starts, but she showed she can win at 250 yards Thursday night at Remington Park, scoring the featured allowance race at 9-1 odds.

This 4-year-old longshot mare jumped out of the gate with lightning force under jockey Jonathan Dominguez while the winningest horse in the race, Dickey Bob (5-2), had trouble coming out of the gate for the ...



AJAX, ONT–MAY 22, 2024–What a day for John Wilson's team, who had back-to-back winners at Ajax Downs on Wednesday. The two fillies he bought from the 2023 Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale both visited the winner's circle, but it was Rbybybaby who gained blacktype status after her victory in the $22,149 (US) QROOI Open Derby.

Jockey Carly Furlonger got the leg up on Rbybybaby for her season debut in the Derby. The daughter of Hez Our Secret clocked a 95 speed index with a 12 mph tailwind in :15.476, crossing the wire a neck ahead of Cindy Loo Who. The 300-yard victory paid $5.80 to win on 9/5 odds.

Furlonger said, "We go through the sale program pretty vigorously before we decide to look at a horse, and I always look up ...