GRANTS PASS, OR—MAY 17, 2020—Jl Rebel broke best under jockey Jaime Lopez then held off post-time favorite Cm Boom Shakalaka by a neck to win the $15,000 Mail Tribune Handicap Monday evening at Grants Pass Downs. Conditioned by owner-trainer Jaime Lopez, Sr. Jl Rebel completed the 350 yards in :17.418 seconds, equaling a 99 speed index with an 8mph tailwind. It was the seventh career win for the son of Cancino Dash and the $7,500 winner's purse boosted his lifetime mark to nearly $28,000. Yaqueline Ibarra bred the sorrel gelding in Oregon from the Shazoom mare Afterglow. JL Rebel was making his first start of the year, after ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—MAY 16, 2021—Two longshots scored wins in the Harley Greene Derby Trials Monday, May 17 at Indiana Grand, including WH Imastreakinbeach and Jose Ruiz, who turned in the fastest of three trials to set up the $75,000 final of the Harley Greene Derby set for Saturday, June 5. The duo covered the 350-yard dash in a time of :17.736 ...



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LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 16, 2021—Dennis Jensen and Randy Young enjoyed their biggest win as Quarter Horse owners after their Fire Fast Honey dominated the running of the Grade 2, $297,700 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity on the way to an impressive two length victory on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Flying from post number eight at 14-1 odds, Fire Fast Honey was on the lead right from the start and there was no catching her from there. She was on the clear about 100 yards into the race and shortly after she had unsurmountable daylight advantage over her rivals With jockey Armando Cervantes aboard for trainer Monty Arrossa, the daughter ...



FARMINGTON, NM—MAY 11, 2021—In just his second start this year graded stakes winner Colby James went wire-to-wire to defeat Wahene Version by half-a-length in the $56,100 Jimmy Drake Stakes Sunday afternoon at SunRay Park. Ridden by jockey Mario Delgado, the son of leading New Mexico sire Jesse James ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 16, 2021—Under jockey David Jimenez, third fastest qualifier Lady White Sox closed fast to get up over stablemate Yo Fifty Tangerys by a neck in the $20,500 BHS QH Open Futurity Sunday afternoon at Miles City. Saddled by trainer Jesse Villegas, Lady White Sox completed the 250 yards in :13.921 seconds to earn $10,250 for ...



MILES CITY, MT—MAY 16, 2021—Second fastest qualifier Eyesa Special Digger rose to the occasion Sunday when he defeated stablemates Eyesa Special Hachet and Eyesa Special Rebel in the $15,000 Dan Lockie Derby at Miles City. Under jockey David Jimenez, Eyesa Special Digger posted a three-quarter length win while completing the 300 yards in ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—MAY 16, 2021—Coming off nearly an eighth-month layoff, multiple stakes winner Kp Dillon rolled to a one-length win in the first of two trials Sunday for the Eye On Corona Derby at Laurel Brown Racetrack. The 10 fastest qualifier's will return to Laurel Brown Racetrack on Saturday, May 29th to vie for the winner's share of ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 15, 2021—Only one horse of 18 had won from the 12-hole this meet going into Sunday night’s race, but it didn’t stop Apolitica from pulling off the feat in the feature allowance race. The 3-year-old filly had a lot of things going for her despite the No. 12 outpost that seems to be closer to the parking lot than to the ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—MAY 16, 2021—Multiple stakes winner Staubach got his seventh career win on Sunday when he was a gate-to-wire winner in the last of two trials for the Legacy Coin Maturity at Laurel Brown Racetrack. The 10 fastest qualifier's will return on Saturday, May 29th to vie for the winner's share of the $24,333 purse going 350 ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—MAY 16, 2021—Coming off a third-place finish in the BNB Maiden Frolic on April 18th, Kool Jerry raced to the fastest qualifying time for the Big G 89 & Under All-Breed Allowance Sunday afternoon at Laurel Brown Racetrack. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to the Utah racetrack on Saturday, May 29th to vie for the ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—MAY 15, 2021—In the last of five trials and last race of the day at Laurel Brown Racetrack, B the One came home in a blistering 16.524 to set the fastest qualifying time for the $70,470 Beehive Futurity.

The final will be held on May 29 and will feature a rematch of the top two finishers of the Hadley/Giles Futurity ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 15, 2021— Smithworks was the fastest qualifier in Saturday trials for the Grade 1, $230,475 Speedhorse Graham Futurity, out of trainer Matt Whitekiller’s barn. Whitekiller had success in placing multiple runners into the May 29 race for Paints and Appaloosas, as did trainer Dee Keener, who also retook the lead in ...



SOUTH JORDAN, UT—MAY 15, 2021—In his career debut Saturday, Moonshot broke his maiden with a neck win over Cuz Hez My Secret to set the fastest qualifying time for the $52,368 SVLAC Futurity at Laurel Brown Track. Racing in the closing trial under jockey Gerardo Vera, Moonshot completed the 300 yards course in :15.492 seconds with a 5 mph ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 14, 2021—Fastest qualifier Fear The Dragon went off as the post time favorite to win the $332,900 Grade 3 Sam Houston Derby Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park. Under jockey Rodrigo Vallejo Fear The Dragon drove down the inside rail while holding off Jess A Dashin Angela (23-1) to win by a neck. He completed the 350 ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 14, 2021—Leading jockey J.R. Ramirez got Black Cazador (45-1) up at the wire to defeat Wagons Dash by a nose in the $55,000 Sam Houston Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park on Friday. My Fast Prize was a neck back in the blanket finish to take third. "I had never ridden Black Cazador before," jockey Ramirez said after the win. ...



By Jennifer PerkinsHOUSTON, TX —MAY 14, 2021— A night of five stakes at Sam Houston concluded with the 110-yard, $55,500 Texas Twister Stakes as Krash Course emerged victorious over Card One Starter and All About the Kiss in a blanket finish.

Krash Course ($22.20) completed the sprint in 7.170 and earned an 81 speed index for trainer ...



By Jennifer Perkins HOUSTON, TX—MAY 14, 2021—In the second of five stakes on the Friday night card at Sam Houston, Moment of Fury paid bettors handsomely as the upset winner of the 550-yard, $55,000 Harris County Stakes.

Moment of Fury ($41.40) earned his first stakes win in the Harris County. He finished a half-length in front of ...



HOUSTON, TX—MAY 14, 2021—Masons Jet Black, a 4-year-old son of multiple stakes sire Jet Black Patriot, got his first career stakes win in the $54,000 Governors' Cup Marathon Stakes Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park. Just three months after having a baby, jockey Paulina Ramirez set the pace with ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MAY 14, 2021—Live Moonshine put his trainer in the lead for all-time Paint wins when the 5-year-old gelding won the Grade 1, $31,000 Mister Lewie Memorial on Friday night at Remington Park. He also gave Matt Whitekiller the lead for most wins in the Mister Lewie, named for the man many consider the greatest Paint trainer ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 11, 2021—Delta Downs closed out its first week of American Quarter Horse racing for 2021 on Tuesday afternoon with a 10-race program that included the $50,000 Open Me A Corona Stakes (RG2) and seven trials for this year’s $95,585 Old South Futurity ( ...



VINTON, LA—MAY 11, 2021—Cottonpickintrain, a royally-bred son of All American Futurity(G1) sire Freighttrain B, broke his maiden in his career debut Tuesday afternoon at Delta Downs. Under jockey Juan Marquez Cottonpickintrain rallied early to clear the field by a 1-½ lengths while completing the ...



POCATELLO, ID—MAY 11, 2021—Multiple stakes winner Pattys Saint exploded to a 3-¼ length win in the last of two trials Sunday afternoon (May 9) at Pocatello Downs for the Gary and Sharilyn Blattner Memorial Derby at Pocatello Downs. The daughter of Jess Got Easier posted the fastest qualifying time of :17.266 seconds, a 107 speed index for the 350 yards. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Pocatello Downs on Saturday, May 22nd to vie for the winner's share of a $17,400 purse . Trainer Heath Hillman named Jesus Virgen to ...