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Stakes-Filled Final Week Ahead at Remington Park

The 2017 Quarter Horse racing season at Remington Park is in its final Ima China Rush, winner of the Oklahoma Futurity, returns to action Memorial Day at Remington Park stretch run with a big week of racing and stakes competition to be contested at the Oklahoma City racetrack. On Monday, May 29, Remington Park will present a special Memorial Day card including four stakes for Oklahoma-breds. The $61,800 FL Lady Bug Stakes at 330 yards; the $61,800 Boyd Morris [...]

By |May 28th, 2017|Categories: Quarter Horse|Tags: |

Quarter Horse Trainer Leon Bard Having a Banner Year

Texas horseman Leon Bard has been training horses, both Thoroughbreds and Trainer Leon Bard trains one of the top 2-year-olds in the country Quarter Horses since 1981.  While the majority of his success has come in Texas, he won the 1987 Kindergarten Futurity at Los Alamitos with Runaway Winner and the 2002 Ruidoso Futurity with Zip First. He might just be sitting on his best year ever. Bard conditions the undefeated This Is An Eagle, a 2-year-old son [...]

Saturday Night Action at Delta Downs

Once you have cashed your winning tickets on the Preakness Stakes, tune in to The Cazador leads the field in the Laddie Futurity Delta Downs for an exciting card of Quarter Horse racing. The Vinton, Louisiana racetrack present a ten-race card, highlighted by the $266,140 Louisiana Breeders’ Laddie Futurity. The Cazador, a sorrel son of Sir Runaway Dash and the fastest qualifier, leads the field of  2-year-old colts and geldings entered  in the 330-yard final, which will run [...]

Final Weekend of Live Quarter Horse Racing at Sam Houston Race Park

Sam Houston Race Park will wrap up its 2017 Quarter Horse meet on Monday, May 22. Black Onyx with Jose Martinez up, leads the field in Saturday's John Deere Juvenile Challenge There is plenty of quality racing set for Friday, May 19 and a special 1:00 pm post on Saturday, May 20 to coincide with the Preakness Stakes. Saturday’s program will include the final of the John Deere Juvenile Texas Challenge and the Adequan Texas Derby Challenge. Angel [...]

No Pre-School Needed for these Kindergarten Contenders

There is a tremendous history in the Sunday night feature at Los Alamitos. Summertime Favorite, trained by Paul Jones, will be in pursuit of her third win tonight at Los Alamitos The Cypress, California racetrack will present the final of the $303,600 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity at 300 yards on Sunday.  Since its first running in 1995, many exceptional 2-year-olds have won the prestigious race. Renamed last year to honor the late jockey Robert Adair, the field this [...]

Ruidoso Downs Previews Upcoming Live Racing Season with Training Races

The 2017 Quarter Horse meet at Ruidoso Downs will get underway on Friday, May 26. AQHA Champion trainer Paul Jones had several standouts in this week's training races This week, the New Mexico racetrack hosted training races for 2-year-olds and plenty of talent was evident each morning. These races offer invaluable training experience for young racehorses. While they have all had a series of breezes and timed works, the schooling and training races familiarize them with loading into [...]

Ajs High Makes 2017 Debut at Remington Park

A short, but intriguing field of Quarter Horse stakes winners will compete Ajs HIgh makes his 2017 debut Saturday night at Remington Park in Saturday’s $100,000 Sooner State Stakes (RG1) for Oklahoma-breds at Remington Park. The Oklahoma City racetrack has moved its traditional evening post time up to 3:45 pm (Central) to allow their fans the chance to see live Quarter Horse racing and enjoy the simulcast of the 143rd Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs. Ajs High will [...]

Trainer Kenneth Roberts, Sr. Off to a Fast Start at Delta Downs

 The 2017 Quarter Horse racing season at Delta Downs is in its third week and trainer Kenneth Roberts, Sr. is already topping the standings at the Vinton, Louisiana racetrack. The seven-time leading conditioner at Delta Downs has already won 12 races in the first two weeks of the meet. Last weekend was a busy one with trials for the first two futurities of the season. Roberts qualified two fillies for the $322,285 Louisiana Lassie Futurity (RG2) and another two colts [...]

Quarter Horse Trainer Trey Wood on Top at Remington Park

Quarter Horse trainer Trey Wood is off to a blazing start this year. He is Trey Wood is the current leading trainer at Remington Park currently the leading conditioner at Remington Park, with 23 wins from 88 starts and purse earnings over $662,000 since the meet began on March 10.   He has won two stakes this season, beginning with a solid score from Sam Crow in the $61,800 Mr Jet Moore Stakes for Oklahoma-breds and Tough To [...]

Fillies Showing the Way in 2017 Futurities

Handicapping the futurities can be a challenge, as many of the runners are just beginning their racing careers and don't have extensive past performance information. Every now and then, there is one standout who lives up to post-time favoritism, but chances are you will be able to find a price horse to edge out the fastest qualifier. So far in 2017, the fillies are beating the boys in futurity finals, and many are rewarding handicappers with some nice mutuel payouts! [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|Categories: Quarter Horse|Tags: |