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Oklahoma’s Horse and Hound, Kentucky’s New Vocations Awarded Toro and Exmark Mower Usage for 2019

Oklahoma’s Horse and Hound, Kentucky’s New Vocations Awarded Toro and Exmark Mower Usage for 2019

Equine Equipment, together with its industry partners Toro and Exmark, is pleased to announce two donations of mowers for the 2019 season as part of its “For the Good Program” to help Thoroughbred aftercare facilities. Equine Equipment is planning several more similar donations to show its appreciation for the industry’s support and to give back […]

By April 16, 2019 Read More →
Registration for Sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference Now Open

Registration for Sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference Now Open

OwnerView announced today that registration is now open for the sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference, which will be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., from Monday, October 28, through Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The conference will once again coincide with the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which are scheduled to be held November 1-2 at […]

The Best Horse Breeds in the State of Louisiana

The Best Horse Breeds in the State of Louisiana

North America is home to many breeds of horses, today there are approximately 9.2 million horses in the country. Horses are certainly well-loved animals in the US; they are used for working in different ways, kept as pets and take part in sports. Besides the domestic variety, there are still wild horses in some parts. […]

Full Circle For Vekoma

Full Circle For Vekoma

By Michael Fenrich In 2017 Vekoma was sold at the September Keeneland sale for $135,000. R.A. Hill Stable and Gatsas Stable brought Vekoma. They named Vekoma after the Dutch manufacturer Vekoma who makes roller coasters for amusement parks. Horse racing is like a roller coaster with ups and downs, ebs and flows each day. George […]

Groom Elite, Trainers’ Exam Classes Set for Kentucky and Texas in April

Groom Elite, Trainers’ Exam Classes Set for Kentucky and Texas in April

The Elite Program Inc., through its Groom Elite Education programs, has opened registration for two April classes open to the public. A critical current topic in racing is the lack of qualified help to fill open positions in the racing industry. For the third year in a row, The Jockey Club, Magdalena Farm, National HBPA […]

Graded Stakes Winner One Liner Retired to Whispering Oaks Farm

Graded Stakes Winner One Liner Retired to Whispering Oaks Farm

One Liner, a graded stakes-winning son of top sire Into Mischief, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2019 breeding season at Carrol Castille’s Whispering Oaks Farm in Louisiana. The 5-year-old will stand for a fee of $3,500. One Liner began his racing career in brilliant fashion for trainer Todd Pletcher with three […]

By March 29, 2019 Read More →
Red Rum’s three Grand National wins

Red Rum’s three Grand National wins

One of the greatest horses to have ever raced in the Grand National, Red Rum was simply dominant on the Aintree course, brushing aside the competition to claim three Grand National titles in the 1970s. Such was his legend that when Red Rum sadly passed away in October 1995, not only did the national newspapers […]

By March 29, 2019 Read More →
American Racehorse to Suspend Print Publication After Spring Issue

American Racehorse to Suspend Print Publication After Spring Issue

American Racehorse magazine will suspend its print publication following the upcoming spring issue in April. The magazine, which originally launched in 2012 as Southern Racehorse, covers Thoroughbred racing and breeding in the Southwest, Midwest and Midsouth regions of the country. “I have truly enjoyed publishing the magazine for the past 6 ½ years, but as […]

By March 27, 2019 Read More →
Mr Money Bags, Direct Dial Top Impressive List of Texas Champions Day Winners

Mr Money Bags, Direct Dial Top Impressive List of Texas Champions Day Winners

Sam Houston Race Park saluted accredited Texas-breds Saturday night with six Texas Champions stakes. An enthusiastic crowd was on hand to see plenty of talent in the $50,000 Yellow Rose, $50,000 San Jacinto Stakes, $50,000 Spirit of Texas Stakes, $50,000 Bara Lass, $50,000 Groovy and $50,000 Richard King Stakes. Mr Money Bags Captures Second Stakes […]

By March 25, 2019 Read More →
UK National Hunt Season to Climax with Intriguing Grand National

UK National Hunt Season to Climax with Intriguing Grand National

It has been an eventful few months for horse racing in the British Isles. Similar to the United States and what has occurred in Santa Anita, there is a growing clamour to address the issue of equine deaths in the sport. Three horses died at the Cheltenham Festival, despite new rules to ensure horse welfare […]

By March 25, 2019 Read More →
Texas Stallion Expect a Lot Scores a Winner with First Starter

Texas Stallion Expect a Lot Scores a Winner with First Starter

Texas stallion Expect a Lot got his stallion career off to a nice start on March 8 as his first starter, Awesome Sunset, scored a 1 ¼-length victory in his career debut in a maiden special weight race at Sam Houston Race Park. The 3-year-old filly was bred by Eureka Thoroughbred Farm and runs for […]

By March 14, 2019 Read More →
Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Moved to April 10

Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Moved to April 10

The Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, originally scheduled for April 9, has been moved to Wednesday, April 10, at 12 noon. The undertack show will be held on the originally scheduled date of Sunday, April 7, at 10 a.m. Both the auction and undertack show will be held at Lone Star Park, which co-sponsors the […]

By March 14, 2019 Read More →
Double Your Flavor, Queen of Sam Houston in the 1990s, Passes at Age 28

Double Your Flavor, Queen of Sam Houston in the 1990s, Passes at Age 28

Texas-bred Double Your Flavor, a fixture at Sam Houston Race Park in the 1990s who won 17 races there, was euthanized today at the age of 28, according to owner Dr. Jeffrey Kass. A daughter of Amerrico Double bred by B.R. Baker, Double Your Flavor broke her maiden at first asking at Trinity Meadows in […]

Registration Now Open for 2019 Track Superintendents Field Day at Charles Town

Registration Now Open for 2019 Track Superintendents Field Day at Charles Town

Registration is now open for the upcoming Track Superintendents Field Day. Please visit www.tracksupers.com to learn more. Jolene Brown, 2017 Speaker Hall of Fame inductee, is the 2019 Keynote Speaker. Jolene, often called “The Dr. Phil of Agriculture,” is direct, respectful and generous with her advice and focused in her solutions to racing’s challenges. Her […]

First Indiana-Sired Foal for Leading Stallion Ready’s Image

First Indiana-Sired Foal for Leading Stallion Ready’s Image

The first Indiana-sired foals by leading stallion Ready’s Image have been born at Springcliff Farm in Martinsville, Indiana. Grade 2 winner Ready’s Image, on lease from Calumet Farm, is currently standing his second season in Indiana at Dr. Roger Beam’s Midwest Equine and Veterinary Clinic in Trafalgar. The 2005 stallion by More Than Ready covered […]

By February 26, 2019 Read More →
Fields Set for Texas Stallion Stakes at Sam Houston

Fields Set for Texas Stallion Stakes at Sam Houston

Thoroughbred stakes action continues at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday, February 23. The evening will include the running of the $65,000 Jim’s Orbit and $65,000 Two Altazano divisions of the Texas Stallion Stakes. Need help on how to place a bet? In 2005, the Texas Thoroughbred Association renamed both these stakes to honor a […]

By February 21, 2019 Read More →
Prairie Meadows Releases First 2019 Thoroughbred Condition Book, Includes Starters Bonus Incentive, Purse Participation, and Overall Purse Increases

Prairie Meadows Releases First 2019 Thoroughbred Condition Book, Includes Starters Bonus Incentive, Purse Participation, and Overall Purse Increases

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, & Hotel announces the release of Condition Book 1, which covers the first 14 racing days of the 2019 Thoroughbred season at the Altoona, Iowa racetrack. Prairie Meadows live season kicks off on May 3. Book 1 is available at prairiemeadows.com, equibase.com, and Prairie Meadows’ Racing Office. Book 1 features a […]

By February 19, 2019 Read More →
Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Lexington (the horse), Oklahoma’s C.R. Trout, Track Superintendents, Social Media, Healthy Foals and More

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Lexington (the horse), Oklahoma’s C.R. Trout, Track Superintendents, Social Media, Healthy Foals and More

The Winter 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about Lexington, one of America’s first great racehorses and stallions; the important and sometimes overlooked work done by track superintendents, Oklahoma horseman C.R. Trout, how to keep your newborn foal healthy, and ways horse racing can capitalize […]

By February 18, 2019 Read More →
Keeneland Library, Now 80, Schedules Special Events for Early 2019

Keeneland Library, Now 80, Schedules Special Events for Early 2019

The Keeneland Library, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, over the next few months will present several exhibits and special events, including the popular Library Lecture Series, to showcase its collection and programs. In 1939, the Library was established when Keeneland Trustee and Director William Arnold Hanger donated a 2,300-volume Turf collection of […]

By February 14, 2019 Read More →
Live Thoroughbred racing returns to Will Rogers Downs March 25

Live Thoroughbred racing returns to Will Rogers Downs March 25

The trainers, jockeys and equine athletes alike are arriving once again for the 28-day Thoroughbred meet returning to Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs on March 25. Track representatives are optimistic about a strong handle and a full field in its 13th year of operation, abandoning the traditional calendar for a later start date, allowing for […]

By February 11, 2019 Read More →