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Texas 2-Year-Old Sale Cancelled, Consignments to be Promoted Online

Texas 2-Year-Old Sale Cancelled, Consignments to be Promoted Online

The Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park have announced that the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale scheduled for April 3 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. All entry fees for the sale will be refunded. It was also announced that all horses currently nominated to the Texas Thoroughbred Futurity at Lone Star […]

By March 23, 2020 Read More →
Updates Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

Updates Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

Following are updates from tracks around the country regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting racing. For the most current information, please visit the specific track’s website or social media feed. TTA Cancels Roses to Ribbons Event, Postpones Awards Banquet, 2-Year-Old Sale Still Scheduled The Texas Thoroughbred Association is announcing changes to some […]

By March 16, 2020 Read More →
Texas Summer Yearling Sale Set for August 24 at Lone Star Park

Texas Summer Yearling Sale Set for August 24 at Lone Star Park

This year’s Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale has been set for Monday, August 24, at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie. This will mark the fifth renewal of the auction held jointly by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park. The entry deadline is June 15. “We have a record number of entries […]

Apprentice Chel-C Bailey Scores First Career Victory at Oaklawn

Apprentice Chel-C Bailey Scores First Career Victory at Oaklawn

Chel-c Bailey is a winner on the mat, the octagon and now the track after the apprentice jockey recorded her first career victory aboard Burtnjoe in Friday’s first race at Oaklawn, a sprint for older $10,000 Arkansas-bred claimers. Burtnjoe was the 24th career mount for Bailey, a self-described “20-something” who launched her riding career last fall […]

Henderson prepares strong team for Cheltenham 2020

Henderson prepares strong team for Cheltenham 2020

Nicky Henderson has not won the Cheltenham Festival Trainer’s title since 2012 when he saddled a record seven winners. Irish trainers Willie Mullins (five times) and Gordon Elliott (twice) have since dominated proceedings, each passing Henderson’s seven winner haul. Henderson is once again expected to lead the British challenge this year as he prepares an […]

Purse Increase Reflected in First Condition Book for Indiana Grand Meet

Purse Increase Reflected in First Condition Book for Indiana Grand Meet

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will kick off its 18th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing Tuesday, April 14 and the action just got a little sweeter for the participants. The first condition book is now available and reflects a significant purse increase. Thoroughbred purses have received an eight percent increase for all open […]

First Foal by Code West Arrives at WestWin Farms in Oklahoma

First Foal by Code West Arrives at WestWin Farms in Oklahoma

The first foal from the stallion Code West was foaled early this morning at WestWin Farms in Oklahoma. Sephora, the dam of the colt who was foaled at 4:03 AM, was acquired by Code West’s owner, Bryan Hawk, at the Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale, in foal to Code West. Sephora’s second dam is Savannah […]

The World’s Most Advanced Equine Ambulance Now Available to Horsemen

The World’s Most Advanced Equine Ambulance Now Available to Horsemen

Horsemen’s Track and Equipment and SCTrailers have joined forces to create the most advanced equine ambulance in the world. The Equine Medical Transport unit offers several unique features that set it apart from other equine ambulances on the market, including key fob technology, which allows operators to move the divider and lower the trailer flush […]

Best of the British vs American Race Horses

Best of the British vs American Race Horses

One of the best, and most popular, sports in the world has to be horse racing. Both the UK and USA are home to some historically important race courses and events — may of which are still run today. Both countries have great legacies when it comes to horse racing, including trainers, owners, jockeys and the […]

2020 Indiana Thoroughbred Program Eyes Growth of More Than $2.4 Million

2020 Indiana Thoroughbred Program Eyes Growth of More Than $2.4 Million

Thanks to Indiana General Assembly approval last year, Indiana racinos introduced table games as an option for players in January. Because of this action, new revenue from this wagering has allowed the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Advisory Committee to craft a 2020 racing program rewarding more breeders with more races and more money. The 2020 […]

Maximum Security Makes Amends in Saudi Cup

Maximum Security Makes Amends in Saudi Cup

Maximum Security will forever be remembered as the first horse to be disqualified for interference after crossing the finish line first in the Kentucky Derby. But now he’ll also be remember as the first horse ever to win the Saudi Cup at King Abdulaziz Racecourse, which offered a $20 million purse as the richest horse […]

What Makes The Belmont Stakes Horse Racing Special?

What Makes The Belmont Stakes Horse Racing Special?

What Makes The Belmont Stakes Horse Racing Special? This year’s U.S. Triple Crown Series is about to commence soon. This grand horse racing showdown commemorates annually and takes place every first week of May. Only three-year-old thoroughbreds are allowed to compete in the said event who can win over a million-dollar purse prize. The U.S. […]

Racehorse Owners and Trainers Prep Class Set for Lone Star Park

Racehorse Owners and Trainers Prep Class Set for Lone Star Park

A Racehorse Owners & Trainers Prep Class has been scheduled for April 4-7 at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie. For more information see the flyer below or go to www.purplepowerracing.com.

By February 26, 2020 Read More →
Winter 2020 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

Winter 2020 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

The Winter 2020 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles two of horse racing’s most popular social media stars, Southern Phantom and California Chrome, along with extensive pictorials for both.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio […]

By February 26, 2020 Read More →
Oklahoma-bred Millionaire Shotgun Kowboy Retired from Racing

Oklahoma-bred Millionaire Shotgun Kowboy Retired from Racing

Shotgun Kowboy, one of the all-time leading Oklahoma-bred runners, has been retired from racing, according to a news release from Oaklawn. The 8-year-old gelding by Kodiak Kowboy was entered in an allowance race at the Arkansas track for Friday but breeder, owner and trainer C.R. Trout reported that he sustained a sesamoid fracture. All told, […]

By February 21, 2020 Read More →
Record Number of Entries in Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, New Incentives Announced

Record Number of Entries in Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, New Incentives Announced

The Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park are pleased to announce a record number of consignments to the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale. A total of 182 head, pending the addition of supplements, have been entered in the sale set for Friday, April 3, at 12 noon at Lone Star. The under tack show […]

By February 19, 2020 Read More →
Will Rogers Meet Opens March 16, Welder Aims for Millionaire Status

Will Rogers Meet Opens March 16, Welder Aims for Millionaire Status

Spring racing returns to Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs for the 11th consecutive year on March 16. With the races comes the arrival of some of the top Thoroughbred competitors contending for the lead position in 270 races featured throughout the meet. Live racing runs March 16-May 23, with special celebrations on race days for […]

By February 17, 2020 Read More →
Legend Tiger Roll set for fifth Cheltenham festival victory

Legend Tiger Roll set for fifth Cheltenham festival victory

The biggest name in National hunt racing is Tiger Roll, who is the two-time defending champion of the Aintree Grand National. This is a race that always bring world-wide attention, including from in the US. The horse is now 10 years of age and is again going to head into his defence of the National […]

By February 14, 2020 Read More →
Tips for Betting on 2-Year-Old Races

Tips for Betting on 2-Year-Old Races

It’s almost that time of year when 2-year-old racing begins and we get to see the next generation of Thoroughbreds hit the track. It can be an exciting time for all involved – for owners and breeders it’s the chance to see years of planning and work pay off (or sometimes not) and for trainers […]

By February 10, 2020 Read More →
Picking the Right Kind of Wager for Your Bankroll

Picking the Right Kind of Wager for Your Bankroll

If you asked 100 people at the track what you most important part of making money at the races was, you might get 90 people saying that picking the winner is the biggest key. And they’d be wrong. Just like you would be if you didn’t check out some professional bookie reviews before you invest […]

By February 7, 2020 Read More →