William Farish Receives Top Honor from TTA, Ivan Fallunovalot Named Horse of the Year

William Farish Receives Top Honor from TTA, Ivan Fallunovalot Named Horse of the Year

The Texas Thoroughbred Association held its annual awards banquet on Saturday night at Lone Star Park with Ivan Fallunovalot receiving the Texas Horse of the Year award to top the previously announced equine winners. The TTA’s human awards were not announced in advance, and the top honor, the T.I. “Pops” Harkins Award for lifetime achievement, […]

TTA Yearling Sale Surpasses 100 Entries, Changes Announced to Texas Thoroughbred Futurity

TTA Yearling Sale Surpasses 100 Entries, Changes Announced to Texas Thoroughbred Futurity

The Texas Thoroughbred Association announced today that entries for its Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale have surpassed 100, and entries are still being accepted. The sale, which is held in partnership with Lone Star Park, is set for August 29 at the Texas Thoroughbred Sales Pavilion on the grounds of the Dallas-area track. This […]

Prairie Meadows Changes Equine Herpesvirus Policy Effective Immediately

Prairie Meadows Changes Equine Herpesvirus Policy Effective Immediately

Because of serious concerns regarding the recent positive confirmation of the neurologic strain of Equine Herpesvirus at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico, Prairie Meadows Racetrack in Altoona, IA has changed its EHV-1 policy effective immediately. Until further notice, no horses will be allowed to enter the stable area of Prairie Meadows Racetrack if they are […]

Oklahoma Tracks Announce Updated Policy Regarding EHV-1 Equine Herpesvirus

Oklahoma Tracks Announce Updated Policy Regarding EHV-1 Equine Herpesvirus

Due to serious concerns based on a recent confirmation of the neurologic strain of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico, the following policy has been adopted jointly by Will Rogers Downs, Fair Meadows at Tulsa, Blue Ribbon Downs, the Thoroughbred Racing Association of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association. This […]

More than Most Takes Lane’s End Stallion Scholarship Stakes for Texas-breds at Lone Star

More than Most Takes Lane’s End Stallion Scholarship Stakes for Texas-breds at Lone Star

Douglas Scharbauer’s More Than Most, trained by Bret Calhoun, was victorious in Saturday’s 5th running of the Lane’s End Stallion Scholarship Stakes at Lone Star Park. With jockey C. J. McMahon up, the 3-year-old Texas-bred filly by Indygo Mountain out of Better Than Most, by Elusive Quality completed the seven and a half furlong turf […]

Special Needs Student Gets His Wish for a Night at the Races at Lone Star Park

Special Needs Student Gets His Wish for a Night at the Races at Lone Star Park

When Waco Midway High School junior Jacoby Burk heard his teacher Dave Laster’s talk about his visit to Lone Star Park to see the horse races, he “went nuts” said Laster. “He was so excited listening about my trip, he was hooked and wanted to go!” Jacoby has cerebral palsy and going to the horse […]

Trainer Mac Robertson Notches 1,000th Career Win at Canterbury

Trainer Mac Robertson Notches 1,000th Career Win at Canterbury

Thoroughbred trainer Mac Robertson won his 1,000th career race when Thunder and Honey crossed the finish line in first place in the seventh race on Saturday at Canterbury Park. The multiple graded stakes-winning trainer achieved the milestone in the 4,412th start of his career. Robertson has earned more than $23.5 million in purse money for […]

Expanded Oklahoma Derby Day Headlines Remington Park Stakes Schedule

Expanded Oklahoma Derby Day Headlines Remington Park Stakes Schedule

The Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby headlines the 2016 Remington Park stakes schedule, as it usually does. The entire derby day has been elevated in status for a second consecutive year. The Oklahoma Derby program on Sunday, Sept. 25 now boasts 10 stakes events on a planned card of 12 races. The total purse amount […]

Carter Sales Co.’s OKC Summer Sale Moved to August 21

Carter Sales Co.’s OKC Summer Sale Moved to August 21

Carter Sales Co. would like to inform horsemen that the date for its OKC Summer Sale has been moved to August 21 at the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds. The sale was originally scheduled for August 14. The new deadline for entries is now June 22. For more information go to cartersalesco.com or see the flyer below.

Reynolds Farm Equipment Receives John Deere Award During Track Superintendent’s Event at Indiana Grand

Reynolds Farm Equipment Receives John Deere Award During Track Superintendent’s Event at Indiana Grand

Proper equipment is extremely important to the maintenance and care of racetracks across North America. Each year, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) recognizes individual John Deere dealers for achieving one million dollars in sales, and Reynolds Farm Equipment of Indiana was the recipient of the award for 2015. The award was presented during the […]