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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. In 2005, the Texas Thoroughbred Association renamed both these stakes to honor a famous Texas Thoroughbred. The colts and gelding division […]

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 →
Direct Dial Named 2018 Texas Horse of the Year

Direct Dial Named 2018 Texas Horse of the Year

William S. Farish’s homebred Direct Dial has been named the 2018 Texas Horse of the Year, the Texas Thoroughbred Association announced today. The Texas-bred colt also received Texas Champion 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding honors for a season in which he hit the board in six of his eight starts while earning two stakes wins and $113,350. The […]

By February 7, 2019 Read More →
Getting Ready for Summer Racing at Del Mar and Saratoga

Getting Ready for Summer Racing at Del Mar and Saratoga

Even though it’s still cold and snowy in some parts of the country, it won’t be long before summer is here and that means two of the premier horse racing meets at Del Mar near San Diego, California and Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York. Handicappers always eagerly anticipate the start of both meets, […]

By February 5, 2019 Read More →
Who Will Avoid Cause of Causes’ Fate at 2019 Grand National?

Who Will Avoid Cause of Causes’ Fate at 2019 Grand National?

American thoroughbred Cause of Causes knows the disappointment of missing out at the Grand National, finishing second in the 2017 version of the most prestigious jumps race in the world. Gordon Elliott’s charge was a fine competitor during his career. He won multiple events at Cheltenham Festival, including the Cross Country Chase and National Hunt […]

By February 5, 2019 Read More →
Britain Gears Up for Cheltenham Festival Amid Period of Reflection

Britain Gears Up for Cheltenham Festival Amid Period of Reflection

When we speak of poor preparations for a racing festival, it usually suggests a difficult time for a particular trainer or horse. But the Cheltenham Festival (12th-15th March) has had some knocks over the past few months that have hit the organizers hard. For a start, there was the criticism from some owners over horse […]

By February 2, 2019 Read More →
Previewing the Fountain of Youth Stakes

Previewing the Fountain of Youth Stakes

Our focus will be at Gulfstream Park this week as our highlighted race will be the $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes for three year olds going a mile and a sixteenth. The entire card at Gulfstream is very strong as they will be running a whopping nine Graded Stakes races. Although we won’t be breaking […]

By February 2, 2019 Read More →
Horse Racing Betting Tips for Top Events in 2019

Horse Racing Betting Tips for Top Events in 2019

Horse Racing Betting Tips For 2019 Get the latest horse racing tips and get ready to place your bets on the big races of 2019 with the top online casinos offering free no deposit bonuses. Horse racing is one of the most popular sports that Americans bet on every year and in this post, we […]

By February 1, 2019 Read More →
A Guide to the Best Race Tracks in the US

A Guide to the Best Race Tracks in the US

Live horse racing is an unforgettable experience and the excitement and roar of the crowd is second to none. In the United States, fans can find some of the best and most historic racetracks in the world and there’s nowhere better to witness Thoroughbred racing than at any of these six racecourses, but if you […]

By February 1, 2019 Read More →
Longtime Texas Stallion Dixieland Heat Dies at Age 29

Longtime Texas Stallion Dixieland Heat Dies at Age 29

Dixieland Heat, the longtime Texas stallion who achieved fame as the sire of Eclipse Award winner Xtra Heat, died earlier this month at age 29 at Sue Cook’s Richland Ranch near Corsicana, Texas. The son of Dixieland Band won half of his 18 starts on the track, including the Louisiana Derby (G3) in 1993, while […]

By January 30, 2019 Read More →
Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blueskiesnrainbows Relocated to Oklahoma

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blueskiesnrainbows Relocated to Oklahoma

Blueskiesnrainbows (English Channel-Cho Cho San, by Deputy Minister) has moved to stand the 2019 breeding season in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, the home base of owner Kelly Mitchell’s Bad Boy Racing. He will stand for a fee of $2,500. Blueskiesnrainbows, a multiple graded stakes-winner of over $672,500, will stand at Sunlight Farm, which is managed by equine […]

By January 25, 2019 Read More →
San Antonio Horse Sale Company Announces Dates for Two Texas Auctions

San Antonio Horse Sale Company Announces Dates for Two Texas Auctions

The San Antonio Horse Sale Company, which earlier this month announced it was returning to the auction business after a 17-year hiatus, is pleased to announce the dates and location for its 2019 sales. The San Antonio Rose Classic Mixed Horse Sale will be held on Saturday, June 22, at the Travis County Exposition Center […]

By January 24, 2019 Read More →