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Crotchett Hoping to Jumpstart Jockey Career at Oaklawn
By January 15, 2021 Read More →

Crotchett Hoping to Jumpstart Jockey Career at Oaklawn

Kaylee Crotchett, an exercise rider at Oaklawn for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, said Sunday morning that she plans to make her riding debut early in the 2021 meeting that is scheduled to begin Jan. 22. Crotchett, 22, was raised in Henryville, Ind., about 25 miles north of Churchill Downs, and has been […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS
Through The Years:  Reminiscing The 5 Biggest Kentucky Derby Conquerors
By January 15, 2021 Read More →

Through The Years:  Reminiscing The 5 Biggest Kentucky Derby Conquerors

What’s the best thing about a horse? These beings are not only part of your farms. Horses are destined to become mighty racehorses that can compete in the world’s best-thoroughbred racing. They don’t only have the chance to win big prizes but gain the experience and the achievements that these competitions have to offer. As […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Cheltenham Festival 2021: A preview of day four’s Grade 1 races
By January 11, 2021 Read More →

Cheltenham Festival 2021: A preview of day four’s Grade 1 races

The final day of the Cheltenham Festival is the biggest of the four days. It is the host of the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup and attending the Friday meeting is certainly at the top of many sports fans wish list. This year, unfortunately, the likelihood is that we will be checking the racing results from […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Hall of Fame Trainer Steve Asmussen Remains a Strong Supporter of Sam Houston Race Park
By January 5, 2021 Read More →

Hall of Fame Trainer Steve Asmussen Remains a Strong Supporter of Sam Houston Race Park

Ushering 2020 out the door was a welcome relief for pretty much everyone in the universe. The challenges from COVID-19 had a monumental impact on all sports and horseracing was affected greatly. However, Steve Asmussen, who will return to defend his training title at Sam Houston Race Park when the 2021 season begins on Friday, […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Cowboy Culture to Stand at Midwest Equine Clinic in Indiana
By January 5, 2021 Read More →

Cowboy Culture to Stand at Midwest Equine Clinic in Indiana

Quality Road’s graded stakes-winning son  Cowboy Culture enters stud in 2021 at Dr. Roger Beam’s Midwest Equine Clinic in Trafalgar, Indiana. Undefeated in his first three starts for Repole Stable, Cowboy Culture won the historic Arlington Classic-G3 by a widening 5 3/4 lengths. He also was a runaway winner of the $200,000 Centaur Stakes at […]

Posted in: INDIANA
New Year Thoroughbreds
By January 4, 2021 Read More →

New Year Thoroughbreds

By Michael Fenrich Every January 1 Thoroughbreds celebrate a birthday. Horses are foaled or born on different dates, but to recognize their racing age they turn a year older on January 1. The two-year-olds turn three, as they train and run toward the Kentucky Derby. Last year in 2020, the Triple Crown was reorganized and […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Welder Adds to His Legacy with a Third Straight Horse of the Meeting Award at Remington Park
By December 23, 2020 Read More →

Welder Adds to His Legacy with a Third Straight Horse of the Meeting Award at Remington Park

It basically came down to a victory by a neck in his first ever stakes on the grass – the $70,000 Remington Park Turf Sprint – but that win among four victories boosted Welder to his unprecedented third Horse of the Meeting Championship. Welder also won the $130,000 Oklahoma Classics Sprint, the $70,000 Silver Goblin Stakes […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Heartwood, Multiple Graded Stakes Performer By Tapit, To Enter Stud In California
By December 22, 2020 Read More →

Heartwood, Multiple Graded Stakes Performer By Tapit, To Enter Stud In California

Heartwood, a multiple graded stakes-placed multiple stakes winner by leading sire Tapit, will initiate his stallion career at Rancho San Miguel in California at the conclusion of his racing career in early 2021. The $486,891-earner will stand for a fee of $2,500, live foal guarantee. The 6-year-old horse, who races for the partnership of Stuart […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blended Citizen to Stand in Oklahoma
By December 20, 2020 Read More →

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blended Citizen to Stand in Oklahoma

Blended Citizen, a three-time graded stakes winner, has been purchased by DMW Racing Stables and will enter stud in Oklahoma for the 2021 breeding season. Mike Recio brokered the transaction on the 5-year-old son of Proud Citizen on behalf of owners Sayjay Racing, LLC, Greg Hall, and Brooke Hubbard. At two, Blended Citizen broke his […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma-bred Welder Ties All-Time Mark for Most Wins at Remington Park
By December 20, 2020 Read More →

Oklahoma-bred Welder Ties All-Time Mark for Most Wins at Remington Park

Oklahoma’s millionaire hero of a horse, Welder, tied the all-time mark for most wins at Remington Park on Saturday night, winning for the 15th time in his career here. Welder equaled the all-time mark in winning the $38,675 open-company allowance feature, titled the Guthrie Sprint. The race came up strong for open stakes-caliber horses as the 7-year-old […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Multiple Grade Stakes Winner Redeemed to Century Acres Farm in Texas
By December 18, 2020 Read More →

Multiple Grade Stakes Winner Redeemed to Century Acres Farm in Texas

Redeemed, a Grade 2-winning and Grade 1-placed son of Include, has been relocated to Century Acres Farm in Hempstead, Texas. A leading sire in Maryland and the MidAtlantic region, Redeemed has sired the earners of more than $3 million. He will stand for a $2,000 fee as property of Teo Mallet. On the track, Redeemed […]

Posted in: TEXAS
First Annual Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance Stallion Service Auction
By December 18, 2020 Read More →

First Annual Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance Stallion Service Auction

Just in time for the holidays and right before the end of the 2020 tax write-off period, the Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance (ITA) presents their first annual Stallion Service Auction, hosted on Starquine.com. The auction will kick off at 11 am EST December 18 and run until 7 pm EST December 21, with a preview day […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Tapit to be featured in Season 4 of Foal Patrol
By December 9, 2020 Read More →

Tapit to be featured in Season 4 of Foal Patrol

Gainesway Farm’s three-time North American champion sire Tapit will be the featured stallion for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 4, which will debut online at www.foalpatrol.com on Dec. 29. One of the most influential and breed-shaping stallions of the past half-century, Tapit has sired 27 grade 1 winners, […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Grade 1 winner We Miss Artie to Red Feather Equine in New Mexico
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Grade 1 winner We Miss Artie to Red Feather Equine in New Mexico

We Miss Artie, a Grade 1 winner who formerly stood at Ramsey Farm in Kentucky, has been relocated to New Mexico and still stand at Red Feather Equine in Tularosa, New Mexico. He will stand for a fee of $1,000 as property of Zachary Burtt. A son of Artie Schiller, We Miss Artie won four […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Arkansas Stallion Street Strategy Gets First Winner at Remington Park
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Arkansas Stallion Street Strategy Gets First Winner at Remington Park

Street Strategy was represented by his first winner on December 7 when his 2-year-old gelded son Aspen Club won a maiden special weight race at first asking at Remington Park. Bred, owned and trained by Randy Morse, who also trained Street Strategy for owner Randy Patterson, Aspen Club won the 6 ½-furlong race by 2 […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA
Grade 1 Winner and Leading Sire Competitive Edge to Valor Farm in Texas
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Grade 1 Winner and Leading Sire Competitive Edge to Valor Farm in Texas

Competitive Edge, a Grade 1 winner and nationally ranked first- and second-crop sire over the past two years, was purchased by Douglas Scharbauer to stand at Valor Farm in Pilot Point, Texas. The son of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver previously stood at Ashford Stud in Kentucky. His 2021 fee will be $5,000. Bred […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Claiming Crown continues to evolve with record handle $14.6 million bet
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Claiming Crown continues to evolve with record handle $14.6 million bet

By the time the Claiming Crown had ended Saturday at Gulfstream Park – after a record $14.6 million was wagered on the event – it was clear how much the Claiming Crown had grown over the past nine years at Gulfstream. Not only was this a day when a horse claimed six weeks ago for […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Meals on Wheels receives $5,000 donation from Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Meals on Wheels receives $5,000 donation from Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Many homebound individuals might not receive the appropriate nutrition if it weren’t for Meals on Wheels. Indiana Grand Racing & Casino recognizes the impact the organization has on the local community and has provided a $5,000 donation to the group, which is fueled by volunteer support. “We are so grateful for any donation we receive,” […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Four race meetings that you should not miss
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Four race meetings that you should not miss

The UK calendar is filled with exciting races, full of nail-biting results and adrenalin-rich events. With racing events held all around the calendar, there are some more exhilarating than others. Here are four races that you should not miss. Cheltenham Festival Usually taking place mid-March in the ever-so-popular Cheltenham Racecourse in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, the Cheltenham […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Grade 1 winner Congaree euthanized
By December 7, 2020 Read More →

Grade 1 winner Congaree euthanized

by Vicky Van Camp Multiple Grade 1 winner Congaree was euthanized due to the infirmities of old age on Sunday, November 22nd, at Valor Farm near Pilot Point, Texas, where he had been standing prior to being pensioned earlier this year. Owned by Janice McNair, who, with her late husband Bob, bred and raced Congaree […]

Posted in: TEXAS