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Showbiz Superstar at 110-1 Odds Keys Humongous Payoffs at Remington Park
By November 11, 2018 Read More →

Showbiz Superstar at 110-1 Odds Keys Humongous Payoffs at Remington Park

A horse named Shobiz Superstar gave her backers enough money in their pockets Saturday night at Remington Park to put them into a tax bracket fit for superstars as she paid off at 110-1 odds, the highest payoff of the meet. A $2 win ticket returned $223 to those who bet this 2-year-old filly, owned […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Top Remington Sprinter Welder Among Nominees to Silver Goblin Stakes
By November 11, 2018 Read More →

Top Remington Sprinter Welder Among Nominees to Silver Goblin Stakes

A total of 11 horses have been nominated to the 13th running of the $70,000 Silver Goblin Stakes, including three-time stakes-winning Oklahoma-bred sprinter Welder, scheduled to run Friday, Nov. 16 at Remington Park. The Silver Goblin is a 6-1/2 furlongs sprint for 3-year-olds-and-up restricted to accredited Oklahoma-breds. Welder, owned by Ra-Max Farms LLC (Clayton Rash) […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
A Guide to Arabic Horse Racing
By November 11, 2018 Read More →

A Guide to Arabic Horse Racing

When the flat season draws to a close, horse racing fans then begin to look at other countries where they can place a bet.  The United Arab Emirates have some fantastic races, course and jockeys there are.  If you haven’t yet placed a bet on Arabic horse racing, here are some reasons why you may […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Incredible Races from Champions Day
By November 11, 2018 Read More →

Incredible Races from Champions Day

Since 2011, Champions Day has been held every fall at the Ascot Racecourse, where the Royal Ascot is held. The day-long festival marks the end of the British Champions Series and the British flat racing season. In recent years, prize money has exceeded £4 million — the 2018 Champions Day prize total was worth a […]

Posted in: NO. CAROLINA
Will Tuaandtwentysix Live Up To His Name?
By November 8, 2018 Read More →

Will Tuaandtwentysix Live Up To His Name?

Tua Tagovailoa rose to prominence in the CFB Championship Game when he led the Alabama Crimson Tide to a stunning comeback to defeat the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Tagovailoa was not the starting quarterback for the Crimson Tide last season, but his side’s struggles in the Championship Game in the first half forced Nick […]

Posted in: SO. CAROLINA
New Issue of American Racehorse Online with Articles about Equine War Hero Sgt. Reckless, Man O’ War Project, New Stallions and More
By November 1, 2018 Read More →

New Issue of American Racehorse Online with Articles about Equine War Hero Sgt. Reckless, Man O’ War Project, New Stallions and More

The Fall 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about equine war hero Sgt. Reckless, how horses can help veterans with PTSD, Seabiscuit’s DNA being used to research racehorse tendencies, new Thoroughbred stallions around the region and much more.  The issue also includes racing and breeding […]

Indiana Horse Racing Represents Niche at Equestricon
By October 31, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Horse Racing Represents Niche at Equestricon

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission realizes that one of the biggest struggles for the horse racing industry is growing a following that includes not only owners and breeders, but fans. That’s why, when the second annual international horse racing convention, fan festival and trade show came to Louisville in conjunction with the Breeders’ Cup World […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Outriders Provide Safety During Races at Indiana Grand
By October 30, 2018 Read More →

Outriders Provide Safety During Races at Indiana Grand

It takes a village of individuals to run a successful racing program. Some of these people are very skilled at their positions, including Indiana Grand’s three outriders, John Neal, Tiffany Belden and Wesley Campbell. The trio ensures safety and coordination on the track at all times and each one is a vital part of the […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Winner Caleb’s Posse to River Oaks in Oklahoma
By October 26, 2018 Read More →

Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Winner Caleb’s Posse to River Oaks in Oklahoma

Caleb’s Posse, winner of the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1), has been relocated to stand at Lori and Francisco Bravo’s River Oaks Farms in Sulphur, Oklahoma. One of the nation’s top sprinters and milers during his 3- and 4-year-old seasons, Caleb’s Posse compiled a record of 8-5-2 from 19 starts with more than $1.4 […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
2019 Calendar Celebrates Secretariat’s Last Living Sons and Daughters
By October 17, 2018 Read More →

2019 Calendar Celebrates Secretariat’s Last Living Sons and Daughters

A new 2019 calendar features the last living sons and daughters of legendary 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat. The first calendar in this series, released last winter for 2018, was quite successful, raising more than $4,600 for the equine industry groups it benefits despite the late December launch. “We were very happy with the support […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Shotgun Kowboy Seeks Third Career Win in Oklahoma Classics Cup
By October 17, 2018 Read More →

Shotgun Kowboy Seeks Third Career Win in Oklahoma Classics Cup

If Shotgun Kowboy is going to make his mark on Oklahoma Classics history Friday night at Remington Park, he will have to defeat four rivals while breaking from the outside post position, number five, in the 1-1/16 miles event. Shotgun Kowboy is attempting to win his third $175,000 Oklahoma Classics Cup, the richest event on […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Sam Houston Announces $1.3 Million Stakes Schedule for Thoroughbred Meet
By October 10, 2018 Read More →

Sam Houston Announces $1.3 Million Stakes Schedule for Thoroughbred Meet

Sam Houston Race Park will kick off its 2019 live racing season on Friday, January 25. The 32-day Thoroughbred meet will continue through Saturday, March 30. Officials have announced that Friday and Saturday racing will begin at 7:00 pm (Central) and the Tuesday and Wednesday matinee programs will get underway at 12 noon. Post time […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Hoosier Breeding Farms Open Stall Doors to Owners Looking to Bring Mares to Indiana
By October 10, 2018 Read More →

Hoosier Breeding Farms Open Stall Doors to Owners Looking to Bring Mares to Indiana

For the second year, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, and its three breed development programs, has activated a Broodmare Boarding List to help breeders who are looking to participate in one of the commission’s lucrative breed development programs in 2019. The database was the brainchild of marketing director Megan Arszman because she saw a need […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Grade 1 Winner Liaison to Mighty Acres in Oklahoma
By October 8, 2018 Read More →

Grade 1 Winner Liaison to Mighty Acres in Oklahoma

Grade 1 winner Liaison is to relocate to Dr. Warren Center’s Mighty Acres in Pryor, Oklahoma, in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock. Liaison’s first crop includes the talented filly Thirteen Squared, who has been placed in both the G1 Santa Anita Oaks and G2 Summertime Oaks this year, and multiple stakes […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Minnesota Racing Commission Awards $49,000 for Racehorse Repurposing and Retirement
By October 8, 2018 Read More →

Minnesota Racing Commission Awards $49,000 for Racehorse Repurposing and Retirement

The Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) authorized disbursement of $49,000 to three 501(c)(3) non-profit racehorse adoption, retirement and repurposing organizations at its September meeting. The recipients include Bowman Second Chance Thoroughbred Adoptions (BSCTA), This Old Horse and The Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (CANTER) Minnesota. These new funds were generated via fines assessed by the […]

Posted in: MINNESOTA
Rise of Godolphin
By October 8, 2018 Read More →

Rise of Godolphin

There is no doubting the domination of the Ballydoyle operation in recent times, but this season has certainly been about the rise of Godolphin. The leading operation, led by master trainer Charlie Appleby out of his Moulton Paddocks stable in Newmarket, has provided the owners with a number of key successes. He was set the […]

Posted in: NO. CAROLINA
Indiana Breeders Represented in Thoroughbred Makeover Competition
By October 2, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Breeders Represented in Thoroughbred Makeover Competition

A breeder will spend hours, if not days, choosing the right cross for their mare, making sure all the boxes are checked for desired traits. Those efforts are then progressed to caring for the mare throughout the breeding and pregnancy–11 months of nerves and excitement. The resulting foal may be raced under that breeder’s silks, […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Will Imperial Hint Go One Better At Breeders’ Cup Sprint?
By October 2, 2018 Read More →

Will Imperial Hint Go One Better At Breeders’ Cup Sprint?

Imperial Hint has proven in the 2018 season that he is dominant horse in the United States over six furlongs. Luis Carvajal Jr’s charge has been outstanding, delivering three victories over the course of the campaign, but will have to raise the level of his performance to clinch the Breeders’ Cup Sprint crown. There will […]

Posted in: SO. CAROLINA
Nominations Open for TRAO Board of Directors Election
By October 2, 2018 Read More →

Nominations Open for TRAO Board of Directors Election

The nomination process has opened up for the upcoming election for Owner and Breeder 2019-2021 term for the TRAO Board of Directors. If you have anyone that you would like to nominate that is in good standing and a member of the TRAO, you can contact the Election Committee below. Click here for general guidelines […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Services Set for Iconic Oklahoma Breeder and Owner John Smicklas
By October 2, 2018 Read More →

Services Set for Iconic Oklahoma Breeder and Owner John Smicklas

Prominent Oklahoma breeder/owner and an icon in horse racing in this state in the formative years of pari-mutuel racing, John Smicklas, will be remembered at memorial services Sunday, Oct. 7 in Midwest City, Okla. Smicklas was born on the Fourth of July 1937 in Chicago and passed away at 81 at his home in Norman, […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA