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Final “Grand Mornings at the Track” this Saturday at Indiana Grand
By September 21, 2018 Read More →

Final “Grand Mornings at the Track” this Saturday at Indiana Grand

The final installment of “Grand Mornings at the Track,” presented by the Indiana Horsemen’s Benevolence and Protective Association (HBPA), is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22. The final session of 2018 will include a visit to the starting gate and the third floor of the grandstand, which includes the stewards stand and audio visual department. “Grand […]

Posted in: INDIANA
New Owners Experience First Win with AJ Pacer at Indiana Grand
By September 21, 2018 Read More →

New Owners Experience First Win with AJ Pacer at Indiana Grand

To most, the fourth race of the day at Indiana Grand was a regular claiming event, but for three individuals, the race was one that they will never forget. Joni Patterson, Richard Hyde and Don Kehrt earned their first win as new Thoroughbred owners at Indiana Grand. The trio of owners had the opportunity to […]

Posted in: INDIANA
DNA Analysis of Seabiscuit May Yield Insights Into His Prowess
By September 20, 2018 Read More →

DNA Analysis of Seabiscuit May Yield Insights Into His Prowess

Seabiscuit was not an impressive looking horse and was considered to be quite lazy, preferring eating and sleeping to exercise. The horse had been written off by most of the racing industry after losing his first 17 races, however, he eventually became one of the greatest Thoroughbred champions of all time. A grandson of Man […]

Posted in: INDIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
More than 80 Head Entered in OTBO Mixed Sale
By September 5, 2018 Read More →

More than 80 Head Entered in OTBO Mixed Sale

A total of 81 Thoroughbred horses are scheduled to go through the ring at the Ohio Mixed Sales on October 7 at Majestic Farm in Batavia, Ohio. Over half of the horses offered are yearlings (46) and over half of those (25) are Ohio accredited. There are eight weanlings, eight racing/broodmare prospects and 19 broodmares. […]

Posted in: OHIO
Big Crowd Turns Out for Carter Sale, Mighty Acres Tops Consignors
By September 5, 2018 Read More →

Big Crowd Turns Out for Carter Sale, Mighty Acres Tops Consignors

The Cater Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale saw a slight decline in average for the first time at the Labor Day weekend sale. A total of 50 yearlings sold for an average of $7,228, a 21 percent drop from the 2017 average of $9,137. Graduates from the sale won three maiden special weight races and […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Read the Footnotes Relocates from Oklahoma to New Mexico
By August 20, 2018 Read More →

Read the Footnotes Relocates from Oklahoma to New Mexico

Read the Footnotes, a graded stakes-winning and -siring stallion, has been relocated from Oklahoma to stand at Creekside Farm near Tularosa, New Mexico. He will stand as property of Bryan and Megan Petty as their new farm. Megan Petty is a longtime TTA member and practicing veterinarian who is also involved in the TTA’s Paddock […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Latest Issue of American Racehorse Featuring Articles on Citation’s Triple Crown and Alphabet Soup’s Cancer Fight Now Online

Latest Issue of American Racehorse Featuring Articles on Citation’s Triple Crown and Alphabet Soup’s Cancer Fight Now Online

The Summer 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the mysterious fate of General Custer’s war horse Victory, a profile of Endeavor Farm, a look at what Thoroughbreds can do on the polo field and much more. It also includes […]

Texas Stallion Mr. Besilu Gets First Winner at Canterbury Park

Texas Stallion Mr. Besilu Gets First Winner at Canterbury Park

The first starter for Texas stallion Mr. Besilu turned out to be a winner as his 2-year-old daughter She B Glamorous won a maiden special weight contest on July 20 at Canterbury Park. With Jareth Loveberry up for trainer Francisco Bravo, the Minnesota-bred earned $20,400 for the victory clocked in 1:.07.58 for 5 ½ furlongs. […]

Posted in: MINNESOTA, TEXAS
Lone Star Park Meet Concludes with Record Increases

Lone Star Park Meet Concludes with Record Increases

Even though the Lone Star Park meet ended on a subdued note when the final three days were cancelled due to extreme heat, the track concluded its 22nd Thoroughbred season with a record increase of 14.7% in average daily handle over 2017. That increase tops last year’s increase over 2016 of 11.7%, which set a […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Two $1-million Races, New Stakes Highlight 2019 Season at Oaklawn

Two $1-million Races, New Stakes Highlight 2019 Season at Oaklawn

One of the richest Thoroughbred race meets in North America will now offer two $1,000,000 Kentucky Derby prep races and two additional signature races. Oaklawn, which earlier this year announced a significant change to its race dates, turned it up another notch today when it announced that both the Arkansas Derby (G1) and the Rebel […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS