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Jockey C.J. McMahon Shifts Tack to Gulfstream Park

Jockey C.J. McMahon Shifts Tack to Gulfstream Park

After setting a record for most victories by a jockey last spring and summer at Lone Star Park, C. J. McMahon has ventured to Gulfstream Park to seek success during the 2017 Spring and Summer Meets. “I think it might be a good opportunity to get to where I want to be in my career,” […]

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Young Sires Highlight Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Old Catalog, Stakes Set for Derby Day Weekend at Evangeline

Young Sires Highlight Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Old Catalog, Stakes Set for Derby Day Weekend at Evangeline

Equine Sales Company has released a catalog of 67 head for its 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale set for May 9 in Opelousas, Louisiana. The breeze show is scheduled for May 7. It was also announced that the Equine Sales Derby and Equine Sales Oaks will be held May 5-6 at […]

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Texas 2-Year-Old Sale Posts Huge Increases in Second Year of Operation

Texas 2-Year-Old Sale Posts Huge Increases in Second Year of Operation

The Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale held Tuesday on the grounds of Lone Star Park posted numbers that dwarfed those of the first juvenile auction held last year by the Texas Thoroughbred Association, which took over as the sale’s operator from Fasig-Tipton. With 70 of 93 head sold, this year’s auction recorded gross receipts of […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Articles about Oaklawn’s Triple Crown Preps

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Articles about Oaklawn’s Triple Crown Preps

The Spring 2017 issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the rise of Oaklawn’s Triple Crown prep races, immigration issues facing the racing industry, the Bo Jackson of horse racing and much more. The issue also includes racing and […]

Arrogate’s Dam Bubbler and Her Southwest Connection

Arrogate’s Dam Bubbler and Her Southwest Connection

Arrogate has captured the attention of the horse racing world and the public at large with his spectacular rise to stardom, mostly recently showcased with a dominating win in the $10 million Dubai World Cup at Meydan Raceourse in the United Arab Emirates. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song won despite a horrendous break out […]

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More Than 100 Head Catalogued to Texas Juvenile Sale, Catalog Now Online

More Than 100 Head Catalogued to Texas Juvenile Sale, Catalog Now Online

The Texas Thoroughbred Association is pleased to announce that it has catalogued more than 100 horses for the second annual Texas Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. It is to be held at the Texas Thoroughbred Sales Pavilion on the grounds of Lone Star Park on Tuesday, April 4, at noon. The under tack show is set […]

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Horse of the Year and Kentucky Derby Winner Charismatic Passes Away

Horse of the Year and Kentucky Derby Winner Charismatic Passes Away

Dual classic winner and 1999 Horse of the Year Charismatic has died. The 20-year-old stallion, who returned to the United States from the JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station in Japan on December 4, 2016, was pensioned at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY. The announcement of his sudden passing was made this afternoon […]

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on Centennial Race Track and More

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on Centennial Race Track and More

The Winter 2017 issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about Colorado’s Centennial Race Track and the horses and horsemen who raced there, Thoroughbred stallions and their influence on American Quarter Horse racing, how a retired racehorse is excelling in […]

New Date Announced for Texas Champions Stakes, Sam Houston Revises EHV-1 Policy

New Date Announced for Texas Champions Stakes, Sam Houston Revises EHV-1 Policy

Sam Houston Race Park has rescheduled the Texas Champions stakes races that were originally scheduled for opening weekend January 20-21. The $50,000 Bara Lass Stakes and $50,000 San Jacinto Turf Stakes will now run on Friday, March 10. The $50,000 Yellow Rose Stakes and the $50,000 King Richard Stakes will run on Saturday, March 11. […]

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Sam Houston Postpones Texas Champions Weekend Stakes Due to EHV-1 Outbreak in Louisiana

Sam Houston Postpones Texas Champions Weekend Stakes Due to EHV-1 Outbreak in Louisiana

Sam Houston Race Park has postponed and will reschedule at a date to be determined seven $50,000 Thoroughbred stakes races for Texas-breds scheduled for Friday, January 20th and Saturday, January 21st as part of Texas Champions Weekend. SHRP will write and card extra overnight races to replace the postponed races, which were planned as part […]

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