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Shooting Star from Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame Fades, 27-Year-Old Highland Ice Passes Away
By November 21, 2020 Read More →

Shooting Star from Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame Fades, 27-Year-Old Highland Ice Passes Away

Oklahoma-bred Highland Ice could light up the track with his racing brilliance; this shooting star of a racehorse faded away Wednesday night, passing from this world at the age of 27. The brilliant record-breaking sprinter, who won 15 of his 16 races lifetime at Remington Park, was treated with kindness and care by the Oklahoma […]

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2021 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online
By November 19, 2020 Read More →

2021 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

The 2021 edition of the American Racehorse Stallion Register is now online and hard copies will be mailing later this month. The annual issue features dozens of stallions in Texas, Oklahoma and around the Southwest and Midwest. View the online version by clicking here.

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Welder Wins Fourth Consecutive Silver Goblin Stakes, Sets Remington Record for Most Stakes Wins
By November 16, 2020 Read More →

Welder Wins Fourth Consecutive Silver Goblin Stakes, Sets Remington Record for Most Stakes Wins

The Remington Park history book was rewritten Friday night as Welder moved into the number one spot all-time in stakes wins here with 11. He was in a tie for first with Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Famer Okie Ride going into the $70,000 Silver Goblin Stakes at Remington Park on Friday. He also set […]

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Welder’s Assault on Remington Record Book Continues; Monday and Tuesday Racing Set
By November 13, 2020 Read More →

Welder’s Assault on Remington Record Book Continues; Monday and Tuesday Racing Set

In 2016, Welder ran second in the Oklahoma Classics Sprint to Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame runner Okie Ride. Four years later, if Welder wins the $70,000 Silver Goblin Stakes on Friday, Nov. 13, he will pass Okie Ride for most stakes wins in the history of Remington Park with 11. Welder, a 7-year-old gelding owned […]

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American Anthem to Stand at Sierra Blanca Equine in New Mexico
By October 28, 2020 Read More →

American Anthem to Stand at Sierra Blanca Equine in New Mexico

Reliance Ranches, LLC of Guthrie, Oklahoma announces the purchase of American Anthem, by Arkansas Derby winner and Classic-placed sire Bodemeister. American Anthem, a multiple Graded stakes winner, began his career by winning his first start at 2 and following up with a successful 3-year-old season posting back-to-back Graded victories in the Lazaro Barrera Stakes-G3 at […]

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ThoroughbredAuctions.Com November Mixed Sale Begins Monday
By October 21, 2020 Read More →

ThoroughbredAuctions.Com November Mixed Sale Begins Monday

Bidding opens Monday, Oct. 26 and closes Monday, Nov. 2 for the November Mixed Internet Auction of Thoroughbreds by ThoroughbredAuctions.com. The auction has nearly 70 entries and include large consignments from Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana and Arizona as well as Kentucky. The auction is offering broodmares by sires such as Medaglia d’Oro, War Front, City […]

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Faversham, Full Brother to California Chrome, Enters Stud in California
By October 20, 2020 Read More →

Faversham, Full Brother to California Chrome, Enters Stud in California

Faversham, a multiple winner and the only full brother to two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome, has been retired from racing to stand at Daehling Ranch in Northern California. His 2021 fee is $2,000, live foal guarantee. Lifetime breeding rights are available for $4,500. A 5-year-old son of the late Lucky Pulpit, California’s leading […]

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Dozens of Thoroughbreds Available at Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale on October 30-31
By October 15, 2020 Read More →

Dozens of Thoroughbreds Available at Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale on October 30-31

The Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale on October 30-31 in Oklahoma City will include dozens of quality Thoroughbred yearlings and broodmares. Yearlings will go through the ring on October 30, and there will be mixed sessions on both October 30 and 31. Online bidding will also be available. Get more info by clicking here.

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Luneack is Living the Dream with Star Oklahoma-bred Welder
By October 13, 2020 Read More →

Luneack is Living the Dream with Star Oklahoma-bred Welder

When trainer Teri Luneack was a little girl she would lie in bed and stare at her Barbies on horseback and the horses on the curtains that covered her bedroom windows. When Luneack fell asleep, however, she never in her wildest dreams saw herself training a racehorse to a million dollars in earnings. She has done that, […]

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Oklahoma Stallion Den’s Legacy Gets First Winner at Remington Park
By October 11, 2020 Read More →

Oklahoma Stallion Den’s Legacy Gets First Winner at Remington Park

Oklahoma stallion Den’s Legacy was represented by his first winner on Saturday at Remington Park when Oklahoma-bred Bear Den won a $25,000 maiden claiming event by two lengths. Lori Biehler rode the 2-year-old gelding for her husband, Michael Biehler, who bred, owns and trains the first-time starter. Bear Den earned $11,596 for the victory in […]

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American Racehorse to Resume Printing with Stallion Register Issue
By September 15, 2020 Read More →

American Racehorse to Resume Printing with Stallion Register Issue

American Racehorse is pleased to announce that it will resume printing with the 2021 Stallion Register issue, which will be distributed in December 2020. Plans are still being made to hopefully resume regular issues of the magazine in 2021. For more information about advertising in the Stallion Register, click here. The advertising deadline for the […]

Oklahoma’s WestWin Farm Expands Breeding Operation to Stand Champion Paint Stallion Painted Turnpike
By August 12, 2020 Read More →

Oklahoma’s WestWin Farm Expands Breeding Operation to Stand Champion Paint Stallion Painted Turnpike

Three Time World Champion, Painted Turnpike, the well known APHA registered Paint racehorse & stallion, will stand stud duties at WestWin Farms in Purcell, OK for 2021. Painted Turnpike will be the first paint to stand stud since owner Bryan Hawk purchased the farm last year. Trained by Matt Whitekiller, throughout Painted Turnpike’s stellar career, […]

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Track Superintendents Field Day Rescheduled for March 2021

Track Superintendents Field Day Rescheduled for March 2021

The 19th annual Track Superintendents Field Day, originally scheduled for this coming September 14-16, has been rescheduled for March 2021. The event will still be held at Remington Park in Oklahoma City and hosted by that track’s superintendent, Bob Blackburn. The event brings together track superintendents and their crews from around North America and beyond […]

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Tribute To Hot Walkers
By April 15, 2020 Read More →

Tribute To Hot Walkers

Tribute To Hot Walkers By Michael Fenrich This scribe was once a hot walker. I used to hot walk horses for D.Wayne Lukas and Todd Pletcher. I was at both stables for a short time in the mid 1990’s. I am very grateful because I had the opportunity to walk the horses and now I […]

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Winx, the world’s highest-earning Thoroughbred, joins Breyer stable

Winx, the world’s highest-earning Thoroughbred, joins Breyer stable

Some horses make history, while others run away with it! Breyer® is proud to honor the amazing achievements of Australian Thoroughbred racing superstar Winx by making her their newest Thoroughbred portrait model. Over the course of five years Winx rewrote racing history. The 2011 Thoroughbred had an incredible 37 career wins, tying with the legendary […]

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American Racehorse to Pause Publication of Print Magazine Due to COVID-19

American Racehorse to Pause Publication of Print Magazine Due to COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, American Racehorse is pausing the publication of its print magazine. We hope to resume printing in the near future and look forward to reporting on the return of racing in the region. In the meantime, we will continue to provide coverage on our website and social media. Our next […]

First Foal by Code West Arrives at WestWin Farms in Oklahoma

First Foal by Code West Arrives at WestWin Farms in Oklahoma

The first foal from the stallion Code West was foaled early this morning at WestWin Farms in Oklahoma. Sephora, the dam of the colt who was foaled at 4:03 AM, was acquired by Code West’s owner, Bryan Hawk, at the Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale, in foal to Code West. Sephora’s second dam is Savannah […]

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The World’s Most Advanced Equine Ambulance Now Available to Horsemen

The World’s Most Advanced Equine Ambulance Now Available to Horsemen

Horsemen’s Track and Equipment and SCTrailers have joined forces to create the most advanced equine ambulance in the world. The Equine Medical Transport unit offers several unique features that set it apart from other equine ambulances on the market, including key fob technology, which allows operators to move the divider and lower the trailer flush […]

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Winter 2020 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online
By February 26, 2020 Read More →

Winter 2020 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

The Winter 2020 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles two of horse racing’s most popular social media stars, Southern Phantom and California Chrome, along with extensive pictorials for both.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio […]

Oklahoma-bred Millionaire Shotgun Kowboy Retired from Racing
By February 21, 2020 Read More →

Oklahoma-bred Millionaire Shotgun Kowboy Retired from Racing

Shotgun Kowboy, one of the all-time leading Oklahoma-bred runners, has been retired from racing, according to a news release from Oaklawn. The 8-year-old gelding by Kodiak Kowboy was entered in an allowance race at the Arkansas track for Friday but breeder, owner and trainer C.R. Trout reported that he sustained a sesamoid fracture. All told, […]

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