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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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Will Rogers Meet Opens March 16, Welder Aims for Millionaire Status
By February 17, 2020 Read More →

Will Rogers Meet Opens March 16, Welder Aims for Millionaire Status

Spring racing returns to Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs for the 11th consecutive year on March 16. With the races comes the arrival of some of the top Thoroughbred competitors contending for the lead position in 270 races featured throughout the meet. Live racing runs March 16-May 23, with special celebrations on race days for […]

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Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation to hold Photo Contest to Celebrate Healthy Horses
By January 30, 2020 Read More →

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation to hold Photo Contest to Celebrate Healthy Horses

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today an online photo contest for horse lovers to celebrate their equine companions. The contest opens February 1, and entries will be accepted through February 29. Horse enthusiasts are encouraged to submit original photos of horses representing all breeds, backgrounds, and disciplines on Grayson’s website at grayson-jockeyclub.org/default.asp?section=2&area=PHOTOINFO&menu=1. Finalists will be selected […]

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New Holland offers new commitment to equine industry with Equine Equipment alliance
By January 17, 2020 Read More →

New Holland offers new commitment to equine industry with Equine Equipment alliance

New Holland has formed a sales alliance with Equine Equipment, a Georgetown, Kentucky company offering dedicated equipment discounts to participants in the equine industry in the U.S. and Canada. Equine Equipment programs provide direct and tangible financial and other support to the equine industry with discounts offered. This alliance provides exclusive savings opportunities on New […]

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Nelly, T-Pain to Stage the 2020 Pegasus World Cup Music Festival
By January 16, 2020 Read More →

Nelly, T-Pain to Stage the 2020 Pegasus World Cup Music Festival

The fourth season of one of the wealthiest horse racing events in the United States, the Pegasus World Cup will start in less than two weeks. It is an invitational horse racing event that allows the strongest horse racers who have been doing great in their craft. All chosen entries will saddle up in Gulfstream […]

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Welder Becomes First Thoroughbred to Win Back-to-Back Horse of the Meeting Titles at Remington
By December 20, 2019 Read More →

Welder Becomes First Thoroughbred to Win Back-to-Back Horse of the Meeting Titles at Remington

There have been plenty of incredible horses race at Remington Park over 31 years of racing, but none had ever been voted Champion Horse of the Meeting twice, until Welder. The Remington Park divisional champions were determined by voting from track officials and media who covered the season. Owner RaMax Farms (Clayton Rash of Claremore, Okla.) and trainer Teri Luneack become […]

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Remington Park Total Handle Continues Upward Trend
By December 20, 2019 Read More →

Remington Park Total Handle Continues Upward Trend

The 2019 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season concluded on Dec. 15 and once again experienced increases in total pari-mutuel handle for the 67-date schedule. Total handle on Remington Park racing was $76,885,108, up 7.1% compared to the total for the 2018 Thoroughbred season of $71,798,190. This is the third consecutive Thoroughbred season for total handle on […]

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Mister Lucky Cat, Son of Storm Cat, to Stand at WestWin Farms in Oklahoma
By December 18, 2019 Read More →

Mister Lucky Cat, Son of Storm Cat, to Stand at WestWin Farms in Oklahoma

Mister Lucky Cat, a son of Storm Cat from the family of champion Rhythm, will stand the 2020 breeding season at Bryan Hawk’s WestWin Farms in Purcell, Oklahoma. He will stand for a fee of $1,000. Mister Lucky Cat was a $650,000 yearling who was a winner on dirt and turf in a racing career […]

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Top Oklahoma Stallion Kipling Dies at Age 23
By December 18, 2019 Read More →

Top Oklahoma Stallion Kipling Dies at Age 23

Oklahoma stallion Kipling, the sire of Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) winner Kip Deville, was euthanized earlier this week due to complications with old age at Mighty Acres in Pryor, Oklahoma. He was 23 and will be buried at the farm. Kipling had modest success on the track with five wins from 28 starts with earnings […]

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The Visualiser Relocated to Stand at Kirton Farms in Oklahoma
By December 12, 2019 Read More →

The Visualiser Relocated to Stand at Kirton Farms in Oklahoma

Veteran Oklahoma stallion The Visualiser has been sold and relocated within the state and will stand the 2020 breeding season at Bill and Sabrina Kirton’s Kirton Farms near Turpin. The 16-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway will stand for $1,000 as property of Curtis Temple. The Visualiser formerly stood at Mighty Acres in Pryor. On the […]

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NTRA Advantage Surpasses $1 Billion in Sales, Industry Savings Estimated at $180 Million and Counting
By December 11, 2019 Read More →

NTRA Advantage Surpasses $1 Billion in Sales, Industry Savings Estimated at $180 Million and Counting

NTRA Advantage, the equine purchasing program available to member organizations, individuals and affiliates, has surpassed the billion-dollar threshold in sales, the NTRA announced today. Advantage sales have resulted in an estimated $180 million in savings to industry stakeholders and individual customers since the program’s inception on 2002. The majority of sales over the past 17 […]

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65-Year-Old Jockey B.L. Goff Goes 17 Years Between Thoroughbred Wins at Remington Park
By December 6, 2019 Read More →

65-Year-Old Jockey B.L. Goff Goes 17 Years Between Thoroughbred Wins at Remington Park

Sexagenarian jockey B.L. Goff hadn’t won a Thoroughbred race at Remington Park in 17 years. The long dry spell came to an end Thursday night with an upset victory in the seventh race. Goff, who turned 65 years old this year, was 48 when he last had his picture taken in the winner’s circle in […]

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2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online
By December 4, 2019 Read More →

2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

The 2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register is now online and will be mailing soon. This year’s edition features more than 60 stallions from around the Midwest and Southwest region. To view the online edition, click here. If you are not an American Racehorse subscriber and not a member of one of the state breeder associations […]