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Zippit E Strikes Again in Wayne Hanks Memorial at Lone Star

Zippit E Strikes Again in Wayne Hanks Memorial at Lone Star

Favorite Zippit E, trained by Bret Calhoun, sped her way to her fifth straight victory in Sundays $50,000 Wayne Hanks Memorial Stakes for Texas-bred fillies and mares at Lone Star Park. The 4-year-old filly by Valor Farm stallion My Golden Song went straight to the lead on the outside, racing in the three path through […]

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Supermason Repeats in Premiere Stakes to Open Lone Star Meet

Supermason Repeats in Premiere Stakes to Open Lone Star Meet

This year’s Lone Star Park meet started just as last year’s did, with a victory by Supermason in the $50,000 Premiere Stakes for Texas-breds. With Lindey Wade up for trainer Bret Calhoun, the 5-year-old gelding by Valor Farm stallion Grasshopper scored by three-quarters of a length over Bravura with another 8 ¼ lengths back to […]

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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,” […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
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 […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Redding Colliery Colt Posts Fastest Time in Rescheduled Texas Juvenile Under Tack Show

Redding Colliery Colt Posts Fastest Time in Rescheduled Texas Juvenile Under Tack Show

Under sunny skies at Lone Star Park, the rescheduled under tack show for the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale was held Monday morning with a Louisiana-bred colt by Redding Colliery, hip 31, posting the fastest eighth-mile time of :10.1. The under tack show was originally scheduled for Sunday but had to be pushed back due […]

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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 […]

Under Tack Show for Texas 2-Year-Old Sale Postponed Until Monday

Under Tack Show for Texas 2-Year-Old Sale Postponed Until Monday

The under tack show for the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, originally scheduled for today at 11 a.m. at Lone Star Park, has been postponed due to weather and now will be held Monday starting at 9 a.m. The sale will still be held on Tuesday as scheduled but the start time has been pushed […]

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Texas Champions Texas Chrome, Ivan Fallunovalot Aiming for Oaklawn Stakes

Texas Champions Texas Chrome, Ivan Fallunovalot Aiming for Oaklawn Stakes

Multiple graded stakes winner Texas Chrome remains on schedule to make his 4-year-old debut in the $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap (G2) April 15 at Oaklawn, trainer J.R. Caldwell said Sunday morning. Texas Chrome has had three published workouts since returning to Caldwell’s barn in early February, the last a five-furlong bullet (1:01.20) over a fast track […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS, TEXAS
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 […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Western Gambler Relocated to South Plains Veterinary Clinic in Texas

Western Gambler Relocated to South Plains Veterinary Clinic in Texas

The Storm Cat stallion Western Gambler has been relocated from New Mexico to Texas and will stand at South Plains Veterinary Clinic in Slaton, near Lubbock. He will stand for a fee of $750 as property of Louis “Bud” Farr, DVM. Bred by Overbrook Farm out of the Gone West mare Western Eternity, Western Gambler […]

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