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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 […]

Texas 2-Year-Old Sale Cancelled, Consignments to be Promoted Online
By March 23, 2020 Read More →

Texas 2-Year-Old Sale Cancelled, Consignments to be Promoted Online

The Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park have announced that the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale scheduled for April 3 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. All entry fees for the sale will be refunded. It was also announced that all horses currently nominated to the Texas Thoroughbred Futurity at Lone Star […]

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Updates Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic
By March 16, 2020 Read More →

Updates Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

Following are updates from tracks around the country regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting racing. For the most current information, please visit the specific track’s website or social media feed. TTA Cancels Roses to Ribbons Event, Postpones Awards Banquet, 2-Year-Old Sale Still Scheduled The Texas Thoroughbred Association is announcing changes to some […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS, TEXAS
Texas Summer Yearling Sale Set for August 24 at Lone Star Park

Texas Summer Yearling Sale Set for August 24 at Lone Star Park

This year’s Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale has been set for Monday, August 24, at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie. This will mark the fifth renewal of the auction held jointly by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park. The entry deadline is June 15. “We have a record number of entries […]

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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 […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Racehorse Owners and Trainers Prep Class Set for Lone Star Park
By February 26, 2020 Read More →

Racehorse Owners and Trainers Prep Class Set for Lone Star Park

A Racehorse Owners & Trainers Prep Class has been scheduled for April 4-7 at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie. For more information see the flyer below or go to www.purplepowerracing.com.

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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 […]

Record Number of Entries in Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, New Incentives Announced
By February 19, 2020 Read More →

Record Number of Entries in Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, New Incentives Announced

The Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park are pleased to announce a record number of consignments to the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale. A total of 182 head, pending the addition of supplements, have been entered in the sale set for Friday, April 3, at 12 noon at Lone Star. The under tack show […]

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Lone Star Park Announces Big Purse Boost for Thoroughbred Meet
By February 6, 2020 Read More →

Lone Star Park Announces Big Purse Boost for Thoroughbred Meet

Lone Star Park officials have announced an increase of nearly 43% to overnight race purses for the upcoming Thoroughbred racing season. Overnight race purses this year average $200,000 per day compared to $140,000 per day in 2019. “This boost in overnight purses has energized Lone Star Park in a way that we haven’t experienced in […]

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Lone Star Park Announces Enhanced Stakes Schedule, Debut of Texas Derby
By February 3, 2020 Read More →

Lone Star Park Announces Enhanced Stakes Schedule, Debut of Texas Derby

With the addition of the new $300,000 guaranteed Texas Derby, which also offers an additional incentive of up to $100,000 for Texas-bred entrants, plus an increase to all minor stakes races, Lone Star Park’s 2020 Thoroughbred Racing Season Stakes Schedule will offer 12 stakes worth a combined total of $1,425,000, up over $300,000 from a […]

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Highlander Training Center to Host Bilingual Educational Lunch for Employees
By January 30, 2020 Read More →

Highlander Training Center to Host Bilingual Educational Lunch for Employees

Highlander Training Center in Sulphur Springs, Texas, is hosting a “Lunch & Learn” for its employees to better serve their clients. After training is done for the day, HTC will provide a meal from Slaughter’s BBQ for employees while Dr. Luis Morales and Dr. Ali Broyles (veterinarians from ESMS in Weatherford) give a talk and […]

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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 […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Mr Money Bags Named 2019 Texas Horse of the Year
By January 27, 2020 Read More →

Mr Money Bags Named 2019 Texas Horse of the Year

Roy Cobb’s homebred Mr Money Bags will be crowned as the 2019 Texas Horse of the Year at the Texas Thoroughbred Association’s annual meeting and awards banquet on March 21 at Sam Houston Race Park. The night will also celebrate divisional Texas-bred champions with awards based on points earned in stakes performances during the year. […]

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Incentive and Bonus Programs Announced for Texas 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age Sale
By January 22, 2020 Read More →

Incentive and Bonus Programs Announced for Texas 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age Sale

The Texas Thoroughbred Association has announced two new programs to make buying, selling and racing horses in Texas more lucrative for horsemen. The Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale, set for April 3 at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, will offer a rebate program for consignors and a purse bonus […]

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Racehorse Owner-Trainer Prep Class Set for Sam Houston Race Park
By January 22, 2020 Read More →

Racehorse Owner-Trainer Prep Class Set for Sam Houston Race Park

The Elite Program Inc. and Dr. C. Reid “Mac” McLellan, well known national instructor of Groom Elite classes around the country, is offering an updated version of his Trainers’ Exam Prep class at Sam Houston Race Park on February 6-9. Entitled “Racehorse Owner-Trainer Prep Class” and expanded by one day, this version includes time for […]

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Millionaires Serengeti Empress and Street Band Top Field for Houston Ladies Classic
By January 20, 2020 Read More →

Millionaires Serengeti Empress and Street Band Top Field for Houston Ladies Classic

One week from today, Sam Houston Race Park will host the most prestigious day of its annual live Thoroughbred racing season. The draw for the six Houston Racing Festival stakes took place this morning for each of the features, including the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic. Now in its eighth running, the Houston Ladies […]

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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 […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Sam Houston Meet Opens Friday with Increased Purses, Broberg Looking for Another Title
By January 5, 2020 Read More →

Sam Houston Meet Opens Friday with Increased Purses, Broberg Looking for Another Title

Sam Houston Race Park will conduct its 26th live racing season with Thoroughbred racing commencing on Friday, January 10. The 39-day meet will continue through Saturday, March 28. The draw for opening night took place on Friday, January 3 and ten races will be run, including one on the highly regarded Connally Turf Course. The racing […]

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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 […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
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 […]

Posted in: INDIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS