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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 […]

Fall 2019 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online
By November 23, 2019 Read More →

Fall 2019 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

The Fall 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about one of horse racing’s biggest fans, the incredible Secretariat statue in Lexington, the near Triple Crown of Majestic Prince and how to train problem horses.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, […]

Unbridled’s Song Stallion Keep Up to Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Texas
By November 22, 2019 Read More →

Unbridled’s Song Stallion Keep Up to Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Texas

Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Fredericksburg, Texas, has announced the addition of Keep Up for the 2020 breeding season. The multiple stakes-winning son of Unbridled’s Song will stand for a $2,000 fee with substantial discounts for mares that are foaling in Texas. Keep Up will stand as property of Mike Grossman, who also owns Eureka and […]

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Texas Horsemen Applaud Improvements at Lone Star Park
By November 6, 2019 Read More →

Texas Horsemen Applaud Improvements at Lone Star Park

The Texas Thoroughbred Association, on behalf of the owners and breeders it represents in the state, commends Lone Star Park for a number of significant improvements recently announced at the track in Grand Prairie. On November 4, Lone Star Park management and the Grand Prairie Sports Facilities and Development Corporation reached an initial agreement to […]

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Sam Houston Race Park Announces Major Purse Increase
By October 29, 2019 Read More →

Sam Houston Race Park Announces Major Purse Increase

Sam Houston Race Park will kick off its 2020 live racing season on Friday, January 10 with an expanded 39-day Thoroughbred meet continuing through Saturday, March 28. Several exciting changes are in store for the upcoming live season with a substantial boost in purses thanks to legislative action earlier this year. House Bill 2463 was […]

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Aikenite, Leadem in Ken to stand in Texas for 2020 breeding season
By October 24, 2019 Read More →

Aikenite, Leadem in Ken to stand in Texas for 2020 breeding season

Tyree Wolesensky’s Leadem Farm in Gainesville, Texas, welcomes two new stallions for the 2020 breeding season with Aikenite and Leadem in Ken. Aikenite will stand for a fee of $3,000 and Leadem in Ken $2,000 as property of Tyree Wolesensky. Aikenite, who stood last season at the famed Calumet Farm in Kentucky, brings in a […]

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Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Set for March 31
By October 15, 2019 Read More →

Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Set for March 31

The 2020 Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, at Lone Star Park. The breeze show will be held at the Dallas-area track on Sunday, March 29. The auction is a joint venture by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park. “Our yearling and mixed sale at Lone Star […]

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2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Information
By September 13, 2019 Read More →

2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Information

The 2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register, to be published in December 2019, is the only resource for breeders that covers the Southwest, Midwest and Midsouth regions. The Stallion Register will go to EVERY member of the state breeder associations in Texas, Oklahoma, Indiana, Ohio, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and South […]

Inaugural Thoroughbred Aftercare Summit to be Held at Thoroughbred Makeover
By September 5, 2019 Read More →

Inaugural Thoroughbred Aftercare Summit to be Held at Thoroughbred Makeover

On October 1, 2019, the Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA), Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), Thoroughbred Incentive Program and Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) will join together to present the inaugural Thoroughbred Aftercare Summit, a conference focused on education and networking among those with a professional interest in the retraining and rehoming of Thoroughbreds after racing. The […]

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Texas Yearling Sale Records Big Jumps in Average and Gross
By August 27, 2019 Read More →

Texas Yearling Sale Records Big Jumps in Average and Gross

The Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale held Monday at Lone Star Park concluded with strong gains in average and gross receipts, signaling that the recent passage of legislation could be having a positive impact on the industry. The sale was sponsored by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park. In the yearling session, […]

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American Racehorse to Resume Publishing This Fall
By August 24, 2019 Read More →

American Racehorse to Resume Publishing This Fall

American Racehorse magazine will resume publishing this fall with a regular issue coming out in October followed by the annual Stallion Register issue in December. If you are interested in subscribing, click here or to learn more about advertising, contact info@americanracehorse.com.

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Catalog Now Online for Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale

Catalog Now Online for Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale

Nearly 100 horses have been consigned to the Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale, and the sale catalog is now online. The auction is set for Monday, August 26, at 12 noon at the Texas Thoroughbred Sales Pavilion on the grounds of Lone Star Park near Dallas. The sale is jointly sponsored by the Texas […]

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Texas Horsemen Reach Industry Agreement

Texas Horsemen Reach Industry Agreement

On July 9th, representatives of the Texas Thoroughbred Association, Texas Quarter Horse Association, Texas Horsemen’s Association, Inc. (QH & Paint), and the Texas Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Inc. (TB and Arabian), met and came to a unanimous agreement. As rules are promulgated by the Texas Racing Commission and other decisions are made with respect to the […]

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Governor Abbott Signs Two Bills That Benefit the Texas Horse Racing Industry

Governor Abbott Signs Two Bills That Benefit the Texas Horse Racing Industry

(The following message is from the Texas Horsemen’s Partnership) Dear horsemen and women, We are so pleased to inform you that after years of effort, your voices were heard by our legislators in Austin. On June 14, Governor Greg Abbott signed two pieces of legislation into law that will aid our state’s horse racing industry […]

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Highlander Training Center Names Jeff Hooper Chairman & CEO

Highlander Training Center Names Jeff Hooper Chairman & CEO

Highlander Training Center (HTC), a state-of-the-art Thoroughbred facility located near Sulphur Springs, TX (east of Dallas) has named longtime horse industry executive Jeff Hooper as its new Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. Hooper will begin his new duties on July 8, 2019. Hooper’s experience in the horse industry includes nine years as Executive Director of […]

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Full Agenda Set for Track Superintendents’ Field Day at Charles Town

Full Agenda Set for Track Superintendents’ Field Day at Charles Town

Track superintendents and their staffs from around North America are set to meet at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on June 23-25 for a full schedule of educational panels as part of Track Superintendents’ Field Day. A complete agenda for the event has been announced, with award-winning speaker, author and farmer Jolene Brown set […]

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Copies of Issue Featuring Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs Available for Purchase

Copies of Issue Featuring Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs Available for Purchase

A limited number of copies of the Spring 2019 issue of American Racehorse, featuring articles on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs, are available for $10, shipping included (US only). Additional copies are $5 each. To order, use the PayPal button below. Choose Quantity 1 copy $10.00 USD2 copies $15.00 USD3 copies $20.00 USD

Dine with an Equine at Belmont Park

Dine with an Equine at Belmont Park

By Michael Fenrich NYRA has announced the return of its “Breakfast at Belmont” program. Price: Free Parking Free Admission (prices below for breakfast) $15 Adults $7.50 Kids 6 and under Cuisine: Hotel Style Buffet. Cereal, juice and coffee. “The Breakfast at Belmont program is a great way for people to come see the horses train […]

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Full Circle For Vekoma

Full Circle For Vekoma

By Michael Fenrich In 2017 Vekoma was sold at the September Keeneland sale for $135,000. R.A. Hill Stable and Gatsas Stable brought Vekoma. They named Vekoma after the Dutch manufacturer Vekoma who makes roller coasters for amusement parks. Horse racing is like a roller coaster with ups and downs, ebs and flows each day. George […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Online with Features on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs
By April 29, 2019 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Online with Features on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs

The Spring 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes long-form articles the real story of Ruffian and the ups and downs of Santa Fe Downs.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio and around the region. The […]