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Sam Houston Race Park Opens for Training in Preparation for 2021 Meet
By December 3, 2020 Read More →

Sam Houston Race Park Opens for Training in Preparation for 2021 Meet

Sam Houston Race Park will conduct its 27th live racing season with Thoroughbred racing commencing on Friday, January 8. The barn area opened on November 28 with Texas horsemen Danny Payne and Danny Pish as the first conditioners to enter the stable gate. The track will be open for training Monday-Saturday from 7:00 a.m. through 11:00 am. A steady influx of trainers […]

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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.

Posted in: IOWA, LOUISIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
More than 125 head consigned to Texas Winter Mixed Sale
By November 13, 2020 Read More →

More than 125 head consigned to Texas Winter Mixed Sale

The first standalone Texas Winter Mixed Sale in nearly a decade has attracted more than 125 consignments. The auction, held jointly by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, will be held on Sunday, December 6, at 1 p.m. Central at the Texas Thoroughbred Sale Pavilion on the backside of the […]

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Todd Pletcher Hits 5,000 Win Milestone
By November 13, 2020 Read More →

Todd Pletcher Hits 5,000 Win Milestone

By Michael Fenrich From Dallas, Texas, thoroughbred trainer Todd Pletcher has had a successful career. On Friday, November 6, at Aqueduct the seventh race became historic as Pletcher reached a milestone of 5,000 career wins. The horse that was the 5,000th winner was Microsecond, who is owned by Repole Stable (Mike Repole), a long time […]

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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 […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
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 […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Sam Houston Announces 2021 Stakes Schedule, Texas Champions Day to Include $100,000 Stakes
By October 13, 2020 Read More →

Sam Houston Announces 2021 Stakes Schedule, Texas Champions Day to Include $100,000 Stakes

Sam Houston Race Park will not only offer an expanded live racing season, but additional stakes throughout its 2021 Thoroughbred meet, which begins on Friday, January 8. The 2021 Thoroughbred Stakes schedule will offer $2.4 million in purses, up from $1.8 million in 2020. The Houston Racing Festival will take place on Sunday, January 31 headlined by the Houston Ladies Classic (G3) and the John […]

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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 […]

Kendra Scott Offers Horseshoe Charm to Benefit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
By September 2, 2020 Read More →

Kendra Scott Offers Horseshoe Charm to Benefit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Fashion and lifestyle brand Kendra Scott will offer 50% of proceeds from sales of its Horseshoe Charm to benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Aug. 30 through Nov. 7. The Horseshoe Charm, which retails for $35, is available in four colors: gold, rose gold, vintage silver, and vintage gold. A versatile piece, the charm has a […]

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Texas Summer Yearling and Horses of Racing Age Sale Posts Big Gain in Gross as Average and Median Trend Up
By August 25, 2020 Read More →

Texas Summer Yearling and Horses of Racing Age Sale Posts Big Gain in Gross as Average and Median Trend Up

The Texas Summer Yearling and Horses of Racing Age Sale, held jointly by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park, posted a big gain in gross sales on Monday. The average and median also increased compared to last year, even with a much larger catalog on tap this year. The sale was held in […]

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Valor Farm Stallion Bradester Gets First Winner with Texas-bred Cosmetology
By August 10, 2020 Read More →

Valor Farm Stallion Bradester Gets First Winner with Texas-bred Cosmetology

Texas stallion Bradester got his first winner on Sunday at Lone Star Park when Texas-bred Cosmetology scored a head victory in a $40,120 maiden special weight event for 2-year-old fillies. Bred by Joseph W. Sutton/Blackhorse Farm and running in the name of Blackhorse Farm LLC, the bay filly was ridden to victory by Danny Sorenson for […]

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Texas Stallion Unbridled Sheriff Gets First Winner at Lone Star Park
By August 10, 2020 Read More →

Texas Stallion Unbridled Sheriff Gets First Winner at Lone Star Park

Texas stallion Unbridled Sheriff was represented by his first winner on Wednesday at Lone Star Park when his 3-year-old son Unbridled Posse won a $40,120 maiden special weight race for accredited Texas-breds. Ivan Arellano rode the gelding for trainer Brent Davidson and clocked five furlongs on the turf in :57.03. The win was a trifecta […]

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Lone Star Park to Open Stable Area on May 4
By April 28, 2020 Read More →

Lone Star Park to Open Stable Area on May 4

The Lone Star Park Racing Department sent out the following notice regarding the reopening of the stable area at the Texas track: We are happy to let you know that Lone Star Park will be able to start accepting horses into our stable area on Monday, May 4 beginning at 6:00 am. During this initial […]

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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 […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
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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