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Eagle, a Graded Stakes-Winning Son of Candy Ride, Retired to Valor Farm in Texas
By December 1, 2017 Read More →

Eagle, a Graded Stakes-Winning Son of Candy Ride, Retired to Valor Farm in Texas

From BloodHorse.com Grade 1-placed, graded stakes winner Eagle has been retired and will enter stud at Douglas Scharbauer’s Valor Farm in North Texas for $5,000. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride (Arg) out of Sea Gull, by Mineshaft, was bred and raced by William S. Farish. He won twice at 2 and never finished off […]

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Altior vs. Douvon: One of the Most Anticipated Clashes of the National Hunt Season
By November 30, 2017 Read More →

Altior vs. Douvon: One of the Most Anticipated Clashes of the National Hunt Season

Both Altior and Douvan are Champions in their own right and are two of the most exciting horses in training. Both have led all before them and have looked virtually unbeatable and this is without a doubt the most anticipated clash of the 2017/18 national hunt season. With Altior side lined and Douvan on the […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Texas Thoroughbred Association Sets 2018 Sale Dates
By November 17, 2017 Read More →

Texas Thoroughbred Association Sets 2018 Sale Dates

The Texas Thoroughbred Association, in partnership with Lone Star Park, has announced its sales dates for 2018. The Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale will be held April 10 with the under tack show set for April 8. Horses will breeze over the Lone Star Park track, and the sale will be held at the Texas […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Man o’ War, the Perils of Riding Racehorses and More
By November 10, 2017 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Man o’ War, the Perils of Riding Racehorses and More

The Fall 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 legendary Man o’ War on the 100th anniversary of his birth, a look at the perils of riding racehorses with some amazing photos plus much more. The […]

Saturday Launch to stand at Baker Ranch in Texas

Saturday Launch to stand at Baker Ranch in Texas

Saturday Launch, the first North American winner sired by Grade 1 winner Any Given Saturday, has been retired from racing and will stand stud at Baker Ranch near Iredell, Texas. He will stand for a fee of $1,000 as property of TTA lifetime member Stephen Baker, who campaigned the horse throughout his career. Saturday Launch […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
A.P. Indy Stallion Revolving Relocated to Stand in Texas

A.P. Indy Stallion Revolving Relocated to Stand in Texas

Revolving, a winning son of A.P. Indy and a leading second-crop sire in Florida, has been relocated to Texas for the 2018 breeding season and will stand at Double S Thoroughbreds in Poynor. He will stand for a fee of $1,000 as the property of 224 Thoroughbreds LLC under the ownership of Mark A. Davenport. […]

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Why is the Melbourne Cup known as “the race that stops a nation”?

Why is the Melbourne Cup known as “the race that stops a nation”?

Why is the Melbourne Cup known as “the race that stops a nation”? The Melbourne cup is one of the key events in the Australian sporting calendar that attracts so much attention from around the country. The Melbourne cup has a lengthy history that started back in 1861 and is the most prestigious horse race […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Ivan Fallunovalot Leads Charge of Five Texas- and Oklahoma-breds to Win Stakes on Oklahoma Derby Undercard

Ivan Fallunovalot Leads Charge of Five Texas- and Oklahoma-breds to Win Stakes on Oklahoma Derby Undercard

While plenty of horses shipped in from outside the Southwest to have success at Remington Park on the track’s biggest day of racing, including Untrapped winning the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3) and Champagne Room taking the $200,000 Remington Park Oaks, the local contingent more than held its own with horses bred in Texas and Oklahoma […]

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Texas-bred Retired Racehorse Named T.I.P Thoroughbred of the Year

Texas-bred Retired Racehorse Named T.I.P Thoroughbred of the Year

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards, the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award, for 2017. The Thoroughbred of the Year Award recognizes a Thoroughbred that has excelled in a non-competitive career, such as equine-assisted therapy or police […]

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Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Upsets Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas at Churchill Downs

Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Upsets Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas at Churchill Downs

Craig D. Upton’s Texas-bred homebred Patrona Margarita shook things up in Saturday’s 49th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes for 2-year-old fillies as she scored a 23-1 upset win by 3 ¾ lengths over Kelly’s Humor at Churchill Downs. Ridden by Brian Hernandez Jr. and trained by Bret Calhoun, Patrona Margarita ran 1 […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS