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Texas-bred Shes Our Fastest Wins Evangeline Downs Princess Stakes

Texas-bred Shes Our Fastest Wins Evangeline Downs Princess Stakes

The $50,000 Evangeline Downs Princess took place on Saturday night and the winner was the invader from Prairie Meadows, Shes Our Fastest. Shane Laviolette, who had ridden the 2-year-old filly in her maiden-breaking win in Iowa, came to Evangeline Downs to score the victory. Shes Our Fastest started slowly as “Shine” Young Futurity winner She’screative set a […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Texas-bred Ivan Fallunovalot Nearly Sets Track Record in Remington Park Victory

Texas-bred Ivan Fallunovalot Nearly Sets Track Record in Remington Park Victory

Ivan Fallunovalot returned to Remington Park, coming off a nearly six-month layoff, apparently fresh and ready to roll. The 7-year-old cruised to an easy $40,000 allowance win by 5-3/4 lengths on Saturday night under a hand-ride by jockey Luis Quinonez. Owned by Lewis Mathews Jr. of Bismarck, Ark. and trained by Tom Howard, Ivan Fallunovalot […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
How You Can Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

How You Can Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Groups within the veterinary and equine communities are coordinating a major relief effort—consisting of both monetary and supply donations—to aid horses and their caretakers in Texas and Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic flooding. Monetary Donations Financial donations are preferred because of the difficulty in getting supplies from outside of the region to affected horses. […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA, TEXAS
Gillespie County Fair to Cease Operations

Gillespie County Fair to Cease Operations

Five Texas track licensees, including the Gillespie County Fair, have informed the Texas Racing Commission that they will not be paying their annual license fee for the fiscal year starting September 1 and will cease operations as of today, August 31. The other four include two unbuilt horse tracks, Laredo Downs and Valle de los […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Top Sprinter Ivan Fallunovalot Returns to Action at Remington Park

Top Sprinter Ivan Fallunovalot Returns to Action at Remington Park

Ivan Fallunovalot, Remington Park’s two-time defending sprint champion (2015 & 2016) and the 2015 Texas Horse of the Year, is entered for a Saturday night allowance race here at six furlongs. The 7-year-old will make his first start in coming off a vacation that started in March. Owned by Lewis Mathews Jr. of Bismarck, Ark. […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Too Much Bling Offspring Top Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale

Too Much Bling Offspring Top Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale

A pair of Texas-bred yearlings by leading Texas stallion Too Much Bling topped Monday’s Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale at Lone Star Park with bids of $100,000 apiece. The auction was run by the Texas Thoroughbred Association for the second year after taking over operations from Fasig-Tipton. The yearling portion of the auction posted […]

Posted in: TEXAS
OwnerView Accepting Nominations for “New Owner of the Year” Award

OwnerView Accepting Nominations for “New Owner of the Year” Award

OwnerView today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2017 New Owner of the Year award, presented by Fasig-Tipton, which will honor a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry. The deadline for nominations is September 15, 2017. The award will be […]

Saratoga Track Surface and Types of Track Surface

Saratoga Track Surface and Types of Track Surface

The new track at Saratoga and types of horse racing track surface Saratoga race course has just resurfaced its track in preparation for the racing season. Learn about track surfaces and their impact on the race. With the racing season looming, Saratoga has upgraded their track surface. But what types of racetrack surfaces are used […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Limited Space Remaining for Trainers’ Exam Prep Class at Remington Park

Limited Space Remaining for Trainers’ Exam Prep Class at Remington Park

The Trainers’ Exam Prep Class at Remington Park in Oklahoma City on August 16-18 has four remaining spots as of August 6. Class size is limited so each participant has a chance to participate and get his or her questions answered. This class focuses on the Rules of Racing with emphasis on rules from states […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
The Meadow Event Park and Chenery Family Announce Collaboration to Enhance Fan Experience at Birthplace of Secretariat

The Meadow Event Park and Chenery Family Announce Collaboration to Enhance Fan Experience at Birthplace of Secretariat

In Colonial days, Caroline County, Virginia was famed as the “cradle of American racing.” On March 30, 1970, it became the cradle of “America’s Super Horse,” the legendary Triple Crown champion Secretariat who was born at Christopher Chenery’s Meadow Stable. Now known as The Meadow Event Park and the home of the State Fair of […]