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Horse Shampoo Alternatives

Horse Shampoo Alternatives

From tips to bottoms, and every hidden or exposed part of your horse’s body. There is deep-seated dirt because the fact is our horse is a dust and dirt magnet whether we like it or not. Branded shampoos are made available for purchase anywhere but the price is not necessary. We can have great alternatives […]

By September 10, 2019 Read More →
Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale Posts Big Jump in Average

Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale Posts Big Jump in Average

The Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale average jumped 50 percent, setting a record increase in average and median sale prices and the lowest buy back rate in the sale’s history. The sale was held September 1 at the OKC State Fairgrounds Sales Arena. The average sale price was $10,858 and the $7,500 median nearly doubled […]

By September 9, 2019 Read More →
Accomplished Oklahoma-bred Mare Lake Ponchatrain Retired, Booked to California Chrome

Accomplished Oklahoma-bred Mare Lake Ponchatrain Retired, Booked to California Chrome

Multiple stakes winner Lake Ponchatrain, a $626,368-earner whose accomplishments include 10 black-type wins and placings, has been retired from racing and is booked to visit two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome in 2020 for her first breeding. A 7-year-old daughter of 2010 Travers Stakes (G1) winner Afleet Express out of Harmony Lake, by Lucky […]

By September 9, 2019 Read More →
Inaugural Thoroughbred Aftercare Summit to be Held at Thoroughbred Makeover

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 […]

By September 5, 2019 Read More →
Breeders’ Cup Classic: Ante-Post Predictions

Breeders’ Cup Classic: Ante-Post Predictions

The Breeders’ Cup Classic is just weeks away. The prestigious thoroughbred race takes place at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019. More than a dozen grade one runners will go head to head over 1 1/4 miles. Additionally, it’s open to horses who are 3-years-old and over. The Breeders’ Cup Classic is widely […]

By September 5, 2019 Read More →
Belmont Starts Fall Meet with 3pm Racing

Belmont Starts Fall Meet with 3pm Racing

By Michael Fenrich Saratoga ended a memorable summer meet on Labor Day. Later in the week Belmont is starting the fall meet on Friday, September 6. The fall meet is short this season with the beginning of the construction for the new arena for the New York Islanders that will be adjacent to the track. […]

By September 5, 2019 Read More →
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Opens State’s First Sports Book

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Opens State’s First Sports Book

Indiana’s first sports wagering facility, Winner’s Circle Race Sports Pub, is now open. Governor Eric Holcomb placed the first official wager just after 12 p.m. leading into a ribbon cutting ceremony with state and local dignitaries for the historic event Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Soon after, the facility was […]

By September 4, 2019 Read More →
History of Breeders’ Cup Host Sites

History of Breeders’ Cup Host Sites

If you are a relatively new horse racing fan, you might think that the Breeders’ Cup, which is the sport’s annual championship event, only rotates between a few tracks. And that’s mostly been true in recent years, as even though Keeneland and Del Mar Race Course both became first-time hosts since 2015, both tracks are […]

By September 4, 2019 Read More →
New $20 Million Saudi Cup Becomes World’s Richest Horse Race

New $20 Million Saudi Cup Becomes World’s Richest Horse Race

It wasn’t that long ago that a $1 million purse for a horse race was a big deal, but now that a seven-figure pot is fairly commonplace and pales in comparison to the new $20 million Saudi Cup that is set to be held for the first time this coming February at King Abdulaziz Racetrack […]

By September 4, 2019 Read More →
Kentucky Derby 2020: Potential Runners

Kentucky Derby 2020: Potential Runners

The Kentucky Derby will take place on May 2, 2020, at Churchill Downs in Louisville. More than 100,000 punters are expected to descend on the Bluegrass State for America’s biggest and most thrilling horse racing event. As always, thousands of eager bettors are already asking horse racing tipsters and pundits for their predictions. While the […]

By September 4, 2019 Read More →
How the UK’s Online Horse Racing Betting model is set to spread in the US

How the UK’s Online Horse Racing Betting model is set to spread in the US

Betting on horse racing is a popular pastime for gamblers and thrill-seekers worldwide. It’s been commonplace for hundreds of years. In the modern world, it’s grown to accommodate online betting. BetWay, 888Sport, NetBet, etc are just a few of the most popular horse racing betting sites in the UK. Read more on onlinesportsbettingsites.uk. There have always […]

By August 30, 2019 Read More →
Texas Yearling Sale Records Big Jumps in Average and Gross

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, […]

By August 27, 2019 Read More →
The History Of Horse Racing In Del Mar

The History Of Horse Racing In Del Mar

Del Mar, a Spanish term for “by the sea” or “of the sea” is a city located in San Diego County, California. By its name, the location situated on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Del Mar is a beautiful place to live in,  with a climate regarded as Mediterranean-subtropical with dry, warm summers, and […]

By August 27, 2019 Read More →
US Horse Racing at a Crossroads

US Horse Racing at a Crossroads

Horse racing in America is under the microscope like never before. Petitions and calls to ban the sport completely are gaining momentum. The outrage was caused after 30 horses died during a six month period while running at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. There also seems to be some support for nationwide regulation of […]

By August 27, 2019 Read More →
American Racehorse to Resume Publishing This Fall

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.

By August 24, 2019 Read More →
Breeders’ Cup Turf Heroine Enable Set for Yorkshire Oaks Ahead of Arc Hat-Trick Bid

Breeders’ Cup Turf Heroine Enable Set for Yorkshire Oaks Ahead of Arc Hat-Trick Bid

She’s already won Europe’s most valuable horse race twice. Now, Enable is looking to make history in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. More: https://t.co/a9uZbq43U8 pic.twitter.com/wPI9XBYjdr — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) November 19, 2018 Breeders’ Cup Turf winner, Enable, will warm-up for a third tilt at the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and a possible defense […]

By August 7, 2019 Read More →
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 […]

The Essential Rules of Feeding Horses

The Essential Rules of Feeding Horses

Feeding your horse or pony can sometimes be confusing and getting the balance right can be tricky! In this article, we are going to explain the essential rules of feeding that are designed to enable the horse to digest feed efficiently and promote good gut health. Feed Little And Often The horse’s stomach is only […]

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 […]

Looking Ahead to the Summer Racing Season

Looking Ahead to the Summer Racing Season

Before we look ahead to the summer racing season, let’s look back on what was a very unique Triple Crown, the likes of which we have never seen before. To kick off the Triple Crown, we saw the first horse in history, Maximum Security, be disqualified in the Kentucky Derby for actions on the track. […]