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Graded Stakes-Siring Peppered Cat Relocates To Louisiana

Graded Stakes-Siring Peppered Cat Relocates To Louisiana

Peppered Cat, a veteran stallion whose offspring includes the multiple graded stakes winner Pepper Crown, has been purchased privately by Perry and Denise Martin of Martin Racing and relocated from California to stand at Val Murrell’s Clear Creek Stud in Folsom, Louisiana for the 2020 breeding season. A California stalwart since he retired to the […]

By December 16, 2019 Read More →
Vino Rosso and Bricks and Mortar star at Breeders’ Cup

Vino Rosso and Bricks and Mortar star at Breeders’ Cup

The 2019 Breeders’ Cup was a memorable event at Santa Anita Park, as the home side dominated across the two days in California. The European horses could only produce one winner over the two days, which gives an indication of just how impressive the US horses performed. Two horses that really stood out with their […]

By December 16, 2019 Read More →
The Visualiser Relocated to Stand at Kirton Farms in Oklahoma

The Visualiser Relocated to Stand at Kirton Farms in Oklahoma

Veteran Oklahoma stallion The Visualiser has been sold and relocated within the state and will stand the 2020 breeding season at Bill and Sabrina Kirton’s Kirton Farms near Turpin. The 16-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway will stand for $1,000 as property of Curtis Temple. The Visualiser formerly stood at Mighty Acres in Pryor. On the […]

By December 12, 2019 Read More →
NTRA Advantage Surpasses $1 Billion in Sales, Industry Savings Estimated at $180 Million and Counting

NTRA Advantage Surpasses $1 Billion in Sales, Industry Savings Estimated at $180 Million and Counting

NTRA Advantage, the equine purchasing program available to member organizations, individuals and affiliates, has surpassed the billion-dollar threshold in sales, the NTRA announced today. Advantage sales have resulted in an estimated $180 million in savings to industry stakeholders and individual customers since the program’s inception on 2002. The majority of sales over the past 17 […]

By December 11, 2019 Read More →
Table Games Set to Launch January 1 at Indiana Grand

Table Games Set to Launch January 1 at Indiana Grand

In less than 23 days, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will be part of history as live table games come to Central Indiana. More than 40 tables are currently being installed on the 200,000 square foot casino floor, offering in excess of 300 seats. Live table games are set to launch to the public at […]

By December 11, 2019 Read More →
New Incentive for New Mares Registered in Indiana for 2020

New Incentive for New Mares Registered in Indiana for 2020

The Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program is providing up to $2,000 in incentives for new mares purchased and brought into the state of Indiana for the 2020 foaling season. It’s the first step for the growth of breeding and racing in Indiana supported by an increase in funding from the implementation of table games at […]

By December 11, 2019 Read More →
65-Year-Old Jockey B.L. Goff Goes 17 Years Between Thoroughbred Wins at Remington Park

65-Year-Old Jockey B.L. Goff Goes 17 Years Between Thoroughbred Wins at Remington Park

Sexagenarian jockey B.L. Goff hadn’t won a Thoroughbred race at Remington Park in 17 years. The long dry spell came to an end Thursday night with an upset victory in the seventh race. Goff, who turned 65 years old this year, was 48 when he last had his picture taken in the winner’s circle in […]

By December 6, 2019 Read More →
2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

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 […]

By December 4, 2019 Read More →
Fall 2019 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

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, […]

By November 23, 2019 Read More →
Unbridled’s Song Stallion Keep Up to Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Texas

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 […]

By November 22, 2019 Read More →
Finding Haven for a Retired Indiana-bred

Finding Haven for a Retired Indiana-bred

The end of the racing season at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino sees trainers moving tack to the next track and horses either head to the farm for vacation or to the next race meet. It is also seen as the informal retirement period for racehorses. For trainer Tim Glyshaw and his client, Ironhorse Racing […]

By November 20, 2019 Read More →
WestWin Farms in Oklahoma is Newest Acquisition for Owner Bryan Hawk, To Stand Code West and Pass the Buck

WestWin Farms in Oklahoma is Newest Acquisition for Owner Bryan Hawk, To Stand Code West and Pass the Buck

Horse owner Bryan L. Hawk, who several years ago campaigned Grade 3 stakes winner, Code West, has recently acquired a breeding farm in Purcell, Oklahoma, and is now doing business as WestWin Farms. The farm was owned at one time by AQHA Hall of Famer Frank Merrill and bred a long list of champions at […]

By November 18, 2019 Read More →
New WTIU Documentary Explores the Story of Horses in Indiana

New WTIU Documentary Explores the Story of Horses in Indiana

Which state is home to some of the most famous racing horses in history and has an equine industry that contributes over $2 billion to the gross domestic product of that state? You may be surprised to learn that it’s not Kentucky, but its neighbor to the north—Indiana. A new documentary from WTIU Public Television […]

By November 14, 2019 Read More →
European horses fail to fire as US dominate Breeders’ Cup

European horses fail to fire as US dominate Breeders’ Cup

It really was a year to forget for European horses at the Breeders’ Cup, as many failed to fire over the meeting. In the end there was just one winner from overseas as Iridessa ran out a game winner of the Filly and Mare turf for trainer Joseph O’Brien. This meant he became the youngest […]

By November 13, 2019 Read More →
Divine Anticipation – How the Racing Industry Can Move Forward

Divine Anticipation – How the Racing Industry Can Move Forward

Whoa, Nellie! A chapel at a racetrack? “Whoa, Nellie,” a common phrase to slow down a fast-running horse, became well known in the sports world as it was coined by the famous college football broadcaster Keith Jackson, who would finish his description of a special athletic moment with the trademark phrase. This phrase should make […]

By November 7, 2019 Read More →
Battleship – the “American Pony” who triumphed at Aintree

Battleship – the “American Pony” who triumphed at Aintree

Throughout the history of the iconic American and British Grand Nationals there have been some truly memorable horses who have made their mark on racing history. Red Rum, Aldaniti, McDynamo…they are all worthy entries in the record books, but none of these great horses have been able to top what a 15.2hh OAP managed way […]

By November 7, 2019 Read More →
Texas Horsemen Applaud Improvements at Lone Star Park

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 […]

By November 6, 2019 Read More →
What US Fans Can Expect When Attending a Horse Racing Festival in Europe

What US Fans Can Expect When Attending a Horse Racing Festival in Europe

The differences between horse racing in the US and Europe become even more apparent once you’ve attended an event in both regions. So, if you are planning a trip to watch a major horse racing event in Europe such as the Aintree Festival in Liverpool, the Cheltenham Festival in Gloucestershire or Queen Elizabeth II’s favourite, Royal […]

By November 6, 2019 Read More →
Sam Houston Race Park Announces Major Purse Increase

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 […]

By October 29, 2019 Read More →
Multiple Stakes Winner Atreides to Stand at River Oaks Farms in Oklahoma

Multiple Stakes Winner Atreides to Stand at River Oaks Farms in Oklahoma

Atreides, a son of Medaglia d’Oro who won four of his five lifetime starts by daylight, has been relocated for the 2020 breeding season to Lori and Francisco Bravo’s River Oaks Farms in Sulphur, Oklahoma. The 8-year-old stallion will stand for a fee of $2,000 as property of Mike Grossman. Atreides broke his maiden at […]

By October 25, 2019 Read More →