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Equine Sales Company Records Across-the-Board Gains in Consignor Select Yearling Sale

Equine Sales Company Records Across-the-Board Gains in Consignor Select Yearling Sale

Equine Sales Company on Thursday posted gains in every meaningful category in its Consignor Select Yearling Sale in Opelousas, Louisiana. All told, 138 of 193 head sold for a total of $1,636,400 with an average of $11,858 and median of $7,000. That represents a gain of 8.8 percent in sales compared to last year’s total […]

Indiana Stallion What Now Has Big Day with Two Winners from the Same Family at Indiana Grand

Indiana Stallion What Now Has Big Day with Two Winners from the Same Family at Indiana Grand

Indiana stallion What Now was represented by two winners on the August 30 card at Indiana Grand with a pair of Indiana-breds from the same female family. Both winners were bred and raced by Don and Pepper Wright, who also own the stallion and stand him at R Star Stallions in Anderson, Indiana. First to […]

Remington’s Springboard Mile Now an Important Points Race for Kentucky Derby

Remington’s Springboard Mile Now an Important Points Race for Kentucky Derby

The Springboard Mile, Remington Park’s top 2-year-old stakes race, has been added to the prestigious list of races with eligibility points for the Kentucky Derby. The starting field for the annual Kentucky Derby is largely determined by the accumulated points that horses earn during a series of accredited prep races. The Road to the Kentucky […]

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

OKC Summer Sale Records Big Increase in Average and Total Sales

OKC Summer Sale Records Big Increase in Average and Total Sales

The Carter Sales Co.’s OKC Summer Sale on Sunday saw the average yearling price jump by 21 percent and recorded a 16 percent increase in overall with gross sales with a total of $531,400. Yearlings averaged $9,137, a nearly $2,000 increase over 2016. Hip 59, an Oklahoma-bred Flashback filly out of the Tiznow mare Tiz […]

Final Day of Indiana Grand Meet Moved to October 27

Final Day of Indiana Grand Meet Moved to October 27

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission approved a request to alter the final week of racing at Indiana Grand during its regular monthly meeting Friday, Aug. 25. The 120-day racing season will now include a special day of racing Thursday, Oct. 26 and the final day of racing is slated for Friday, Oct. 27. The altered […]

Equine Sales Company Auction to be Held as Scheduled in Louisiana

Equine Sales Company Auction to be Held as Scheduled in Louisiana

Equine Sales Company has announced that its Consignor Select Yearling Sale set for Thursday, August 31, in Opelousas, Louisiana, will be held as scheduled starting at 10 a.m. The sales facility and the surrounded area have not been significantly affected by Hurricane Harvey. “After consulting with consignors and our sales committee, everyone was in agreement […]

Joyous Lady Repeats in $100,000 Shelby County Stakes at Indiana Grand

Joyous Lady Repeats in $100,000 Shelby County Stakes at Indiana Grand

Joyous Lady and jockey Tommy Pompell had a perfect journey to retain their title and easily win the $100,000-added Shelby County Stakes at Indiana Grand Wednesday, Aug. 23. The duo covered the six-furlong sprint in a time of 1:10.65. Starting from post two in the lineup for seven Indiana sired fillies and mares, Joyous Lady […]