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Texas-bred Bling on the Music Tops First Session of Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale

Texas-bred Bling on the Music Tops First Session of Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale

Stakes winning broodmare prospects and in-foal mares were the most popular commodities during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale on Monday. The session saw multiple six-figure sales for yearlings, broodmares, and racing/broodmare prospects. The session topper was multiple stakes-winning Texas-bred Bling On the Music (Hip 68), purchased for $260,000 by International […]

By February 6, 2018 Read More →
Voting Now Open for Texas Champion Claimer Award

Voting Now Open for Texas Champion Claimer Award

Claiming horses fill the vast majority of race cards every day, but these hard-workers rarely receive recognition so the Texas Thoroughbred Association created the Texas Champion Claimer Award. The winning horse and his or her connections will be recognized alongside the other 2017 Texas Champions at the TTA Annual Conference and Awards Banquet at Lone […]

By February 5, 2018 Read More →
Rhino Announces Sales Alliance with Equine Equipment

Rhino Announces Sales Alliance with Equine Equipment

Rhino® announced today that they have formed a sales alliance with Equine Equipment. Equine Equipment offers dedicated discounts on equipment for horse owners and horse ranches, covering the United States of America and Canada. The company works with major manufacturers of mowers, tractors and other commercial equipment through existing dealerships and offers price advantages to […]

By February 4, 2018 Read More →
Keeneland Library Showcases Work of Noted Racing Artist Peb

Keeneland Library Showcases Work of Noted Racing Artist Peb

The Keeneland Library is paying tribute to Pierre Bellocq, the internationally celebrated artist better known as “Peb,” with the exhibit “Artistry of Peb: Fifty Years of Features” that opens Monday, Feb. 5, and a virtual exhibit now available on Keeneland.com titled “The Artistry of Peb.” “Artistry of Peb” showcases 18 of Bellocq’s features from The […]

By February 4, 2018 Read More →
Swift Shock, Red Dress and Sully’s Dream Score Upsets in Sam Houston Stakes

Swift Shock, Red Dress and Sully’s Dream Score Upsets in Sam Houston Stakes

The Sunday Houston Racing Festival at Sam Houston Race Park included classy performances by Tiger Moth in the Grade 3, $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic Big Picture in the Grade 3, $200,000 Connally Turf Cup. The afternoon also featured two Texas Champions Day stakes and the running of the $50,000 Houston Distaff. Longshots ruled those three […]

By January 30, 2018 Read More →
Tiger Moth Wins Houston Ladies Classic on Richest Card of Meet at Sam Houston

Tiger Moth Wins Houston Ladies Classic on Richest Card of Meet at Sam Houston

It was a tremendous afternoon of racing on Sunday at Sam Houston Race Park with thrilling performances by Tiger Moth in the Grade 3, $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic and another win for trainer Mike Maker in the Grade 3, $200,000 Connally Turf Cup. It was also an exceptional day for jockey Jose Ortiz, who posted […]

By January 30, 2018 Read More →
Collector’s Edition 2018 Calendar Celebrates Secretariat’s Last Living Sons and Daughters

Collector’s Edition 2018 Calendar Celebrates Secretariat’s Last Living Sons and Daughters

Secretariat fans everywhere have given rave reviews to a 2018 calendar featuring the last living sons and daughters of legendary 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat. Released just after Christmas, the fund-raising calendar has been very successful in its mission to raise money for its beneficiaries, despite the late launch for a calendar, and has already […]

By January 30, 2018 Read More →
First Foal by Texas Bling Born Sunday

First Foal by Texas Bling Born Sunday

The first foal by Texas Bling, the most successful son of Texas’ perennial leading sire Too Much Bling, was born Sunday morning, January 28. The filly is out of the stakes-winning mare I’m Workin On It. Texas Bling stands at ESMS on the Brazos in Weatherford, Texas, for $1,500 as the property of Hall’s Family […]

By January 28, 2018 Read More →
Mav Master, Zippit E, Imma Bling, Witt’s Town Win Texas Champions Stakes

Mav Master, Zippit E, Imma Bling, Witt’s Town Win Texas Champions Stakes

Sam Houston Race Park saluted accredited Texas-breds Saturday night with four Texas Champions stakes. Heavy rain earlier in the day forced the two turf stakes onto the main track, but a good crowd was on hand to see a quartet of talented runners put on a very entertaining show in the $50,000 Richard King takes, […]

By January 28, 2018 Read More →
Texas Chrome Repeats as Texas Horse of the Year

Texas Chrome Repeats as Texas Horse of the Year

Texas Chrome, who last year joined Groovy as just the second Texas-bred millionaire in history, will be named the Texas Horse of the Year for the second consecutive time at the Texas Thoroughbred Association’s annual meeting and awards banquet on June 23 at Lone Star Park. The 2017 Texas champions were determined by points earned […]

By January 25, 2018 Read More →