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Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online
By April 19, 2018 Read More →

Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online

The Spring 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the mysterious fate of General Custer’s war horse Victory, a profile of Endeavor Farm, a look at what Thoroughbreds can do on the polo field and much more. It also includes […]

Texas Juvenile Sale Posts Increased Gross, Average Nearly Steady
By April 10, 2018 Read More →

Texas Juvenile Sale Posts Increased Gross, Average Nearly Steady

Tuesday’s Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale on the grounds of Lone Star Park concluded with a sizable increase in gross sales and a slight decrease in average compared to last year’s smaller catalogue. A total of 106 horses went through the ring at the sale operated by the Texas Thoroughbred Association in partnership with Lone […]

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Catalogue for Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Continues to Grow
By February 28, 2018 Read More →

Catalogue for Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Continues to Grow

A total of 126 head have been consigned for the Texas Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale on April 10 starting at 12 noon at the Texas Thoroughbred Sale Pavilion at Lone Star Park. The under tack show is set for April 8 at 11:00 a.m. at the track located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. This catalogue […]

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Latest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Detroit Race Course, a Civil War Thoroughbred Hero and More
By February 7, 2018 Read More →

Latest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Detroit Race Course, a Civil War Thoroughbred Hero and More

The Winter 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about Michigan’s Detroit Race Course, General Ulysses S. Grant’s Civil War Thoroughbred Cincinnati, Texas’ Valor Farm and new stallions in the region. It also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, […]

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

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 […]

Grade 1-Winning Millionaire Real Solution to Stand at Blue Star Racing in Louisiana
By January 24, 2018 Read More →

Grade 1-Winning Millionaire Real Solution to Stand at Blue Star Racing in Louisiana

Calumet Farm’s Real Solution, a multiple G1 winner and millionaire by Kitten’s Joy out of Reachfortheheavens by Pulpit, will stand at Dex Comardelle’s Blue Star Racing stallion facility in Scott, Louisiana. On lease from Calumet, Comardelle and Calumet hope to offer Louisiana a premium product and provide Real Solution a competitive book of mares that […]

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Equine Sales Company Announces 2018 Auction Dates
By December 20, 2017 Read More →

Equine Sales Company Announces 2018 Auction Dates

Equine Sales Company is pleased to announce the dates for its three auctions in 2018 to be held in Opelousas, Louisiana. The 2-year-olds in training sale has been set for Monday, May 7, with the breeze show set for May 6, the day after the Kentucky Derby. The consignor select yearling sale will be held […]

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Astrology Relocated to Acadiana Equine @ Copper Crowne in Louisiana
By November 27, 2017 Read More →

Astrology Relocated to Acadiana Equine @ Copper Crowne in Louisiana

Astrology, one of the nation’s leading first- and second-crop stallions, has been relocated to Acadiana Equine @ Copper Crowne in Opelousas, Louisiana, for the 2018 breeding season. The son of Horse of the Year A.P. Indy will stand for a fee of $4,500. From his first two crops to race, Astrology has sired the earners […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Man o’ War, the Perils of Riding Racehorses and More
By November 10, 2017 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Man o’ War, the Perils of Riding Racehorses and More

The Fall 2017 issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the legendary Man o’ War on the 100th anniversary of his birth, a look at the perils of riding racehorses with some amazing photos plus much more. The […]

Large Supplement Added to Equine Sales Company’s Yearling and Mixed Sale

Large Supplement Added to Equine Sales Company’s Yearling and Mixed Sale

A supplement of 26 head has been added to the upcoming Equine Sales Company Open Yearling and Mixed Sale. With the additional entries, the total catalogue now comprises a total of 221 offerings. The sale will be held Sunday, October 15, at 10 a.m. in Opelousas, Louisiana. “With this supplement we have surpassed the total […]

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Nearly 200 Head Consigned to Equine Sales’ Open Yearling and Mixed Sale

Nearly 200 Head Consigned to Equine Sales’ Open Yearling and Mixed Sale

A catalogue of 195 head has been released for the Equine Sales Company Open Yearling and Mixed Sale. Approximately 10 late supplements are being added, which will bring the total catalogue to more than 200. The auction will be held Sunday, October 15, at 10 a.m. in Opelousas, Louisiana. The auction will start with an […]

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Delta Downs Cancels $1-million Delta Jackpot, Other Stakes Due to Hurricane Harvey Impact

Delta Downs Cancels $1-million Delta Jackpot, Other Stakes Due to Hurricane Harvey Impact

Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel announced that it is altering its stakes schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 Thoroughbred season due to the regionwide impact of Hurricane Harvey. The 84-day meet is scheduled to get underway on October 18. At the recommendation of the Louisiana HBPA Board of Directors, Delta Downs has decided to cancel […]

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Local Firefighter “Aims” High on Super Derby Day at Louisiana Downs

Local Firefighter “Aims” High on Super Derby Day at Louisiana Downs

An overflow field of 2-year-old fillies will travel one mile in the $60,000 Happy Ticket, one of the seven turf stakes on Saturday’s Super Derby program at Louisiana Downs. The race is wide-open with many lightly-raced fillies competing in stakes company for the first time. Aim Spot broke her maiden at first asking at Louisiana […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Casting Call for Southern Racehorse Farm for New TV Concept

Casting Call for Southern Racehorse Farm for New TV Concept

An award-winning television production company is developing an exciting new TV concept that will follow horse farms. The company is searching for established farms eager to share their compelling business, dedicated staff and stunning facilities with a TV audience. The company is interested in following the everyday workings of a farm and the people behind […]