With live racing handle equaling and most days surpassing the prior year, Wyoming Downs wraps up a surprisingly successful 2020 season this weekend as one of the few tracks in the country operating with spectators.
Due to the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the fall meet at Zia Park, scheduled to run 54 days beginning September 21 and running through December 22, is uncertain.
Louisiana horseman Elliot Clark, Sr., who raced champion and legendary sire Mr Jess Perry, died Saturday (August 8) in Opelousas, Louisiana due to complications from COVID-19. He was 84.
Having Martha come up to you in the winner’s circle and congratulate you and give you an interview is such a special experience, you know you’ve done something right in Quarter Horse racing when that happens!
The American colonists loved horse racing. With no racetracks, however, they improvised by limiting their races to shorter distances in clearings – and Quarter Horse racing was born.
Town Policy possessed a charisma about him that attracted attention – he had what Stars are made of – talent, stamina, determination, opportunity.