When racing resumes at Indiana Grand for the 19th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing Tuesday, April 13, racing fans will notice some new features added to the television production of the live racing broadcast.
Louisiana Downs wrapped up its 2021 Quarter Horse meet on Wednesday, April 7.
Travis Boersma has plans to install 250 historical horse racing terminals in a restaurant and entertainment center adjacent to Grants Pass Downs.
Horsemen planning to run at the 2020 Fair Meadows meet in Tulsa, Oklahoma are urged to get their stallion applications in as soon as possible. The applications deadline is Monday, May 3.
American Quarter Horse Racing World Champion and the Kentucky Horse Park Hall of Champions resident, Be A Bono passed away this morning (April 12th) at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
Five years ago, a big gray Thoroughbred stallion arrived at the Vessels Ranch from deep in the heart of Mexico. He was big – muscular for a Thoroughbred – but well-balanced fore and aft. He stood with a commanding presence, a calm, almost arrogant air. His name was Beduino and probably because he was a mystery horse from Mexico, rumors began to fly around the Los Alamitos Race Track stable area that this was an unbeatable horse.
When asked what they admire about northern Utah breeders Brad and Robin Hart, the couple’s connections unanimously agree: They’re hard working, kind and scrupulously honest.
Lameness is a serious issue, particularly for an active equine athlete. Even the slightest amount of pain can impair performance, especially where seconds matter as in Quarter Horse racing. Most equine lameness in the front legs – up to 90% – is attributable to problems in the lower limb from the fetlock down. That said, a variety of injuries can occur within the knee (carpal) joints and surrounding soft tissues.