The Board of Stewards at Remington Park issued a summary suspension of trainer Kelly Heltzel Perez effective yesterday (April 29th) after a urine sample collected from Remington Park Futurity(RG1) winner San Lorenzo Tay was returned as positive, for the prohibited substance Clenbuterol, from Industrial Laboratories in Colorado.
A Celebration of Life Service will held Wednesday (May 5) for longtime horseman Homer "But" Hill of Dimmit, Texas.
Grants Pass Downs will open its 2021 spring season Monday, May 10th, the 17-date race meet will run through July 6.
On April 27, the American Quarter Horse Association announced that AQHA Executive Vice President Craig Huffhines is leaving the Association to pursue an opportunity in the equine and livestock industry.
A federal lawsuit spearheaded by the state of Oklahoma to try and get the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) voided for alleged constitutional violations was filed Monday.
Careful observation, thorough examination, and persistence are necessary in working up many lameness problems. Some problems can be diagnosed in a few minutes from the history and clinical examination; others require diagnostic local anesthesia (nerve blocks) and several hours of evaluation to determine the source of the lameness.
Quarter Horse racing has changed a great deal over the years. Nowadays the race tracks have starting gates for the horses to start from, the horses are handicapped by adding weight to those horses whose records indicate that they are much faster than others in the same race. The race tracks are made to be smooth, level and soft to prevent injury to the horses hooves and legs. And probably the biggest change of all is the spectator facilities.
A successful branch of the Three Bars sire line that has survived is through Dash For Cash, a great grandson of Three Bars. In turn, Dash For Cash’s son First Down Dash has formed his own powerful branch of the Three Bars sire line. We now see that Corona Cartel, a grandson of First Down Dash, is forming his own branch of the Three Bars sire line with quite a few of his sons joining the million-dollar sire list, a list that is growing.