The 2020 AQHA Champion Aged Horse and Gelding, Danjer, is doing his best to repeat in that category, being named Horse of the Meet at Remington Park for the recently completed 2021 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season.
Bolstered with support from both longtime horseplayers and fans, along with newcomers who discovered Remington Park during the 2020 pandemic, the American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season continues to establish records.
The committee of Jockeys and Jeans are proud to announce the latest addition to our lineup of Ambassadors. John Velazquez needs no introduction as there is no one in racing who has not heard of or has seen Johnny compete.
Sustaining and late nomination payments for the 2021 $1 million-est. Texas Classic Futurity(G1) and the $400,000-est. Texas Classic Derby(G2) are due Tuesday, June 15th.
A pair of longtime leaders in the Iowa horse racing industry, Tom Lepic and Deb Leech, and the accomplished Iowa-bred stakes champion Mywomanfromtokyo, will be inducted into the Prairie Meadows Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Prairie Meadows on Friday, July 2.
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.
Vernon Pool grew up in Canadian, Texas, where his father owned a hotel and was a railroad contractor “who depended on horses and mules instead of the heavy equipment we have today.”
Town Policy possessed a charisma about him that attracted attention – he had what Stars are made of – talent, stamina, determination, opportunity.