Accredited Louisiana-Bred Quarter Horses will participate in three stakes races on Saturday, December 11th as part of the annual Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans.
LQHBA members looking to nominate a person or horse for the LQHBA Hall of Fame Class of 2022 must turn in nomination forms on or before Monday, December 20.
The California Horse Racing Board approved two license applications for racing at Los Alamitos during a teleconference meeting on Wednesday (Nov 17).
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. (CST) Thursday (Nov. 18) at the Primrose Funeral Service, 1109 North Porter Avenue in Norman, Oklahoma for longtime Oklahoma horseman Andrew "Andy" Smith.
Harry James MacRoberts, 74, of Finley, Washington, while surrounded by loving family, passed away at his home on Monday, November 8, 2021, from complications of bone cancer. The family expresses deep, heartfelt gratitude to Chaplaincy Hospice Care for fulfilling Harry’s desire to begin his new journey on his own terms.
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.