2022 All American Slideshow - Monday 9/5
Summary of Sunday 9/5, All American Futurity-G1 winner and more....
2022 All American Slideshow - Sunday 9/4
The All American Derby-G1 and the All American Oaks-G1 were on the program for Sunday’s racing. Both Race were won by each horse wearing the...
2022 All American Slideshow - Saturday 9/3
There were 10 races on Saturday's card for the Labor Day Weekend's first day of racing at Ruidoso Downs. The program included the 870-yard, $50,000 Bill Reed Stakes for 3-year-old and older Quarter Horses & Thoroughbreds, which was won by...
2022 All American Slideshow - Friday 9/2
The weather could not have been more perfect for the first night of the 2022 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale. The Speedhorse booth offered guests their first look at the 2022 September issue of Speedhorse Magazine...
2022 All American Slideshow - Thursday 9/1
On Thursday evening the connections of the horses that qualified to the All American Futurity, the All American Derby and the All American Oaks were...
A Streak Of Lightning
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.
The Eternal Gamble - Vernon Pool
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, A Tribute
Town Policy possessed a charisma about him that attracted attention – he had what Stars are made of – talent, stamina, determination, opportunity.