The White Pine Horse Race board of directors has announced that the three-day race meet at Ely, Nevada, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lone Star Park is pleased to announce Tony Patterson will join the Lone Star Park Team as the new Racing Secretary for both the Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse meets.
Grants Pass Downs concluded its second commercial meet on July 8, following a four-week run of Tuesday and Wednesday racing.
Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona, has rescheduled opening day of its 2020-21 season to the day after Thanksgiving, November 27.
Citing concerns for public safety and new state orders restricting gathering in public places, local officials have prohibited Arizona Downs from opening this racing season.
According to an article posted on the WyomingBusinessReport.com website, Wyoming voters in Park County will be asked on this year’s general election ballot if they want to approve pari-mutuel gambling in their community.
In a special teleconference meeting today (July 20), the California Horse Racing Board voted unanimously to approve a new equine and rider safety plan provided by Los Alamitos Race Course after the racetrack was put on probation July 10th, following a CHRB emergency meeting due to a recent spike in equine fatalities at the Orange County racetrack.
Minnesota horseman Curtis Sampson, who helped reopen Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota, and guide it to its current successful state, died Thursday (Jul 16) at age 87.
Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino is updating their jockey policies. The new policy goes into effect Friday, July 17, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
Canterbury Park racing officials today announced updated COVID-19 mitigation protocols impacting jockeys riding at the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack.
OQHRA announced a "new rule" effective 2020 regarding recipient mares.
Harrah's Louisiana Downs announced an updated policy, effective Wednesday, July 15, regarding riders leaving and entering the racetrack.
Important information regarding the Speedhorse Derby dates and locations
Los Alamitos Quarter Horse Racing Association Submits Equine & Rider Safety and Enhancement Plan to CHRB
In response to the suggestion of the California Horse Racing Board (the “Board”), the Los Alamitos Quarter Horse Racing Association has submitted to the Board an Equine and Rider Safety and Enhancement Plan.
In the wake of a series of equine fatalities at Los Alamitos the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), via teleconference Friday, voted to put the track on a 10-day probation, while live racing continues, to devise a plan to address various horse welfare issues raised during the meeting.
According to an article by John Cherwa published today on the Los Angeles Times website, a fifth jockey who raced at Los Alamitos on the Fourth of July weekend has contracted the Coronavirus.
With the latest developments nationwide, new "Out of State restrictions" will be in place at Prairie Meadows effective Friday, July 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm until further notice
LQHBA announced today its 44th annual Yearling Sale, scheduled August 7 and 8, has been moved to the Equine Sales Company facility at 372 Harry Guilbeau Road in Opelousas, Louisiana.
The 2020 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale, the 2020 New Mexico Bred Sale and the Foal In Utero Sale will be conducted at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma on August 27th , 28th and 29th. After weighing several factors relating to the annual horse sales, specifically the current New Mexico Public Health Order which limits mass gatherings, All-American Ruidoso Horse Sale will partner with Lazy E Arena, located just north of Oklahoma City, to hold the sales.
Indiana Grand Racecourse is working diligently to ensure the safety and well-being of all those involved with the current racing season, which began Monday, June 15. After consultation with the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC), all jockeys accepting a mount at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will agree to ride exclusively at the facility. This restriction goes into effect Friday, July 10, 2020 and applies to both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse jockeys.
2019 celebrates the 60th anniversary of the All American Futurity, which started in 1959 and was won by Galobar. Speedhorse Magazine celebrates their 50th anniversary, running their first magazine in 1969, in conjunction with the All American Futurity.
On August 12, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) is hosting a FREE marketing and advertising seminar for all Quarter Horse stallion owners, breeders and owners to help them understand the basics of advertising. From learning how important it is to have a professional conformation photo to how to know where to aim your advertising dollars, experts in the field will help owners, breeders and trainers take a leap in growing their business.