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Indiana Commission to Consider Prohibiting Albuterol for Quarter Horses

Indiana Commission to Consider Prohibiting Albuterol for Quarter Horses
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission will consider adopting rules which add Albuterol to the list of prohibited substances for American Quarter Horses racing in Indiana.

Lawmaker Pushes Bill to Abolish Arizona Horse Racing Commission

Lawmaker Pushes Bill to Abolish Arizona Horse Racing Commission
Rep. T.J. Shope, R-Coolidge this week submitted a bill to abolish the Arizona State Racing Commission just as Gov. Doug Ducey announced the appointment of a new member to the board that regulates Arizona horse racing.

AAEP Foundation Celebrates 25 Years as Advocate for Horse Welfare

AAEP Foundation Celebrates 25 Years as Advocate for Horse Welfare
2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the AAEP Foundation, an organization whose commitment to the equine and veterinary communities profoundly impacts the health and welfare of horses across the globe.

EIA, Piroplasmosis Confirmed in East Texas Racing Quarter Horses

EIA, Piroplasmosis Confirmed in East Texas Racing Quarter Horses
An article published on TheHorse.com this week say officials have confirmed EIA in nine racing Quarter Horses located at a Smith County premises in East Texas.

Indiana's Gambling Laws Being Debated

Indiana's Gambling Laws Being Debated
A shake-up of Indiana’s gambling laws being debated could see two new casinos being built and allow legalizing sports betting to start as early as next year.

Job Fair Showcases Openings at Indiana Grand

Job Fair Showcases Openings at Indiana Grand
Indiana Grand Racing and Casino is gearing up for the 17th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing, which returns Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Along with the return of horses on the property is the return of numerous jobs throughout the facility to complement the racing program.

LQHBA Yearling Sale Set For August 1-3

LQHBA Yearling Sale Set For August 1-3
Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Associating announced dates for their annual yearling sale this week. The 2019 LQHBA Yearling Sale will be conducted again over three-days, August 1 thru 3 at the Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, Louisiana.

Missouri Rancher Offers Reward for Stolen Race Horse, Kansas Morning

Missouri Rancher Offers Reward for Stolen Race Horse, Kansas Morning
According to a story by Joe Hickan published last week on the KY3News website longtime Missouri horse breeder Burly Jenkins is offering a reward for the return of his graded stakes winner Kansas Morning. The son of world champion sire FDD Dynasty was recently stolen from Jenkins farm in Lawrence County, Missouri. He is out of the On A High mare On A Run.

First John Andreini Scholarship

First John Andreini Scholarship
The first scholarship award in memory of the late John Andreini has been announced for Fall 2019. Applications will be open February 15 and close on April 15 through the All American Ruidoso Downs Foundation (www.aardfoundation.org).

Ed Allred Becomes First Owner in History to Have 1,500 QH Wins

Ed Allred Becomes First Owner in History to Have 1,500 QH Wins
Ed Allred, Quarter Horse racing's all-time leading owner and breeder, reached another milestone when he became the first owner to reach the milestone of 1,500 career Quarter Horse victories on Friday at Los Alamitos. © Scott Martinez

Remington Park Looking to Hire Nearly 100 Employees for Upcoming QH Season

Remington Park Looking to Hire Nearly 100 Employees for Upcoming QH Season
Remington Park will host a job fair on Feb. 11 to fill between 80 and 100 full-time & part-time positions.

Rillito Park Launches Equine Wellness Program

Rillito Park Launches Equine Wellness Program
Rillito Park racetrack in Tucson, Arizona, is partnering with the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to launch the Rillito Equine Wellness Program. The purpose of the Equine Wellness Program is to create a racing environment whereby the health and safety of horses and riders is a primary objective.

Ed Allred Nears QH Racing Milestone of 1500 Wins

Ed Allred Nears QH Racing Milestone of 1500 Wins
AQHA Hall of Fame member Dr. Ed Allred is one victory away from becoming the first owner to reach the 1500 win milestone in Quarter Horse Racing.

Samples Stolen in Louisiana Downs Test Barn Break-In

Samples Stolen in Louisiana Downs Test Barn Break-In
Officials are investigating a break-in at the Louisiana Downs test barn on Jan. 12

He Looks Hot Named Supreme Race Horse

He Looks Hot Named Supreme Race Horse
Ed Allred's He Looks Hot becomes the 43rd horse to earn the title AQHA Supreme Race Horse.

Canterbury Park Releases 2019 QH Stakes Schedule

Canterbury Park Releases 2019 QH Stakes Schedule
Canterbury Park’s quarter horse racing stakes schedule was announced today and includes 17 races during the 66-day season that begins May 3

AQHA Exploring Possibility of Relocation

AQHA Exploring Possibility of Relocation
AQHA Executive Vice President Craig Huffines shares information regarding efforts from key industry stakeholders, external to AQHA staff, to raise funds to potentially relocate AQHA Headquarters.

La Primera Del Ano Derby Enhanced for 2020

La Primera Del Ano Derby Enhanced for 2020
La Primera Del Ano Derby enhanced for 2020, renames it Los Alamitos Oaks with projected $400,000 purse

Jerry Nicodemus Dies

Jerry Nicodemus Dies
Famed American Quarter Horse jockey Jerry “Nic” Nicodemus died January 30.

New Mexico Racing Commission Passes No-Tolerance Albuterol Rule

New Mexico Racing Commission Passes No-Tolerance Albuterol Rule
On January 16, the New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC) Rules and Medication Committee voted to pass a rule that would make the drug albuterol a zero tolerance drug in the State of New Mexico. The new rule is intended to go into effect around May 1, 2019.

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