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He Looks Hot Named 2019 World Champion

He Looks Hot Named 2019 World Champion
Dr. Ed Allred's homebred He Looks Hot has had a tremendous career, and it hit a peak in his 7-year-old season when he was voted the 2019 World Champion Racing American Quarter Horse.

Ed Burgart Among Those to Receive Awards

Ed Burgart Among Those to Receive Awards
Each year, the American Quarter Horse Association recognizes the hard work of several individuals in the racing industry. For 2019, the John Andreini Special Recognition Award goes to Ed Burgart; the Mildred N. Vessels Special Achievement Award to Melodie Knuchell; and the Gordon Crone Special Achievement Award to Dr. Leonard Blach.

Beach Treat Named Indiana Bred Quarter Horse of the Year

Beach Treat Named Indiana Bred Quarter Horse of the Year
The 2019 racing season in Indiana was highlighted by growth and a powerhouse gelding named Beach Treat. On January 4, the Indiana Quarter Horse Breed Development Program (IQHBDP) and the Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana (QHRAI) honored Beach Treat and other top Indiana-bred Quarter Horses at the annual Quarter Horse racing year-end awards banquet. Photo © Coady Photography

Prairie Meadows 2020 QH Stakes

Prairie Meadows 2020 QH Stakes
The Prairie Meadows racing office is excited to announce the availability of our 2020 Quarter Horse Stakes Program information. All Futurity and Derby nomination forms as well as the official full listing of our 2020 stakes races slated for the Quarter Horse racing season will be included.

Denny Boer Passes Away

Denny Boer Passes Away
Prominent horseman Denny Boer, one of the most prominent members in the Dutch Masters III partnership, died January 8, 2020. Photo © Scott Martinez

2019 PCQHRA Awards Banquet

2019 PCQHRA Awards Banquet
The Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association will hold its annual awards banquet in the Finish Line Room at Los Alamitos Race Course on Thursday, January 23.

Illegal Texas Horse Racing Ring

Illegal Texas Horse Racing Ring
A grand jury has indicted nine people for operating an illegal horse racing meet near Fort Worth, Texas. Animal health regulators report that illegal racing at so-called "brush tracks" is associated with the spread of serious horse diseases, such as equine infectious anemia and piroplasmosis, and puts horse welfare at risk. Photo © Park County Texas Sheriff's Office

Tattooer Available at Louisiana Downs

Tattooer Available at Louisiana Downs
An official tattooer for AQHA is available for horsemen and women looking to get their 2-year-old American Quarter Horses tattooed at Louisiana Downs.

Funeral Services Set for George Robert Carter

Funeral Services Set for George Robert Carter
George Robert Carter, father of AQHA Racing Champion jockey G.R. Carter, Jr., passed away peacefully, but unexpectedly, in his sleep at home in of Nowata, Oklahoma on Wednesday (Jan 8) at the age of 77.

ROAP Continuing Education Program at Remington Park

ROAP Continuing Education Program at Remington Park
The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) and Remington Park are pleased to announce that a ROAP Certificate and Continuing Education (CE) Course will be held at Remington Park Tuesday, February 24, through Thursday, February 26, 2020.

2020 Remington Park Stakes Schedule

2020 Remington Park Stakes Schedule
The 2020 Remington Park American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season begins March 6, continuing for 50 dates through May 30. The season’s stakes schedule features a total of 11 Grade 1 events, led by the $1,000,000 Heritage Place Futurity, the richest race of the meeting, on the huge season-ending program that boasts nine stakes races.

2019 OQHRA Champions List

2019 OQHRA Champions List
The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association released their 2019 OQHRA Champions list this week.

AQHA Member Experience Team Attending Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale

AQHA Member Experience Team Attending Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale
The AQHA Member Experience Team will be in Oklahoma City, January 16-18, during the 2020 Mixed Winter Sale at Heritage Place to assist you with your AQHA business.

Bobby Cox Purchases Half-Interest in Favorite Cartel

Bobby Cox Purchases Half-Interest in Favorite Cartel
Two-time AQHA Racing champion breeder and owner Bobby D. Cox has purchased half-interest in the 2019 Leading 2-Year-Old Sire of Money Earners Favorite Cartel.

Julianna Hawn Holt Repurchases Champion Flash And Roll

Julianna Hawn Holt Repurchases Champion Flash And Roll
According to an article published last week in TRACK Magazine's Monday Report, AQHA Racing's Champion Flash And Roll has been repurchased by her breeder Julianna Hawn Holt. Photo © Los Alamitos

Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association Update

Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association Update
As you are preparing your babies for the track, OQHRA is working with Remington Park to prepare for the first Quarter Horse meet of the season!

Amanda Greer Passes Away

Amanda Greer Passes Away
Long-time Ruidoso Downs employee Amanda Greer, who acted as executive administrative assistant at the racetrack for a number of years, passed away on December 31, 2019 after a long battle with cancer.

Two Graded Stakes Geldings Die

Two Graded Stakes Geldings Die
Grade 1-runners Jess Featureme Quick and Capones Vault both died in mid-December.

Indiana Grand Offers Table Games

Indiana Grand Offers Table Games
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino launched the latest addition to its expansive menu of entertainment options at Noon Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 at the Shelbyville, Ind. facility. Several hundred new team members took their place behind more than 40 tables as the stage was set for the historic event.

2021 Los Alamitos Oaks Has $500,000 Projected Purse

2021 Los Alamitos Oaks Has $500,000 Projected Purse
With track management at Los Alamitos Race Course always looking for ways to improve on its unmatched tradition of a great stakes schedule for fillies and mares, the Los Alamitos Quarter Horse Racing Association announced on Monday that the 2021 Los Alamitos Oaks will have a projected $500,000 purse, which would likely make it the richest race in the nation for 3-year-old fillies.

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