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How Does Wildfire Smoke Affect Horse Health?

How Does Wildfire Smoke Affect Horse Health?

With over 100 wildfires raging in multiple states, both humans and animals are breathing unhealthy air containing smoke and particulates. These particulates can cause burning eyes, running noses and breathing complications like bronchitis. Smoke can also exacerbate heart and lung issues like congestive heart failure and asthma or heaves. Read More
Clebuterol Concerns Raised at Kentucky Equine Dreug Research Council Meeting

Clebuterol Concerns Raised at Kentucky Equine Dreug Research Council Meeting

The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council (EDRC) is considering additional restrictions on clenbuterol use in the state after hair testing reveals widespread use in horses placed on the veterinarian's list after this year's federal indictments. Read More
Zia Park's Modified Schedule Begins October 5

Zia Park's Modified Schedule Begins October 5

With the impact of COVID-19 sparing few in the racing industry, including Zia Park, the New Mexico oval originally scheduled to commence its live meet on September 21 will now kick off its racing season on Monday, October 5. Read More
Online Bidding Available at Heritage Place Yearling Sale

Online Bidding Available at Heritage Place Yearling Sale

Heritage Place Sales Company in Oklahoma City announced today they will offer "Online Bidding" at its 42nd annual September Yearling Sale next week, September 25 and 26th. Read More
OQHRA Honors Remington Park With Heroes Award

OQHRA Honors Remington Park With Heroes Award

The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association (OQHRA) honored Remington Park Vice President of Racing Operations Matt Vance and the entire Staff at Remington last week for their dedication to Horse Racing during these difficult times. Read More
2021 Remington Park Oklahoma Stakes Nomination Forms Available

2021 Remington Park Oklahoma Stakes Nomination Forms Available

Nomination forms for the $1.1 million-est. 2021 Remington Park Oklahoma Bred Futurity(RG1), $365,00-est. Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Derby(RG2), $100,000-added Oklahoma Futurity(G2) and the $100,000-added Oklahoma Derby(G3) are now available. Read More
Ontario's Quarter Horse Industry On The Way Up

Ontario's Quarter Horse Industry On The Way Up

This is a great time to join in the excitement of owning, breeding and racing Quarter Horses in Ontario with innovative new programs to the Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program (QHRIDP) in 2020 paving the way for a strong future for the industry. Read More
Louisiana Based Stallions Dominate All American Races

Louisiana Based Stallions Dominate All American Races

Louisiana-based stallions Freighttrain B and Coronas Leaving You sired the winners of both the $3-million All American Futurity(G1) and the $200,000 All American Juvenile on Labor Day (Monday) at Ruidoso Downs. Read More
All American Weekend Races

All American Weekend Races

The All American races kicked off on Sunday, September 6 with the All American invitational, followed by the All American Oaks, All American Gold Cup and All American Derby. On Monday the races continued with the all American Juvenile and the All American Futurity Read More
Ruidoso Downs Announces Season Leaders

Ruidoso Downs Announces Season Leaders

On the final day of racing at Ruidoso Downs, the top trainers, owners, and jockeys in both the Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred categories were recognized for their accomplishments during the 2020 racing season. Each of the winners received belt buckles commemorating their success this season at Ruidoso Downs. Read More
Racing Commission Order Fair Grounds To Take In Horses Due To Hurricane

Racing Commission Order Fair Grounds To Take In Horses Due To Hurricane

In a 9-1 vote, the Louisiana State Racing Commission voted Thursday night to approve a request from the Louisiana Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (LAHBPA) to force Fair Grounds to take in as many as 500 Thoroughbreds from Evangeline Downs. Read More
Zia Park Set to Open 2020 Meet on October 5th

Zia Park Set to Open 2020 Meet on October 5th

Zia Park Racetrack will open its 2020 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse race meet on Monday, October 5. Read More
Vinnie Bednar Paralyzed After Spill at Los Alamitos

Vinnie Bednar Paralyzed After Spill at Los Alamitos

According to an article posted today on the Daily Racing Form website drf.com, 28-year-old Los Alamitos based Jockey Vinnie Bednar sustained lower-limb paralysis in a one-horse spill at the track August 22. Read More
Longtime Oklahoma Horsemen Dee Raper Passes Away

Longtime Oklahoma Horsemen Dee Raper Passes Away

Longtime Oklahoma horseman "Dee" Raper, 82, passed away Tuesday. Read More
Dash For Cash Futurity/Derby Supplemental Nominations Due at Time of Entry

Dash For Cash Futurity/Derby Supplemental Nominations Due at Time of Entry

Supplemental nominations for the 2020 $75,000-added Dash For Cash Futurity(G2) and the $50,000-added Dash For Cash Derby(G2) are due at time of entry for each race. Read More
John Buchanan Passes Away

John Buchanan Passes Away

Longtime Quarter Horse trainer John Buchanan passed away from heart failure on Friday (August 28) at the age of 69. Read More
Harrah's Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand Make Donation to IMPD Mounted Patrol Unit

Harrah's Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand Make Donation to IMPD Mounted Patrol Unit

Officials from Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino presented the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department's Mounted Patrol Unit a $50,000 contribution to aid a capital fund for a new equine facility. Following today's donation, the unit has raised nearly $200,000 towards a goal of $1 million. © Coady Photography Read More
Delta Downs Suffers Damage From Hurrican Laura

Delta Downs Suffers Damage From Hurrican Laura

Delta Downs, the racetrack most directly in the path last night's Hurricane Laura, suffered damage from the Category 4 storm. Read More
2020 All American Futurity Qualifiers

2020 All American Futurity Qualifiers

The top ten qualifiers for the $3,000,000 All American Futurity-G1 came from 2 days of racing on August 21-22. The finals will be ran on September 7 at Ruidoso Downs. Read More
Vinnie Bednar Undergoes Spinal Cord Surgery

Vinnie Bednar Undergoes Spinal Cord Surgery

According to an article posted Monday on the Daily Racing Form website drf.com, jockey Vinnie Bednar underwent spinal cord surgery Sunday at USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Read More

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