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Two-Time World Champion Jessies First Down Retired

Two-Time World Champion Jessies First Down Retired
Owner and breeder Ted G. Abrams, Sr. has announced today his two-time world champion Jessies First Down has been retired from racing, and is set to live out the remainder of his life on the farm he was foaled at in Hempstead, Texas—Ted and Nancy Abrams' Rafter A Ranch.

2019 Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale

2019 Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale consignors who advertised with us.

Argentina Horse Racing Event Met With Enthusiasm

Argentina Horse Racing Event Met With Enthusiasm
The first weekend in October was a big weekend for Quarter Horsemen in Argentina. The Hipodromo de la Punta, located in the San Luis province in the central part of the country, offered hosted a test event involving a Quarter Horse sale and races to gauge response from owners, breeders, trainers and fans.

Los Alamitos Hosting Annual Halloween Carnival on Oct. 26

Los Alamitos Hosting Annual Halloween Carnival on Oct. 26
Los Alamitos Race Course will host its annual Halloween Carnival on Saturday, October 26. Admission is only $3 and kids 17 and under are admitted free. Los Alamitos features free general parking.

Apollitical Jess Surpasses $30 Million in Sire Earnings

Apollitical Jess Surpasses $30 Million in Sire Earnings
Leading North American Quarter Horse sire Apollitical Jess hit another milestone earlier this month when his offspring surpassed the $30 million mark in progeny earnings.

Jesse Yoakum Passes Away

Jesse Yoakum Passes Away
Quarter Horse trainer Jesse Yoakum died on October 3 following a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was 69 years-old.

Betting On A Cure Stallion Auction Closes October 1

Betting On A Cure Stallion Auction Closes October 1
The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Betting On A Cure. The annual event benefits Rein In Cancer a 501c3 charity that provides support for cancer patients.

Evangeline Downs Beging Quarter Horse Season

Evangeline Downs Beging Quarter Horse Season
Evangeline Downs is starting a new American Quarter Horse season on Friday evening, the first of 46 nights of exciting racing action this fall. Post time for the 2019 season will be 5:35 pm Central Time.

Spring Hill Farms Stallion Roster

Spring Hill Farms Stallion Roster
The sound of concrete pouring is only a temporary distraction to the tranquility of Spring Hill Farms, as the owners, David Dunn and Erin Chrisman add another facet to their business. They have just announced that they will be adding a stallion roster to their breeding operation.

Will Rogers Downs Remembers Debbie Schauf

Will Rogers Downs Remembers Debbie Schauf
Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs officials have added a tribute race to Sunday’s race card to honor respected horsewoman and Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association executive director Debbie Schauf.

Lone Star Park Racing Club Present Check for 2019 Earnings to The Paddock Foundation

Lone Star Park Racing Club Present Check for 2019 Earnings to The Paddock Foundation
It’s a win, win for the 2019 Lone Star Park Racing Club and The Paddock Foundation, the charity chosen to receive any profit made by the club.

Spawn Point and Lone Star Park Launching Regional Esports Academy

Spawn Point and Lone Star Park Launching Regional Esports Academy
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie and Esports specialists at Spawn Point ready to launch a series of events designed to entertain and educate families and Esports enthusiasts throughout the region.

Indiana Quarter Horse Association of Indiana

Indiana Quarter Horse Association of Indiana
With an earlier date, the Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana (QHRAI) looks to capitalize on the largest catalogue for their Speed Sale in its brief nine year history. The QHRAI Speed Sale looks to sell 46 racing-bred American Quarter Horses on September 15, 2019, at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Ind.

Arizona Dept. Of Gaming/Racing Division Enforcing New Penalty Guideline

Arizona Dept. Of Gaming/Racing Division Enforcing New Penalty Guideline
In a memo to horsemen released September 4, the Arizona Department of Gaming/Racing Division Board of Stewards announced it shall begin enforcing the Uniform Classification Guideline for Foreign Substances and Recommended Penalties Model Rule (ARCI) recently adopted for Clenbuterol and Albuterol in Quarter Horses (changed from a penalty B to a penalty A).

Women Behind Racing

Women Behind Racing
Come join our party, fun to be had by all. We will be having food, drinks, entertainment and more. Open to all women that support the racing industry.

2019 Los Alamitos Equine Sale

2019 Los Alamitos Equine Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Los Alamitos Equine Sale consignors who advertised with us. This Flipping Book will let you get a preview of their horses before the sale. The Los Alamitos Equine Sale will be held in Los Alamitos on October 5th and 6th.

All American Countdown - Monday. 9/2

All American Countdown - Monday. 9/2
There was a line of traffic mid-morning Monday getting to Ruidoso Downs Race Track on Labor Day. The two top Quarter Horse stakes races for the day were the All American Futurity-G1 and All American Juvenile.

All American Countdown – Sunday, 9/1

All American Countdown – Sunday, 9/1
The excitement could be felt in the air as the shuttles ran nonstop to take race enthusiasts to and from the track for a big day of racing at Ruidoso Downs. The First Down Dash, All American Gold Cup and All American Derby were on the program for Sunday's racing. After the races, people hurried over to the sale pavilion for the final day of the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale

All American Countdown – Saturday 8/31

All American Countdown – Saturday 8/31
There was a full card for the second day of racing at Ruidoso Downs on Saturday. The program included two stakes races; the $20,000 Bill Reed Memorial Stakes and the $25,000 John Andreini Memorial Stakes. After the 11th race was over at the track, the second day of the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale resumed at the sales pavilion.

All American Countdown - Friday 8/30

All American Countdown - Friday 8/30
Friday kicked off the beginning of the final weekend of racing at Ruidoso Downs. The weather was beautiful and the horses were feeling good. Later in the evening, just down the street from the track, the first night of the 2019 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale commenced.

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