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Apollitical Jess Breaks Record

Apollitical Jess Breaks Record
2018 Leading Sire Apollitical Jess broke First Down Dash's single-season sire earnings record. Photo by Amanda Glidden

Turf Paradise Opens its 131-Day Season on Oct. 14

Turf Paradise Opens its 131-Day Season on Oct. 14
Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona, opens its 2018-19 season on Saturday. The 131-day meet, which features Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing, runs through May 5, 2019.

Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium at Ruidoso Downs

Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium at Ruidoso Downs
The 29th annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium (LCCS) at Ruidoso Downs is running from Thursday through Sunday morning. Photo by Ty Wyant

Quarter Horse Racing to Stay at Ajax Downs

Quarter Horse Racing to Stay at Ajax Downs
The province revealed on Tuesday that an agreement-in-principle has been reached to keep open the casino at Ajax Downs, which required a redrawing of the rules by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. The Ajax casino will compete with a planned mega casino complex in neighboring Pickering.

Hair Testing As Condition Of Entry For Remington Park Quarter Horse Meet In 2019

Hair Testing As Condition Of Entry For Remington Park Quarter Horse Meet In 2019
Remington Park will require hair testing as a condition for entry for the 2019 Remington Park Quarter Horse meet.

Total Handle, Average Purse Distribution Increase During 2018 Albuquerque Downs Meet

Total Handle, Average Purse Distribution Increase During 2018 Albuquerque Downs Meet
Albuquerque Downs ended its 54-day Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse race meet on September 23, recording increases in total wagering handle and average-per-race purse distribution.

Lone Star Park Racing Club to Present Donation to the PDJF

Lone Star Park Racing Club to Present Donation to the PDJF
Lone Star Park Racing Club will present the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund with a donation of $11,924.34 on Saturday.

AQHA Awards Medication Policy

AQHA Awards Medication Policy
Updated policies regarding medication positives and AQHA awards.

The Quarter Horse Clean Sport Lecture is a Success

The Quarter Horse Clean Sport Lecture is a Success
About 130 people, including breeders, owners, trainers, veterinarians and students of veterinary medicine participated in the "Quarter Horse Clean Sport" Lecture at the Sorocaba Jockey Club in Sorocaba, San Paulo last month.

Idaho Hair Testing

Idaho Hair Testing
Temporary hair testing rule passed.

AAEP Foundation Equine Disaster Relief Fund Now Accepting Monetary Donations to Aid Hurricane Florence Victims

AAEP Foundation Equine Disaster Relief Fund Now Accepting Monetary Donations to Aid Hurricane Florence Victims
As Hurricane Florence makes landfall in the eastern Carolinas, the AAEP Foundation is accepting charitable contributions from individuals and industry organizations in support of its Equine Disaster Relief Fund.

Canterbury Track Enjoys Handle Increases

Canterbury Track Enjoys Handle Increases
Canterbury Park enjoyed an increase in handle for it's just completed 69-day Quarter Horse Meet

Portland Meadows Celebrates 73 Years

Portland Meadows Celebrates 73 Years
The season of racing is getting ready for action at Portland Meadows as the Sept. 30th opening day draws near.

Total Handle Increases 24% During New Mexico State Fair

Total Handle Increases 24% During New Mexico State Fair
Albuquerque Downs registered a 24% increase in total wagering handle during the 11-day New Mexico State Fair portion of its 2018 Quarter Horse race meet.

Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Announces Rulebook Changes

Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Announces Rulebook Changes
Rulebook changes go into effect on Sept. 14 and have been posted on the OQHRA and OHRC websites.

Louisiana Goes Zero Tolerance on Clenbuterol

Louisiana Goes Zero Tolerance on Clenbuterol
Horsemen and women are reminded effective October 3, that Louisiana has gone to zero tolerance on clenbuterol for Quarter Horses.

Kentucky Commission May Finally Move On Application for Crobin Racetrack

Kentucky Commission May Finally Move On Application for Crobin Racetrack
Multiple sources within the Kentucky Racing Commission have confirmed that the commission may begin reviewing applications for two new racing licenses with a goal of taking official action by the end of 2018.

Fair Grounds Concludes 2018 Meet

Fair Grounds Concludes 2018 Meet
Jose Luis Sanchez III Earns First Training Title at Fair Grounds

Ruidoso Downs Concludes First Season Under New Ownership

Ruidoso Downs Concludes First Season Under New Ownership
Ruidoso Downs saw increases across the board for the 2018 meet

Changes to Albuquerque Downs' Live Racing Schedule

Changes to Albuquerque Downs' Live Racing Schedule
This week's start of the New Mexico State Fair will bring changes to live racing at Albuquerque Downs. © Coady Photography

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