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Jockey Ricky Ramirez Wins 8th Annual Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award

Jockey Ricky Ramirez Wins 8th Annual Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award
Ricky Ramirez has been named 2018 Sam Thompson Memorial Award Winner.

Graded Stakes Sire Rock Solid Jess Dies

Graded Stakes Sire Rock Solid Jess Dies
Grade 1 winner Rock Solid Jess passed away in July after complications from laminitis.

Eddie Garcia is First Jockey to Win 150 Quarter Horse Stakes at Los Alamitos

Eddie Garcia is First Jockey to Win 150 Quarter Horse Stakes at Los Alamitos
Jockey Eddie Garcia was honored on August 4 after becoming the first jockey to win 150 Quarter Horse stakes races at Los Alamitos. ©Los Alamitos

Flipping book highlights of Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale from August issue

Flipping book highlights of Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale from August issue
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's consignors who advertised in our magazine in a flipping book to give them extra exposure before each sale. The Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale is Aug. 31, Sept. 1-2 in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

Flipping book highlights of Ruidoso NM Bred Sale from July issue

Flipping book highlights of Ruidoso NM Bred Sale from July issue
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's consignors who advertised in our magazine in a flipping book to give them extra exposure before each sale. The Ruidoso New Mexico Bred Yearling Sale is Aug. 17-18 in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

John Andreini Passes Away

John Andreini Passes Away
Longtime Quarter Horse owner John Andreni passed away on Friday morning.

Zoomin For Spuds Named Supreme Race Horse

Zoomin For Spuds Named Supreme Race Horse
Multiple Grade 1 winner Zoomin For Spuds has earned an AQHA Supreme Race Horse title. © Los Alamitos

Famed Oklahoma Ranch Set to Reopen as Dunn Ranch

Famed Oklahoma Ranch Set to Reopen as Dunn Ranch
Matt and Bendi Dunn of Bismark, Missouri have purchased the former Shebester Stallion Station near Wynnewood, Oklahoma

Minnesota Racing Commission Offers Funding for After-Care Programs

Minnesota Racing Commission Offers Funding for After-Care Programs
The Minnesota Racing Commission is offering up to $40,000 in funding for after-care programs for retired racehorses.

Jockey John Hamilton Wins His 2,000th Career Race

Jockey John Hamilton Wins His 2,000th Career Race
Jockey John Hamilton scored his 2,000th win on closing night at Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana. © Coady Photography

Longtime Jockey and Trainer Danny Mitchell Passes Away at Age 66

Longtime Jockey and Trainer Danny Mitchell Passes Away at Age 66
Long time jockey and horse trainer for both Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds, Danny Mitchell, passed away on Sunday.

Leading California Jockey Cesar DeAlba Home After Spill in Governor's Cup Futurity Trials

Leading California Jockey Cesar DeAlba Home After Spill in Governor's Cup Futurity Trials
Los Alamitos leading jockey Cesar DeAlba was injured in a fall Saturday night in the Governor's Cup Futurity trials. © Coady Photography

Louisiana Racing Commission Suspends Clenbuterol Use

Louisiana Racing Commission Suspends Clenbuterol Use
The Louisiana State Racing Commission voted to go to a zero tolerance on clenbuterol for Quarter Horses starting October 3, 2018

AQHA Tabs Albuquerque Downs to Host 2019 Bank of America Challenge Championships

AQHA Tabs Albuquerque Downs to Host 2019 Bank of America Challenge Championships
Albuquerque Downs has been named to host the 26th edition of the Bank of America Challenge Championships in the fall of 2019.

Saturday's Canceled Races at The Downs Have Been Rescheduled For July 18

Saturday's Canceled Races at The Downs Have Been Rescheduled For July 18
Albuquerque Downs will present a racing "doubleheader" on Wednesday, July 18.

Eric Halstrom Accepts Post at Louisiana Downs

Eric Halstrom Accepts Post at Louisiana Downs
Eric Halstrom will move from Prairie Meadows to become the new vice president of operations at Louisiana Downs.

Idaho Voters to Get Historical Racing Vote

Idaho Voters to Get Historical Racing Vote
A "yes" vote by Idaho voters on November 6 could see a return of historic horse racing terminals at Les Bois Park.

Hamilton, Taylor and Harvey Capture Leading Quarter Horse Horsemen Titles at Delta Downs

Hamilton, Taylor and Harvey Capture Leading Quarter Horse Horsemen Titles at Delta Downs
Delta Downs wrapped up its 2018 American Quarter Horse season on Saturday night. During the special 12-race program, billed as Louisiana Showcase Night, the track honored its leading horsemen for the 46-day stand which began on April 20.

Flipping Book Highlights of the LQHBA Consignments who Advertised in the July issue of Speedhorse

Flipping Book Highlights of the LQHBA Consignments who Advertised in the July issue of Speedhorse
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's consignor's who advertise in our magazine in a Flipping Book to give them extra exposure before each sale. The LQHBA yearling Sale is August 2nd-4th in Kinder, Louisiana.

Flipping Book Highlights of the TQHA Yearling Consignments

Flipping Book Highlights of the TQHA Yearling Consignments
Speedhorse brings to your attention these advertisers from our July issue selling a selection of fine horses at the upcoming TQHA Yearling Sale.

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