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Arizona Downs 2020 Season Cancelled Due to Pandemic Concerns

Arizona Downs 2020 Season Cancelled Due to Pandemic Concerns

Citing concerns for public safety and new state orders restricting gathering in public places, local officials have prohibited Arizona Downs from opening this racing season. Read More
Wyoming Voters to Decide On Legalized Gambling in Park County

Wyoming Voters to Decide On Legalized Gambling in Park County

According to an article posted on the WyomingBusinessReport.com website, Wyoming voters in Park County will be asked on this year’s general election ballot if they want to approve pari-mutuel gambling in their community. Read More
CHRB Approves Los Alamitos' Safety Plan

CHRB Approves Los Alamitos' Safety Plan

In a special teleconference meeting today (July 20), the California Horse Racing Board voted unanimously to approve a new equine and rider safety plan provided by Los Alamitos Race Course after the racetrack was put on probation July 10th, following a CHRB emergency meeting due to a recent spike in equine fatalities at the Orange County racetrack. Read More
Canterbury Park Chairman Emeritus Curtis Sampson Dies

Canterbury Park Chairman Emeritus Curtis Sampson Dies

Minnesota horseman Curtis Sampson, who helped reopen Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota, and guide it to its current successful state, died Thursday (Jul 16) at age 87. Read More
Prairie Meadows Announces Updated Jockey Policy

Prairie Meadows Announces Updated Jockey Policy

Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino is updating their jockey policies. The new policy goes into effect Friday, July 17, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Read More
Canterbury Park Updates COVID-19 Mitigation Protocols For Jockeys

Canterbury Park Updates COVID-19 Mitigation Protocols For Jockeys

Canterbury Park racing officials today announced updated COVID-19 mitigation protocols impacting jockeys riding at the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack. Read More
Louisiana Downs Announces Jockey Restrictions Dur to COVID-19

Louisiana Downs Announces Jockey Restrictions Dur to COVID-19

Harrah's Louisiana Downs announced an updated policy, effective Wednesday, July 15, regarding riders leaving and entering the racetrack. Read More
UPDATE: Speedhorse Derby

UPDATE: Speedhorse Derby

Important information regarding the Speedhorse Derby dates and locations Read More
Los Alamitos Quarter Horse Racing Association Submits Equine & Rider Safety and Enhancement Plan to CHRB

Los Alamitos Quarter Horse Racing Association Submits Equine & Rider Safety and Enhancement Plan to CHRB

In response to the suggestion of the California Horse Racing Board (the “Board”), the Los Alamitos Quarter Horse Racing Association has submitted to the Board an Equine and Rider Safety and Enhancement Plan. Read More
Los Alamitos Race Course On 10-Day Probation With CHRB Following Equine Deaths

Los Alamitos Race Course On 10-Day Probation With CHRB Following Equine Deaths

In the wake of a series of equine fatalities at Los Alamitos the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), via teleconference Friday, voted to put the track on a 10-day probation, while live racing continues, to devise a plan to address various horse welfare issues raised during the meeting. Read More
Fifth Jockey Who Raced at Los Alamitos Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Fifth Jockey Who Raced at Los Alamitos Tests Positive For Coronavirus

According to an article by John Cherwa published today on the Los Angeles Times website, a fifth jockey who raced at Los Alamitos on the Fourth of July weekend has contracted the Coronavirus. Read More
Announcement From Prairie Meadows, IAHBPA and IAQHRA

Announcement From Prairie Meadows, IAHBPA and IAQHRA

With the latest developments nationwide, new "Out of State restrictions" will be in place at Prairie Meadows effective Friday, July 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm until further notice Read More
Jockey Retrictions Set at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Jockey Retrictions Set at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Indiana Grand Racecourse is working diligently to ensure the safety and well-being of all those involved with the current racing season, which began Monday, June 15. After consultation with the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC), all jockeys accepting a mount at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will agree to ride exclusively at the facility. This restriction goes into effect Friday, July 10, 2020 and applies to both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse jockeys. Read More
Racing Relocations From Lone Star Park Suspended at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Racing Relocations From Lone Star Park Suspended at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Due to the recent news of several positive tests for Covid-19 at Lone Star Park near Dallas, Texas and the suspension of their racing season indefinitely, Indiana Grand Racing and Casino has halted the transfer of all jockeys, exercise riders and grooms from that facility to the racing program in Indiana. Read More
Fair Meadows Announces COVID19 Safeguards Effective Immediately

Fair Meadows Announces COVID19 Safeguards Effective Immediately

As a safeguard effective immediately at Fair Meadows in Tulsa: Horsemen arriving from Texas are not permitted on the grounds. Entry of any horse(s) currently in Texas will only be accepted if the trainer agrees to arrange shipping such that the horse(s) are dropped off to the care of another trainer and the handlers from Texas do not come on the grounds. Jockeys will not be allowed on grounds at Fair Meadows, Tulsa from Texas, Minnesota, Florida or Louisiana. Read More
Lone Star Park Suspends Racing Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Lone Star Park Suspends Racing Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Lone Star Park announced via Twitter Sunday afternoon that it will suspend all racing until further notice. Read More
New All-Quarter Horse Handle Record Set at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

New All-Quarter Horse Handle Record Set at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino completed its first of four all-Quarter Horse racing programs to record numbers Saturday, July 14. Read More
Turf Paradise Announces 133-Day Meet Starting October 30

Turf Paradise Announces 133-Day Meet Starting October 30

Turf Paradise Racetrack in Phoenix, Arizona, has announced plans for a 2020-21 meet starting October 30. Read More
Delta Downs Set to Start June 10

Delta Downs Set to Start June 10

Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel will begin its 2020 American Quarter Horse season Wednesday night, June 10. Read More
Flores & Willis Repeat ads Remington Park Seasonal Champions

Flores & Willis Repeat ads Remington Park Seasonal Champions

The 2020 Remington Park American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season closed on May 30. The 50-date season concluded with repeat leaders in two of the three horsemen’s standings. Read More

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