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Grand Opening of The Lounge at Los Alamitos

Grand Opening of The Lounge at Los Alamitos
Providing a top fan experience, and the most visitor-friendly atmosphere in racing have always been of the utmost important at Los Alamitos Race Course. The track is home to the Vessels Club, one of the premier turf clubs in all of racing, and now Los Alamitos Race Course will unveil The Lounge, a new 7,000 square foot wagering room and sports bar, continuing on the commitment of providing sports fans a great time at the races during their visits to the Orange County track.

Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed In Oklahoma

Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed In Oklahoma
The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has received laboratory results from Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory that confirm one horse stabled at Remington Park has tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus-1, or EHV-1.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Expands Schedule

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Expands Schedule
Heritage Place Inc. is pleased to announce an extra day will be added to the 42nd Annual Winter Mixed Sale, due to an increase in the number of consignments.

Honoring Our Veterans Night at Los Alamitos

Honoring Our Veterans Night at Los Alamitos
A patriotic opening ceremony, a celebration of the American Legion's 100th anniversary, military vehicle and equipment displays, historical war exhibits in the main lobby and grandstand viewing area courtesy of the California State Military Museum, live music, and free interactive activities, games and pony rides for the children were all part of the inaugural Honoring Our Veterans Night at the Races at Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday evening.

2019 Lone Star Park Leaders Announced

2019 Lone Star Park Leaders Announced
Lone Star Park ended their 2019 live Quarter Horse meet Saturday with a super stakes card that included the Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity, Grade 1 Texas Classic Derby, the Texas Classic Juvenile and Paragon Oaks.

High Valor Voted Barrel Horse of the Year

High Valor Voted Barrel Horse of the Year
High Valor, an unraced son of champion race sire Valiant Hero, has been named AQHA, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association Horse of the Year.

Voters Approve Approve First Step Toward New East Texas Track

Voters Approve Approve First Step Toward New East Texas Track
The two propositions on the Jefferson County Texas ballot Tuesday asking voters to decide on legalizing pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing and on legalizing pari-mutuel wagering on simulcasts passed.

Los Alamitos Hosting Event for Veterans

Los Alamitos Hosting Event for Veterans
Los Alamitos Race Course will host its inaugural Honoring Our Veterans Night At The Races featuring free admission, family-friendly activities, live racing and more on Saturday evening, November 9 starting at 5 p.m.

Berkley Packer and Randy Smith Named Indiana Grand Season Leaders

Berkley Packer and Randy Smith Named Indiana Grand Season Leaders
Over the past few years, the tough team of Jockey Berkley Packer and Trainer Randy Smith have dominated the Quarter Horse ranks at Indiana Grand. 2019 was no different as Packer earned his third title in the past four years in Indiana.

Cunningham Named Leading QH Owner at Indiana Grand

Cunningham Named Leading QH Owner at Indiana Grand
It was another solid year for the Cunningham Stable and as a result, Tony Cunningham won his fourth straight Leading Quarter Horse Owner title. With nine wins for the year, Cunningham now moves into the top spot as the track’s all-time leading Quarter Horse Owner with 54 career wins at the Shelbyville, Ind. racetrack.

Funeral Services Set for Gerald Libersat Sr.

Funeral Services Set for Gerald Libersat Sr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday (Nov. 7) at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville for longtime Louisiana horseman Gerald David Libersat, Sr., 79, who died Monday at his residence.

2019 LQHBA Fall Mixed Sale

2019 LQHBA Fall Mixed Sale
It’s never too late to seek out an additional future racing champion or two! The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) will present its 2019 Fall Mixed Sale on Saturday, November 16. The action begins at 10:00 am at the Equine Sales of Louisiana, LLC sale pavilion in Opelousas, Louisiana.

AQHA's Potential Relocation to Fort Worth

AQHA's Potential Relocation to Fort Worth
In February, it was announced that a group of external stakeholders is raising funds for a possible relocation of the American Quarter Horse Association to Fort Worth, Texas.

National Youth Racing Experience

National Youth Racing Experience
Five youth competed to earn scholarships worth a total of $6,000 October 24-27 at the 2019 American Quarter Horse Youth Association National Youth Racing Experience at The Downs at Albuquerque in New Mexico, during the Bank of America Racing Challenge Championships. **Photo courtesy of AQHA**

Andrew Offerman Promoted at Canterbury Park

Andrew Offerman Promoted at Canterbury Park
Andrew Offerman has been promoted to Vice President of Racing Operations at Canterbury Park.

Post Positions Drawn For Bank of America Challenge Championship

Post Positions Drawn For Bank of America Challenge Championship
Post positions for all five Bank of America Challenge Championship races were drawn during a special luncheon held Wednesday at the First Turn Lounge at Albuquerque Downs.

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.

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