LQHBA held their annual Awards Banquet tonight (Saturday) in the events center at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas. The 2018 LQHBA racing champions were honors as well as J.E. Jumonville, Jr. and Mr Jess Perry were inducted into the LQHBA Hall of Fame.
The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association (LQHBA) will honor their 2018 LQHBA Racing Champions on Saturday during the association's annual awards banquet at the Evangeline Downs Event Center in Opelousas.
Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino welcomes major corporate sponsors City Bank, Admiral Beverage Inc., and Sierra Blanca Motors for the upcoming 2019 Horse Racing Season.
The 2019 Quarter Horse racing season at Sam Houston Race Park gets underway on Friday. It will be an action-packed opening weekend with trials for the $35,000 added Sam Houston Derby (G3) (see related story) on Friday night and 15 trials for the $100,000-added Sam Houston Futurity (G2) (see related story) on Saturday. Post time for Saturday has been moved up to 4:00 pm.
Heritage Place Sale Company, the premier Quarter Horse racing sales company in the US, announced updates to their sale format as well as updates to the their 2019/2020 sales schedule earlier this week.
The American Quarter Horse Association has a paramount concern for the welfare of the American Quarter Horse, as well as the integrity of the races in which they compete.
Century Mile Racetrack and Casino in South Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, will open its inaugural Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse season on April 28.
Dominic "Bud" Alessio, a long-time Quarter Horse owner and breeder who also served the industry as President of the Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association Board of Directors since 1993, passed away on Tuesday evening. He was 77.
The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) is pleased to announce that Bruce Salard has been named executive director of the state-bred racing association. He will replace the position vacated by Tony Patterson, who served as executive director of LQHBA, before resigning last month.
According to OQHRA there will be no hair testing collections on April 26 or April 27. Horsemen and women are asked to plan accordingly.
The Minnesota Racing Commission announced on Thursday that deputy director Joe Scurto will be leaving the commission in June to return to the private sector.
Hall of Fame jockeys and TVG talent will team up Sunday, April 7th as they host the second annual telethon to raise money for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) live on TVG, America's Horse Racing Network.
Portland Meadows a longtime Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racetrack in the Pacific Northwest is closing for good according to an article published this week on the PortlandMonthly.com website.
The California Horse Racing Board voted on Thursday to ban jockeys from using whips to urge their mounts, the first stage of a process that will take several months and fundamentally change the way races are ridden.
Horse racing is returning to the Cochise County Fairgrounds. © Cochise County Fair Association
When a horse’s path has led down a road to millionaire success, the tendency is to follow that road of gold. That is exactly what the connections for Jessies First Down expect to do here at Remington Park this spring.
The Verendrye Benevolent Association has voted unanimously to NOT host a live horse racing event at the Stanley County Fairgrounds in Ft. Pierre for the 2019 racing season.
At the March 19, 2019 meeting of the Texas Racing Commission the Texas Quarter Horse Association proposed a rule change to Accredited Texas-bred rules regarding requirements for Accredited Texas Broodmares.
In an open letter to membership Monday, LQHBA President Ryan Robicheux informed the association that LQHBA Executive Director Tony Patterson submitted his resignation to the LQHBA board earlier this month.
The 2019 live racing season at SunRay Park and Casino begins on Friday, May 3, offering a daily purse structure expected to exceed $200,000. The Farmington, New Mexico-based track will be running a boutique meet this season, consisting of 17 days of live racing, campaigning primarily on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.