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Arizona Downs to Open Simulcast Facility in July

Arizona Downs to Open Simulcast Facility in July
Arizona Downs, the former Yavapai Downs, in Prescott Valley, Arizona will begin simulcast operations on Friday, July 13.

Victor Olivo Expanding Stable at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Victor Olivo Expanding Stable at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Former Quarter Horse jockey turned trainer Victor Olivo is now among Indiana Grand's all-time top 25 Quarter Horse trainers with 15 wins. ©Linda Earley

Indiana Horse Racing Commission Approves Transfer of Ownership of Tracks

Indiana Horse Racing Commission Approves Transfer of Ownership of Tracks
Indiana Horse Racing Commission approved the transfer of ownership of Centaur Gaming to Caesars Entertainment

New Mexico Racing Commission Approves 2019 Race Dates

New Mexico Racing Commission Approves 2019 Race Dates
The New Mexico Racing Commission has approved the state's 2019 race dates.

Team USA Wins World Jockey Challenge at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Team USA Wins World Jockey Challenge at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Team USA kept its streak alive Saturday, June 23 by winning the third consecutive title in the fifth annual World Jockey Challenge at Indiana Grand. © Linscott Photography

Owners of Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino Will Pursue New Racing License

Owners of Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino Will Pursue New Racing License
Fulton family seeks sixth and final New Mexico Racing License.

Historical Horse Racing Expected to Qualify for State Wide Ballot in Idaho

Historical Horse Racing Expected to Qualify for State Wide Ballot in Idaho
Advocates hoping to legalize historical racing machines in Idaho appear to have collected enough signatures to qualify the initiative for the November ballot.

American Horse Publications 2018 Equine Media Awards

American Horse Publications 2018 Equine Media Awards
Speedhorse received three awards at the annual American Horse Publications (AHP) 2018 Equine Media Awards for material published in 2017

Downs at Albuquerque Releases Stakes Schedule

Downs at Albuquerque Releases Stakes Schedule
The Albuquerque Fall Championship has been granted Grade 1 status and will offer a stakes-record $300,000 purse in 2018.

Former Yavapai Downs Reopening as Arizona Downs

Former Yavapai Downs Reopening as Arizona Downs
Arizona Downs is currently undergoing over $2 million in renovations. © Les Stukenberg

Fair Grounds Releases Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule for 2018

Fair Grounds Releases Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule for 2018
Fair Grounds Race Course have released their 2018 QH stakes schedule

Utah Quarter Horse Racing Association Announces Positive Tests

Utah Quarter Horse Racing Association Announces Positive Tests
UQHA announced hair test positives on recent trial races.

Jessies First Down Voted Remington Park Horse of the Meet

Jessies First Down Voted Remington Park Horse of the Meet
Two-time World Champion Jessies First Down was named Remington Park Horse of the Meet.

AQHA Racing Council Members

AQHA Racing Council Members
AQHA Racing Council has two new members

K9s4COPs Grants K9 to the Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino

K9s4COPs Grants K9 to the Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino
Texas based non-profit K9s4COPs has donated one trained K9 police officer to the Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico.

Ruidoso Downs Announces 10% Purse Increase Effective Immediately

Ruidoso Downs Announces 10% Purse Increase Effective Immediately
Effective immediately Ruidoso Downs will increase overnight purses 10-percent.

Ruidoso Downs Trainer John M. Cooper and Son Killed in Plane Crash

Ruidoso Downs Trainer John M. Cooper and Son Killed in Plane Crash
Ruidoso Downs trainer John M. Cooper and his son Gavyn were killed when their Cirrus SR22 single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Midland International Airport on May 30.

Remington Park To Host Annual Betting On A Cure Saturday

Remington Park To Host Annual Betting On A Cure Saturday
This year for Betting On A Cure is not just pink, it is multicolored, Grey for Brain Cancer, Gold for Childhood Cancer, Black for Melanoma, Purple for Pancreatic Cancer and more. Photo Courtesy OQHRA

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