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Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Date Change

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Date Change
2019 Winter Mixed Sale will be conducted in 2 days, rather than 3, with 749 head catalogued featuring premier consignment you want to miss.

Grade 1 AQHA Distaff Challenge Championship Rescheduled

Grade 1 AQHA Distaff Challenge Championship Rescheduled
The Grade 1 AQHA Distaff Challenge Championship has been rescheduled for Sunday, December 2.

Champion Sire Mr Eye Opener Dies at 28 Years Old

Champion Sire Mr Eye Opener Dies at 28 Years Old
Mr Eye Opener, a grade 1 winner and sire of 2000 All American Futurity(G1) winner Eyesa Special, died today (Nov. 17), according to Dee and Betty Raper, who stood the stallion at their Belle Mere Farm, Ltd. near Norman, Oklahoma.

New Mexico Racing Commission Releases Racino Feasibility Report

New Mexico Racing Commission Releases Racino Feasibility Report
The New Mexico Racing Commission has released the results of a feasibility study regarding the viability of a sixth racino in the state.

Lone Star Park Ends 2018 Quarter Horse Season With Increase to Live Wagering Handle

Lone Star Park Ends 2018 Quarter Horse Season With Increase to Live Wagering Handle
Last Saturday marked the final day of Lone Star Park's 21st Quarter Horse Racing Season. The 16-day live racing season was the shortest Quarter Horse Season at the track since it opened in 1997.

Canterbury Park Requests 66 Race Days in 2019

Canterbury Park Requests 66 Race Days in 2019
Canterbury Park requests 66 race days in 2019.

One Famous Eagle, Corona Cartel Halters Available Through RMTC Fundraiser

One Famous Eagle, Corona Cartel Halters Available Through RMTC Fundraiser
Between November 24 and December 1, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, will auction off halters of famous racing and stallion stars on its eBay page.

Rillito Park Sets 2019 Dates

Rillito Park Sets 2019 Dates
Rillito Park will open its 2019 winter race meet on Feb. 9

Jose Beltran Scored Leading QH Jockey Title at Indiana Grand

Jose Beltran Scored Leading QH Jockey Title at Indiana Grand
Jose Beltran won the jockey title at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino with 30 wins!

Ricardo Martinez earns Leading Quarter Horse Owner Title at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Ricardo Martinez earns Leading Quarter Horse Owner Title at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Ricardo Martinez topped all Quarter Horse owners for 2018 with 10 wins in 31 starts for earnings in excess of $190,000.

Idaho Voters Say No to Historical Racing

Idaho Voters Say No to Historical Racing
Idaho Voters rejected an initiative to allow historical horse racing to return to the state.

Ruidoso Downs' Chaplaincy Earns White Horse Community Service Award

Ruidoso Downs' Chaplaincy Earns White Horse Community Service Award
The Ruidoso Downs' ownership was presented with the White Horse Community Service Award.

Wyoming Race Dates Granted for 2019 Season

Wyoming Race Dates Granted for 2019 Season
2019 race dates have been approved for Wyoming.

World Record Shattered at Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale

World Record Shattered at Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale
Bobby Cox paid a world-recod $2.1 million for Champion Aged Stallion Moonin The Eagle in the 2018 Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale. Photo by Susan Bachelor

Outriders Provide Safety During Races at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Outriders Provide Safety During Races at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Indiana Grand's three outriders, John Neal, Tiffany Belden and Wesley Campbell ensure safety and coordination on the track at all times and each one is a vital part of the success of the Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing programs at Indiana Grand. © Linscott Photography

Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale Begins Today, Nov. 1 With Pre-Sale Party

Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale Begins Today, Nov. 1 With Pre-Sale Party
The 40th Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale will be held Nov. 2-3.

Funeral Services Set for Longtime Oklahoma Horseman Paul Howard

Funeral Services Set for Longtime Oklahoma Horseman Paul Howard
Oklahoma horseman Paul Howard died on Oct. 22

Jockey Cody Smith Gets 1,000th Career Win

Jockey Cody Smith Gets 1,000th Career Win
Jockey Cody Smith picked up his 1000 win on Oct. 26 at Will Rogers Downs

Louisiana Racing Commission Denies Request to Move Fair Grounds QH Meet

Louisiana Racing Commission Denies Request to Move Fair Grounds QH Meet
The Louisiana Racing Commission denied a request by Fair Grounds Race Course to move its Quarter Horse dates in 2019.

Ajax Downs Completes 2018 Season

Ajax Downs Completes 2018 Season
The 49th season of Quarter Horse racing at Ajax Downs wrapped up Oct. 22 with an overall increase in wagering for the 25-day meet.

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