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Funeral Services for Col. Earl Lilley

Funeral Services for Col. Earl Lilley
Funeral serviced were held today (Thursday) for AQHA Director Emeritus Col. Earl A. Lilley, 97, of Emmett, Idaho, died August 28.

Delta Downs 2019 American Quarter Horse Season Dates

Delta Downs 2019 American Quarter Horse Season Dates
Delta Downs 2019 American Quarter Horse live 46-day season will run from April 19 through July 19

All American Futurity & Juvenile

All American Futurity & Juvenile
The long awaited $3,000,000 All American Quarter Horse Futurity-G1 ran Monday afternoon, as well as the $200,000 All American Juvenile. It was a full day of racing and events. Cheryl Pevehouse and her daughter Shawn Ellis sang the Star Spangled Banner to open the ceremony.

All American Countdown - Sunday

All American Countdown - Sunday
Cars overflowed to the highway at Ruidoso Downs Race Track Sunday afternoon for the All American Derby and several other prestigious Quarter Horse races. After the races were over the final day of the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale started over at the sale pavilion.

All American Countdown - Saturday

All American Countdown - Saturday
There were six Quarter Horse races scheduled for the day, including the $25,000 First Moonflash Stakes and the $20,000 Cesar Gomez Memorial. The second day of the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale resumed after racing was concluded, bringing in a total of $5,535,500.

All American Countdown - Friday

All American Countdown - Friday
The day began bright and early Friday with a few morning workouts at Ruidoso Downs followed by a full day of racing for All American enthusiasts to enjoy while gearing up for the big races. Later in the evening, people gathered at the sale barn for the first night of the 2018 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale.

All American Countdown - Thursday

All American Countdown - Thursday
The 2018 All American finals weekend got off to a good start. Thursday evening, hundreds lined the sale barn area to preview Lazy E Ranch’s 113 yearlings for the 2018 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale while the All American qualifiers dinner was happening over at Ruidoso Downs.

Prairie Meadows Inducts Derron Heldt, Lamont Marks, and Tom Benjamin into Hall of Fame

Prairie Meadows Inducts Derron Heldt, Lamont Marks, and Tom Benjamin into Hall of Fame
Prairie Meadows recently honored three longtime racing department employees. Vice President of Racing Derron Heldt, Tack Superintendent Lamont Marks, and Starter Tom Benjamin were inducted into Prairie Meadows Hall of Fame on Friday, August 10.

All American Futurity & Derby Countdown

All American Futurity & Derby Countdown
The 2018 All American Futurity & Derby weekend festivities are about to begin. Speedhorse will be showcasing the events as they unfold again this year with the Annual Speedhorse All American Countdown.

Lone Star Park Releases 2018 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule

Lone Star Park Releases 2018 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule
"The world's fastest athletes are set to return to Lone Star Park for the 2018 Quarter Horse Season which begins Friday, September 21 and runs through Saturday, November 10.

Canterbury Park Hall of Fame to Add Four Members

Canterbury Park Hall of Fame to Add Four Members
The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame Committee announced the Class of 2018 inductees.

Post Positions Drawn for All American Futurity & Derby

Post Positions Drawn for All American Futurity & Derby
Post Positions Drawn For All American Futurity and Derby

Preview of Jacky Martin Statue on Labor Day at Ruidoso Downs

Preview of Jacky Martin Statue on Labor Day at Ruidoso Downs
ON Labor Day, Ruidoso Downs commemorates the 40th anniversary of the late Jackey Martin's first of a record seven wins in the All American Futurity.

All American Derby to Offer a Fillies-only Division

All American Derby to Offer a Fillies-only Division
The All American Derby will include an optional race restricted to fillies in addition to an open race for 3-year-olds of both sexes beginning in 2020.

Los Alamitos Equine Sale

Los Alamitos Equine Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Los Alamitos Equine Sale consignors who advertised in our magazine in a flipping book to give them extra exposure before the sale. The Los Alamitos Equine Sale is October 6–7 in Los Alamitos, California.

Heritage Place Yearling Sale

Heritage Place Yearling Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Heritage Place Yearling Sale consignors who advertised in our magazine in a flipping book to give them extra exposure before each sale. The Heritage Place Yearling Sale is September 20–22 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale

Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale consignors who advertised in our magazine in a flipping book to give them extra exposure before each sale. The Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale is Aug. 31, Sept. 1-2 in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

Albuquerque Downs' Jockeys Visit UNM Children's Hospital

Albuquerque Downs' Jockeys Visit UNM Children's Hospital
From left Reyes Gomez, Don French, Victor Escobar, and Gustavo Herrera; top row, left to right, chaplain Donald Stover, Porfirio Cano, Trey Miller, Mckenzie King, Jorge Rocha, and Jansen Melancon visited the UNM Children's Hospital. © Michael Cusortelli

LQHBA Members Urged to Attend Commission Meeting in Opposition of Fair Grounds QH Meet Move

LQHBA Members Urged to Attend Commission Meeting in Opposition of Fair Grounds QH Meet Move
the LRC meeting will be held Monday, August 27th in the Monteleone Hotel's Queen Anne Ballroom.

Retirement for G.R. Carter Jr.

Retirement for G.R. Carter Jr.
It looks like this may finally be it for our racetrack hero, G.R. Carter Jr.

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