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 live 46-day season will run from April 19 through July 19
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
"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.
The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame Committee announced the Class of 2018 inductees.
Post Positions Drawn For All American Futurity and Derby
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
the LRC meeting will be held Monday, August 27th in the Monteleone Hotel's Queen Anne Ballroom.
It looks like this may finally be it for our racetrack hero, G.R. Carter Jr.