Canterbury Park Racetrack has hired Matt Crawford to be its director of racing and racing secretary.
Luis Vivanco (shown aboard Mpshinning) caught up to John Hamilton on the final night of racing to tie for Evangeline Downs' leading rider title. © Coady Photography
After a big weekend of racing at Los Alamitos in Southern California, there were major changes in both AQHA Racing National Polls. In the 2-year-old poll, Flash And Roll overtook Apocalyptical Jess for the No. 1 spot following a win in the $1,836,425 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity (G1), and Bodacious Eagle soared up to No. 2 in the older-horse ranks after capturing the $600,0000 Champion of Champions (G1).
Saturday, December 15 was a memorable night for the connections of Mpshinning, winner of the LQHBA Louisiana Million (RG1) at Evangeline Downs. Six Louisiana students were also elated as recipients of $15,000 in scholarships courtesy of the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) Scholarship Fund. ©Coady Photo
Don, Kathy and Shawn Meneely of S-Quarter K LLC have retired the great Heza Dasha Fire, the 2015 AQHA World Champion, following his seventh place finish in the Champion of Champions on Saturday night.
Canterbury Park will begin their 66-day 2019 live racing season on May 9 and continue through Sept. 14.
Leading Quarter Horse jockey Cesar DeAlba is planning to retire from riding on Sunday after the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity-G1.
opper Spring Ranch of Bozeman, Montana announced an ongoing $220,000 Louisiana Racing Incentive that begins with the 2019 crop of two-year-olds sired by their champion siring stallion Furyofthewind. Photo by Amanda Glidden/Plugged in Marketing
The 2019 Quarter Horse racing season will get underway at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs on Saturday, January 5. The 46-day meet will include 12 stakes highlighted by the first official futurity of the year, the $100,000-added Mardi Gras Futurity (RG2) on Saturday, March 16.
In a unanimous motion Thursday, the New Mexico Racing Commission voted to table an expected selection of a winning bid for the state’s sixth and final racetrack-casino or if they would not issue a racino license this year.
Southwest Louisiana community and beyond are asked to send Christmas cards to a Vinton boy.
The New Mexico Racing Commission will hold a special meeting/public hearing in Albuquerque on Dec. 6.
Photo: The American delegation pictured with members of the Criadores Argentinos de Caballos Cuarta Milla (CACCM) at the Palermo Racetrack in Buenos Aires. © Sann Suarez
The $800,000 Sunland Derby (Gr. III) and $350,000 Championship at Sunland Park (G1) punctuates $5 million stakes schedule this year.
Leading Quarter Horse rider at Turf Paradise, Martin Bourdieu, undergoes surgery on broken leg after a spill on Nov. 24.
2019 Winter Mixed Sale will be conducted in 2 days, rather than 3, with 749 head catalogued featuring premier consignment you want to miss.
The Grade 1 AQHA Distaff Challenge Championship has been rescheduled for Sunday, December 2.
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.
The New Mexico Racing Commission has released the results of a feasibility study regarding the viability of a sixth racino in the state.
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.