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PDJF Telethon Set for April 8

PDJF Telethon Set for April 8
The Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund will hold its first-ever telethon on April 8.

Los Alamitos Observes Moment of Silence In Memory of Jockey Cesar Gomez

Los Alamitos Observes Moment of Silence In Memory of Jockey Cesar Gomez
Los Alamitos Race observed a moment of silence during Friday night's race card.

SunRay Park Meet Opens April 21

SunRay Park Meet Opens April 21
The $100,000-est. New Mexico Breeders' Futurity for state-bred juvenile tops the Quarter Horse stakes schedule at SunRay Park, which opens its 33-day season on April 21.

2018 Ruidoso Stakes Schedule

2018 Ruidoso Stakes Schedule
This season, Ruidoso Downs will for the first time offer a bonus to the connections of a 3 year old who can sweep the track's three Grade 1 derbies.

Jockeys' Guild Statement

Jockeys' Guild Statement
Guild looks for more protection for jockeys

Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission Approves Hair Testing

Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission Approves Hair Testing
The Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission has adopted a rule allowing for hair testing in equine athletes

Supreme Race Horses

Supreme Race Horses
Two AQHA runners earn Supreme Race Horse Titles

Jockey Cesar Gomez Among Two Found Dead in Oklahoma Plane Crash

Jockey Cesar Gomez Among Two Found Dead in Oklahoma Plane Crash
Jockey Cesar Gomez was killed in a plane crash March 25 in Oklahoma.

Ontario Government Announces Long-Term Funding Plan for Horse Industry

Ontario Government Announces Long-Term Funding Plan for Horse Industry
The Ontario Ministry of Finance has announced a long-term funding plan for the province's horse industry.

Trump Signs Appropriations Bill That Could Provide H-2B Visa Relief

Trump Signs Appropriations Bill That Could Provide H-2B Visa Relief
President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill on March 23 that includes language that could almost double the number of H-2B visas available.

Structural Issues in Grandstand Force Great Falls Turf Club to Relocate Wagering Windows

Structural Issues in Grandstand Force Great Falls Turf Club to Relocate Wagering Windows
Structural issues in the grandstand at Montana ExpoPark is forcing the Great Falls Turf Club to relocate its betting windows.

Ruidoso Downs Bans All American Futurity-Winning Trainer

Ruidoso Downs Bans All American Futurity-Winning Trainer
Trainer James Padgett II, the trainer of 2017 All American Futurity (G1) winner Fly Baby Fly, has been told by Ruidoso Downs Racetrack management that he will not be able to participate in the track's 2018 meet, which opens May 25.

2019 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

2019 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
Six horses and five American Quarter Horse Association members have been selected for induction into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 2019.

Wyoming Breeders Program

Wyoming Breeders Program
Wyoming breeders earn rich payouts.

Fort Pierre Horse Racing in 2018

Fort Pierre Horse Racing in 2018
Unanimous "Yes" from local organizers; South Dakota Commission on Gaming makes final decision on March 27

AHC 2017 Economic Impact Study Results

AHC 2017 Economic Impact Study Results
The American Horse Council has released the results of its 2017 economic impact study of the equine industry.

Veterinarian Hebert, Kohll's Pharmacy Fined, Sentenced in Dermorphin Criminal Case

Veterinarian Hebert, Kohll's Pharmacy Fined, Sentenced in Dermorphin Criminal Case
On Nov. 7, 2017, a federal jury found a Lake Charles veterinarian and a Nebraska pharmacy guilty of conspiring to sell an unapproved opioid drug 40 times more powerful than morphine for the purpose of improving the performance of race horses.

WINTER WEATHER POSTPONES REMINGTON PARK TRANING RACES

WINTER WEATHER POSTPONES REMINGTON PARK TRANING RACES
WINTER WEATHER POSTPONES REMINGTON PARK TRANING RACES OKLAHOMA CITY – Sub-freezing temperatures and freezing rain today, with more forecast for Wednesday, has forced a postponement of this week’s Remington Park training race activity.

Purses Increase at Remington Park

Purses Increase at Remington Park
Purses for overnight races will be increased during the 50-date Remington Park spring American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa meet, which opens March 9. Remington Park and the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association made the announcement for the increase on Friday. Purses for Quarter Horse overnight races will rise by $1,500 per race, while purses for overnight Paint and Appaloosa races will be boosted by $500 per race.

$3-Million In Bonus Money Set For Ruidoso Derbies and Futurities This Summer

$3-Million In Bonus Money Set For Ruidoso Derbies and Futurities This Summer
RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (January 5, 2018) — A monumental step forward for three-year-old quarter horse racing will occur this summer at Ruidoso Downs when the $1-million All American Triple Crown Derby Bonus is offered to the connections of any horse that can win the track’s three Grade 1 derbies.

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