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ARCI Model Rule for Quarter Horse Jockey Weight is Adjusted

ARCI Model Rule for Quarter Horse Jockey Weight is Adjusted
The model rule for Quarter Horse jockey weight has been adjusted to a minimum at 124 pounds.

Sam Houston Clocker Suspended for Five Years; Trainers Sanctioned

Sam Houston Clocker Suspended for Five Years; Trainers Sanctioned
A clocker and two trainers have been fined and suspended for fraudulent workouts entered into the Equibase system

Hazel Park Raceway Shuts Down

Hazel Park Raceway Shuts Down
Hazel Park Raceway near Detroit, Michigan has closed its doors after nearly 70 years.

Wyoming Downs To Host First Annual Horse Sale

Wyoming Downs To Host First Annual Horse Sale
Wyoming Downs will host the first annual Wyoming Downs All Breed Race-Bred Horse Sale on August 18

Delta Schooling Races

Delta Schooling Races
Delta Downs to host schooling races April 4-5

2018 Champion of Champions Format Announced

2018 Champion of Champions Format Announced
Los Alamitos Racecourse has announced the qualifying races for this year's 440-yard, $600,000 Champion of Champions.

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.

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