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2019-2020 AQHA Executive Committee Elected at AQHA Convention in Fort Worth

2019-2020 AQHA Executive Committee Elected at AQHA Convention in Fort Worth

From left: Member Dr. Scott Myers, First Vice President F.E. "Butch" Wise, President Stan Weaver, Second Vice President Norman Luba and Member Kenneth Banks. © AQHA Read More
2018 World Champion Bodacious Eagle Retired From Racing

2018 World Champion Bodacious Eagle Retired From Racing

AQHA Past-President Johnny Trotter confirmed over the weekend his 2018 AQHA Racing World Champion Bodacious Eagle has been retired from racing and is now being trained for "Halter" by Ross Roark of Monahans, Texas. Read More
Quarter Horse Trainer Toby Keeton Injured at Remington Park

Quarter Horse Trainer Toby Keeton Injured at Remington Park

Leading Quarter Horse trainer Toby Keeton is recovering in the Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City following an accident Sunday morning at Remington Park. Read More
Les Barlow Passes Away

Les Barlow Passes Away

Funeral services for Leslie "Les" Phillip Barlow, 72, of Idaho Falls, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, (March 11) at the Idaho Falls Park Taylor Ward, 1291 W. 6500 S. in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Bishop Jes Hurst, will officiate. © Courtesy Wood Funeral Home Read More
Turf Paradise to Begin Pre-Race Vet Exams

Turf Paradise to Begin Pre-Race Vet Exams

Turf Paradise announced plans to start giving pre-race veterinary examinations to all horses in an attempt to curb a recent rise in fatalities. Read More
Regulation, Testing Emphasized at Vet Conference

Regulation, Testing Emphasized at Vet Conference

An emphasis on regulating medication and developing enforcement strategies marked the second and final day of the Regulatory Veterinarian Continuing Education conference (#RegVetCE19) presented by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) and National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Safety & Integrity Alliance at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Fla., March 4-5. Read More
Allred Offers to Run Santa Anita Race Dates at Los Alamitos

Allred Offers to Run Santa Anita Race Dates at Los Alamitos

Los Alamitos Race Course owner Ed Allred presented an offer to the California Horse Racing Board to run races at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress should the suspension of racing at Santa Anita Park continue for an extended period of time. Read More
History is Made at RFD-TV's The American Finals

History is Made at RFD-TV's The American Finals

It's a cold night in Arlington, Texas but The American’s newly crowned champions brought the heat inside AT&T Stadium. RFD-TV’s 2019 The American Rodeo Finals concluded this evening after the event’s sixth year. Read More
Purse Increases for Louisiana Downs

Purse Increases for Louisiana Downs

Harrah's Louisiana Downs is pleased to announce that overnight purses have been increased by $1,200 for the remainder of the 2019 Quarter Horse meet. The adjustment was implemented on Saturday, March 2 and will continue through the conclusion of the racing season on Wednesday, March 20. Read More
Jesus Rio Ayala Successful in February

Jesus Rio Ayala Successful in February

Since his breakthrough campaign in 2016, jockey Jesus Rios Ayala has been the epitome of consistency at Los Alamitos Race Course. Read More
Jockey Elias Gutierrez Injured in Fall at Rillito Park

Jockey Elias Gutierrez Injured in Fall at Rillito Park

Jockey Elias Gutierrez suffered injuries on Sunday when his mount stumbled at the 8th pole in the Rillito Derby and causing the rider to fall. Read More
De Alba Saddles First Starter at Santa Anita

De Alba Saddles First Starter at Santa Anita

Former Los Alamitos leading Quarter Horse jockey Cesar De Alba began his racehorse training career by saddling Pied N True to a second place finish in Saturday's third race at Santa Anita, a $16,000 claiming event for fillies and mares at 6 furlongs. © CDA Racing Read More
Spike In Corticosteroid Tests Highlights Growing Pains in New Mexico - The Paulick Report

Spike In Corticosteroid Tests Highlights Growing Pains in New Mexico - The Paulick Report

Change is never easy, even when it's for the better. Horsemen and officials in New Mexico have been learning that the hard way over the past few months. In June 2018, the New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC) began a new drug testing contract with a new laboratory and, almost immediately, saw a rise in corticosteroid overages. In the 685 days before the switch, New Mexico had 52 corticosteroid overages. In the first 73 days of the new contract, it had 34. Read More
Looking Back - The Speedhorse Legacy

Looking Back - The Speedhorse Legacy

Walt Wiggins Jr. and others reminisce about Speedhorse founder Walt Wiggins Sr. and the magazine’s rich history and lasting legacy Read More
Wyoming Downs Second Annual Mixed Horse Sale

Wyoming Downs Second Annual Mixed Horse Sale

Wyoming Downs Racetrack in Evanston, Wyoming has set its second annual “Select Mixed Horse Sale” for August 3, 2019 immediately following the track’s race day at approximately 5:30 p.m. © Wyoming Downs Read More
Mr Jess Perry & J.E. Jumonville Jr. to be Inducted Into 2019 LQHBA Hall of Fame

Mr Jess Perry & J.E. Jumonville Jr. to be Inducted Into 2019 LQHBA Hall of Fame

Outstanding Louisiana Quarter Horse breeder and owner, J. E. Jumonville, Jr. and exceptional racehorse and stallion Mr Jess Perry will be inducted into this year’s Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) Hall of Fame. Read More
Remington Park Opening Night Gala

Remington Park Opening Night Gala

Remington Park is proud to host the first Opening Night Gala to benefit our charitable partners. The Opening Night Gala is set for Friday, March 8 at 6pm, in conjunction with the beginning of the 2019 American Quarter Horse Season. Read More
Bill Seeks to Legalize Betting on Horse Racing in Utah

Bill Seeks to Legalize Betting on Horse Racing in Utah

According to an article by Bob Bernick and Bryn Schott published on the utahpolicy.com website, a bill sponsored by Sen. David Hinkins, R-Orangeville, will give Utah counties the option of allowing horse track racing and betting. Read More
OQHRA Legislative Steak Feed Rescheduled March 26

OQHRA Legislative Steak Feed Rescheduled March 26

he annual OQHRA Legislative Steak Feed scheduled tonight (Feb. 19) in Oklahoma City has been canceled due to expected inclement weather in the OKC area. Read More
Country Boy 123 Earns Third Straight Horse of the Year Title

Country Boy 123 Earns Third Straight Horse of the Year Title

The class of 2018 in Quarter Horse racing in Ontario was honored Feb. 16 at Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario Awards Banquet at Ajax Convention Centre Read More

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