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2016 Speedhorse Races

2016 Speedhorse Races
Speedhorse Races ran at Fair Meadows in Tulsa on July 30th. The Grade 3 Speedhorse Quarter Horse Futurity was won by Accountably (American Runaway-Check The Account) while the Speedhorse Quarter Horse Derby was won by Card Games (Apollitical Jess-Stellar Shay). The Grade 1 Speedhorse Paint & Appaloosa Futurity was won by Truck Yeah (SF Royal Quick Flash-Crazy Mother Trucker). It was a spectacular weekend of racing!

Speedhorse Graham P&A Futurity & Trials Day

Speedhorse Graham P&A Futurity & Trials Day
Usually, once a Triple Crown begins, only one horse has the opportunity to sweep all of the races. But following the Grade 1 Speedhorse Graham Paint & Appaloosa Futurity at Remington Park on June 4, two horses will have that chance because Ivoriona and PHQ Goodbye Earl dead-heated for first.

LQHBA Offers Scholarship Drawing

LQHBA Offers Scholarship Drawing
The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) will make several charitable donations on Saturday, July 9 at Delta Downs. The well-attended event is the final night of the 2016 Quarter Horse racing season and will include several quality stakes...

AQHA Announces 2017 Hall Of Fame Inductees

AQHA Announces 2017 Hall Of Fame Inductees
The AQHA on March 29 announced the 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees. The five individuals are: Marvin Barnes, Peter J. Cofrancesco III, Bobby D. Cox, Dick Monahan and Sandra Vaughn. The five horses are: Casey's Ladylove, Dashing Phoebe, Majestic Scotch, Strawfly Special and Zips Chocolate Chip.

Tornado Damages Stables At Will Rogers Downs

Tornado Damages Stables At Will Rogers Downs
A March 30 tornado injured several horses and damaged several stables, including the receiving barn, at the Cherokee Casino-Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, Oklahoma.

Decoupling bill dropped in Key Senate committee

Decoupling bill dropped in Key Senate committee
A key Florida Senate committee removed two massive gambling deals from its docket on Tuesday. These bills included “decoupling” of horse tracks from the casinos.

To Hialeah Horsemen

To Hialeah Horsemen
To Hialeah Horsemen: First of all let us say that all money for non tested horses has been released since day one. Florida statute 550.2415 is copied (1)(a) and (4) is highlighted for your review. You will notice that in (1)(a) and (4) the statute basically says the identity of the animal, trainer and owner and the test results of any “positive tests” are confidential for 10 days after the results have been reported to the director of the division OR administrative action has been commenced.

Lets Avoid EHV-1 in Oklahoma

Lets Avoid EHV-1 in Oklahoma
I desperately hope by now all of you have heard and are beginning to understand how devastating to Oklahoma's horse industry it will be if we end up with an Equine Herpes Virus outbreak like is underway in New Mexico. At Remington Park the track management is taking every precaution reasonably possible to insure there is no residual contamination before the horses arrive.

Equine Herpes Virus - Reprint SPEEDHORSE, June 2013

Equine Herpes Virus - Reprint SPEEDHORSE, June 2013
To date, at least 9 different herpes viruses are known to infect horses, according to Dr. Frank Cook, Research Associate Professor at the Maxwell Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Saturday Slide Show

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Saturday Slide Show
The sale wrapped up with day three of the 38th Annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale, beginning promptly at 10:00 a.m. with hip numbers 615 through 917 selling.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Friday Slide Show

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Friday Slide Show
Day two of the 38th Annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. with hip numbers 307 through 614 selling. Prior to the sale, a medication town-hall meeting hosted by the American Quarter Horse Association was held at 8:00 a.m. and OQHRA hosted a party immediately following the sale.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Thursday Slide Show

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Thursday Slide Show
Day one of the 38th Annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. with auctioneers Danny Green, Randy Woodward and Justin Holmberg, and announcers Brian Rigby and Jayson Jackson selling hip numbers 1 through 306.

2015 Champion Awards Ceremony Slide Show Presentation

2015 Champion Awards Ceremony Slide Show Presentation
The 38th Annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale kicked off with the much-anticipated annual Pre-Sale Party hosted by Heritage Place. The party started at 5:00 p.m. with drinks and hors d'oeuvres and was followed by the AQHA Champion awards ceremony.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale & Champion Night

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale & Champion Night
The 38th annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale and AQHA Champion announcements will be happening Wednesday January 20 through Saturday January 23.

First Speedhorse Paint & Appaloosa Triple Crown Winner

First Speedhorse Paint & Appaloosa Triple Crown Winner
Painted Turnpike (PYC Paint Your Wagon QH-High Class Turnpike, Royal Quick Flash) was named the first ever Speedhorse Paint & Appaloosa Triple Crown winner on Oct. 30 after winning the final leg.

2015 Grade 1 Speedhorse Lone Star Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trials

2015 Grade 1 Speedhorse Lone Star Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trials
The grade 1 Speedhorse Lone Star Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trials ran on October 17, 2015. Entrants came from two states: Oklahoma and Texas.

Protect Our State’s Horse Heritage - Save the Horse Racing Industry in Texas

Protect Our State’s Horse Heritage - Save the Horse Racing Industry in Texas
Here in Texas, we take great pride in our state and all that it’s known for—our warm people, hot summers and hottest salsas; our wide-open spaces; our storied history; business opportunities; food; music; ranches and farms; and of course, cattle and horses.

Los Alamitos Equine Sale - Sunday, October 4

Los Alamitos Equine Sale - Sunday, October 4
Day two of the 11th Annual Los Alamitos Equine Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, October 4 with hip numbers 193 through 381. Attendance was high for the event and buyers were at the sale barn early, looking for their next purchase.

Los Alamitos Equine Sale - Saturday, October 3

Los Alamitos Equine Sale - Saturday, October 3
Day one of the 11th Annual Los Alamitos Equine Sale, the west coast's premier sale of Quarter Horse Yearlings & Mixed Stock, kicked off Saturday at 10:00 a.m. with veteran auctioneer Keith Babb overseeing the sale of hip numbers 1 through 192.

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Saturday, September 26

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Saturday, September 26
Day three of the 37th Annual Heritage Place Yearling Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 26 with hip numbers 591 through 895 selling.

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