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2020 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Catalog ONLINE

2020 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Catalog ONLINE
The 2020 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Catalog is available online at their website. User's should allow for a little extra initial download time due to the size of the book, depending on their connection.

Governor Appoints Members to Quarter Horse Advisory Committee

Governor Appoints Members to Quarter Horse Advisory Committee
Indiana’s Governor Eric Holcomb recently made appointments to the state's breed development advisory committees and advisory board within the Indiana Horse Racing Commission.

North Dakota Granted 18 Race Days in 2020

North Dakota Granted 18 Race Days in 2020
Live horse racing will return to the North Dakota Horse Park in Fargo and Chippewa Downs near Belcourt in 2020, after the North Dakota Racing Commission approved 18 days of racing between the two tracks last week.

One Valiant Hero and Jess Lips Move to Dunn Ranch

One Valiant Hero and Jess Lips Move to Dunn Ranch
One Valiant Hero and Jess Lips will stand the 2020 season at Dunn Ranch near Wynnewood, Oklahoma

Scholarship Drawings Take Place on LQHBA Louisiana Million Night

Scholarship Drawings Take Place on LQHBA Louisiana Million Night
Saturday, December 7 at Evangeline Downs will be a memorable night, not just for Quarter Horse racing, but for Louisiana students as well. In addition to a stakes-filled evening, highlighted by the running of the rich LQHBA Louisiana Million (RG1), the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) will award a total of $15,000 in scholarships to high school students as well as graduates planning to further their education.

Louisiana Downs Announces Policy on Horses Shipping From Oklahoma

Louisiana Downs Announces Policy on Horses Shipping From Oklahoma
Due to the outbreak of EHV-1 in Oklahoma City, Harrah’s Louisiana Downs will not allow horses from Remington Park or Will Rogers Downs to access its grounds. This decision was made on Friday, November 21 and will be in effect until further notice.

Los Alamitos New Horse Racing Wagering Room Named After Ed Burgart

Los Alamitos New Horse Racing Wagering Room Named After Ed Burgart
Burgart’s at Los Alamitos Race Course unveiled its brand new horse racing wagering room and sports bar to great fanfare, while also unveiling its brand new name: Burgart's, in honor of the legendary Ed Burgart, Quarter Horse racing’s greatest announcer.

New Format For 2020 Prairie Meadows Meet

New Format For 2020 Prairie Meadows Meet
The Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission has approved Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino's 31st season of live horse racing. Prairie Meadows, Iowa HBPA. ITBOA and IQHRA all worked together to create a new racing format which will begin on May 1, 2020.

Champion Producing Thoroughbred Mare Shameful now at Lazy E

Champion Producing Thoroughbred Mare Shameful now at Lazy E
Hal and Patti Earnhardt's Champion producing Thoroughbred mare Shameful is at Lazy E Ranch in Guthrie, Oklahoma, her new permanent home.

Robicheaux Ranch Inc. and Spendthrift Announce Exclusive Opportunity

Robicheaux Ranch Inc. and Spendthrift Announce Exclusive Opportunity
Robicheaux Ranch, Inc. in partnership with Spendthrift Farm of Lexington, Kentucky have announced an exclusive opportunity for Quarter Horse mares to breed to two of the world's leading Thoroughbred Stallions in 2020. Photo from Spendthriftfarm.com © Barbara Livingston Photo

Ada County Proposes New Projects for Le Bois

Ada County Proposes New Projects for Le Bois
In a meeting by the Ada County Board of Commissioners (Idaho) November 13th commission president Kendra Kenya said "Horse racing is done."

Grand Opening of The Lounge at Los Alamitos

Grand Opening of The Lounge at Los Alamitos
Providing a top fan experience, and the most visitor-friendly atmosphere in racing have always been of the utmost important at Los Alamitos Race Course. The track is home to the Vessels Club, one of the premier turf clubs in all of racing, and now Los Alamitos Race Course will unveil The Lounge, a new 7,000 square foot wagering room and sports bar, continuing on the commitment of providing sports fans a great time at the races during their visits to the Orange County track.

Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed In Oklahoma

Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed In Oklahoma
The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has received laboratory results from Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory that confirm one horse stabled at Remington Park has tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus-1, or EHV-1.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Expands Schedule

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Expands Schedule
Heritage Place Inc. is pleased to announce an extra day will be added to the 42nd Annual Winter Mixed Sale, due to an increase in the number of consignments.

Honoring Our Veterans Night at Los Alamitos

Honoring Our Veterans Night at Los Alamitos
A patriotic opening ceremony, a celebration of the American Legion's 100th anniversary, military vehicle and equipment displays, historical war exhibits in the main lobby and grandstand viewing area courtesy of the California State Military Museum, live music, and free interactive activities, games and pony rides for the children were all part of the inaugural Honoring Our Veterans Night at the Races at Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday evening.

2019 Lone Star Park Leaders Announced

2019 Lone Star Park Leaders Announced
Lone Star Park ended their 2019 live Quarter Horse meet Saturday with a super stakes card that included the Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity, Grade 1 Texas Classic Derby, the Texas Classic Juvenile and Paragon Oaks.

High Valor Voted Barrel Horse of the Year

High Valor Voted Barrel Horse of the Year
High Valor, an unraced son of champion race sire Valiant Hero, has been named AQHA, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association Horse of the Year.

Voters Approve Approve First Step Toward New East Texas Track

Voters Approve Approve First Step Toward New East Texas Track
The two propositions on the Jefferson County Texas ballot Tuesday asking voters to decide on legalizing pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing and on legalizing pari-mutuel wagering on simulcasts passed.

Los Alamitos Hosting Event for Veterans

Los Alamitos Hosting Event for Veterans
Los Alamitos Race Course will host its inaugural Honoring Our Veterans Night At The Races featuring free admission, family-friendly activities, live racing and more on Saturday evening, November 9 starting at 5 p.m.

Berkley Packer and Randy Smith Named Indiana Grand Season Leaders

Berkley Packer and Randy Smith Named Indiana Grand Season Leaders
Over the past few years, the tough team of Jockey Berkley Packer and Trainer Randy Smith have dominated the Quarter Horse ranks at Indiana Grand. 2019 was no different as Packer earned his third title in the past four years in Indiana.

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