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Cunningham Named Leading QH Owner at Indiana Grand

Cunningham Named Leading QH Owner at Indiana Grand
It was another solid year for the Cunningham Stable and as a result, Tony Cunningham won his fourth straight Leading Quarter Horse Owner title. With nine wins for the year, Cunningham now moves into the top spot as the track’s all-time leading Quarter Horse Owner with 54 career wins at the Shelbyville, Ind. racetrack.

Funeral Services Set for Gerald Libersat Sr.

Funeral Services Set for Gerald Libersat Sr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday (Nov. 7) at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville for longtime Louisiana horseman Gerald David Libersat, Sr., 79, who died Monday at his residence.

2019 LQHBA Fall Mixed Sale

2019 LQHBA Fall Mixed Sale
It’s never too late to seek out an additional future racing champion or two! The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) will present its 2019 Fall Mixed Sale on Saturday, November 16. The action begins at 10:00 am at the Equine Sales of Louisiana, LLC sale pavilion in Opelousas, Louisiana.

AQHA's Potential Relocation to Fort Worth

AQHA's Potential Relocation to Fort Worth
In February, it was announced that a group of external stakeholders is raising funds for a possible relocation of the American Quarter Horse Association to Fort Worth, Texas.

National Youth Racing Experience

National Youth Racing Experience
Five youth competed to earn scholarships worth a total of $6,000 October 24-27 at the 2019 American Quarter Horse Youth Association National Youth Racing Experience at The Downs at Albuquerque in New Mexico, during the Bank of America Racing Challenge Championships. **Photo courtesy of AQHA**

Andrew Offerman Promoted at Canterbury Park

Andrew Offerman Promoted at Canterbury Park
Andrew Offerman has been promoted to Vice President of Racing Operations at Canterbury Park.

Post Positions Drawn For Bank of America Challenge Championship

Post Positions Drawn For Bank of America Challenge Championship
Post positions for all five Bank of America Challenge Championship races were drawn during a special luncheon held Wednesday at the First Turn Lounge at Albuquerque Downs.

Two-Time World Champion Jessies First Down Retired

Two-Time World Champion Jessies First Down Retired
Owner and breeder Ted G. Abrams, Sr. has announced today his two-time world champion Jessies First Down has been retired from racing, and is set to live out the remainder of his life on the farm he was foaled at in Hempstead, Texas—Ted and Nancy Abrams' Rafter A Ranch.

2019 Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale

2019 Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale consignors who advertised with us.

Argentina Horse Racing Event Met With Enthusiasm

Argentina Horse Racing Event Met With Enthusiasm
The first weekend in October was a big weekend for Quarter Horsemen in Argentina. The Hipodromo de la Punta, located in the San Luis province in the central part of the country, offered hosted a test event involving a Quarter Horse sale and races to gauge response from owners, breeders, trainers and fans.

Los Alamitos Hosting Annual Halloween Carnival on Oct. 26

Los Alamitos Hosting Annual Halloween Carnival on Oct. 26
Los Alamitos Race Course will host its annual Halloween Carnival on Saturday, October 26. Admission is only $3 and kids 17 and under are admitted free. Los Alamitos features free general parking.

Apollitical Jess Surpasses $30 Million in Sire Earnings

Apollitical Jess Surpasses $30 Million in Sire Earnings
Leading North American Quarter Horse sire Apollitical Jess hit another milestone earlier this month when his offspring surpassed the $30 million mark in progeny earnings.

Jesse Yoakum Passes Away

Jesse Yoakum Passes Away
Quarter Horse trainer Jesse Yoakum died on October 3 following a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was 69 years-old.

Betting On A Cure Stallion Auction Closes October 1

Betting On A Cure Stallion Auction Closes October 1
The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Betting On A Cure. The annual event benefits Rein In Cancer a 501c3 charity that provides support for cancer patients.

Evangeline Downs Beging Quarter Horse Season

Evangeline Downs Beging Quarter Horse Season
Evangeline Downs is starting a new American Quarter Horse season on Friday evening, the first of 46 nights of exciting racing action this fall. Post time for the 2019 season will be 5:35 pm Central Time.

Spring Hill Farms Stallion Roster

Spring Hill Farms Stallion Roster
The sound of concrete pouring is only a temporary distraction to the tranquility of Spring Hill Farms, as the owners, David Dunn and Erin Chrisman add another facet to their business. They have just announced that they will be adding a stallion roster to their breeding operation.

Will Rogers Downs Remembers Debbie Schauf

Will Rogers Downs Remembers Debbie Schauf
Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs officials have added a tribute race to Sunday’s race card to honor respected horsewoman and Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association executive director Debbie Schauf.

Lone Star Park Racing Club Present Check for 2019 Earnings to The Paddock Foundation

Lone Star Park Racing Club Present Check for 2019 Earnings to The Paddock Foundation
It’s a win, win for the 2019 Lone Star Park Racing Club and The Paddock Foundation, the charity chosen to receive any profit made by the club.

Spawn Point and Lone Star Park Launching Regional Esports Academy

Spawn Point and Lone Star Park Launching Regional Esports Academy
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie and Esports specialists at Spawn Point ready to launch a series of events designed to entertain and educate families and Esports enthusiasts throughout the region.

Indiana Quarter Horse Association of Indiana

Indiana Quarter Horse Association of Indiana
With an earlier date, the Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana (QHRAI) looks to capitalize on the largest catalogue for their Speed Sale in its brief nine year history. The QHRAI Speed Sale looks to sell 46 racing-bred American Quarter Horses on September 15, 2019, at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Ind.

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