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Heritage Place Adds Online Bidding

Heritage Place Adds Online Bidding

Heritage Place Sales Company adds online bidding to the options for buying horses at future sales. Heritage Place remains committed to provide the best market place for racing American Quarter Horses in the world. We are pleased to announce that online bidding will be available as an option for bidding on horses. Read More
COVID-19 Closure Updates

COVID-19 Closure Updates

Updates for the racing community regarding industry changes due to COVID-19 concerns. Per AQHA Read More
Louisiana HBPA Submits Letter to Louisiana Governor

Louisiana HBPA Submits Letter to Louisiana Governor

Benard Chatters, President of the Louisiana HBPA, submitted a letter on behalf its members, Monday to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards informing him the state's horse racing industry was well positioned to begin operations within social distancing guidelines. Read More
Remington Park Ordered To Pull Jackpot Wager After Payoff Controversy

Remington Park Ordered To Pull Jackpot Wager After Payoff Controversy

According to an article published Monday on the Daily Racing Form website drf.com the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission ordered Remington Park to pull its jackpot-style Sooner 6ix bet from its menu on Friday, April 17. Read More
LQHBA New Board Members

LQHBA New Board Members

Four new board members have been elected the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association (LQHBA) for 2020. Read More
Minnesota Governor To Look Into Canterbury Racing This Season

Minnesota Governor To Look Into Canterbury Racing This Season

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said his team "certainly will look at" the possibility of racing coming to Canterbury Park in Shakopee this summer, though mostly without spectators - at least for the short term. Read More
Update To AQHA Racing Media Policy

Update To AQHA Racing Media Policy

The American Quarter Horse Association is committed to the welfare of horses, as well as the integrity of American Quarter Horse racing. Read More
Los Alamitos Handle Sets Record Second Straight Night

Los Alamitos Handle Sets Record Second Straight Night

For the second straight night, the handle for the live racing program at Los Alamitos Race Course resulted in a record after $2,362,704 was wagered on the 10-race card. Read More
Los Alamitos Friday Handle Over $2.3 Million

Los Alamitos Friday Handle Over $2.3 Million

A total of $2,310,716 was wagered on the eight-race program at Los Alamitos on Friday night, the highest figure ever for the live race card at the Orange County track. Read More
Sandy Downs Cancels 2020 Season

Sandy Downs Cancels 2020 Season

Sandy Downs in Idaho Falls, Idaho has cancelled its 2020 season, which was scheduled to open on June 19. Read More
Vesicular Stomatitis Cases Confirmed in New Mexico

Vesicular Stomatitis Cases Confirmed in New Mexico

The National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, IA, confirmed two cases of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) in New Mexico. Read More
Delta Downs Training Resumes

Delta Downs Training Resumes

Quarter Horses were back on track this morning at Delta Downs after the track finally reopened following an order issued April 11, by the Honorable Judge Sharon Wilson of the 14th Judicial District Court, ordering three racetracks in the state to allow horsemen to begin training again after Boyd Gaming had gotten temporary restraining order keeping horses off the tracks. Read More
Delta Downs Horsemen Confused, Frustrated As Training Does Not Resume

Delta Downs Horsemen Confused, Frustrated As Training Does Not Resume

Several trainers at Delta Downs in Vinton, La. had their horses tacked up and standing ready at the gap early Monday morning, only to find the gates to the track surface padlocked. Security eventually arrived and informed the trainers that Delta would not be opening the track for training Monday morning. Read More
Where Are They Now? Ochoa: Quarter Horse Racing's Top Money Earner

Where Are They Now? Ochoa: Quarter Horse Racing's Top Money Earner

Texas-bred Ochoa stamped his name in the Quarter Horse history books in more ways than one. His legacy as a champion racehorse was nurtured by an exceptional group of people who bred, owned, trained, rode and cared for him. Read More
Attention Horsemen at Delta Downs

Attention Horsemen at Delta Downs

Per Delta Downs Management work on the main racing surface will begin tomorrow (Tuesday, April 13) to prepare it for training Read More
Los Alamitos Handle Goes Over $2 Million

Los Alamitos Handle Goes Over $2 Million

The Early Pick Four at Los Alamitos saw another record-breaking handle on Saturday night when racing fans wagered $335,918 to shatter the previous mark of $271,403 set just a week ago on Saturday, April 4. Read More
Training at Louisiana Downs to Resume April 13

Training at Louisiana Downs to Resume April 13

Louisiana Downs announced today they will resume training on Monday (April 13). Read More
Ontario Horsemen Can Access Certain Purse Funds

Ontario Horsemen Can Access Certain Purse Funds

Ontario Racing is pleased to notify industry participants that – by application – horse people will have the opportunity to access certain purse funds that remain available under the Funding Agreement with Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) as a result of the suspension of live racing in the province due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
Temporary Restraining Order at Louisiana Racetracks to be Dissolved

Temporary Restraining Order at Louisiana Racetracks to be Dissolved

The Honorable Sharon Wilson of the 14th Judicial District Court ordered that the temporary restraining order granted to Boyd Gaming be dissolved as to provisions 2 and 4 of the Louisiana State Racing Commission’s Emergency Order of March 20, 2020. Read More

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