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Arizona Dept. Of Gaming/Racing Division Enforcing New Penalty Guideline

Arizona Dept. Of Gaming/Racing Division Enforcing New Penalty Guideline
In a memo to horsemen released September 4, the Arizona Department of Gaming/Racing Division Board of Stewards announced it shall begin enforcing the Uniform Classification Guideline for Foreign Substances and Recommended Penalties Model Rule (ARCI) recently adopted for Clenbuterol and Albuterol in Quarter Horses (changed from a penalty B to a penalty A).

Women Behind Racing

Women Behind Racing
Come join our party, fun to be had by all. We will be having food, drinks, entertainment and more. Open to all women that support the racing industry.

2019 Los Alamitos Equine Sale

2019 Los Alamitos Equine Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Los Alamitos Equine Sale consignors who advertised with us. This Flipping Book will let you get a preview of their horses before the sale. The Los Alamitos Equine Sale will be held in Los Alamitos on October 5th and 6th.

All American Countdown - Monday. 9/2

All American Countdown - Monday. 9/2
There was a line of traffic mid-morning Monday getting to Ruidoso Downs Race Track on Labor Day. The two top Quarter Horse stakes races for the day were the All American Futurity-G1 and All American Juvenile.

All American Countdown – Sunday, 9/1

All American Countdown – Sunday, 9/1
The excitement could be felt in the air as the shuttles ran nonstop to take race enthusiasts to and from the track for a big day of racing at Ruidoso Downs. The First Down Dash, All American Gold Cup and All American Derby were on the program for Sunday's racing. After the races, people hurried over to the sale pavilion for the final day of the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale

All American Countdown – Saturday 8/31

All American Countdown – Saturday 8/31
There was a full card for the second day of racing at Ruidoso Downs on Saturday. The program included two stakes races; the $20,000 Bill Reed Memorial Stakes and the $25,000 John Andreini Memorial Stakes. After the 11th race was over at the track, the second day of the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale resumed at the sales pavilion.

All American Countdown - Friday 8/30

All American Countdown - Friday 8/30
Friday kicked off the beginning of the final weekend of racing at Ruidoso Downs. The weather was beautiful and the horses were feeling good. Later in the evening, just down the street from the track, the first night of the 2019 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale commenced.

All American Qualifiers

All American Qualifiers
The highly anticipated All American festivities are well on their way. 2019's events started with this past weekend's qualifiers and will continue next Thursday. See qualifier photos here and stay tuned for the All American Countdown.

Lawsuit Targets New Mexico Horse Racing

Lawsuit Targets New Mexico Horse Racing
A horse owner and a trainer from Texas filed a lawsuit claiming officials in New Mexico are failing to follow their own policies and regulations in overseeing the state's multimillion-dollar racing industry.

Indiana Grand Set To Make History

Indiana Grand Set To Make History
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will make history Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 as it becomes the first Sports Book in the state. A special pep rally will lead into the commemorative ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of Winner’s Circle Race, Sports, Pub.

Former Quarter Horse Jockey Randy Romero Passes Away

Former Quarter Horse Jockey Randy Romero Passes Away
Thoroughbred Hall of Fame jockey Randy Paul Romero died August 28 following decades-long battle with severe health issues. He was 61.

Deena Pitman Named IHRC Executive Director

Deena Pitman Named IHRC Executive Director
After conducting a nation-wide search of qualified candidates, members of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission named Deena Pitman as its newest Executive Director. Pitman replaces Mike Smith, who announced plans for retirement earlier this year.

Midday News Wins Shake for All American Derby

Midday News Wins Shake for All American Derby
Ruidoso Downs reported this morning (Monday) that Midday News won the shake for the 10th and final spot in the Grade 1, $1,550,855 All American Derby.

Albuquerque Downs' Jockeys Visit Children's Hospital

Albuquerque Downs' Jockeys Visit Children's Hospital
Ten jockeys currently riding at Albuquerque Downs, accompanied by track chaplain Donald Stover, visited the University of New Mexico Children’s Hospital in Albuquerque on Thursday, August 15.

Memorial Service for Debbie Schauf

Memorial Service for Debbie Schauf
A memorial services for Debara Kay Schauf, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Place, 2829 South MacArthur, Oklahoma City, OK.

Champion Flying Cowboy 123 Standing at Bob Moore in 2020

Champion Flying Cowboy 123 Standing at Bob Moore in 2020
Paragon Farms, LLC's grade 1 champion Flying Cowboy 123 will begin his stallion career in 2020 at Bob Moore Farms near Norman, Oklahoma it was announced today.

2019 Heritage Place Yearling Sale

2019 Heritage Place Yearling Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Heritage Place Yearling Sale consignors who advertised with us. This Flipping Book will let you get a preview of their horses before the sale. The Heritage Place Yearling sale is September 19-20

New Mexico Racing Commission Open Letter

New Mexico Racing Commission Open Letter
The New Mexico Racing Commission announced on August 12 that horses previously trained by Trey Wood will be allowed to run in the trials to the All American Futurity, but under the care of their new trainers. The trials are slated to be contested on August 16-17 at Ruidoso Downs. Below is an August 13 open letter addressed to the "The Racing Community" from the NMRC, explaining the commission’s decision to allow those horses to run in the trials.

OQHRA Executive Director Debbie Schauf Dies

OQHRA Executive Director Debbie Schauf Dies
Debbie Schauf, executive director of the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association, died earlier today (Aug. 11).

2019 Prairie Meadows Hall of Fame

2019 Prairie Meadows Hall of Fame
The three most accomplished jockeys in the 30-year history of this Altoona, Iowa racetrack –Alex Birzer, Glenn Corbett, and vTerry Thompson– were inducted into the Prairie Meadows Hall of Fame along with champion Quarter Horse Ajs High on Saturday August 10, 2019.

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