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Boyd Gaming Announces Furlough

Boyd Gaming Announces Furlough

Boyd Gaming Corp. said this week it will place most of its 25,000 employees on unpaid furlough starting Saturday, a move predicated by the nearly month-long shutdown of its nationwide casino business due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Read More
Great Falls Cancels 2020 Meet

Great Falls Cancels 2020 Meet

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the board of the Great Falls Turf Club voted to cancel their 2020 State Fair Race Meet to be held in Great Falls, Montana July 18, 19, 24, 25, & 26. Read More
Rescheduling of Kentucky Derby Could Hinder Betting Potential On All American Weekend

Rescheduling of Kentucky Derby Could Hinder Betting Potential On All American Weekend

The Kentucky Derby has traditionally run on the first Saturday in May since 1875. The recent rescheduling of the 2020 Kentucky Derby presented by Woodward Reserve, due to the Covid-19 outbreak, may result in a negative deficit for Quarter Horse wagering during All American weekend at Ruidoso Downs. However, It could also provide a connection to an undeveloped audience. Read More
Vals Fortune Among Those Inducted Into LQHBA Hall of Fame

Vals Fortune Among Those Inducted Into LQHBA Hall of Fame

Outstanding Louisiana Quarter Horse breeder and owner, Dale Rogers and exceptional racing champion Vals Fortune will be inducted into this year’s Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) Hall of Fame. This is the fifth year that LQHBA has named its recipients, who add their names to an illustrious group of past honorees. Read More
Should New Mexico Allow Horse Racing

Should New Mexico Allow Horse Racing

Horse racing in New Mexico is facing a crisis. In a story by Felix Chavez published today in the El Paso Times, it is the consensus among horsemen that New Mexico should have live racing. Read More
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham & Sunland Park Announce $2 Million Gift

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham & Sunland Park Announce $2 Million Gift

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino announced today that the Stanley E. Fulton Family Foundation is making a commitment of $2,000,000 to assist New Mexicans. Read More
Louisiana Downs Extends Closure

Louisiana Downs Extends Closure

In a Facebook post today, Harrah's Louisiana Downs announced they have extended their closures. Read More
Ajax Downs 2020 Meet Delayed

Ajax Downs 2020 Meet Delayed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ajax Downs has delayed its start to the 2020 Quarter Horse racing season which had been scheduled for Sunday, May 10. Read More
Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction Collection Days

Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction Collection Days

Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction (LACER) announced today they have gone to a Monday-Wednesday-Friday collection schedule instead of the normal every other day schedule our customers are accustomed to. Read More
New Remington Park COVID-19 Protocols

New Remington Park COVID-19 Protocols

Attention Horsemen - In addition to the protocols previously put into place by Remington Park regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the following procedures will go into effect immediately. Read More
Granada Farms Changes Collection and Shipment Schedule

Granada Farms Changes Collection and Shipment Schedule

Beginning on Monday, April 13, Granada Farms will implement a Monday-Wednesday-Friday collection schedule. Read More
Bucking Horse Sale Cancels 3-Day Meet

Bucking Horse Sale Cancels 3-Day Meet

The Miles City Bucking Horse Sale board of governors on Thursday announced that its sale and accompanying three-day race meet have been cancelled. Read More
Canterbury Park Modifies 2020 Meet

Canterbury Park Modifies 2020 Meet

Canterbury Park racing officials along with the Minnesota Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association, the organization which represents owners, trainers and jockeys working at the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack, are continuing to formulate plans for a 2020 live racing season with a modified schedule. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the race meet was to begin May 15 and run 65 dates through Sept. 12. Read More
Quarter Horse Racing Greats Among NCHA Hall of Fame Inductees

Quarter Horse Racing Greats Among NCHA Hall of Fame Inductees

The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) has selected four members who have made "outstanding and unusual contributions" to the NCHA Members Hall of Fame. Read More
No Training In Louisiana? Trio Of Tracks Ignore Commission's Emergency Order

No Training In Louisiana? Trio Of Tracks Ignore Commission's Emergency Order

Horsemen at three different Louisiana racetracks have been unable to train for nearly three weeks now, despite an emergency order from the Louisiana State Racing Commission (LSRC) handed down on March 20. Read More
Tate Farms Alters Collection Days

Tate Farms Alters Collection Days

Effective immediately Tate Farms will go to a Monday-Wednesday-Friday stallion collection schedule instead of the normal schedule because shipment issues due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
COVID-19 Small Business Assistance

COVID-19 Small Business Assistance

The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association released this information to assist horsemen in need during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Read More
Robicheaux Ranch, Inc. Changes Collection Days

Robicheaux Ranch, Inc. Changes Collection Days

Effective Monday, April 6, Robicheaux Ranch will go to a Monday-Wednesday-Friday stallion collection schedule instead of the normal every other day schedule our customers are accustomed to. Read More
Larry "Ace" Peterson Passes Away

Larry "Ace" Peterson Passes Away

“As I enjoy my twilight years, I am often struck by the inevitability that the party must end. There will be a clear, cold morning when there isn’t any 'more.' No more hugs, no more special moments to celebrate together, no more phone calls just to chat. Read More
Utah Horseman Blaine Hadley Passes Away

Utah Horseman Blaine Hadley Passes Away

Blaine Allan Hadley peacefully rode the trail that meets the sky on March 29, 2020, in Ogden, Utah. Read More

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