Two-time AQHA Racing champion breeder and owner Bobby D. Cox has purchased half-interest in the 2019 Leading 2-Year-Old Sire of Money Earners Favorite Cartel.
According to an article published last week in TRACK Magazine's Monday Report, AQHA Racing's Champion Flash And Roll has been repurchased by her breeder Julianna Hawn Holt. Photo © Los Alamitos
As you are preparing your babies for the track, OQHRA is working with Remington Park to prepare for the first Quarter Horse meet of the season!
Long-time Ruidoso Downs employee Amanda Greer, who acted as executive administrative assistant at the racetrack for a number of years, passed away on December 31, 2019 after a long battle with cancer.
Grade 1-runners Jess Featureme Quick and Capones Vault both died in mid-December.
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino launched the latest addition to its expansive menu of entertainment options at Noon Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 at the Shelbyville, Ind. facility. Several hundred new team members took their place behind more than 40 tables as the stage was set for the historic event.
With track management at Los Alamitos Race Course always looking for ways to improve on its unmatched tradition of a great stakes schedule for fillies and mares, the Los Alamitos Quarter Horse Racing Association announced on Monday that the 2021 Los Alamitos Oaks will have a projected $500,000 purse, which would likely make it the richest race in the nation for 3-year-old fillies.
The Racing Champions Ceremony is at 6 p.m. CST on January 15 at Heritage Place in Oklahoma City. Here are the contenders for the 2019 AQHA Racing Champion titles. The winners will be announced on January 15 at Heritage Place in Oklahoma City, in a ceremony on the day immediately preceding the Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale that runs January 16-18.
The 2020 Quarter Horse racing season at Harrah's Louisiana Downs begins on Saturday, January 4. The 46-day meet includes 12 stakes highlighted by the first official championship for 2-year-olds, the $100,000-added Mardi Gras Futurity (RG2) on March 14.
Jonathan Blair Schuster, 61, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday (Dec. 25) at his residence. He was Vice President & General Manager of Racing at the Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.
Champion and leading sire Jess Louisiana Blue died of natural causes on Friday (Dec. 21). He was 21-years-old. Bred-owned and raced by J.E. III, D.C. and C.T. Jumonville, he was a son of #3 all-time leading sire of money earners Mr Jess Perry from the multiple stakes producing Louisiana Slew (TB) mare The Louisiana Girl. He stood his entire career at Jumonville Farms in Ventress, Louisiana. Photo © Gabriel Oliveira
The American Quarter Horse Association is committed to the welfare of horses, as well as the integrity of American Quarter Horse racing.
Canterbury Park’s 2020 thoroughbred and quarter horse racing season will run May 15 through Sept. 12, a 65-day meet approved Thursday by the Minnesota Racing Commission.
The Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC) reminds Ohio horsemen that the new therapeutic medication resolution for regulatory thresholds takes effect on Jan. 1, 2020.
A key provision that extends three-year tax depreciation for all racehorses through 2020 today passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 297-120. The racehorse provision is part of a larger tax package agreed to by Republican and Democratic leaders and now expected to be taken up by the Senate in the next several days.
There wasn’t much suspense entering the final weekend of the American Quarter Horse season at Evangeline Downs regarding the jockeys’ and trainers’ standings. Everardo Rodriguez and Kenny Roberts had dominated the season to the extent that they had the titles well in hand in their respective categories.
Speedhorse would like to express our condolences to the connections of Corona Cartel. Corona Cartel passed away on Dec. 18, 2019. The bay stallion was the all-time leading living sire of money earners with over $63 million at the time of his passing, and is now the #2 all-time leading sire of money earners behind only First Down Dash. Corona Cartel son PYC Paint Your Wagon now assumes the position as the #1 all-time leading living sire of money earners with over $35 million (behind the pensioned
Funeral services for longtime horseman Larry Ray Sharp are set Friday (Dec. 20) at 1 p.m. at the Greenlawn Funeral Home North (3506 N National Avenue) in Springfield, Missouri. Interment will be at the Mt. Comfort Cemetery (2376 E Farm Rd Lane) in Springfield.
Three-time AQHA champion jockey Cody Jensen has announced that he will be retiring at the end of 2019.
Milestones in Apollitical Jess' stud career are accumulating to the point where his own bar of success will be his biggest hurdle. Today he crossed that hurdle! ©Amanda Glidden