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All American Countdown - Thursday

All American Countdown - Thursday
The 2018 All American finals weekend got off to a good start. Thursday evening, hundreds lined the sale barn area to preview Lazy E Ranch’s 113 yearlings for the 2018 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale while the All American qualifiers dinner was happening over at Ruidoso Downs.

Prairie Meadows Inducts Derron Heldt, Lamont Marks, and Tom Benjamin into Hall of Fame

Prairie Meadows Inducts Derron Heldt, Lamont Marks, and Tom Benjamin into Hall of Fame
Prairie Meadows recently honored three longtime racing department employees. Vice President of Racing Derron Heldt, Tack Superintendent Lamont Marks, and Starter Tom Benjamin were inducted into Prairie Meadows Hall of Fame on Friday, August 10.

All American Futurity & Derby Countdown

All American Futurity & Derby Countdown
The 2018 All American Futurity & Derby weekend festivities are about to begin. Speedhorse will be showcasing the events as they unfold again this year with the Annual Speedhorse All American Countdown.

Lone Star Park Releases 2018 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule

Lone Star Park Releases 2018 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule
"The world's fastest athletes are set to return to Lone Star Park for the 2018 Quarter Horse Season which begins Friday, September 21 and runs through Saturday, November 10.

Canterbury Park Hall of Fame to Add Four Members

Canterbury Park Hall of Fame to Add Four Members
The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame Committee announced the Class of 2018 inductees.

Post Positions Drawn for All American Futurity & Derby

Post Positions Drawn for All American Futurity & Derby
Post Positions Drawn For All American Futurity and Derby

Preview of Jacky Martin Statue on Labor Day at Ruidoso Downs

Preview of Jacky Martin Statue on Labor Day at Ruidoso Downs
ON Labor Day, Ruidoso Downs commemorates the 40th anniversary of the late Jackey Martin's first of a record seven wins in the All American Futurity.

All American Derby to Offer a Fillies-only Division

All American Derby to Offer a Fillies-only Division
The All American Derby will include an optional race restricted to fillies in addition to an open race for 3-year-olds of both sexes beginning in 2020.

Los Alamitos Equine Sale

Los Alamitos Equine Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Los Alamitos Equine Sale consignors who advertised in our magazine in a flipping book to give them extra exposure before the sale. The Los Alamitos Equine Sale is October 6–7 in Los Alamitos, California.

Heritage Place Yearling Sale

Heritage Place Yearling Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Heritage Place Yearling Sale consignors who advertised in our magazine in a flipping book to give them extra exposure before each sale. The Heritage Place Yearling Sale is September 20–22 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale

Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale consignors who advertised in our magazine in a flipping book to give them extra exposure before each sale. The Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale is Aug. 31, Sept. 1-2 in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

Albuquerque Downs' Jockeys Visit UNM Children's Hospital

Albuquerque Downs' Jockeys Visit UNM Children's Hospital
From left Reyes Gomez, Don French, Victor Escobar, and Gustavo Herrera; top row, left to right, chaplain Donald Stover, Porfirio Cano, Trey Miller, Mckenzie King, Jorge Rocha, and Jansen Melancon visited the UNM Children's Hospital. © Michael Cusortelli

LQHBA Members Urged to Attend Commission Meeting in Opposition of Fair Grounds QH Meet Move

LQHBA Members Urged to Attend Commission Meeting in Opposition of Fair Grounds QH Meet Move
the LRC meeting will be held Monday, August 27th in the Monteleone Hotel's Queen Anne Ballroom.

Retirement for G.R. Carter Jr.

Retirement for G.R. Carter Jr.
It looks like this may finally be it for our racetrack hero, G.R. Carter Jr.

Texas Racing Commission Suspends Clenbuterol Use

Texas Racing Commission Suspends Clenbuterol Use
The Texas Racing Commission has adopted a zero-tolerance policy on Clenbuterol.

Ralph Strangis, Chairman of Minnesota Racing Commission, Passes Away

Ralph Strangis, Chairman of Minnesota Racing Commission, Passes Away
Ralph Strangis, chairman of the Minnesota Racing Commission passed away on August 15.

Jockey Ricky Ramirez Wins 8th Annual Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award

Jockey Ricky Ramirez Wins 8th Annual Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award
Ricky Ramirez has been named 2018 Sam Thompson Memorial Award Winner.

Graded Stakes Sire Rock Solid Jess Dies

Graded Stakes Sire Rock Solid Jess Dies
Grade 1 winner Rock Solid Jess passed away in July after complications from laminitis.

Eddie Garcia is First Jockey to Win 150 Quarter Horse Stakes at Los Alamitos

Eddie Garcia is First Jockey to Win 150 Quarter Horse Stakes at Los Alamitos
Jockey Eddie Garcia was honored on August 4 after becoming the first jockey to win 150 Quarter Horse stakes races at Los Alamitos. ©Los Alamitos

Flipping book highlights of Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale from August issue

Flipping book highlights of Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale from August issue
Speedhorse is showcasing this year's consignors who advertised in our magazine in a flipping book to give them extra exposure before each sale. The Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale is Aug. 31, Sept. 1-2 in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

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