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SHERIDAN, WY—FEBRUARY 14, 2018--Longtime horseman K.C. Carden died Tuesday following a battle with cancer. He was 50. K.C. was born on May 10, 1967, and grew up in Dallas. A high school and college star in track and field, his ability in the 4x400 meter relay earned him a track scholarship to Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and placed him as an alternate to the 4x400 meter relay team in the 1984 Olympics held in Los Angeles. His competitive spirit was a perfect fit for training racehorses, and he began training full-time in 1991. Over the course of 19 years, K.C. saddled 515 winners from 3,673 starters and horses that earned more than $4.6 million. Among ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA--FEBRUARY 14, 2018--The 2018 Quarter Horse racing season at Harrah's Louisiana Downs is continuing at a rapid pace with trials for the Mardi Gras Futurity set for Saturday, February 24. Since the meet began on January 6, the competition has been fierce in both the trainer and jockey standings. It's a safe bet that both ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION--FEBRUARY 13, 2018--Wyoming horsemen are encouraged to call their legislators about the Wyoming House Bill 75. Horsemen are urged to call today, February 13 and ask legislators to vote no on House Bill 75. The bill would raise taxes to 32 percent of gross receipts. The horse industry paid over $8 million in Wyoming State Taxes in 2017. This bill would raise taxes by $2.1 million. That money is needed for live horse racing. Call the Voter Hotline at 1-866-996-8683 to leave a message for your representative. CLICK HERE and follow the House Link to identify your Representative. AQHA News and information is a service of ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM-FEBRUARY 12, 2018--Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino has announced its major corporate sponsorships for the 2018 horse racing season. City Bank joins Sierra Blanca Motors and Admiral Beverage Corporation as a primary track sponsor. "City Bank has become a vital business operations partner to Ruidoso Downs and we are energized by their decision to join us as an advertising and marketing sponsor in support of our racing and casino enterprises," said Jeff True, general manager of Ruidoso Downs. "It is important that we are aligned with successful businesses in the community and City Bank is certainly one of those." City Bank is the official bank of the race track, and will be featured this year in all of ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA--FEBRUARY 12, 2018-- Los Alamitos Race Course had a new all-time record pool set in the Late Pick Four of $166,847 on Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship night on Sunday, February 11. The new record eclipsed the previous mark of $164,219 set on the night of the 2017 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity on Sunday, May ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA-FEBRUARY 11, 2018-Ed Allred's homebred He Looks Hot is recovering after undergoing colic surgery on Saturday and as a result will be scratched from the Grade 1 Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship tonight (Sunday). "He's alive and that's the important thing," said trainer Scott Willoughby. "This is his third ...



By Ty Wyant

AQHA RACING-FEBRUARY 9, 2018--If you have ever watched "The Quarters" on TVG, Les Onaka has helped you. His insights surpass respected because of his commitment to extensive research and Quarter Horse racing. These extraordinary virtues have also attracted fans to Quarter Horse racing and more Thoroughbred players now ...




SHELBYVILLE, IN-FEBRUARY 9, 2018--Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing will be held beginning Tuesday, April 17 and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The track will offer more than $1.5 million in stakes purses for Quarter Horses. The $150,000-added Miss Roxie Little Futurity, $100,000-added ...



ELGIN, TX--FEBRUARY 9, 2018--Sustaining payments for the 2018 $1 million-est. Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity and $400,000-est. Grade 1 Texas Classic Derby are due Thursday, February 15. TQHA has reported that 316 2-year-olds nominated for the 2018 Texas ...



DALLAS, TX--FEBRUARY 6, 2018--SallioneSearch.com is excited to announce the launch of a new expanded 'Sales Section' on our website. "This is a project that has been in the making for nearly 10 years," StallioneSearch CEO H. David Smith said today. "We started compiling sales data for Quarter Horse racing sales in 2009, we now have enough data to give owners and breeders an overview of the industry's sale market." Since 2009 StallioneSearch has offered sales data for individual Quarter Horse Racing sales that included gross, average, median, leading buyers, consignors and sales sires, as well as hip-by-hip results. The company's new expanded 'Sales Section' will now combine the data of all major sales, from each year, ...



PORTLAND, OR-FEBRUARY 6, 2018--Portland Meadows lowered the curtain on the season of racing last Tuesday as the meet brought a number of achievements. In the Quarter Horse standings, Eduardo Sosa edged out Jake Samuels by one win with 15 victories to Samuel's 14 wins. Robert Burney and Luis Gonzalez each had 5 wins as Kassie Guglielmino and ...



LEXINGTON, KY-FEBRUARY 6, 2018--The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced that JPMorgan Chase & Co., the largest bank in the United States and the largest credit card issuer in the U.S. with more than 80 million active credit cardholder accounts, has begun approving credit card deposit transactions with U.S. licensed ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK--FEBRUARY 5, 2018--The Remington Park stable area opened today at 12:01am to receive horses as the pre-season begins for live racing in 2018. Trainer Tammy Johnson was the first to arrive, for the second year in a row, bringing 11 horses with her to prepare for the American Quarter Horse Season. Johnson, from Gatesville, Texas, has saddled numerous stakes winners in recent years at Remington Park, including Jess A Hilbily Bone in the 2017, Grade 2 Remington Park Distance Championship. She and her horses were waiting for Feb. 5 to officially begin and the stable gate to open, moving on to Remington Park grounds in the first seconds of the new day. The ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK--FEBRUARY 5, 2018--Due to anticipated sub-freezing temperatures and possibly inclement winter weather at Remington Park on Tuesday (Feb. 6) the first day or training for the upcoming American Quarter Horse Season has been postponed. Local weather forecasters are calling for bitter temperatures, accompanied by a chance for freezing rain or snow on Tuesday. The initial day for horses to train over the Remington Park racing surface, weather permitting, will be Wednesday (Feb. 7). Wednesday is also the first scheduled day of training races (see related story) at Remington Park. There will be six training races on both Wednesday and Thursday. Both training race cards will begin at 11 am. The 2018 American ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK--FEBRUARY 2, 2018--Horses will return to the Remington Park stable area beginning Monday, Feb. 5. Just two days after the initial arrivals, a pair of training race days will be held as pre-season training ramps up. There will be six training races conducted on both Wednesday, Feb. 7 and Thursday, Feb. 8. Both training race cards will begin at 11am. The 2018 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season begins on March 9 at Remington Park, continuing thru June 2. Remington Park conducts training races, normally until the end of March, allowing horsemen to gain experience for horses preparing to make their career debuts. The 2018 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season at Remington Park ...



GUTHRIE, OK—FEBRUARY 1 , 2018—One Dashing Eagle, the all-time leading money earning horse of any breed as a 2-year-old, electrified the Quarter Horse world when he hit racetrack in 2012. Hailing from one of the leading prolific female sire lines in the industry, he won three seven-figure futurities in California and New Mexico and set a single-season earnings record of $2,079,065 to become only the seventh two-year-old in 78 years to be named the AQHA Racing's World Champion. One Dashing Eagle, who won six of seven starts and was also named overall champion 2-year-old and champion 2-year-old colt that year. Racing for Jorge Carmona and brothers Jose and Gustavo De la Torre, ...



SHAKOPEE, MN-JANUARY 31, 2018--Canterbury Park racing officials today announced the 16-race quarter horse stakes schedule for the upcoming 2018 season. The centerpiece is again the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity with an estimated purse of $165,000, to be run July 8. Also that Sunday will be the Canterbury Park Quarter Horse Derby with a purse likely to exceed $75,000. In total, the stakes schedule is valued at an estimated $665,000 while total quarter horse purses are expected to reach a record $1.8 million. The 70-day season at the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack begins May 4 and runs through Sept. 15 with the mixed-meet running May 19 through Sept. 2. New on the stakes schedule ...



TUCSON, AZ--JANUARY 31, 2018--Famed historic racetrack Rillito Park, the birthplace of modern day Quarter Horse racing, will kick-off it's 75th season on February 10. General manager Michael Weiss created a schedule that includes six weekends of racing, through March 18. A mixed meet of Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing will be held ...



EVANSTON, WY--JANUARY 31, 2018--Wyoming Downs, near Evanston, has released their 2018 Stakes Schedule for the summer meet which opens Saturday, June 30. The schedule includes 12 stakes races for American Quarter Horses, topped by the $25,000-est. Wyoming Downs Futurity, to be contested over 350 yards on August 19. In addition the ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 9, 2018—The return of American Quarter Horses, Paints and Appaloosas at Remington Park next week will also mark the beginning of the pre-season training races. The entries for the first day of training races are due in the racing office this Friday, Feb. 2. Entries will be taken until Noon-Central on Friday, Feb. 2 for the initial training races of the pre-season on Wed., Feb. 7. Horsemen can enter these training races by contacting the racing office by phone (405) 425-3271 or by email to Tim Williams, racing secretary, tim.williams@remingtonpark.com. Remington Park conducts training races, normally until the end of March, allowing horsemen to gain experience for horses preparing to make their career ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION-JANUARY 26, 2018-The American Quarter Horse Association is involved with requests to delay the impending Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) electronic logging device (ELD) mandate for one year. The mandate went into effect on December 18, 2017. At that time, livestock haulers were granted a 90-day waiver to comply with the mandate, and that waiver will expire March 18, 2018. The rule limits the amount of time a commercial truck driver can drive and mandates a specific amount of off-duty/non-driving time, and requires the use of electronic logging devices to track the driving and non-driving times. While there are some exemptions from the ELD mandate for farm and agricultural hauling, many of the rigs used for hauling horses and the activities horse owners participate in may ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA-JANUARY 26, 2018-Darling Farms, Jaime Gomez and Ernesto Solis' J Fire Up, who set a track record last year for earnings by a filly or mare during a single season at Los Alamitos Race Course, was named the 2017 Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association Horse of the Year at the annual awards banquet on Thursday night at Los Alamitos. Bred and trained by Jaime Gomez, the California-bred filly by Kiddy Up was also named PCQHRA champion 2-year-old filly. J Fire Up finished her brilliant season with seven wins in nine starts and earnings of $1,430,411. Out of the mare This Boogie Fires, J Fire Up won the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity, the Grade 1 Golden State Million Futurity, and the Restricted ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM-JANUARY 25, 2018-The New Mexico Horse Breeders' Association honored its 2017 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse champions during its Zia Awards Banquet at the Marriott Uptown Hotel in Albuquerque tonight (Jan. 25). During the banquet, a total of 20 awards were presented. Fred Alexander, Todd Fincher, and Brad King received the "Julep Cup" award from The Blood-Horse. Alexander, Fincher and King are the breeders of Diabolical Dame, last year's NMHBA champion older mare. A 6-year-old daughter of Diabolical and the Devon Lane mare Vipervapor, Diabolical Dame won four stakes from seven starts and earned $238,500 in 2017 ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM-JANUARY 23, 2018-The 2018 Grade 1 $1-million (est.) All American Derby, the Grade 1, $750,000 (est.) Rainbow Derby and the Grade 1, $750,000 Ruidoso Derby lead the nine races at Ruidoso Downs with supplemental nominations due on February 1. For the first time, there will be a $1-million bonus going to the connections of any foal of 2015 that can sweep those three derbies. Here's a rundown of the February 1 supplemental and sustaining payments:
  • All American Derby: The $30,000 supplemental payment also includes the $100,000 First Down Dash for horses that do not qualify for the All American Derby. There is a $800 sustaining payment for horses paid up to the 2018 All American Derby due ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 19, 2018—StallioneSearch.com conclues its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale that can be found on StallioneSearch.com and Facebook.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand for session three to recap the top sellers from Saturday's closing session of the sale in Oklahoma City. CLICK HERE for the Day 3 Heritage Place Recap. Coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale is sponsored on Stallionesearch.com by sire Jet Black Patriot, who stands at Robicheaux Ranch, Inc. in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK-JANUARY 20, 2018-StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale that can be found on StallioneSearch.com and Facebook.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand for session two to recap the top two sellers from Friday's second session of the sale in Oklahoma City. CLICK HERE for the Day 2 Heritage Place Recap. Coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale is sponsored on Stallionesearch.com by sire Jet Black Patriot, who stands at Robicheaux Ranch, Inc. in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 19, 2018—The 2018 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa racing season at Remington Park begins on March 9. The Opening Night is now seven weeks away and there is already positive news for those competing in Oklahoma City this spring. Remington Park and the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association (OQHRA) are pleased to announce that overnight purses will be elevated, compared to similar races in 2017. Overnight races for Quarter Horses will increase by $1,500 per race. Overnight races for Paints and Appaloosas will increase by $500 per race. The rising purses are possible thanks to new business ...



By Martha Claussen ALEXANDRIA, LA—JANUARY 19, 2018—There was snow on the ground in Shreveport earlier this week, but several Louisiana connections were warmly saluted in the 2017 AQHA Racing Champion Award Ceremony on Wednesday night in Oklahoma City. Each of the recipients were grateful to be honored in Quarter Horse racing’s annual salute. Kenneth L. Roberts Blane Schvaneveldt Champion Trainer Kenneth L. Roberts, Sr. won his first Champion Trainer title, completing the year as the leading Quarter Horse trainer in North America with 116 wins and earnings of $2,847,909. Born in Lafayette, Louisiana, Roberts grew up in Houston. He was a high school athlete at Kashmere High ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK— JANUARY 19, 2018—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale that can be found on StallioneSearch.com and Facebook.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand for session one to recap the top three sellers from Thursday's opening day in Oklahoma City. CLICK HERE for the Day 1 Heritage Place Recap. Coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale is sponsored on Stallionesearch.com by sire Jet Black Patriot, who stands at Robicheaux Ranch, Inc. in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 18, 2018—Monty Ohlemacher, one of the most successful Quarter Horse jockey agents in Los Alamitos Race Course history, passed away on Wednesday morning due to a rare form of pancreatic cancer. He was 67. Born on February 6, 1950, Ohlemacher was a top agent for 30 years, managing the books for leading riders like ...



IDAHO FALLS, ID—JANUARY 18, 2018—Sandy Downs, the home track of IdaRacing is gearing up for an action-packed 2018 racing season with June 8th set for the opening day. The Idaho State Racing Commission has approved six live racing dates for the 2018 season; more races could be approved if warranted. June 8 & 22 and July 4, 6, 13 & 20 IdaRacing is pleased to announce that Sandy Downs will be hosting numerous prestigious stakes ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK— JANUARY 18, 2018—StallioneSearch.com begins its webcast coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale that can be found on StallioneSearch.com and Facebook.

On this episode, Stallionesearch.com was on hand at the 2017 AQHA Racing Champions Awards Ceremony in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Wednesday evening. StallioneSearch.com captured candid interviews with 2017 AQHA World Champion Trainer Kenny Roberts, as well as Ted Abrams owner of Jessies First Down, the first back-to-back AQHA Racing World Champion in 15 years. CLICK HERE for the 2017 AQHA Racing Champions Awards Recap.

Coverage of the 2018 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale is sponsored on ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JANUARY 18, 2018—Ted Abrams’ homebred Jessies First Down repeated as the world champion and led five horses that raced at Ruidoso Downs last summer named 2017 champions. There are 12 championship awards for quarter horses racing in the United States. They are the major awards. Ruidoso Downs raced horses took eight of those titles. The champions were announced Wednesday night in Oklahoma City by the American Quarter ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JANUARY 17, 2018— For the first time in more than 15 years, a horse has become a repeat world champion. That horse is Ted Abrams’ homebred Jessies First Down, who is honored as the 2017 World Champion Racing American Quarter Horse. The 2011 gelding by FDD Dynasty and out of the Mr Jess Perry mare Jess A Classy Lassy is also the champion aged horse and champion aged gelding. He earned the same awards last year, as well, and is one of 10 horses to earn multiple world championship titles. The previously most recent winner was Tailor Fit, who was world champion in 1999 and then again in 2001. Jessies First Down won five of seven starts during the year and earned ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JANUARY 17, 2018—Each year, the American Quarter Horse Association recognizes the hard work of several individuals in the racing industry. This year, the AQHA Racing Council Special Recognition Award goes to Laura Joiner and Mindy McArthur; the Mildred N. Vessels Special Achievement Award to Dr. Janis ...



GUTHRIE, OK — JANUARY 16, 2018 — The first foal by undefeated, 2-time Champion Jess Good Candy, made her debut at Lazy E Ranch on New Year's Day. The sorrel filly is out of the Tres Seis mare Tres Seis Folszookie and is a 1/2 sister to multiple Grade 1 stakes winner Hold Air Hostage ($1,216,317). The filly ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—JANUARY 16, 2018—Due to freezing temperatures and snow, officials have canceled today's (Jan. 16) race card at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs. Racing will resume on Saturday, January 20 with this week’s feature, the $25,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes (see related story). The stakes drew a competitive field of ten accredited Louisiana-bred 3-year-olds going 350 yards.

Louisiana Downs Dates and Post Times The 2018 Quarter Horse racing season at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs got underway on Saturday, January 6. The 46-day meet includes 12 stakes highlighted by the first official championship for 2-year-olds, the $100,000-added Mardi Gras Futurity on March 17. Live racing will take place Saturday, Sunday, Monday and ...




By Tom Harris PORTLAND, OR—JANUARY 15, 2018—Jockey Kassie Guglielmino recorded a riding triple at Portland Meadows on the Monday program which offered nine races. Guglielmino struck first with L Bar D Genuine Red in the third race of the day at 300 yards. Owned and Trained by Hillary Durham, Guglielmino has been the exclusive rider for the four year old son of Genuine Strawfly spanning all the way back to his two year old career. She then guided First Ballot to victory upon arrival from Santa Anita in the sixth race at five and one half furlongs. The young equine pilot completed the hat trick with a score atop Kalakala in the ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 15, 2018—AQHA Racing Champions for 2017 will be announced during a ceremony Wednesday evening at Heritage Place in Oklahoma City. The 2018 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale will kick off on Thursday and run through Saturday. A pre-sale party will be held at 5:00 p.m. (CST) prior to the Racing Champions announcements. The Racing Champions Ceremony will start at 6 p.m. and will also be aired live via a webcast at aqha.com/racing. The public is invited to attend. Dress code for men in coat and tie and ladies cocktail attire. Anyone planning to attend should email their RSVP to jhanke@aqha.org. For a complete list of contenders by division CLICK HERE. ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JANUARY 15, 2018—Visit AQHA representatives in the arena of Heritage Place to:
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LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 14, 2018—Los Alamitos Race Course had a record Pick Four pool for a Saturday night of $208,300 on January 13, a figure that is also the second highest ever for a night program at the southern California oval.

The pool is second only to the $239,868 wagered on Sunday, May 7, 2017. These are the only two occasions in which the early Pick Four pool has gone over the $200,000 mark during a night program at Los Alamitos.

The new early Pick Four mark for a Saturday evening crushed the previous track record of $172,805 posted on Saturday, May 3, 2014. A new Saturday record was already in place as nearly $180,000 had already been added to the pool while the ...




PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ—JANUARY 12, 2017—J and J Equine Enterprises, a Phoenix-based ownership group, has purchased Yavapai Downs in Prescott Valley, Arizona from a federal bankruptcy court for $3.22 million. The new owners, who plan to invest millions of dollars in improvements, include Tom, Dave, and Mike Auther, Joe Jackson, and Kentucky Downs president Corey Johnsen. The 120-acre track property includes a 90,000 square-foot clubhouse/grandstand and accommodations for 800 horses. The group say they are planning a first-rate facility that will draw on the area's growing population.

According to Johnsen the next step will be to get a racing license and simulcast license ...




SUNLAND PARK, NM—JANUARY 12, 2018—Sunland Park Racetrack Casino and Hotel features the best in Tequila and Margaritas on Saturday afternoon. The third annual Tequila and Margarita at The Park Festival will feature over 45 tequilas and a variety of flavored margaritas. Guests can purchase 10 sample tickets for $20. There will also be live ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 11, 2017—The OQHRA Awards Banquet and Annual Meeting will be held at 6:00 PM on February 24, 2018 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Champions of the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association, the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Oklahoma Bred Program, the American Quarter Horse Racing ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 11, 2018—J Fire Up, winner of the Los Alamitos Two Million and Golden State Million futurities last year, and Mr Pyc To You, victorious in the $750,000 Champion Of Champions last December, are among nominees for year-end honors to be presented at the 2017 PCQHRA Awards Banquet ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JANUARY 10, 2018—Caesars Entertainment's purchase of Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville and Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson cleared a federal regulatory hurdle this week. According to industry news reports, the Federal Trade Commission has waived the waiting period mandated under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. Caesars, which emerged from bankruptcy in October, is purchasing Centaur Gaming, owner of the two Indiana racinos, for $1.7 billion. "This important milestone brings us one step closer to completing this acquisition, which is part of our post-emergence, inorganic growth strategy," Frissora said in a media ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—JANUARY 10, 2017—The New Mexico Horse Breeders’ Association has set its agenda for its annual business meeting, to be held at the Albuquerque Uptown Marriott Hotel at 2101 Louisiana Blvd. NE on Thursday, January 25. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. (MST). Nomination and voting for trustees will begin at 1:30 and will be ...



ALTOONA, IA—JANUARY 10, 2017— The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has approved more than $8 million in renovations for two projects at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino. Prairie Meadows chief executive officer Gary Palmer said that $6 million of the renovations are for the convention center area adjacent to the casino. "It’s going ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 9, 2018—Remington Park live racing will resume in two months from today when the 2018 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season gets underway on March 9. A lucrative stakes schedule awaits horsemen and horses with an estimated $5.3 Million ready to be distributed to worthy competitors. The Grade 1, $1,000,000 Heritage Place Futurity is the richest single event of the season, taking place on the final day of the meeting on Saturday, June 2. The Heritage Place Futurity, a 350-yard event, will lead a program filled with eight stakes races to close the schedule. The Heritage Place Futurity, with trials on May 11 & 12, will cap the series of three lucrative futurities for talented ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—JANUARY 9, 2017— Stan Fulton, owner of Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino and pioneer of slot machines, died January 4 in Las Vegas, Nevada where he lived. He was 86. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Jan. 12, at Hancock Presbyterian Church, 17 E. Main St., Hancock, Maryland. Born and raised in Maryland, ...