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by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 22, 2017—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2017 $932,500 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG2) and Derby(RG3) from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with jockey Daniel Torres about the Remington Futurity(RG2) third fastest qualifier, Hez Our Prize, prior to their start in Saturdays stakes event. CLICK HERE to watch the fourth episode of the 2017 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred weekend. The Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity webcast can be found ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 22, 2017—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2017 $932,500 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG2) and Derby(RG3) from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with jockey Paul Nieto and trainer Manuel Mata about the Remgington Futurity(RG2) second fastest qualifier, The Only Knockout, prior to their start in Saturdays stakes event. CLICK HERE to watch the third preview episode of the 2017 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred weekend. The Remington Park ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 21, 2017—StallioneSearch.com begins its webcast coverage of the 2017 $932,500 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG2) from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with jockey James Flores about the Remington Park Derby(RG3) fastest qualifier, Dicecapades, prior to their start in Saturdays $305,400 stakes event. CLICK HERE to watch the second-preview episode of the 2017 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred weekend. The Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity/Derby webcasts can be found on Stallionesearch.com and ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 21, 2017—StallioneSearch.com begins its webcast coverage of the 2017 $932,500 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG2) from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with trainer Alfredo Gomez about fastest qualifier, EOS A Political ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 17, 2017—Delta Downs will open its 46-date American Quarter Horse meet with a 10-race program on Friday. Located in Vinton, Louisiana, Delta Downs will offer live racing on a Wednesday-through-Saturday schedule. Post time every night will be 6:15 p.m. (CDT). The track's lucrative stakes schedule includes the 400-yard, $200,000-est. Firecracker Derby on June 30, and the 350-yard, $275,000-est. Firecracker Futurity (G2) on July 1. Also, the finest state-bred sprinters will be featured on Louisiana Showcase Night, July 8. Topping the Showcase schedule will be the track's richest Quarter Horse race, the 350-yard, $700,000-est. Lee Berwick Futurity (RG1) for ...



DALLAS, TX–APRIL 14, 2017– Stallionesearch releases the latest edition of the Stallionesearch Stallion Spotlight for the week of April 4th through April 10th on the website, as well as on Facebook. The Stallionesearch Stallion Spotlight is a weekly feature, spotlighting the sire of the top stakes runner from the past week of racing. Only member stallions of Stallionesearch are eligible for the honor, which will run through the Quarter Horse racing calendar of 2017. This week's Stallion Spotlight goes to Double LL Farm's multiple champion sire Sixes Royal. CLICK HERE to watch the Stallion Spotlight for the week of March 27th through April 3rd. The ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—APRIL 14, 2017—Indiana Grand Racetrack will open its 2017 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse meet with a nine-race program on Tuesday. Indiana Grand's opening-day card includes one Quarter Horse race, a 300-yard, $16,000 dash for Indiana-bred maiden 3, 4, and 5-year-olds. Post time for the first race is set for 2:05 p.m. (EDT). ...



TALLAHASSEE, FL—APRIL 14, 2017—The Florida Legislature has the opportunity to clarify current law and keep the Florida Quarter Horse racing industry alive, but they need to hear directly from the industry. Just yesterday, the Florida Senate stood firm in their position to support SB 8 which, among other issues, includes a provision to ...



ALTOONA, IA— APRIL 13, 2017—When the starting gates open at Prairie Meadows for the first race of the 2017 Thoroughbred meet, horses and jockeys will circle a brand new inside rail. The Thoroughbred season will kick off Thursday, April 27 at Prairie Meadows’ one-mile track located in Altoona, Iowa. The live Quarter Horse season kicks off on August 19 and runs through October 14. The 2017 Bank of America Challenge Championship Night will be hosted by the Iowa racetrack on closing night race card October 14. Shortly after the live racing season ended in 2016, crews from Prairie Meadows and Horsemen’s Track & Equipment in Kentucky began the work of removing and replacing the ...



WASHINGTON, DC—APRIL 13, 2017—Twelve members of Congress from a number of key racing states have signed a letter delivered to the Dept. of Treasury requesting that recently proposed Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations relating to the way pari-mutuel winnings are calculated for tax withholding and reporting purposes be finalized as soon as possible. The letter was in response to actions taken by the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in late December, when the Treasury issued proposed regulations relating to withholding and reporting of pari-mutuel winnings. The 31-page Treasury document, entitled ''Withholding on Payments of Certain Gambling Winnings,'' accomplishes the goals championed by the NTRA nearly three ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—APRIL 12, 2017—Improvements to both the grandstand and the track will be ready for the opening of Ruidoso Downs’ summer season on May 26. Opening day features the first of two days of trials to the Grade 1, $1-million (est.) Ruidoso Futurity and the season concludes on Labor Day with the traditional running of the Grade 1, $3-million (est.) All American Futurity. Grandstand improvements include new box seats on the lower level along with painting in the box seat area and the All American Turf Club. "We’re always looking for ways to improve the Ruidoso Downs’ experience," said vice president of operations ...



WASHINGTON, DC—APRIL 12, 2017—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is preparing to conduct its 2017 USDA Census of Agriculture. Horses will be included in the Census. Every five years, USDA-NASS conducts an agriculture census to determine the number of U.S. farms and ranches and gather ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—APRIL 12, 2017With a light stakes schedule over the past week, the second AQHA Racing National Poll of the year saw only minor changes and the top two horses remained unchanged. Bodacious Eagle, winner of the Eastex Stakes (G2) and Leo Stakes (G1) at Remington Park, maintained a firm hold on the top spot and was the unanimous choice among the 10 voters, with a maximum of 100 points. Reigning world champion Jessies First Down, who won a trial for the April 22 Bank of America Sam Houston Championship Challenge (G2) in his only start this year, held the second spot again this week. BH Lisas Boy, winner of the Los Alamitos Winter Championship (G1), inched up slightly from last week’s poll to take ...



HOUSTON, TX—APRIL 12, 2017—Trainer Judd Kearl is off to a fast start in the 2017 Sam Houston Quarter Horse meet with 10 wins. He has won seven Sam Houston leading trainer titles to date. Leon Bard has some very nice runners in his barn, and is second in the standings with five wins and a sizzling 71% of his starters hitting the board. ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—APRIL 12, 2017—According to an article published Tuesday on the PaulickReport.com Sunland Park's board of stewards have suspended jockey J.R. Valenzuela for five years and fined him $5,000 for his ''involvement'' with a prohibited electrical devise found during a search by New Mexico Racing Commission officials and track security. Valenzuela's attorney, Johnny Mac Hayes, said he plans to file an appeal on behalf the rider. The longtime Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse jockey was suspended January 15th after the discovery was made prior to the $95,000 Shue Fly Stakes. The ...



ELGIN, TX—APRIL 11, 2017—The fourth sustaining payment for the 2017 $1 million-est. Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity and the $400,000-est. Texas Classic Derby and nominations to the 2017 TQHA Sire's Cup Futurity and Sires' Cup Derby are both due Saturday, April 15. Horses nominated to the Texas Classic Futurity and Derby must send a $400 payment on or before April 15th to remain eligible. Horsemen and women who missed the original nomination deadline who still want to enter their horse(s) to the Texas Classic can pay a $2,250 late entry fee thru Saturday to nominate. ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA—APRIL 11, 2017—The Louisiana Breeders' Quarter Horse Association (LQHBA) will close their office on Friday (Apr 14) in observance of Good Friday. The office will reopen for business at 8:00 a.m. (CT) on Monday, April 17th. For additional information visit the association website at ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—APRIL 10, 2016—Induction into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame is the highest honor that can be bestowed by the American Quarter Horse Association. Those chosen for induction are recognized for their lifetime of accomplishments and service. The horses in the Class of 2018 are Maroon (TB), Otoe, Runaway Winner, Smart Chic Olena and The Ole Man. The four men and two women who will join the Hall of Fame are Abigail Kawananakoa of Nuevo, California; Dr. Tom Lenz of Louisburg, Kansas; the late AQHA Past President Gene Graves of Grand Island, Nebraska; the late Raymond Sutton of Gettysburg, South Dakota; and the late Robert Sutherland of ...



AUSTIN, TX—APRIL 10, 2017—Last month five bills were filed with the Texas Legislature that could benefit the Texas racing industry. We are excited to report that Senate bills 1971, 1972, and 1973 have been referred to the Senate Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee for consideration.
  • SB #1971 (Co-authored by Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R)) - Would create a purse matching fund from the state's general revenue fund that is expected to increase purses by $25 million. Committee substitute language is expected to clarify specifics.
  • SB #1972 - Would shift Accredited Texas-Bred funds from the Texas Racing Commission's budget and establish an escrow account for the money.
  • SB #1973 - Would utilize existing state tax revenue on simulcast wagers that currently goes to the Texas general revenue fund to help pay the costs of operating the Texas Racing Commission. ...



HOLLYWOOD, FL—APRIL 10, 2017—Horace William “Salty” Roberts, founder of Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA), passed away Friday at the age of 85. Salty died at a hospice care center in Hollywood, Florida, located near his home in Cooper City, following a sustained illness. Salty witnessed and experienced firsthand the needs of what he ...



DALLAS, TX–APRIL 8, 2017– Stallionesearch releases the latest edition of the Stallionesearch Stallion Spotlight for the week of March 27th through April 3rd on the website, as well as on Facebook. The Stallionesearch Stallion Spotlight is a weekly feature, spotlighting the sire of the top stakes runner from the past week of racing. Only member stallions of Stallionesearch are eligible for the honor, which will run through the Quarter Horse racing calendar of 2017. This week's Stallion Spotlight goes to Burns Ranch's multiple champion sire Stel Corona. CLICK HERE to watch the Stallion Spotlight for the week of March 27th through April 3rd. ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 7, 2017—Forty-five years after his first day working at Los Alamitos Race Course, Howard Knuchell, the track’s longtime director of operations, will retire following the conclusion of the simulcast program on Tuesday, April 11. Originally from Los Angeles, Knuchell started his employment at the track during the Horsemen’s Quarter Horse Racing Association race meet in 1972, some 14 years after his family first moved to nearby Rossmoor in 1958. As a young boy, Knuchell would often ride his bicycle to Los Alamitos just to catch a glimpse of the beautiful horses either training or racing. He would also visit the track with his dad, Wally, spending many nights cheering for his favorite horse of the time, the ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 2017—Have you ever wondered what it takes to train a racehorse? Thought about owning a racehorse, but not sure what you're getting into? Maybe you already own a racehorse and your curious about what actually goes on. So, if you have ever wanted to know more about Quarter Horse Racing and all that goes with it you won’t want to miss out on this! Now is your chance to go behind the scenes and learn what goes on in a race barn. Participants will also get an inside look at how the race track operates on a race day and they will meet racing officials and professionals. Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association (OQHRA) and Remington Park is offering anyone the opportunity to learn more about racing next ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 7, 2017—On Saturday (April 8) the OU Health Services Doctors will be set up in the Track Kitchen and Chapel at Remington Park in Oklahoma City. They will be performing FREE wellness checks including blood glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure. Horsemen and women can also ask OU Health Services Doctors for ...



BISMARK, NM—APRIL 7, 2017—Earlier this week North Dakota House lawmakers narrowly defeated a bill that would have allowed "Historical Racing" machines at the state's racetracks. Senate Bill 2221, which allowed for wagering on historic horse racing, failed in a 45-46 vote after passing the North Dakota State Senate in March. A fiscal ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—APRIL 6, 2017—The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association will hold their general membership meeting and honor their 2016 racing champions on Saturday evening in Opelousas. The annual event will kick off at 5:00 pm in the Evangeline Downs Event Center located at 2235 Creswell Lane Extension in Opelousas. In 2016 Quarter Horse Purses in Louisiana were $21,336,942. LQHBA paid out $4,905,220 in Breeders and Stallion Awards. The association has provided $444,000 in Youth Scholarships since 2001. The Board of directors meeting begins at 1:30 pm in the pre-function room of the Evangeline Downs Event Center. Board of Directors' elections will be made in these ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—APRIL 5, 2017Propelled by a pair of graded stakes wins at Remington Park, Johnny Trotter's Bodacious Eagle landed in the top spot of the first AQHA Racing National Poll of 2017 for 3-year-olds and older. The 5-year-old gelding by One Famous Eagle kicked off this season with a victory in the Eastex Stakes (G2) in Oklahoma City on March 12 and then scored again in the Leo Stakes (G1) on April 1. The Trey Wood trainee received 49 of 50 possible votes. Ted Abrams’ reigning world champion Jessies First Down holds the No. 2 spot in the poll after making his 2017 debut with a victory in a trial for the Bank of America Sam Houston Championship Challenge (G2) in Texas. The FDD Dynasty gelding is set to return in the ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 4, 2017—Delta Downs Track Announcer Don Stevens posts ''HorseMan Don'' YouTube videos weekly from the southern Louisiana racetrack. This episode he interviews Quarter Horse trainer Brian Stroud. In preparation of the 2017 live Quarter Horse season, set to kick off Friday, April 21st, ''HorseManDon'' caught up a with the now Louisiana-based trainer. To watch the Brian Stroud interview CLICK HERE. StallioneSearch will continue to post ''HorseMan Don'' videos through the Quarter Horse racing season at Delta Downs. They can be ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—APRIL 3, 2017—When the Ruidoso Downs’ summer season starts with the first of two days of trials to the Grade 1, $1-million Ruidoso Futurity on May 26, it signals another summer of the finest quarter horses and competitive thoroughbred racing. The quality of racing at Ruidoso Downs is evident. Seven of the 10 2016 champions announced by the American Quarter Horse Association raced at Ruidoso Downs. There will be seven Grade 1 races for quarter horses offered this summer at the mountain track. The iconic Grade 1, $3-million (est.) All American Futurity is the season’s ultimate event and is always held on Labor Day, closing day of the summer season. It offers the largest purse in quarter horse racing. Last year’s All American Futurity winner, Charles Robinson’s Imperial Eagle, is expected to return to Ruidoso ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—APRIL 3, 2017—The three nights of racing at Los Alamitos Race Course on March 31 thru April 2 resulted in a track record of $856,247 in money wagered over the six Pick Four sequences offered during the weekend highlighted by the Grade 3 La Primera Del Ano Derby on Saturday and Grade 3 El Primero Del Ano Derby on Sunday. The previous record total of $823,470 was set during the La Primera Del Ano Derby and El Primero Del Ano Derby weekend last year on April 1-3. The record figure featured $482,021 bet in the Early Pick Fours for an average of $160,673 per night, which is the second highest average for a single week, plus $374,226 bet in the Late Pick Fours for a new all-time record average of $124,740. The former record average in the Late Pick Four of $116,421 was set earlier this year on March 10-12, which ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 2, 2017—The Remington Park Futurity will be contested on Saturday, April 22. The race for eligible 2-year-old Oklahoma-breds will carry a purse of $1,032,400, marking the first time in history the race has topped the million-dollar mark. A total of 217 Oklahoma-bred 2-year-olds entered the trials, to be split into two nights of racing, with 12 trials each on Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8. All of the trials are at 330 yards with the fastest five runners at the distance each night, moving on to the April 22 final. The final purse for the Remington Park Futurity received a supplemental bump as the connections of Double Eagle paid the $25,000 fee to enter the trials. Owned by JK Running Horses ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 2, 2017—Delta Downs Track Announcer Don Stevens posts ''HorseMan Don'' YouTube videos weekly from the southern Louisiana racetrack. This episode he interviews Quarter Horse trainer Kenneth "Kenny" Roberts. In preparation of the 2017 live Quarter Horse season, set to kick off Friday, April 21st, ''HorseManDon'' caught up a with the longtime Louisiana-based trainer. The videos feature discussions with Roberts about his history of running horses at Delta Downs, as ...



ELGIN, TX—MARCH 31, 2017—Nominations are due for the 2017 TQHA Sire's Cup Futurity and Sires' Cup Derby to be contested over the summer at Retama Park. Two-year-olds, sired by participating stallions, must nominate to the $50,000-added 2017 TQHA Sires' Cup Futurity and 3-year-olds, sired by participating stallions, must nominate for the $25,000-added 2017 SQHA Sires' Cup Derby by Saturday, April 15th for $200. Trials are set June 16 for the futurity and June 17 for the derby. Both finals will be contested on Saturday, July 1. CLICK HERE for a 2017 TQHA Sires' Cup nomination form. Owner(s) must be a current member of the Texas Quarter Horse Association, as stated on the horse’s AQHA registration papers, including partnerships, at time of nomination and at ...



WASHINGTON, DC—MARCH 31, 2017—Kentucky U.S. Representative Andy Barr(R), chairman of the Congressional Horse Caucus, introduced three bills on Capitol Hill Thursday that could make simple tax code reforms designed to encourage greater investment and participation in the horse industry. According to Barr reforms are needed to provide a level playing field between equine investments and other forms of investments. The three bills are:
  • HR 1804, the Race Horse Cost Recovery Act, would permanently reschedule race horses that are put into service before the age of two into the ...



Dear FQHRA members, owners and trainers who have raced in Florida and Florida AQHA members: Please contact these two key negotiators listed in this call to action, Senator Bill Galvano and Representative Pepi Diaz to let them know the importance of AQHA racing in Florida and that you will depend on them to save our AQHA racing industry in Florida. FQHRA’s position on current pari-mutuels is simple: just follow the law. If a horse track has a permit to run 40 days of horse races, then they should be required to run the appropriate number of live races and not be rewarded with the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 39, 2017—Two Quarter Horses, one which competed in the La Primera Del Ano Derby trials on March 11 and one that competed in the El Primero Del Ano Derby trials on March 12, each tested positive for a B2-agonist on post-race hair testings conducted at the University of California, Davis after the trials and will not ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA—MARCH 30, 2017—LQHBA will conduct their Annual Membership Meeting & Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 8th in the Event Center at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas. The dinner will begin at 5:00 p.m. (CST) followed by the awards presentation. Members planning to attend the annual gala must RSVP no later than Friday, March 31. ...



DALLAS, TX–MARCH 30, 2017–Stallionesearch releases another edition of the ''Stallionesearch Stallion Spotligh'' for the week of March 20th through March 26th on the website, as well as on Facebook. The Stallionesearch Stallion Spotlight is a weekly feature, spotlighting the sire of the top stakes runner from the past week of racing. Only member stallions of Stallionesearch are eligible for the honor, which will run through the Quarter Horse racing calendar of 2017. This week's Stallion Spotlight goes to Lazy E Ranch's multiple champion sire Separatist. CLICK HERE to watch the Stallion Spotlight for the week of March 20th through 26th. The ...



VINTON, LA—MARCH 30, 2017—Delta Downs Track Announcer Don Stevens posts ''HorseMan Don'' YouTube videos weekly from the southern Louisiana racetrack. This episode he interviews Quarter Horse jockey Gilbert Ortiz. In preparation of the 2017 live Quarter Horse season, set to kick off Friday, April 21st, ''HorseManDon'' caught up a with the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 30, 2017—Tony Guymon, the recipient of the PCQHRA Jockey Special Achievement Award in 2016, looks to enjoy another milestone in the very near future as he’s only one win shy from reaching 1,000 Quarter Horse victories in his riding career according to Equibase.com. One of his biggest wins came at Los Alamitos last ...



TALLAHASSEE, FL—MARCH 29, 2017—FQHRA is asking the Florida House Commerce committee to add their amendment that clarifies the rules of AQHA racing in Florida. The Florida Legislature has the opportunity to clarify current law and keep the Florida quarter horse racing industry alive. All FQHRA Members and AQHA Florida Members are asked to ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—MARCH 29, 2017—The Downs at Albuquerque has released its track-record 20-race, $2.5-million stakes schedule for its 2017 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse meet, which opens June 24. Of The Downs 20 stakes races, 12 will be for Thoroughbreds and eight will be for Quarter Horses. The track’s Thoroughbred stakes will be worth an estimated $1.1 million, and its Quarter Horse stakes will be worth an estimated $1.4 million. The track’s richest race for any breed, the second running of the 400-yard, $300,000-estimated La Fiesta Futurity (R) for 2-year-old Quarter Horses, will be one of four stakes contested on closing day, September 24. The track’s showcase Quarter Horse ...



MONROE, LA—MARCH 29, 2017—Funeral Services for Carolyn Ladner Babb will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, April 2 at Lakeshore Baptist Church in Monroe, Louisiana. Rev. William Smith will officiate. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery under direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1:30 P.M. until service time at the ...



ALLEN, OK—MARCH 29, 2017—Funeral services were held Monday (March 27) for Remington Park assistant starter Ben Wainscott, 31. He passed away March 22, 2017 in Allen, Oklahoma as the result of an auto accident. Ben was born on April 27, 1985 in Ada, Oklahoma to Robbie and Donna (Milner) Wainscott. He graduated from Allen High School, ...



VINTON, LA—MARCH 29, 2017—Delta Downs Track Announcer Don Stevens posts ''HorseMan Don'' YouTube videos weekly from the southern Louisiana racetrack. This episode he interviews Quarter Horse jockey Donell Blake. In preparation of the 2017 live Quarter Horse season, set to kick off Friday, April 21st, HorseManDon caught up a with the jockey that has been dubbed ''Captain Hook'' and ''Mr. 870'' for his prowess for the 870-yard races. The videos feature discussions about the Blake's race riding career, as well as his outlook for the upcoming Delta Downs season the will run through Saturday, July 8th. To watch the Donell Blake interview CLICK HERE. StallioneSearch will continue to ...



EDMONTON, ALB—MARCH 28, 2017—Construction is expected to start this spring on a new racetrack near Edmonton, Alberta Canada. Horse Racing Alberta and Century Casinos plan to build the track to replace Northlands Park, which is scheduled to race through June 30, 2018. The hope is that Century Mile will take over from that date. The group announced Monday they have received approval from the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) to build the facility, called Century Mile. "It’s a big project, I think it’ll be the biggest project that Century has undertaken," Paul Ryneveld with Century Casinos said. The site of the new track is a field, located south of Edmonton, will be near the Edmonton International Airport. The one-mile track is expected to cost $50 million. ...



HOUSTON, TX—MARCH 28, 2017—The 2017 American Quarter Horse racing season gets underway with a star-studded cast at Sam Houston Race Park on Friday (March 31). Opening night will honor the men and women who serve our country with Military Appreciation Night offering FREE admission for Military with valid ID (before 8 pm). Gates open ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MARCH 27, 2017—The stall allocations for the summer season at Ruidoso Downs starting on May 26 have been finalized. The season starts with trials to the Grade 1, $1-million (est.) Ruidoso Futurity and concludes on Labor Day with the running of the iconic Grade 1, $3-million All American Futurity. There are seven Grade 1 stakes this summer at the mountain track. All stalls that are not occupied by June 10 are subject to be reassigned. Health papers and health inspections on incoming horses must be performed by a veterinarian at the horse’s point of origin (where the horse is shipped from). For a complete list of the stall allocations CLICK HERE. In 2016, ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 27, 2017—Stallionesearch.com condlues its webcast coverage of the 2017 Oklahoma Futurity(G3) weekend from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch was on hand for the running of the Oklahoma Derby(G3). CLICK HERE to watch the second-preview episode of the 2017 Oklahoma Futurity(G3). The Oklahoma Derby webcast can be found on Stallionesearch.com and StallioneSearch En Español. Coverage of the 2017 Remington Park triple-crown series consisting of the Oklahoma Futurity(G3), Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG2) and the Heritage Place Futurity(G1) ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 26, 2017—Stallionesearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2017 Oklahoma Futurity(G3) from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch was on hand for the running of the richest Oklahoma Futurity(G3) in history, with the purse at $525,050. CLICK HERE to watch the second-preview episode of the 2017 Oklahoma Futurity(G3). The Oklahoma Futurity webcast can be found on Stallionesearch.com and StallioneSearch En Español. Coverage of the 2017 Remington Park triple-crown series consisting of the Oklahoma Futurity(G3), Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred ...