AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—APRIL 26, 2017—AQHA Past President Johnny Trotter this past weekend was honored by The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. He was presented with the Chester A. Reynolds Award during the museum’s annual Western Heritage Awards. The Chester A. Reynolds Award was established in 1990, and is named in honor of the founder of the Museum. It is presented to a living honoree or group that has notably perpetuated the legacy of the American West through one or a combination of the following:
  • Dedicated to or promotion of the ideals of individualism, honesty, humility and integrity that are closely identified with the American ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—APRIL 24, 2017— A group of five businessmen, four from Texas and one from California, and R.D. Hubbard have signed a letter of intent for Hubbard to sell Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and the Ruidoso Horse Sale Co. to the group. In today's Monday Report (April 24), TRACK Magazine reported that the five individuals in the group are Stan Sigman, Gary McKinney, Narciso Flores, and Johnny Trotter from Texas, and John Andreini from California. All five men are heavily vested in the breeding and racing of American Quarter Horses. "We are about to start our due diligence, and in due time we will start the process of gaining regulatory approval," said Sigman, who was elected chairman of the group. "It's our goal to close ...


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AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—APRIL 24, 2017—American Quarter Horse racing scored a big win at the recent Association of Racing Commissioners International annual meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. The ARCI model-rule committee and board of directors approved AQHA’s request to separate American Quarter Horse flat racing into its own ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 23, 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 was on hand to capture the running of the 2017 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Derby(RG3), as well as to capture a post-race interview with the winning connections. CLICK HERE to watch the recap of the 2017 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred weekend. The Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity webcast can be found on Stallionesearch.com and ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 23, 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 was on hand to capture the running of the 2017 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG2), as well as to capture a post-race interview with the winning connections. CLICK HERE to watch the recap of the 2017 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred weekend. The Remington Park ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 21, 2017—According to an article published today on the PaulickReport a court ruling will allow suspended owner Theresa McLean to race two finalists in the $1,002,500 Remington Park Futurity[RG2] in Oklahoma City on Saturday night. The husband and wife team of Theresa McLean and her trainer husband, Gerry, were summarily suspended by Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission stewards earlier this month. Gerry McLean was suspended April 13 after Expressions N Snow, a horse he trains for another owner, tested positive for Tolfenamic acid. The following day, stewards issued a similar summary suspension for Theresa McLean, citing OAC 325:70-1-20, and finding that “the public ...



DALLAS, TX–APRIL 20, 2017–StallioneSearch releases another edition of the ''StallioneSearch Stallion Spotlight'' for the week of April 11th thru April 17th 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 ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 13, 2017— Remington Park has instituted a new policy concerning its Grade 1, $250,000 Remington Park Championship. For the first time, hair testing will be conducted to ensure fairness for the event. The Remington Park Championship is an invitational handicap event for 3-year-olds and older at the classic American Quarter Horse distance of 440 yards. The race will be held as part of the $2 million-plus night of racing on Saturday, June 3. Horses invited to the Remington Park Championship will be required to be on grounds no later than Monday, May 15, 2017. Hair samples will be collected on Tuesday, May 16 from each horse seeking an invitation to the ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 19, 2017—Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel will begin its 2017 American Quarter Horse season Friday and Saturday nights, April 21 and 22. The 46-day meeting runs through July 8 and will feature live programs each Wednesday through Saturday after opening weekend is complete. First post time nightly is set for 6:15 pm Central Time. Opening weekend will feature two stakes races. On Friday night, the track will host the $20,000 Delta Dash for 3-year-olds and up competing at 250 yards. The top earner in a field of 10 is Joel Galindo’s Scoopies Leaving You, who won the Flying Breed Stakes at Delta Downs on closing ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—APRIL 19, 2017—Bodacious Eagle, with two graded stakes wins so far at the Remington Park meet, kept the top spot in the AQHA Racing National Poll by a unanimous vote. Jessies First Down, last year’s world champion, remained in second and is scheduled to be in action this coming weekend in Saturday’s Bank ...



HOUSTON, TX—APRIL 15, 2017—There will be plenty of live racing action and entertainment this weekend at Sam Houston Race Park. Saturday’s card includes four Bank of America Maiden Challenge trials, followed by the $28,440 Merial Texas Distaff Challenge as well as the final of the $103,320 Bank of America Texas Challenge Championship (G2) ( ...



FARMINGTON, NM—APRIL 17, 2015—SunRay Park, near Farmington, will kick off its 36-day Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred meet on Friday. A total of eight Quarter Horse stakes, headed by the 350-yard, $100,000-est. New Mexico Breeders' Futurity (RG3) for state-bred 2-year-olds on May 14, and the 350-yard, $80,000-est. Four Corners Futurity on ...



TULSA, OK—APRIL 16, 201—Stall applications for the upcoming Fair Meadows Quarter Horse meet at Expo Square in Tulsa are due Monday, April 24. Horsemen and women must on online to complete the 2017 stall application. Applications are available by CLICKING HERE. NO PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Persons who do not have access to a computer can contact Will Rogers Downs Racing Office or OQHRA office in the Remington Park Racing Office for assistance. The 2017 meet at Fair Meadows will begin on Thursday, June 8 and run through Saturday, July 29. John Lies, racing secretary during the current ...