OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 19, 2019—The trainer/jockey combination of Gerald Reed and James Flores proved a winning formula three times on Friday night at Remington Park. The pair visited the winner’s circle in the only three starts for Reed horses, in race three, race seven and race nine. The winning triple started with Effortless Dynasty ($9 to win) in the third race and continued in race seven with Louisiana Perry ($10.80). The hat trick was complete when Llano Senator ($7.20) came home first in the ninth. Reed has now saddled 11 winners on the season from 25 starts. Flores extends ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 19, 2019—StallioneSearch.com continues its preview coverage of the 2019 $895,210 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG1) weekend from Remington Park in Oklahoma City with a look at the Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Derby(RG2). On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with Trey Wood's assistant ...


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ALTOONA, IA—APRIL 19, 2019—Prairie Meadows and the Iowa Quarter Horse Racing Association (IQHRA) has sent out an addendum letter to the "General Conditions" regarding four Quarter Horse futurities and four Quarter Horse derbies slated for the 2019 racing season at the Iowa racetrack. The addendum gives notice to nominators regarding 2019 ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 19, 2019—StallioneSearch.com continues its preview coverage of the 2019 $895,210 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG1) from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with champion jockey Ricky Ramirez about picking up the mount on Lota Shakin Goin On, the fastest qualifier from day 1 of the Remington Park Ok-Bred Futurity(RG1) trials. The Lota Pyc gelding is bred by Reed Land and Cattle Co, and is co-owned by trainer Gerald W. Reed and Whiting Ranch. CLICK HERE to watch the third-preview episode of the 2019 ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 18, 2019—After coming off a victory in December in the Grade 1 Championship At Sunland Park, to remain undefeated in 2018, the connections of former World Champion Jessies First Down are waiting to decide on which race to make his 2019 debut in. With nearly a four-month layoff since his December 30th romp in the Championship At Sunland, the FDD Dynasty gelding has been back at Remington Park at the barn of trainer James Padgett, II with his connections hoping to continue his unbeaten streak of the 2019 racing season. Today (Thursday) at Remington Park in Oklahoma City the two-time World Champion worked 330-yards in ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 18, 2019—StallioneSearch.com continues its preview coverage of the 2019 $895,210 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG1) from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson talks with trainer Guillermo "Bill" Valdivia about the fastest qualifier from day two of the Remington Park Futurity(RG1) trials, Uptown Babe. The daughter of leading sire Mr Jess Perry out of the FDD Dynasty mare Ms Southern Dynasty is a sister to 2017 Ruidoso Futurity(G1) winner Uptown Dynasty. CLICK HERE to watch the second-preview episode of the 2019 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG1). One of the ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA—APRIL 18, 2019—Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, will run a 10-day Quarter Horse meet, beginning on Friday August 16 through Saturday September 7, 2019. The nation’s third-oldest racetrack has a rich history of crowning both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse champions Live racing will be contested on August 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31 as well as September 6 and 7. Two key dates are:
  • Saturday, August 17 — Trials for the LQHBA Sale Futurity (RG1)
  • Saturday, September 7 — The final of the LQHBA Sale Futurity (RG1)
The LQHBA Sale Futurity had its first running in 1984 with a $87,970 purse. All yearlings who pass through the ring of the annual LQHBA Yearling Sale are eligible to ...



SALT LAKE CITY, UT—APRIL 18, 2019—Funeral services for Kent B. Linebaugh, a founding member of the Intermountain Quarter Horse Association, will be held Saturday. Linebaugh passed away in his Salt Lake City home on Sunday (April 14) encircled by his family. Services are set for noon (MDT) at Garden Heights Ward, 2220 Fisher Lane, Salt ...



VINTON, LA—APRIL 17, 2019—Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel will begin its 2019 American Quarter Horse season Friday and Saturday nights, April 19 and 20. The 46-day meeting runs through July 6 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. The Friday night feature will be the $20,000 Delta Dash (see related story) for 3-year-olds and up competing at 250 yards. Last year’s winner, Dm La Jolla, will return to defend his title under jockey Rolando Cabrera. The Porfirio Fierro trainee has won five of 25 starts and banked nearly $100,000 in earnings. Saturday’s action will include the $40,000 Louisiana ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—APRIL 16, 2019—Horses nominated to the Grade 1 Heritage Place Futurity and the Grade 3 Heritage Place Derby have only three hair testing days remaining to be sure their test is back in time to enter the trials.
  • Friday April 19
  • Saturday April 20
  • Monday April 22
Testing hours are 10am until 1pm (CDT) by appointment only. Any horse tested after April 18 will be good through the end of the meet. There will be NO hair testing on Friday or Saturday April 26-27. The final day to test horses for the current Remington Park race meet is May 20th. To schedule a hair test call (405) 640-2628 or (405) 623-3234. ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—APRIL 16, 2019—Billy's Sports Bar and Grill offers a brunch buffet on Easter Sunday, April 21st, from 9 a.m. to 1 pm (MDT) and continues brunch service through the summer racing season beginning on Mother's Day weekend. The 2019 season horse racing season opens May 10 and runs through Labor Day weekend, with racing conducted Fridays, Saturdays, Sunday and three special holidays. They are Memorial Day, Monday May 27th; Thursday, Fourth of July; and Monday, Labor Day September 2nd. The Sunday brunch menu includes scrambled eggs, bacon, hash browns, biscuits and gravy for $6.99. "The brunch was popular when featured this past winter, so we're bringing it back for Easter and the rest of the season," president and general manager Jeff True said. "We've been adding more activity in our sports bar during the ...