by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch VINTON, LA— MAY 19, 2019—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2019 $339,931 LQHBA Lassie Futurity(RG2) and $369,405 LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2) weekend from Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana. On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture the 2019 running of the LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2), as well as a post-race interview with Tdz Jet Black Down's winning jockey John Hamilton and winning trainer Kennth Roberts, Sr. ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MAY 19, 2019—Los Alamitos Race Course will host its inaugural Salute to First Responders on Saturday, June 8 from 6-9 p.m. during the evening’s Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing program. The inaugural event will also feature fun and interactive events and displays in a family-friendly setting. First Responders will ...


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SHELBYVILLE, IN—MAY 18, 2019—Quarter Horse Jockey Leonardo Rodriguez is off to a fast start at Indiana Grand in 2019. The 18-year-old from San Luis Potosi, Mexico rode in Indiana at the end of the 2018 meet and returned this spring ready to win races. So far, he has led the standings and has accomplished his goals. “I’m very blessed,” said ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch VINTON, LA— MAY 18, 2019—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2019 $339,931 LQHBA Lassie Futurity(RG2) and $369,405 LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2) weekend from Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana. On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture the 2019 running of the LQHBA Lassie Futurity(RG2), as well as a post-race interview with Tf Shez Jess Dashin's winning jockey Everardo Rodriguez and winning trainer Ned Goutierrezz III. CLICK HERE to watch the recap of the 2019 LQHBA Lassie Futurity(RG2) at Delta Downs, The coverage of ...



UNIVERSAL CITY, CA—MAY 17, 2019—The four finalists for Season 16 of “The Voice” will perform live for America’s vote one last time on Monday (May 20) before the winner is crowned on Tuesday. Louisiana native Gyth Rigdon, the son of American Quarter Horse trainer Paul Rigdon, is one of those four finalists on this year's four-time Emmy Award-winning television show on NBC. Coach Blake Shelton has dominated the season with three of his artists, Gyth, Dexter Roberts and Andrew Sevener all competing in the finale. Coach John Legend has ...



LEVELLAND, TX—MAY 17, 2019—Funeral services are set Saturday at the George Price Funeral Home Chapel in Levelland for Michael Kelly Womack, 58, who died on Monday. Pastor Randy Winfrey will officiate the service at 1 pm. Interment will follow at the City of Levelland Cemetery. A fellowship reception will be held at the Castillo residence at 3158 S. Hwy. 385, Levelland, Texas following interment. Womack was born September 22, 1960 in Loraine, Texas to Fred and Glenda Echols Womack. He worked in the oilfield business for many years and had a great love for Quarter Horse racing. His' Womack Cavendar Farms is the co-breeder with ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—MAY 17, 2019—The American Quarter Horse Association is committed to protecting the welfare of the American Quarter Horse and the integrity of American Quarter Horse racing. As part of this pursuit, AQHA is regularly teaming up with racetracks and racing commissions to deploy Racing Integrity Teams to racing ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—MAY 16, 2019—The first AQHA Racing National Polls for 2019 have been released, and undefeated horses topped the rankings for both older horses and 2-year-olds. In a tight finish among horses ages 3 and up, Powerful Favorite took the No. 1 ranking by a nose over Apocalyptical Jess. Powerful Favorite, a 3-year-old gelding by Favorite Cartel trained by Chris O’Dell for Rosenthal Ranch LLC, has won all four of his starts in 2019, including the Los Alamitos Winter Derby (G1) and El Primero del Ano Derby (G3). Bill Robbins’ Apocalyptical Jess, last year’s champion 2-year-old gelding and winner of the All ...



ALTOONA, IA—MAY 15, 2019—Opening day of the 2019 Quarter Horse season at Prairie Meadows is marked on the racing calendar for Saturday, August 17. Even though that date is 13 weeks away, the racetrack has already released the first condition book for the 2019 meet. This year’s Quarter Horse season features 26 days of racing over nine weeks from August 17 to October 12. The first condition book covers the initial 14 days of the meet. It is available at prairiemeadows.com and will be sent to owners and trainers by mail over the next several days. Stall applications, which are due ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA—MAY 13, 2019—Sustaining payments for the 2019 LQHA Breeders' Derby and the 2019 LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity are due in June. A $500 payment to sustain to the 2019 $275,000-est. LQHBA Breeders' Derby is due June 1. The race for accredited Louisiana-bred 3-year-olds will be contested next fall at Evangeline Downs. For a list of horses currently eligible CLICK HERE. Late nominations to the 2019 LQHBA Breeders' Derby can be made at time of entry for $15,000. A $500 sustaining payment for the 2019 $1 million-est. LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity is due June 15. The race for accredited Louisiana-bred 2-year-olds will be contested next fall at Evangeline Downs. For a list of horses currently eligible CLICK ...