by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 21, 2019——StallioneSearch.com concludes its webcast coverage the 2019 Heritage Place Quarter Horse Yearling Sale with the with the recap of the first-session. On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture footage of the top selling yearlings in session two of the 2019 Heritage Place Yearling Sale, including the $180,000 sale topper Hip 494 Sixy Brown Eyes, purchased by Joe Rios and Bobby Simmons for $180,000 on the closing day of the two-day sale. CLICK HERE to view the Heritage Place Sale Recap- Session 2. Here

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by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 20, 2019——StallioneSearch.com begins its webcast coverage the 2019 Heritage Place Quarter Horse Yearling Sale with the with the recap of the first-session. On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture footage of the top-three yearlings in session one of the 2019 Heritage Place Yearling Sale, including the $100,000 sale topper Hip 274 Lethal Glory, purchased by La Feliz Montana Ranch LLC for $100,000 on Thursday. CLICK HERE to view the Heritage Place Sale Recap- Session 1. Heritage Place in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma sponsors coverage of the 2019 Heritage Place Yearling Sale. Apart from the two-day yearling sale in September, Heritage Place plays ...


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GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 19, 2019—It’s a win, win for the 2019 Lone Star Park Racing Club and The Paddock Foundation, the charity chosen to receive any profit made by the club. A total of 113 members signed up for this year’s LSPRC. They owned two horses during the recently concluded season, both were winners. The club earned enough to repay all members' shares in full leaving a balance of $3,771.59 to be donated to The Paddock Foundation. A check presentation will be made Friday, September 20, Opening Night of the Quarter Horse Racing Season. Racing club members will be here for the presentation in the winner’s circle after the third race. Formed by The Texas Thoroughbred Association, The Paddock Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation with a mission to ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 19, 2019—Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs officials have added a tribute race to Sunday’s race card to honor respected horsewoman and Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association executive director Debbie Schauf. Schauf passed away on Aug. 11 and left a lasting impact on the horse racing industry as a whole. Following four years in the Kansas Legislature, Schauf accepted a position as director of the Kansas Horsemen’s Association. Her career grew to include work with the Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing ...



GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—SEPTEMBER 19, 2019—Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie and Esports specialists at Spawn Point ready to launch a series of events designed to entertain and educate families and Esports enthusiasts throughout the region. Named the Lone Star Park Esports Academy, the events will be held Saturdays during the track's Quarter Horse racing season beginning September 21 through October 26. Admission to all events will be free with your paid $5 General Admission to the races. The Academy offers players the opportunity to experience Esports firsthand while interacting with industry authorities and professional Esports athletes. "We partnered with Spawn Point because of their extensive knowledge and resources within the Esports space," said Paul Monroe, Director of Marketing at Lone Star Park. "This series of events ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 18, 2019—Festivities for the 41st annual Heritage Place September Yearling Sale will get underway this evening (Wednesday) with the annual pre-sale party. Everyone is welcome to attend the event from 5 to 7 p.m. (CDT) today (Wednesday) at the Heritage Place Sale's pavilion located on MacArthur Blvd. in Oklahoma City. The annual sale will be held Thursday, September 19 and Friday and September 20. ...



DALLAS, TX—SEPTEMBER 18, 2019—StallioneSearch.com launches its newest format of Quarter Horse racing news with the release today of a new podcast talk-show on StallioneSearch entitled "QH Racing Talk With Greg and Freddy." The trend of podcasting has spread widely throughout the horse industry, and especially in the thoroughbred racing industry. According to a March issue of Forbes Magazine, podcasting is the concept of giving the ability to listeners the platform to stream content in the form of a talk radio-show that discusses a specific genre or topic on-demand on any device over the internet. The article goes on to point out that the trend of podcasting is finally gaining mass market appeal in many markets after more than ...



VINTON, LA—SEPTEMBER 17, 2019—Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel today announced that its richest Quarter Horse race of the year, the Lee Berwick Futurity (RG1), will be worth an estimated $1 million beginning in 2020. The Lee Berwick is striving to become the second seven-figure Quarter Horse race in the state of Louisiana, joining the Louisiana Million, which is contested at Delta Downs’ sister racetrack Evangeline Downs. Next year’s Lee Berwick Futurity purse will include $250,000-added from Delta Downs and $100,000 from the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association video poker funds, which will make the race a $350,000-added event. Purses for each trial of the Lee Berwick are expected to remain at $12,000 each. "The Lee ...



VINTON, LA—SEPTEMBER 16, 2019—Boyd Gaming announced today their premier Quarter Horse race at Delta Downs, the Lee Berwick Futurity(RG1), will offer a $1 million-est. purse in 2020. Delta Downs will add $250,000 and LQHBA will add $100,000 from video poker funds to make the annual race a $350,000-added event. Trial purses are estimated to remain the same at $12,000 each for 2020. The dream of LQHBA President Ryan Robicheaux has become a reality. "The Lee Berwick will now join the LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity(RG1) as the second Million-Dollar race for Louisiana-Bred 2-year-olds," Robicheuax said today. "Thanks to Chris ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 16, 2019—New Mexico Horse Racing Commission Executive Director Issy Trejo said today that 12 horses had tested positive from out of competition testing (OOCT) on samples taken after recent trials to four stakes races at The Downs at Albuquerque. Eleven of the horses testing positive were qualifiers in the above ...



By Martha Claussen ASHER, OKLAHOMA—SEPTEMBER 16, 2019—A new full service training center will open in Asher, Oklahoma this month. The venture is a partnership between veteran horseman Edward Ross Hardy and businessman Cole Morehead. Hardy is a highly respected trainer with a 25-year tenure in the Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred industry. He has saddled over 820 winners, including World Champions Lett Her Zoom and One Rare Bug. Additionally, he has conditioned Grade 1 champions, Givingitaroyaleffort and High Rate Of Return. Ed is also a member of the Canterbury Park Hall of Fame. He owns and operates an 80-acre training facility in ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 12, 2019—Original nominations to six New Mexico-bred stakes and sustaining payments to the three Grade 1 derbies run at Ruidoso Downs are due on October 1. The six New Mexico-bred stakes races are the $375,000 (est.) Zia Futurity, $350,000 (est.) Mountain Top Quarter Horse Futurity and $175,000 (est.) Zia Derby for quarter horses and the $150,000 Mountain Top Thoroughbred Futurity, $125,000 Rio Grande Senor Futurity and the $125,000 Senorita Futurity for thoroughbreds. Also on October 1, are sustaining payments to the three derbies and the two new oaks races set for summer, 2020 at Ruidoso Downs. The two new Oaks races are the Rainbow Oaks and the ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—SEPTEMBER 12, 2019—LQHBA said today that the 2019 trial purses for the $1 million LQHBA Louisiana Million (RG1) Futurity and the $300,000-est. LQHBA Breeders' Derby will be increased this fall. Trails for both races are currently listed in the Evangeline Downs Condition Book at $7,000, however the purse money for each trial ...