OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 15, 2019—Heritage Place Sale Company will kick-off their 2019 sales season on Friday with the opening session of the Winter Mixed Sale in Oklahoma City. The 2019 sale will be conducted over two days this year (instead of three) and will begin an hour early each day, promptly at 9:00 a.m. (CST). Horses will be available for viewing on Thursday (Jan 17) and a pre-sale party will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. (CST), prior to the 2018 AQHA Racing Champions ceremony ( see related story) in the sale's auditorium at 6 pm. The 40th annual Winter Mixed Sale will feature 748 head of broodmares, short yearlings, stallions and horses of racing age. “We are very ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 14, 2019—The American Quarter Horse Association will honor their 2018 AQHA Racing Champions on Thursday in Oklahoma City. The 2018 Champions ceremony will get underway at 6:00 p.m. (CST) in the Heritage Place Sale Company auditorium following a 5 p.m. cocktail party to kickoff the 2019 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale. Winner's select in voting earlier this month by the AQHA Racing Champion Selection committee will be announced for the following divisions:
  • Distance Champion
  • Canadian Champion
  • Mexican Champion
  • 2-Year-Old Colt
  • 2-Year-Old Filly
  • 2-Year-Old Gelding
  • 3-Year-Old Colt
  • 3-Year-Old Filly
  • 3-Year-Old ...


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RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JANUARY 14, 2019—The original nomination payment of $250 for foals of 2018 to be nominated to the 2020 All American Triple Crown at Ruidoso Downs must be postmarked by January 15. That $250 payment nominates a foal of 2018 to the 2020 All American Futurity, Rainbow Futurity, and Ruidoso Futurity. If the horses are ...



CASPER, WY—JANUARY 14, 2019—The Pari-Mutuel Commission, founded in 1967 has over five decades of experience regulating pari-mutuel wagering and now with new technology, historic racing terminals. When it comes to Historic Racing, Wyoming is setting the pace. Wyoming is one of the few states in the nation that are permitting the public to bet ...



PORTALES, NM—JANUARY 13, 2019—Funeral services for longtime New Mexico Horseman Richard R. “Dickie” Shearer, 67, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Third and Kilgore Church Of Christ in Portales, New Mexico. Pat Boone and Mike Terry will officiate with burial to follow in the Portales Cemetery. The family will receive guests at the Wheeler Mortuary in Portales from 2:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday (Jan. 13). Richard Ray Shearer, known to family and friends as "Dickie", was born May 2, 1951 in Muleshoe, Texas to Mae (Turner) and Doyle Shearer and died peacefully at his home in Portales ...



BYERS, CO—JANUARY 11, 2019—Funeral services for longtime Colorado horsemen Thomas Harry Bradbury, 82, are set Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. (MST) in the Cherry Hills Community Church Chapel in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Tom died Thursday (Jan. 10), after complications from a knee replacement surgery that included two follow-up surgeries and an allergic reaction to an antibiotic. He was a well-known Colorado rancher, horseman and businessman ...



DALLAS, TX –JANUARY 11, 2019—StallioneSearch.com continues their short film series on the freshly-retired AQHA Champion and Grade 1 winning-runner Kvn Corona with the Friday's debut of episode 2 of The Making Of A Sire: Kvn Corona. The short film, written and produced by award-winning filmmaker Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com, chronicles 2019's top sire prospect retiring from his career in Quarter Horse racing, as he enters stud career at Lazy E Ranch for 2019. Episode two focuses on the early stages of his budding championship producing career. In the film, owner and co-breeder Keith Nellesen, Lazy E's Butch Wise, and 14-time AQHA World ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 10, 2019—Bill Hoburg's BH Lisas Boy is already an eight-time stakes winner and a four-time Grade 1 stakes winner at Los Alamitos in his career. The 7-year-old gelding has a chance to become the first ever three-time winner of the Grade 1 Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship with his first step towards that goal being the 400-yard trials to be held next week on Sunday, January 20. An outstanding group of older horses is expected to be in action in the Winter Championship trials. The list of likely participants in the trials include seven runners that competed in last year's Champion of Champions. In addition to BH Lisas Boy, other Champion of Champions finalists that could ...



TUCSON, AZ—JANUARY 20, 2019—Horsemen are reminded that stall applications for the 12-day Rillito Park meet are due January 21. Located in Tucson, Arizona, Rillito Park will offer live Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing on weekends through March 17. The barn area opens January 31, and the track will open for training on February 1. Post time every racing day is set for 1:30 p.m. (MST). CLICK HERE to download a stall application. For a complete Rillito ...



DALLAS, TX –JANUARY 9, 2019—StallioneSearch.com continues their short film series on the freshly-retired AQHA Champion and Grade 1 winning-runner Kvn Corona with the Friday's (Jan 11) debut of episode 2 of The Making Of A Sire: Kvn Corona. The short film, written and produced by award-winning filmmaker Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com, chronicles 2019's top sire prospect retiring from his career in Quarter Horse racing, as he enters stud career at Lazy E ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 8, 2019—The first condition book of the 2019 Remington Park Quarter Horse season is now available on the Remington Park website or by CLICKING HERE. The book covers opening day March 8 through April 19. The 2019 season will race 50 days, Thursdays thru Saturday with a 6:00 p.m. (CST) first post and on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. (CST). Special race days and posts will me Memorial Day, Monday May 27 (TBA) and closing day, Sunday, June 1 at 5:00 p.m. (CST). According to Remington Park officials, the 2019 season will feature 39 stakes events with purses of more than $3.2 million. As recently announced by Remington Park and OQHRA no horse will be allowed to enter a race at Remington Park during the 2019 ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JANUARY 8, 2019—The year's final AQHA Racing National Polls saw Jessies First Down and Flash And Roll top their respective polls. Jessies First Down captured the December 30 $350,000 Championship at Sunland Park (G1) in decisive fashion and topped the year’s final AQHA Racing National Poll for older horses. The top spot in the 2-year-old rankings was essentially clinched earlier in December when Flash And Roll notched her second Grade 1 futurity of the season and ascended to No. 1 in that poll. Jessies First Down clocked 440 yards in :21.156 at ...