DALLAS, TX–MARCH 30, 2017–Stallionesearch releases another edition of the ''Stallionesearch Stallion Spotligh'' for the week of March 20th through March 26th 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 member stallions of Stallionesearch are eligible for the honor, which will run through the Quarter Horse racing calendar of 2017. This week's Stallion Spotlight goes to Lazy E Ranch's multiple champion sire Separatist. CLICK HERE to watch the Stallion Spotlight for the week of March 20th through 26th. The ...



VINTON, LA—MARCH 30, 2017—Delta Downs Track Announcer Don Stevens posts ''HorseMan Don'' YouTube videos weekly from the southern Louisiana racetrack. This episode he interviews Quarter Horse jockey Gilbert Ortiz. In preparation of the 2017 live Quarter Horse season, set to kick off Friday, April 21st, ''HorseManDon'' caught up a with the ...


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LOS ALAMITOS, CA—MARCH 30, 2017—Tony Guymon, the recipient of the PCQHRA Jockey Special Achievement Award in 2016, looks to enjoy another milestone in the very near future as he’s only one win shy from reaching 1,000 Quarter Horse victories in his riding career according to Equibase.com. One of his biggest wins came at Los Alamitos last ...



TALLAHASSEE, FL—MARCH 29, 2017—FQHRA is asking the Florida House Commerce committee to add their amendment that clarifies the rules of AQHA racing in Florida. The Florida Legislature has the opportunity to clarify current law and keep the Florida quarter horse racing industry alive. All FQHRA Members and AQHA Florida Members are asked to ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—MARCH 29, 2017—The Downs at Albuquerque has released its track-record 20-race, $2.5-million stakes schedule for its 2017 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse meet, which opens June 24. Of The Downs 20 stakes races, 12 will be for Thoroughbreds and eight will be for Quarter Horses. The track’s Thoroughbred stakes will be worth an estimated $1.1 million, and its Quarter Horse stakes will be worth an estimated $1.4 million. The track’s richest race for any breed, the second running of the 400-yard, $300,000-estimated La Fiesta Futurity (R) for 2-year-old Quarter Horses, will be one of four stakes contested on closing day, September 24. The track’s showcase Quarter Horse ...



MONROE, LA—MARCH 29, 2017—Funeral Services for Carolyn Ladner Babb will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, April 2 at Lakeshore Baptist Church in Monroe, Louisiana. Rev. William Smith will officiate. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery under direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1:30 P.M. until service time at the ...



ALLEN, OK—MARCH 29, 2017—Funeral services were held Monday (March 27) for Remington Park assistant starter Ben Wainscott, 31. He passed away March 22, 2017 in Allen, Oklahoma as the result of an auto accident. Ben was born on April 27, 1985 in Ada, Oklahoma to Robbie and Donna (Milner) Wainscott. He graduated from Allen High School, Class of ...



VINTON, LA—MARCH 29, 2017—Delta Downs Track Announcer Don Stevens posts ''HorseMan Don'' YouTube videos weekly from the southern Louisiana racetrack. This episode he interviews Quarter Horse jockey Donell Blake. In preparation of the 2017 live Quarter Horse season, set to kick off Friday, April 21st, HorseManDon caught up a with the jockey that has been dubbed ''Captain Hook'' and ''Mr. 870'' for his prowess for the 870-yard races. The videos feature discussions about the Blake's race riding career, as well as his outlook for the upcoming Delta Downs season the will run through Saturday, July 8th. To watch the Donell Blake interview CLICK HERE. StallioneSearch will continue to ...



EDMONTON, ALB—MARCH 28, 2017—Construction is expected to start this spring on a new racetrack near Edmonton, Alberta Canada. Horse Racing Alberta and Century Casinos plan to build the track to replace Northlands Park, which is scheduled to race through June 30, 2018. The hope is that Century Mile will take over from that date. The group announced Monday they have received approval from the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) to build the facility, called Century Mile. "It’s a big project, I think it’ll be the biggest project that Century has undertaken," Paul Ryneveld with Century Casinos said. The site of the new track is a field, located south of Edmonton, will be near the Edmonton International Airport. The one-mile track is expected to cost $50 million. ...



HOUSTON, TX—MARCH 28, 2017—The 2017 American Quarter Horse racing season gets underway with a star-studded cast at Sam Houston Race Park on Friday (March 31). Opening night will honor the men and women who serve our country with Military Appreciation Night offering FREE admission for Military with valid ID (before 8 pm). Gates open ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MARCH 27, 2017—The stall allocations for the summer season at Ruidoso Downs starting on May 26 have been finalized. The season starts with trials to the Grade 1, $1-million (est.) Ruidoso Futurity and concludes on Labor Day with the running of the iconic Grade 1, $3-million All American Futurity. There are seven Grade 1 stakes this summer at the mountain track. All stalls that are not occupied by June 10 are subject to be reassigned. Health papers and health inspections on incoming horses must be performed by a veterinarian at the horse’s point of origin (where the horse is shipped from). For a complete list of the stall allocations CLICK HERE. In 2016, ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 27, 2017—Stallionesearch.com condlues its webcast coverage of the 2017 Oklahoma Futurity(G3) weekend from Remington Park in Oklahoma City. On this episode, StallioneSearch was on hand for the running of the Oklahoma Derby(G3). CLICK HERE to watch the second-preview episode of the 2017 Oklahoma Futurity(G3). The Oklahoma Derby webcast can be found on Stallionesearch.com and StallioneSearch En Español. Coverage of the 2017 Remington Park triple-crown series consisting of the Oklahoma Futurity(G3), Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG2) and the Heritage Place Futurity(G1) ...