By BEN HUDSON, TRACK Magazine Owner/Editor ALBUQUERQUE , NM—APRIL 3, 2020—Texas-based trainer Bobby Martinez was fined $480,000 and suspended until 2054 by the New Mexico Racing Commission in rulings issued March 31, 2020 and posted on the website of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) website on April 2. The rulings are the results of eight positive ...



VILLE PLATTE, LA—APRIL 4, 2020—Effective immediately Tate Farms will go to a Monday-Wednesday-Friday stallion collection schedule instead of the normal schedule because shipment issues due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. "With flights being so limited and the ...


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LEXINGTON, KY—APRIL 3, 2020—The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association released this information to assist horsemen in need during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. In an effort to keep everyone informed, I want to make sure you are all aware to the two primary loans that I encourage ...



OGDEN, UT—APRIL 3, 2020—Blaine Allan Hadley peacefully rode the trail that meets the sky on March 29, 2020, in Ogden, Utah. Blaine was born in Ogden on December 11, 1934, to his parents Lorenzo A. Hadley and Leatha Manning Hadley. To all who knew him, Blaine can be remembered as a true cowboy. He arose early every day of his life, put on his boots, Wranglers, a flannel shirt, and his cowboy hat, and worked hard until the work was through. He was a man of few words, stern, and expected a lot of a person, but was honest, polite and respectful in all his dealings. His word was the contract that he lived by and he never shirked a ...



MORGAN, UT—APRIL 3, 2020—“As I enjoy my twilight years, I am often struck by the inevitability that the party must end. There will be a clear, cold morning when there isn’t any 'more.' No more hugs, no more special moments to celebrate together, no more phone calls just to chat. "It seems to me that one of the important things to do before ...



BREAUX BRIDGE, LA—APRIL 2, 2020—Effective Monday, April 6, Robicheaux Ranch will go to a Monday-Wednesday-Friday stallion collection schedule instead of the normal every other day schedule our customers are accustomed to. "We have had to make several adjustments based on the times, and are doing what we can to accommodate our customers," said ranch manager Ryan ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—APRIL 2, 2020—With Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's announcement Tuesday that the current orders will remain in place through April 30th, May 1st will be the earliest date that horses and horsemen will arrive at Ruidoso Downs Race Track. All American Ruidoso Downs, LLC, the partnership consisting of Stan Sigman, Johnny Trotter, and Chicho Flores, which operates the track and casino, made this decision based on the Governor's decision to extend the "stay at home" public health order. "The May 1st restart date requires that horsemen will need to find alternative locations for qualifying works in April. Our goal continues to ...



DALLAS, TX—APRIL 1, 2020—StallioneSearch.com releases episode 5 of their short film series, "Making Of A Sire", on AQHA Racing's Champion 2-Year-Old and 3-Year-Old Colt and two-time Grade 1 winner Flying Cowboy 123, who has begun his stud career at Bob Moore Farms in Norman, Oklahoma for the 2020 breeding season. The short film, written and produced by Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com, continues to chronicle the young stallion's very successful race career that saw him score his second grade 1 ...



EL RENO, OK—MARCH 31, 2020—Robin Glenn Pedigrees would like to remind breeders that, to ensure that your sale yearlings’ registered name(s) and AQHA registration number(s) appear in the 2020 yearling sale catalogs, registration applications should be submitted to AQHA before April 30. RGP is unable to include a name in sale catalog(s) ...



MARCH 31, 2020—Today, an agreement was reached between Retama Park and Texas Horsemen’s Partnership to allow the stable area at Retama to remain open for at least 30 days.
  • Only horses stabled at the track will be allowed to remain and all outstanding balances due to Retama must be paid in full by their due date.
  • Any ...



DALLAS, TX—MARCH 31, 2020—StallioneSearch.com will release episode 5 of their short film series, "Making Of A Sire", on AQHA Racing's Champion 2-Year-Old and 3-Year-Old Colt and two-time Grade 1 winner Flying Cowboy 123, who has begun his stud career at Bob Moore Farms in Norman, Oklahoma for the 2020 breeding season, on Wednesday. The short film, written and produced by Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com, continues to chronicle the young ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 30, 2020—CLICK HERE for a video message from Heritage Place General Manager Spence Kidney.
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PRESS RELEASE As you might imagine we have received a number of questions regarding sales at Heritage Place for the remainder of 2020. ...



The Louisiana HBPA has been working diligently with the Louisiana State Racing Commission and the Louisiana Attorney General’s office in connection with Evangeline Downs and Delta Downs having their racing surfaces open for training. Please see attached ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MARCH 28, 2020—All American Ruidoso Downs, LLC, the partnership consisting of Stan Sigman, Johnny Trotter, and Chicho Flores, which operates the track and casino, have decided to postpone until further notice the arrival of horsemen and horses to the Ruidoso Downs barn area. Ruidoso Downs Race Track originally planned for an April 15 opening for horses and in light of racing shutdowns in March, offered an earlier date of April 5 to accommodate horsemen. That earlier date is now in conflict with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Department of Health's ...