RUIDOSO, NM—JULY 22, 2018——StallioneSearch.com concludes its webcast coverage the Grade 1 Rainbow Futurity weekend with a recap of Mm Fourinthemorning win in Sunday's 2018 $1 million Rainbow Futurity(G1). On this episode, StallioneSearch.com is on hand to capture the running of the 400-yard race, as well as get the first post-race interviews with winning trainer G. Blane Wood and jockey Ricky Ramirez. CLICK HERE to preview the 2018 Rainbow Futurity recap. Coverage of the Rainbow Futurity(G1) weekend is sponsored in its entirety by ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 22, 2018— Oh Baby what a wiener dog! Katherine and Eddie Kirshner's Baby Bo of Newport Beach dominated the 23rd annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals title for the second year in a row, winning the biggest dachshund derby in the nation by about 10 foot long sausage links on Saturday night at Los Alamitos Race Course. ...


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RUIDOSO, NM—JULY 22, 2018——StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage the $1,000,000 Rainbow Futurity(G1) weekend with the recap of the 2018 $801,564 Rainbow Derby(G1). On this episode, StallioneSearch.com is on hand to capture the running of the Grade 1 440-yard $801,564 Rainbow Derby on Saturday at Ruidoso Downs, as well as conduct post-race interviews with winning co-owner Rogelio Marquez, Jr., trainer Josue Ponce and jockey James Flores. CLICK HERE to preview the 2018 Rainbow Derby. Coverage of the Rainbow Futurity(G1) weekend is sponsored in its entirety by leading sire ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JULY 20, 2018—The second Idaho-bred of the year has earned an AQHA Supreme Race Horse title. The Supreme Race Horse title recognizes a racing American Quarter Horse that during its career earns $500,000 or more, wins two or more open Grade 1 stakes races and at least 10 races. Only a few months ago, Idaho-bred BH Lisas Boy became a Supreme Race Horse, and on July 8, his rival, Zoomin For Spuds, achieved the same award while defeating him in the Vessels Maturity (G1). Zoomin For Spuds races for his breeder, Jim Walker of Bellevue, Idaho, and is trained by Monty Arrossa. The 5-year-old gelding is by Zoomin For Bux and out of the Corona Cocktail ...



WYNNEWOOD, OK—JULY 20, 2018—One of Oklahoma's largest and most historic properties has new owners from Missouri. Matt and Bendi Dunn, longtime Quarter Horse owners and breeders, have purchased the former home of "JEH Stallion Station's Oklahoma Division" near Wynnewood. The ranch, located at exit 64 right off I-35 in Wynnewood, has stood ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—JULY 19, 201——The Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) is seeking 501(c) (3) non-profit racehorse aftercare organizations that have been in operation at least one year to be considered for funding. The MRC is dedicated to preserving and protecting the quality of life of racehorses once their racing careers have ended. These funds are generated by legislation passed in 2015 to direct fines collected via rulings issued at Canterbury Park and Running Aces to be distributed to support racehorse adoption, retirement and repurposing. CLICK HERE to download the application. “The Minnesota Racing Commission is eager to help provide racehorse aftercare funds to organizations that will help retired racehorses find a safe and productive post-racing career," said Minnesota Racing ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JULY 19, 2018—The AQHA member services team will be onsite July 27-28 at the Exposition Hall at The Freeman in San Antonio, Texas during the Annual TQHA Yearling Sale. Visit our booth located across from the sale ring to:
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FRANKFORT, KY—JULY 18, 2018—Dr. Edward D. Leslie, a longtime owner/breeder of racing Quarter Horses, died July 8 in Kentucky He was 76.

Dr. Leslie was born on December 2, 1941 in Weeksbury, Kentucky. He resided in Frankfort, Kentucky and Debary, Florida. A graduate of Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky School of Medicine, he practiced as an orthopedic surgeon for 30 years. He also served in the Vietnam War as a physician. Dr. Leslie was proceeded in ...




AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JULY 18, 2018—This week’s AQHA Racing National Polls are virtually unchanged from the past week, but the potential for a shake-up looms this weekend with ranked horses slated to run in the Grade 1 Rainbow Futurity and Derby at Ruidoso Downs. Saturday’s $801,564 Rainbow Derby will feature No. 5-ranked Jess Move You and No. 8-ranked DF AJ Green Leaves, both graded stakes winners this season. Jess Move You is the highest-ranked 3-year-old in the poll, which was again topped by 7-year-old Jessies First Down, a two-time Grade 1 winner this year and the sport’s two-time defending world champion. In ...



TULSA, OK—JULY 18, 2018—Due to forecast for an extreme heat advisory in the Tulsa area, the first post time at Fair Meadows this coming Friday (July 20) has been pushed back to 6:30 pm (CDT). Vet checks will also be pushed back to 4:30 pm (CDT). Please contact the Fair Meadows racing office at 918-744-6999 if you need more ...



SHREVEPORT, LA—JULY 18, 2018—The Super Derby Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, August 23, at Querbes Golf Course in Shreveport, Louisiana. The event will benefit Chaplain Jimmy Sistrunk and The Winner’s Circle Church, which provides assistance to the Louisiana racing community and backstretch workers. It serves as one ...



By Martha Claussen VINTON, LOUISIANA—JULY 18, 2018—How many professional athletes are in their prime at the age of 54? Certainly none in the NFL, NBA, NHL or Major League Soccer. But jockey John Hamilton continues to be at the top of his game and recently won his 2,000th career race. The milestone took place on Saturday, July 9 at Delta Downs, when Hamilton guided Sweet Caliente Royal ...