CYPRESS, CA—JANUARY 25, 2020—AQHA Racing's 2019 World Champion He Looks Hot has been retired after finishing last of six in a division of the Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship trials on Jan. 19.




EVANSTON, WY—JANUARY 24, 2020—Wyoming Downs Racetrack in Evanston, Wyoming is announcing its 2020 Stakes Schedule with initial total value-added amounts increasing approximately 25% over 2019, from $148,000 to $199,500 in 2020. The Wyoming Downs 14 Day race season begins Saturday, July 4 and extends through Sunday, August 16. Gates open ...


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LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 24, 2020— he honors and accolades continue to flow for Ed Allred's homebred He Looks Hot, as the now 8-year-old gelding by Walk Thru Fire out of the Check Him Out mare Look Her Over was named the 2019 Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association Horse of the Year at the annual awards gala on Thursday evening at Los Alamitos. Co-hosted by Ed Burgart and Michael Wrona, the PCQHRA Awards celebrate the achievements of California's Quarter Horse breeders, owners, trainers, jockeys and champion horses of the 2019 season. On Thursday evening, the connection of He Looks Hot announced the outstanding champion ...



HALLANDALE BEACH, FL—JANUARY 24, 2020—Bill and Corinne Heiligbrodt's Mitole, winner of the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1), was named the 2019 Eclipse Champion Male Sprinter during the annual Eclipse Awards dinner and ceremony held at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach Florida Thursday night The multiple stakes winning son of Eskendereya is standing his first season at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Kentucky for a fee of $25,000. Frozen semen is available to Quarter Horse mares for $4,000 through Robicheaux Ranch Inc. in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. A marvel of consistency throughout 14 lifetime starts, Mitole never finished worse than third. Trained by Steve Asmussen, the now ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—JANUARY 23, 2020—The 18th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing will begin Tuesday, April 14, but for the first time in the history of the track, one person will be noticeably missing. Jon Schuster, longtime vice president and general manager, passed away in late 2019 and Indiana Grand will hold several tributes ...



AMARILLO, TX—JANUARY 23, 2020—The American Quarter Horse Association released the following ruling for a horse who competed in 2019 "Stakes Races" that required disqualifications due to medication ...



AJAX, ONT—JANUARY 23, 2020—The stars of the 2019 Quarter Horse racing season at Ajax Downs, its 50th year of racing, will be celebrated at the QROOI's annual Awards Banquet, Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Ajax Convention Centre. Some of the newer faces to the Ontario Quarter Horse racing industry will be receiving their first awards. Cameron, Ontario's James Bogar, who raced his first horse in 2015, was the season's High Point Owner based on a horse-performance points system derived by ...



TUCSON, AZ—JANUARY 23, 2020—Rillito Park racetrack will expand its Equine Wellness Program in the 2020 Season. One of the first programs of its kind in the country, Rillito Race Track implemented the program during 2019 with resounding success with no horse breakdowns during 96 races. The Rillito Park Equine Wellness Program creates a ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 22, 2020—Jim Walker, who bred and raised AQHA Supreme Racehorse and 2016 Champion of Champions winner Zoomin For Spuds, died on Tuesday, January 21. He was 87. Walker campaigned horses at Los Alamitos for more than a decade led by the 2016 AQHA champion 3-year-old gelding Zoomin For Spuds. Walker also bred and raced Bux For Cocktail, a full-sister to Zoomin For Spuds, Time For Jesse Lee, a graded stakes placed gelding, and Jesses Perfect One, a half-brother to ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 22, 2019— The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association (OQHRA) announced today following an extensive search, they have selected Kole Kennemer as the new Executive Director. Kennemer brings to the position extensive experience in Finance and Management. He grew up on the family ranch in Western Oklahoma and ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA—JANUARY 22, 2020—Nominations for the 2020 $265,000-est. LQHBA Breeders' Derby, to be contested at Evangeline Downs, are due on or before Saturday, February 1. Accredited Louisiana-Bred foals of 2017 who were eligible and made the final entry payment for the 2019 LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity must nominate on or before February 1st for $300. Horses that were nominated to the 2019 LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity but did not enter the trials, may remain eligible for the 2020 LQHBA Breeders' Derby by paying $1,300 ($1,000 supplement plus $300 nomination payment) on or before February 1st. CLICK HERE to download the 2020 ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 19, 2020—-StallioneSearch.com concludes its webcast coverage of the 2020 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale on StallioneSearch.com, and on Facebook.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand for day 3 of the 42nd annual Winter Mixed Sale to recap the top three-sellers from the closing session on Saturday in Oklahoma City. CLICK HERE to watch: Session 3 Recap. Coverage of the 2020 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale is presented on Stallionesearch.com by the stallion Apollitical Blood of Robicheaux Ranch, Inc in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. Apollitical Blood, the son of leading sire Apollitical Jess, has sired the 2019 ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 18, 2020—-StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2020 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale on StallioneSearch.com, and on Facebook.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand for day 2 of the 42nd annual Winter Mixed Sale to recap the top three-sellers from the in Oklahoma City. CLICK HERE to watch: Session 2 Recap

Coverage of the 2020 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale is presented on Stallionesearch.com by the stallion Apollitical Blood of Robicheaux Ranch, Inc in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. Apollitical Blood, the son of leading sire Apollitical Jess, has sired the 2019 AQHA Champion Gelding Trump ...



TUCSON, AZ—JANUARY 18, 2020—Arizona Quarter Horse Racing Association and Rillito Park Racetrack will host a "Celebration of Life" for Patti Shirley on Saturday, February 8th. The event will get underway in the clubhouse at Rillito Racetrack following the final race on Saturday's card. In addition three new faces will be added to the ...