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Retama Park Announces 2024 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule & May 17 Stall Application Deadline
Retama Park's live racing season will start on June 27 for a 23-day meet ending on August 17.

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Retama Park Announces 2024 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule & May 17 Stall Application Deadline

SAN ANTONIO, TX–MAY 7, 2024–The 2024 Retama Park Quarter Horse live racing season will commence on  Thursday, June 27, 2024, with live racing set for Thursday, Friday and Saturdays at 6:30 pm (Central). The 23-day meet will conclude on Saturday, August 17.

A total of 24 stakes will be contested, highlighted by the $200,000-added Texas Quarter Horse Sale (TQHA) Futurity on Saturday, July 27. Last year, Dollar Bill, owned by Celeste Martinez, won the $700,000 TQHA Sale Futurity(RG1), which was the richest race run since the opening of the Selma, Texas racetrack in 1995. A very strong group of 3-year-olds made for an exciting edition of the $208,900 Retama Park Derby with Tic It to the Dance delivering a standout performance for his Texas owner Jose Ruiz, Jr. 

Stall applications for the upcoming Retama Park Quarter Horse meet are due by Friday, May 17. The forms are available in the Retama Park racing office or can be downloaded on the Horsemen page on the track’s website. The racing office is under the direction of Mike Acton, Retama Park’s Racing Secretary, who can be reached at Mike.Acton@PennEntertainment.com or (405) 886-6168

The complete schedule of racing dates, post times and promotions can be found on www.RetamaPark.com

2024 Retama Park Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule

Thursday, June 27
$40,000 The Silver Bullet Stakes* - 3 YO - 330 yards
$40,000 La Villita Stakes*- 3 YO Fillies - 330 yards

Friday, June 28
$40,000 Tower of the America Stakes - 3 YO & up - 550 yards
$40,000 Selma Stakes - 3 YO & up F&M - 350 yards

Saturday, June 29
$60,000 King William Stakes (G3) - 3 YO & up - 350 yards
$40,000 San Marcos Stakes - 3 YO & up - 870 yards

Friday, July 26
$50,000-added TQHA”550” Stakes(RG3)* - 3 YO & up - 550 yards
$30,000-added Jones Bloodstock Starter S.* - 3 YO & up - 350 yards
$50,000-added Miss Retama Stakes* - 3 YO & up F&M - 350 yards
$50,000-added TQHA Sophomore Stakes* - 3 YO & up - 400 yards
$50,000-added Benny Pennington Mem. (RG2)* - 3 YO & up - 870 yards
$60,000-added TQHA Classic Stakes(RG3)* - 3 YO & up - 400 yards
$50,000-added TQHA “250” Stakes* - 3 YO & up - 250 yards

Saturday, July 27
$200,000-added TQHA Sale Futurity (RG1) - 2 YO - 350 yards
$100,000-added Retama Park Derby - 3 YO - 400 yards

Saturday, August 17
$50,000-added Sires Cup Derby - 3 YO - 400 yards
$75,000-added Sires’ Cup Futurity (RG2) - 2 YO - 350 yards
$50,000-added Bank of America Texas 
Challenge Championship (G3) - 3 YO & up - 440 yards
$35,000-added Colors of the Alamo - P&A Futurity - 2 YO - 350 yards
$20,000-added Colors of the Alamo P&A Maturity - 3 YO & up - 350 yards
*Accredited Texas-breds

Retama Park Quarter Horse Trial Dates
Wednesday, July 3: Retama Park Derby Trials
Friday, July 4 & Saturday, July 5: TQHA Sale Futurity Trials
Thursday, August 1: Colors of the Alamo Paint & Appaloosa Trials
Friday, August 2: Sires’ Cup Futurity Trials
Saturday, August 3: Sires’ Cup Derby Trials

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About Retama Park
Retama Park is a Class 1 pari-mutuel horse racetrack located in Selma, Texas, just 20 minutes from downtown San Antonio. Live Quarter Horse races take place each summer, while simulcast wagering and races from around the world are shown daily. Managed by Penn Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ – PENN), Retama Park opened in 1995 and will host its 29th year of operation from June 27 to August 17. For more information and racing schedules, please visit www.RetamaPark.com follow on: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube.