By Krissy Bamberg,
OQHRA Executive Director OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 24, 2021—It remains the goal of Remington Park and OQHRA to provide a race meet of the highest quality and free of any horse racing practices that are corrupt, dishonest, or unprincipled. Requiring every horse to provide a negative hair test prior to entry not only gives confidence to every owner and fan that the track and horsemen are making every effort to ensure horses are not competing unfairly with an advantage from prohibited substances, but it also protects the welfare of the equine athletes. The program has proven to be successful. In the ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—Stall applications for the 2022 Ruidoso Downs race meet are now available online. Applications are due March 17. Applicants will be notified of their stall allotments by April 1. All stall applications must include current past performances of all horses listed. Ruidoso Downs' barn area will open on April 20. ...


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OLYMPIA, WA—JANUARY 24, 2022—According to an article published on DaytonChronicle.com a bill is working its way through committee in the Washington State House of Representatives that could provide funds to revive horse racing to several of the smaller racetracks in the state. Among those are ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—JANUARY 23, 2022—A $500 sustaining payment for the $100,000 added Grade 2 West Texas Futurity is due Tuesday, February 1, 2002. For Quarter Horse foals of 2020, the 62nd running of the West Texas Futurity will contest trials on Friday, March 11th. The 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Sunland Park to compete in the 300 yard final on April 3, 2022. The remaining 2022 West Texas Futurity Payment Schedule :
  • $500 on or before February 1, 2022
  • $550 to enter trials (refer to Sunland Park 2022 condition book for date)
  • Supplemental Payment of $10,000 at time of entry to trials (includes all ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 21, 2021— Jockey phenom Diego Herrera joins the Los Alamitos Preview Show this week to take a look at the Saturday night action. First post is 6 p.m (PST). Episode 25 of the Los Alamitos Preview Show welcomes the young riding sensation, who talks about ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 21, 2022— OQHRA released its 2022 Remington Park Hair Testing schedule today. To schedule a horse for hair testing call (405) 881-4120. Location is the Remington Park Stakes Barn (SW corner of barn area). Cost is $240. Click below to download testing document, calendar and dates:



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 19, 2022—Remington Park is preparing to open its spring meet, which kicks off March 3 and runs through May 28. Stall setup begins January 28, and horses are welcome on January 31, and training begins February 1. Entries for the first day of schooling races are January 28, with the schooling races running ...



LEMMON, SD—JANUARY 19, 2022—Longtime horseman John G. Johnson, age 90, of Shadehill, SD, passed away at the West River Regional Medical Center in Hettinger, ND. John has been involved in Quarter Horse racing since the 80's and is the father of longtime trainer Bob Johnson. Funeral services for John will be held at 11:00 a.m. (MST) on ...



FLOWER MOUND, TX—JANUARY 17, 2022—Rojas Racing Stables LLC's Blood Money, a multiple graded stakes winner of over $1.2 million, died while undergoing colic surgery today, his breeder Spring Hill Farms confirmed today. A 2-year-old son of leading sire ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch.com OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 17, 2022—Racing officials for the upcoming 2022 Quarter Horse race meet at Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma have announced that Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosas entering the grounds for the upcoming meet will be required to have a certificate of a negative ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—JANUARY 17, 2022—Sunny skies and a great holiday turnout on Monday, January 17 for the first promotion of the 2022 live racing season at Louisiana Downs. Plenty of fans enjoyed receiving a free t-shirt and hat while watching the exciting Quarter Horse action. A Nother Zoobilee was much the best today when he rolled over ...



SAN ANGELO, TX—JANUARY 15, 2022—Lip Chip LLC announces new pilot program being launched later in 2022 to bring integrity and transparency back to horse racing. The program starts at Ruidoso Downs during the summer meet and possibly progresses to other supportive tracks. Lip Chip offers advanced equine microchipping technology and was ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 14, 2022—The 2022 Remington Park American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season begins Thursday, March 3, continuing for 50 dates through May 28. The season's stakes schedule features a total of seven Grade 1 events for Quarter Horses, two of them restricted. They will include estimated purses of $925,000 ...



by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch.com AUSTIN, TX—JANUARY 14, 2022—On Thursday (Jan 13), the Texas Racing commission put out a one-page notice on their website and on social media with the notice that they will be ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 14, 2022—Beginning with the racing program for Saturday, January 15, every Quarter Horse at Los Alamitos Race Course will earn at least $500 when starting in any straightaway overnight race. This represents a raise of 67% from the previous guaranteed participation purse of $300 per start. This increase is being ...