AMARILLO, TX—SEPTEMBER 18, 2020—The American Quarter Horse Association released the following ruling for a horse who competed in a 2020 "Stakes Races" that required disqualifications due to medication positives.

  • SIX PACK FAME has been disqualified from 3rd place in the New Mexico HBA Stakes race held on February 15, 2020 due to a medication violation for Formoterol.
Stominado, a son of First Moonflash owned by J. Patricia Gonzalez, was moved to third. Juan Gonzalez trains with Rodrigo Aceves riding. Equibase has received the rulings and updated their records. ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 18, 2020—Heritage Place Sale Company will kick off festivities for their 42nd Annual Heritage Place Yearling Sale with the annual pre-sale party on Thursday (Sept. 24) in Oklahoma City. The sale company will host the pre-sale party from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (CDT) with entertainment, drinks and yearling viewing. Everyone is invited. A "Celebration of Life" for longtime horsemen Dee Raper will held immediately following in the sales auditorium. OQHRA will sponsor a receptions in the Heritage Place Club afterwards. Hips 1 thru 342 will be offered in the opening session on Friday, September 25th and Hips 343 thru 685 will sell on Saturday, September 26th. The sale will get underway promptly at 10 a.m. ...


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LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 13, 2020—Los Alamitos Race Course announced on Friday that it is donating $50,000 to the fundraising efforts by the horse racing community to assist injured rider Vinnie Bednar. The donation will be made through the Sam Thompson Memorial Foundation, a foundation dedicated to helping those in need in the horse racing community. Anyone wishing to help Vinnie ...



AMARILLO, TX—SEPTEMBER 15, 2020—For the first time this year, there was a unanimous choice at the top of one of the AQHA Racing National Polls. Whistle Stop Cafe secured all 10 first-place votes following her victory in the $3 million All American Futurity (G1) on Labor Day at Ruidoso Downs. One day earlier at the New Mexico track, Gold ...



By Natalie Voss, PaulickReport.com LEXINGTON, KY—SEPTEMBER 15, 2020—The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council (EDRC) is considering additional restrictions on clenbuterol use in the state after hair testing reveals widespread use in horses placed on the veterinarian's list after this year's federal indictments. Dr. Bruce Howard, equine medical director for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, revealed at an EDRC meeting Sept. 11 that "a near 100 percent rate" of Kentucky-based horses formerly conditioned by indicted trainers had shown signs of clenbuterol administration on hair testing. Further, treatment sheets submitted to the KHRC as part of veterinary reporting regulations have ...



HOBBS, NM—SEPTEMBER 15, 2020—With the impact of COVID-19 sparing few in the racing industry, including Zia Park, the New Mexico oval originally scheduled to commence its live meet on September 21 will now kick off its racing season on Monday, October 5. Due to significantly reduced purse funds resulting from an ongoing shutdown of Zia ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 15, 2020—Heritage Place Sales Company in Oklahoma City announced today they will offer "Online Bidding" at its 42nd annual September Yearling Sale next week, September 25 and 26th. Potential bidders must ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 11, 2020—Nomination forms for the $1.1 million-est. 2021 Remington Park Oklahoma Bred Futurity(RG1), $365,00-est. Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Derby(RG2), $100,000-added Oklahoma Futurity(G2) and the $100,000-added Oklahoma Derby(G3) are now available. Accredited Oklahoma-bred foals of 2019 are eligible to nominate to the 2021 Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG1). A nomination fee of $550 and $250 substance test fee ($800) is due on or before October 15th. Trails for the 330 yard race will be contested on April 9 and 10 with the final set April 24. The race includes $370,000-est. added money, ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 11, 2020—The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association (OQHRA) honored Remington Park Vice President of Racing Operations Matt Vance and the entire Staff at Remington last week for their dedication to Horse Racing during these difficult times. With Remington Park's leadership, the Quarter, Paint and Appaloosa ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—SEPTEMBER 11, 2020—The beginning of the American Quarter Horse season at Evangeline Downs had been scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 17. Following a unanimous 10-0 vote by the Louisiana State Racing Commission on Wednesday, the start date of the season will now be Thursday, October 1. The first 10 days of the ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 11, 2020—The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association annually provides scholarships for college students to pursue a college education. OQHRA will award two $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. If you are a college bound student who plans to make a career in the horse industry and are interested in ...



By Jennifer Morrison AJAX, ONT—SEPTEMBER 10, 2020—This is a great time to join in the excitement of owning, breeding and racing Quarter Horses in Ontario with innovative new programs to the Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program (QHRIDP) in 2020 paving the way for a strong future for the industry. "The new incentives created this year focus on expanding the programs," said Bob Broadstock, who represents Quarter Horse racing on the Ontario Racing board. "We took away some of the barriers in some of the initiatives for people investing in the Quarter Horse industry." The QHRIDP is a multi-year strategy developed to ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—SEPTEMBER 10, 2020—Louisiana-based stallions Freighttrain B and Coronas Leaving You sired the winners of both the $3-million All American Futurity(G1) and the $200,000 All American Juvenile on Labor Day (Monday) at Ruidoso Downs. Whistle Stop Cafe, the undefeated daughter of Freighttrain B, ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA—SEPTEMBER 9, 2020—The Louisiana State Racing Commission (LSRC) in a 10-0 vote on Wednesday approved a move to push the Fair Grounds at EVD start date back to October 1. Quarter Horses will run live at Evangeline Downs for 39 days from October 1 thru December 19. The first 10 days (Oct. 1 thru Oct 22) will be the "Fair Grounds @ Evangeline Downs" meet. Immediately following the "Evangeline Downs" 29 day meet will begin October 23 and continue through December 19. Trails for the $450,000-est. LQHBA Yearling Sale Futurity(RG1) will be contested Thursday, October ...