BREAUX BRIDGE, LA—APRIL 2, 2020—Effective Monday, April 6, Robicheaux Ranch will go to a Monday-Wednesday-Friday stallion collection schedule instead of the normal every other day schedule our customers are accustomed to. "We have had to make several adjustments based on the times, and are doing what we can to accommodate our customers," said ranch manager Ryan ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—APRIL 2, 2020—With Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's announcement Tuesday that the current orders will remain in place through April 30th, May 1st will be the earliest date that horses and horsemen will arrive at Ruidoso Downs Race Track. All American Ruidoso Downs, LLC, the partnership consisting of Stan Sigman, Johnny Trotter, and Chicho Flores, which operates the track and casino, made this decision based on the Governor's decision to extend the "stay at home" public health order. "The May 1st restart date requires that horsemen will need to find alternative locations for qualifying works in April. Our goal continues to ...


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DALLAS, TX—APRIL 1, 2020—StallioneSearch.com releases episode 5 of their short film series, "Making Of A Sire", on AQHA Racing's Champion 2-Year-Old and 3-Year-Old Colt and two-time Grade 1 winner Flying Cowboy 123, who has begun his stud career at Bob Moore Farms in Norman, Oklahoma for the 2020 breeding season. The short film, written and produced by Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com, continues to chronicle the young stallion's very successful race career that saw him score his second grade 1 ...



EL RENO, OK—MARCH 31, 2020—Robin Glenn Pedigrees would like to remind breeders that, to ensure that your sale yearlings’ registered name(s) and AQHA registration number(s) appear in the 2020 yearling sale catalogs, registration applications should be submitted to AQHA before April 30. RGP is unable to include a name in sale catalog(s) ...



MARCH 31, 2020—Today, an agreement was reached between Retama Park and Texas Horsemen’s Partnership to allow the stable area at Retama to remain open for at least 30 days.
  • Only horses stabled at the track will be allowed to remain and all outstanding balances due to Retama must be paid in full by their due date.
  • Any ...



DALLAS, TX—MARCH 31, 2020—StallioneSearch.com will release episode 5 of their short film series, "Making Of A Sire", on AQHA Racing's Champion 2-Year-Old and 3-Year-Old Colt and two-time Grade 1 winner Flying Cowboy 123, who has begun his stud career at Bob Moore Farms in Norman, Oklahoma for the 2020 breeding season, on Wednesday. The short film, written and produced by Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com, continues to chronicle the young ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 30, 2020—CLICK HERE for a video message from Heritage Place General Manager Spence Kidney.
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PRESS RELEASE As you might imagine we have received a number of questions regarding sales at Heritage Place for the remainder of 2020. ...



The Louisiana HBPA has been working diligently with the Louisiana State Racing Commission and the Louisiana Attorney General’s office in connection with Evangeline Downs and Delta Downs having their racing surfaces open for training. Please see attached ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MARCH 28, 2020—All American Ruidoso Downs, LLC, the partnership consisting of Stan Sigman, Johnny Trotter, and Chicho Flores, which operates the track and casino, have decided to postpone until further notice the arrival of horsemen and horses to the Ruidoso Downs barn area. Ruidoso Downs Race Track originally planned for an April 15 opening for horses and in light of racing shutdowns in March, offered an earlier date of April 5 to accommodate horsemen. That earlier date is now in conflict with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Department of Health's ...



SELMA, TX—MARCH 28, 2020-According to a text message sent to horsemen by the Texas Thoroughbred Association (Saturday), Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PNGI) notified the Texas Horsemen's Partnership, Texas Thoroughbred Association and Texas Quarter Horse Association (TQHA) that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Retama Park training center ...



COLUMBUS, MN—MARCH 28, 2020—Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has appointed Steve May of Georgetown, Kentucky, as the next executive director of the Minnesota Racing Commission. May will assume his new duties in late April. He succeeds Tom DiPasquale, who retired in February after serving as director since 2013. May is the Director of ...



ARDMORE, OK—MARCH 28, 2020—A private burial was held this week for longtime Oklahoma horseman Jud Little who passed away peacefully at his home on the Jud Little Ranch near Ardmore, Oklahoma March 25 following a short illness. A celebration of life will be held later. Jud Quintin Little was born in Sherman, Texas, November 26, 1946 to Quintin and Carrie Lou Scott Little. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He attended Ardmore Public Schools during his elementary and middle ...



GRANTS PASS, OR—MARCH 27, 2020—Grants Pass Downs in Grants Pass, Oregon, has announced today that it has cancelled its 2020 spring racing season, which was scheduled to begin May 10. "Grants Pass Downs has made the decision to cancel the upcoming spring race meet due to health and safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak," said track president Randy Evers in a statement released by the Oregon Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. "As a result, the backside will not open for training in April. "Grants Pass Downs ...



AMARILLO, TX—MARCH 27, 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 positives. KISS ME LOTZ has been disqualified from 6th place in the Gillespie County Fair Futurity race held on August 25, 2019 due to a medication ...