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NORMAN, OK—SEPTEMBER 28, 2021—Four-time leading general sire and former world champion Apollitical Jess arrived safely at Bob Moore Farms this afternoon. The 14-year-old son of former leading sire Mr Jess Perry will stand the 2022 season at the Norman, Oklahoma facility. AQHA's Racing World Champion in 2010, Apollitical Jess stood under the management of James Ranch since 2017. David James announced last month that he would be retiring at the end of this year. "We are so proud and overjoyed with the fact that we are adding the sire ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 26, 2021—StallioneSearch.com concludes its webcast coverage of the two-day Heritage Place September Yearling Sale in Oklahoma City on StallioneSearch.com and on Facebook.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture footage of the top four-sellers from the final day (Saturday) of the 2021 yearling sale in Oklahoma City. The sale average of $33,887 set an all-time record as well as the $26,000 median (see related story). Cumulatively, 630 horses sold across the two sessions with just 43 horses failing to sell. Twenty-four yearlings sold for $100,000 or above, six for $200,000 or more and the ...


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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 25, 2021—StallioneSearch.com kicks off its webcast coverage of the two-day sale Heritage Place September Yearling Sale in Oklahoma City on StallioneSearch.com and on Facebook.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture footage of the top three high-sellers from the first day of the 2021 yearling sale. A record crowd was reported, as well as gains in just about every category as compared to the 2020 opening day for the September Heritage Place Yearling sale. The champion-producing broodmare Little Surfer, by First Down Dash, had two of her offspring eclipse the $200,000 mark during Friday's opening session of the 2021 Heritage Place ...



GRANTS PASS, OR—SEPTEMBER 25 2021—The highly anticipated Grants Pass, Oregon, gaming, entertainment and dining venue The Flying Lark released an economic impact study analyzing the horse racing industry in partnership with Grants Pass Downs. Independent agency Hunden Strategic Partners (HSP) identified a significant positive impact in job ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2021—Episode 10 of Los Alamitos Race Course’s racing webcast show will have a little bit of everything. The show includes a special interview with Eddie Willis, as he’s looking at horses at the Heritage Place Sale, plus a look at Saturday’s Pick 6 sequence, which features a carryover of $26,664. Hosted by “Los Ponies” Jose Contreras, the racing analyst on TVG’s The Quarters, webcast will be available on demand on YouTube and the link will be available at losalamitos.com and the track’s social media pages on Twitter (@losalracing), Instagram and Facebook (Los Alamitos Race Course). CLICK HERE for a direct link for the show. The show also features interviews with trainers James Glenn, Jr., Mike Robbins and Jose ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—SEPTEMBER 24, 2021—Nominations for the 2022 $125,000-added Shue Fly (RG3) are due Friday, October 1st. For New Mexico-bred foals of 2019, The Shue Fly will contest $8,700-est. trials on Friday, January 7th and the 10 fastest qualifiers will return to Sunland Park to compete in the 400 yard final on January 29th 2022. ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 21, 2021—Indiana Grand Racing & Casino is proud to host the 2022 Bank of America Challenge Championships and the track is already making plans for the arrival of the event next fall.

In cooperation with the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and Heritage Place, Inc., all yearlings involved in both the ...




Q-RACING—SEPTEMBER 21, 2021—The Bank of America Racing Challenge has surpassed a historic milestone with the program paying out more than $100 million in purses to enrolled racing American Quarter Horses. For nearly 30 years, the Bank of America Racing Challenge has provided significant racing opportunities to horsemen and horses of all ...



GRAND PRAIRIE , TX—SEPTEMBER 18, 2021—Jockey Bryan Candanosa rolled through seven trials for the $200,000-Est. Dash For Cash Derby(G2) on Saturday's Lone Star Park card, racking up a quartet of wins while qualifying three to the finals at the Grand Prairie, Texas racetrack. In the second trial (Race 3) Candanosa started the night aboard post time favorite Famous Chief to set the ...



AUSTIN, TX—SEPTEMBER 18, 2021—The Texas Racing Commission has announced that effecting October 12, 2021, all racehorses will be subject to hair testing at random and/or for cause. The Texas Racing Act, TEX. OCC. CODE § 2034.001(c) states: “The commission’s rules must require state-of-the-art testing methods. The testing may: (1) be prerace ...



AUSTIN, TX–SEPTEMBER 17, 2021–Martha Claussen, who also has close ties to the Quarter Horse racing industry, was named the Texas Thoroughbred Association's Allen Bogan Memorial Award winner for 2020. "While we are disappointed in not having an awards ceremony this year, we are proud of the accomplishments of Texas-breds and Texas horsemen last year, and we are pleased to honor them with this video," said Mary Ruyle, executive director of the TTA. "Congratulations go out to all the award ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—SEPTEMBER 17, 2021—Episode 9 of Los Alamitos Race Course’s racing webcast show focuses on Saturday’s Pick 6 sequence, which features a carryover of $42,908. Who better to look at the Pick 6 races than Ed Burgart, the morning line maker at Los Alamitos Race Course and one of the top handicappers in the nation. Burgart is ...



PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ—SEPTEMBER 16, 2021—Jockey Elias Gutierrez scored his first jockey title at Arizona Downs for the just concluded Quarter Horse 32-day meet that ended Wednesday, September 15th. Gutierrez rode 11 winners form 36 starts with a 47% top-three finish and earnings of $72,964 during the meet. His biggest wins of the meet came ...



SHELBYVILLE, IN—SEPTEMBER 15, 2021—Indiana Grand Racing & Casino has requested four additional racing days for the 2021 racing season. The dates were approved Thursday, Sept. 16 by the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC). The track will now offer racing on Columbus Day Monday, Oct. 11 and extend the final day of racing to Thursday, Nov. ...



OPOLUSUS, LA—SEPTEMBER 16, 2021—Evangeline Downs will kick off their 53-day fall Quarter Horse racing season on October 6th and run Wednesday thru Saturday's through December 30th. Opening weekend will include trials for the $400,000-est. LQHBA Sale Futurity on Friday, October 8th. Currently there are 136 state-bred 2-year-olds that passed through the 2019 LQHBA Yearling Sale or the 2018 - 2019 LQHBA Fall Mixed Sale that are eligible to make the trial entry payment of $500 on Wednesday, September 22nd (CLICK HERE for a list of eligible horses by owner). Finals for the 350 yard restricted Grade 1 race will be run on Saturday, October ...


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