Tag Archive for horse racing

Go Man Go Memorial Dedicated At Ruidoso Downs On Sunday

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (May 29, 2016) — The gravesite memorial to the legendary quarter horse Go Man Go was dedicated at Ruidoso Downs on Sunday before the start of the trials to the Grade 1, $1,040,000 Ruidoso Derby. Go…

Hubbard Sole Ruidoso Downs Owner After Buying Out Partners

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (May 9, 2016) – R.D. Hubbard has purchased the Ruidoso Downs’ interests of Dr. Ed Allred and Bruce Rimbo and Hubbard is now sole owner of the track. Previously, Hubbard had a 72-percent interest in Ruidoso…

TEXAS CONNECTIONS IN OAKS AND DERBY DAY STAKES RACES

Louisville, KY (TTA)- The Texas Thoroughbred Association lifetime member and trainer Steve Asmussen has no less than seven horses he will send out on May 6 at Churchill Downs.  In the grade 2 $200,000 Eight Belles Stakes, he will saddle…

SIMULCAST OF THE 142nd KENTUCKY DERBY AND EXCITING LIVE QUARTER HORSE RACING SET FOR THIS WEEKEND AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

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  Jesses First Down- Sam Houston Race Park Photo Coady Photography Two Special 1:00 pm Matinees on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday Mother’s Day on May 8 Sam Houston Race Park will present an action-packed weekend of live racing and the…

$26,100 MERIAL TEXAS DISTAFF CHALLENGE AND $15,000 TEXAS TWISTER HIGHLIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT’S CARD AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

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  Kitty Kat Galore B-Miss Houston Stakes Photo Credit: Coady Photography Blackberry Smoke in Concert Following the Races Saturday Night Just three more weeks remain in the 2016 Sam Houston Race Park Quarter Horse season.  The action resumes Friday, April…

THIS WEEK AT LONE STAR PARK

Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1   Friday, April 29 * Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time is 7:05 p.m. (CDT) $5 General Admission. Free General Parking. * Party…

FASTEST QUALIFIER KID CAN DASH CRUISES IN THE $98,300 SAM HOUSTON MAIDEN CLASSIC AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

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Kid Can Dash- Sam Houston Maiden Classic Photo: Coady Photograph Fire on the Fly Captures the $20,700 Zoetis Texas Challenge Championship The ten fastest qualifiers from 11 trials on Friday, March 26 returned to action tonight at Sam Houston Race Park…

Go Man Go Remains Find Permanent Home at Ruidoso Downs

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             The Go Man Go memorial is located by the jockeys’ quarters and the winner’s circle at Ruidoso Downs. Guests are invited to visit the memorial and photos are encouraged.   Photo by Ty Wyant RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico…

LONE STAR PARK HIRES JIM BYERS AS TRACK ANNOUNCER

  GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Monday, April 4, 2016) – Jim Byers has been hired by Lone Star Park as its track announcer when live racing resumes Thursday, April 7. He replaces John Lies, who resigned last month. “I couldn’t be…