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NICK LUCK NAMED “RACING KEYNOTE” OF EQUESTRICON 2017

NEW YORK, NY. (July 19, 2017) – Less than a month away from the historic inaugural Equestricon in Saratoga Springs, organizers of the international horse racing convention announced today that the event’s “Racing Keynote” will be delivered by renowned broadcaster Nick Luck.…

Hold Air Hostage Faces Tough Task In Rainbow Derby

Rainbow Derby trial by Gay Harris. RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (July 16, 2017) — Darling Farms’ fastest-qualifier Hold Air Hostage, the 3-1 morning-line favorite, faces a tough task when he takes on a deep field in the Grade 1, $1,150,000…

Kearl Day at Ruidoso Downs on Friday With Top-Three Rainbow Futurity Qualifiers

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (July 7, 2017) — Trainer Judd Kearl, the defending national champion trainer, took charge of the 12 trials to the Grade 1, $1-million Rainbow Futurity on Friday afternoon by sending out the top-three qualifiers. The two-year-olds…

JOCKEY SASHA RISENHOOVER TRANSPORTED TO BAYLOR IRVING FOR TESTS AFTER BEING UNSEATED IN THE THIRD RACE

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Monday, July 3, 2017) – Sasha Risenhoover, Lone Star Park’s leading female rider was unseated tonight when her mount, Degrees of Freedom ducked in and hit the temporary rail in the third race.   Risenhoover was transported…

Impressive Inductees Placed In Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame

Left to right, Dr. James Streelman, Bubba Werner, James Lackey and Fredda Draper representing Heartswideopen. Photo by Ty Wyant. RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (June 24, 2017) — Owner Dutch Masters III, jockey James Lackey, trainer Bubba Werner and Heartswideopen were…

ZIPPET E LEADS FULL FIELD OF 11 IN THE SIXTH EDITION OF THE LANE’S END DANNY SHIFFLETT STAKES THIS SATURDAY

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Thursday, June 22, 2017) – Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie will host the sixth running of the $50,000 Guaranteed Lane’s End Danny Shifflett Scholarship Stakes this Saturday, June 24. The Lane’s End is for Accredited Texas-bred…

Family Day A Big Hit Once Again at Ruidoso Downs

  RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (June 18, 2017) — The annual Family Day celebration just keeps growing every year and it continued that tradition on Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs, The activities, geared towards kids, are led by the stick-horse…