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TTA NIGHT AT THE RACES FEATURES TEXAS STALLION STAKES

  SAN ANTONIO, (Retama Park) – On Saturday, Retama Park will host the double feature of the Darby’s Daughter and the My Dandy divisions of the Clarence Scharbauer Jr. Texas Stallion Stakes Series, each worth $75,000 at a distance of…

San Antonio’s Retama to Host Hall of Fame Gala Saturday

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The 2014 Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame Gala will be held Saturday in the Showplace Pavilion at Retama Park.  Inductees include Art Preston, Joe McDermott, Cecil Perkins, Jerry Rheudasil and Leo Wood.  For tickets and details, contact Ryan Grammer…

Texas Stallion Stakes Set for Retama Park

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AUSTIN, (Texas Thoroughbred Association) – Carded as race number 6, the 6-furlong, $75,000 Darby’s Daughter division of the Texas Stallion Stakes for 2-year-old fillies, boasts a competitive field of 11 contenders.  Trainer Steve Asmussen will send out the 6-1 coupled…

More News Surfacing on Retama Sale

AUSTIN, (TTA) – Retama Park has been the subject of more than one news article this week, starting with the announcement that about 296 track employees have received layoff notices. However, the notices were a formality required by federal law…

Racing Commision Bumps 3 Tracks From Roster

TRC DESIGNATES 5 CLASS 2 TRACKS ‘INACTIVE;’ OKAYS SADDLE BROOK REQUESTS By David Hooper, Director, Texas Thoroughbred Association AUSTIN, (TTA) – The Texas Racing Commission designated five Class 2 horse racetracks as “inactive” during its regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday…

Texas Country Track A Throwback to County Fair Racing

GILLESPIE REKINDLES COUNTY FAIR RACING; SOLAR CHARGE ROMPS BY 15¾ IN NTR By David Hooper, Executive Director, Texas Thoroughbred Association AUSTIN, (TTA) – Half of the eight days of racing at the 2012 Gillespie County Fair meet were in the…