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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…

Thoroughbred Deadlines Loom

Texas Thoroughbred Futurity:  For foals of 2014 already nominated to the 2016 Texas Thoroughbred Futurity, the final sustaining payment of $350 is due by Friday, April 15. That payment must be fax, credit card or postmark dated no later than April…

Thoroughbred Racing Facing Closure Threat Letter Says to Members

Dear TTA Members: The Texas Racing Commission will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9th, with a short agenda containing two items critical to the Texas horse racing industry. Item III.B.5 is the “Report on the Executive Director’s Plan…

News From Texas Thoroughbred Association

ACCREDITED TEXAS –BREDS IN WEEKEND STAKES ACTION More Than Most (Indygo Mountain – Better Than Most) takes on a full field in this afternoon’s $50,000 Joseph E. “Spanky” Broussard Overnight Stakes at the Fair Grounds.  Bret Calhoun will saddle the…

Golden Horse: Texas-bred Transitions from the Track to the Barrels

by Texas Thoroughbred Association AUSTIN, (TTA) – Texas-bred Brooks Open Gold is now embarking on a career as a barrel racer (Photo by Image Hounds Photography/Ken Carmona) By Mary Cage There are two meanings of the word “race” for Texas-bred…

News: Texas Thoroughbreds

TTA BOARD ACTION ON SALES AND FUTURITY Reported From Texas Thoroughbred Association We know that TTA members are concerned about the status of horse auction sales in Texas and the TTA Sale Futurity. In a conference call meeting earlier this…

Thoroughbred Owners Target Texas Racing Commission

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Photo Courtesy Sam Houston Race Park TTA Member Alert   AUSTIN (TRC) – Your immediate action is needed.  The Texas Racing Commission (TRC) is taking steps to repeal the rules that would regulate pari-mutuel wagering on historical races, and it…

News and Notes for May 1, 2015 | Texas Thoroughbred Association

TTA MEMBER ALERT Your immediate action is needed! HB 3667 (Alonzo), also known as the “Purse Enhancement Bill” is scheduled to be heard in the House Ways and Means Committee next Tuesday, May 5. Please contact each member of the…

TTA and Lone Star to Hose Thoroughbred Auction

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  GRAND PRAIRIE, (TTA) -The Texas Thoroughbred Association (TTA) and Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Western Bloodstock Ltd. for the production of public auction Thoroughbred sales to be conducted…