Tag Archive for Thoroughbred 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…

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…

Metroplex Track Set for Opening of Texas Racing Season

HORSES BEGIN TO ARRIVE FOR RACE MEET TRACK OPENS FOR TRAINING WEDNESDAY MARCH 9   GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Lone Star Park) – Thoroughbreds planning to compete during Lone Star Park’s 20th annual Spring Thoroughbred Season began arriving Monday and will…

Houston Track Sets Stringent Horse Health Policy

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HOUSTON (SHRP) – Due to the serious nature of the recent outbreak of the neurological strain of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1), the following entry policy will be implemented at Sam Houston Race Park, effective March 6, 2016 and until further notice: No horses (including…

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…

Texas Track Extends Racing to Thursday Nights

LIVE RACING RETURNS TO THURSDAYS NIGHTS AT LONE STAR PARK   GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Lone Star Park) – A reminder to all race fans, live racing is back on Thursdays beginning October 15 and continuing through the end of the…

Horse Racing in Jeopardy in Texas

TTA MEMBER ACTION ALERT! We have learned that if funding is not received by November 1, the Texas Racing Commission will begin the process of shutting down the agency. Please call your elected representatives and the members of the Legislative…

Hundreds of Horses Headed To Turf Paradise For Historic 60th Season

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Opening Day Is October 17th PHOENIX (Turf Paradise) – Nearly 500 race horses have arrived at the stables at Turf Paradise in preparation for the tracks 60th season which begins October 17th. Thoroughbreds, trainers, and owners from all over the…