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Texas Thoroughbreds in Online Auction for Political Action forTracks

Lone Star Park Gate for Web

AUSTIN, (TTA) – The Texas Thoroughbred Association Online Stallion Season Auction is now open. Thanks to the generosity of stallion owners across the region, you have the opportunity to purchase a 2014 breeding season while at the same time helping…

TTA BOARD TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES, NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OCTOBER 4TH

AUSTIN, (TTA) – The Texas Thoroughbred Association had originally scheduled a conference call meeting for October 4th to consider candidates to run for 3-year terms on the Board of Directors beginning in 2013, but in light of my resignation, which…

Nominations Being Taken for TTA Board of Directors

DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 21 This winter, TTA members will elect candidates to fill five at-large director positions in addition to regional director positions for the Northeast and South regions on the TTA Board of Directors. Those elected will serve three-year terms…

Texas Thoroughbred Racing Launches After the Track Site for Retired Horses

Announcing Facebook Page for The Paddock Foundation AUSTIN, (Texas Thoroughbred Association) – We are pleased to announce the launch of a new Facebook page for The Paddock Foundation, our non-profit corporation with a mission to support and advance the care of…

COYOTE LEGEND, THE DRIFTER, PLATINUM SONG, EARLY M ‘STARS’ OF TEXAS DAY

By David Hooper, Texas Thoroughbred Association AUSTIN, (TTA) – The equine “stars” on Lone Star Park’s annual Stars of Texas Day proved to be Coyote Legend, The Drifter, Platinum Song and Early M when the winner’s circle ceremonies for the…

CONGRESSIONAL SUBCOMMITTEE SETS HEARING ON HEALTH, SAFETY ISSUES

By David Hooper, Texas Thoroughbred Association AUSTIN, (TTA) – A Congressional subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce has set a hearing on health and safety issues in horse racing for 9:30am on Monday, April 30, five days…

Texas Racing’s Premier Meet Set

By David Hooper, CEO, Texas Thoroughbred Association AUSTIN, (TTA) – A competitive field of seven older Texas-bred sprinters are primed to get the 2012 Lone Star Park Thoroughbred meet off to a fast start at 6:35pm on Thursday night as…

Deadlines Loom for Thoroughbred Owners

Paperwork for Racing Accredited Texas-Breds: TTA Sales Futurity: By David Hooper, Texas Thoroughbred Association AUSTIN, (TTA) – For foals of 2010 already nominated to the 2012 TTA Sales Futurity, the final sustaining payment of $350 is due April 16. avodart…

Thoroughbred Meet Brings Texas Breds to Houston Track in Closer

$50,000 SPRING CHRYSLER-JEEP-DODGE HAS 5 TEXAS-BREDS IN 8-HORSE FIELD By David Hooper, CEO, Texas Thoroughbred Association HOUSTON, (TTA) – The curtain falls on Sam Houston Race Park’s boutique 31-day 2012 Thoroughbred meet this coming Monday afternoon to ring down a…