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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 8, 2019–Remington Park in Oklahoma City is preparing for the upcoming live quarter horse racing season by holding a job fair. The park says between 80 and 100 full-time and part-time positions are open, and shifts are available 24/7 to accommodate various schedules. Available positions include bartenders, restaurant chefs and cooks, servers, camera operators, track maintenance personnel, security officers, cashiers and more. Some employees will have the option to remain on-staff after quarter horse season, which begins Friday, March 8 and runs through Saturday, June 1. The job fair is set for Monday, February 11 in the racing lobby from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To see a full list of available ...



TUCSON, AZ—FEBRUARY 7, 2019—Rillito Park racetrack in Tucson, Arizona, is partnering with the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to launch the Rillito Equine Wellness Program. The purpose of the Equine Wellness Program is to create a racing environment whereby the health and safety of horses and riders is a ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—FEBRUARY 7, 2019—The 2019 Minnesota Quarter Horse Racing Association’s Stallion Service Auction is open for bids through Sunday, February 10. The annual online auction lists 70 stallions, including Hes Relentless, A Revenant, ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 6, 2019—Ed Allred, a member of the American Quarter Horse Association Hall of Fame class of 2006, is one victory away from becoming the first owner to reach the 1,500th win milestone in Quarter Horse racing. The sport's all-time leading owner and breeder, Allred could reach the mark on Friday night as his iconic ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 6, 2019—Bobby Neuman will call the racing action at Los Alamitos Race Course starting this Friday and through Sunday, March 24 in place of Ed Burgart, who is enjoying a well-deserved vacation. Neuman filled in for Burgart last year and has also been the announcer at Los Alamitos during the track's daytime ...



By Paulick Report Staff BOOSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 6, 2019—Law enforcement and Louisiana State Racing Commission officials are investigating a Jan. 12 break-in of the test barn at Harrah's Louisiana Downs and the theft of a number of split samples from a locked freezer. The break-in occurred during the second week of a Quarter Horse meeting that began on Jan. 5 at the Bossier City, La., racetrack and casino. Charles Gardiner III, executive director of the Louisiana State Racing Commission, told the Paulick Report that no primary samples were affected because they had already been sent to the state's official test lab at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Analytical Systems Laboratory in Baton Rouge. Split samples are stored and ...



Q-RACING—FEBRUARY 5, 2019—All-time leading breeder and owner Dr. Edward C. Allred's homebred He Looks Hot has earned an AQHA Supreme Race Horse title. The Supreme Race Horse title recognizes a racing American Quarter Horse that during its career earns $500,000 or more, wins two or more open Grade 1 stakes races and at least 10 races. On January 20, He Looks Hot earned the final necessary step to earn the honor by winning his 10th race, his trial to the Brad McKinzie Winter Championship (G1). He Looks Hot has spent his entire career at Los Alamitos Race Course. There, the 7-year-old gelding has made 29 starts, with 10 wins and earnings of $1,202,419. He has three Grade 1 victories, including the 2015 Los Alamitos Two ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM—JANUARY 26, 2019—Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino will shift post time to 12:50 p.m. starting on Friday, February 8. Nine races are planned each day. The $100,000 Mine That Bird Derby is quickly approaching. The last local prep for the $800,000 Sunland Derby (Gr. III) is slated for Sunday, Feb. 24 at one mile and ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 5, 2019—The morning after horses were allowed to enter and be stabled in Remington Park barns, pre-season training started. Nearly 200 horses went to the track in cool and foggy conditions with Wave Topper posting the first official workout of the session. Jockey Ruben Castro was up as Wave Topper handled 200 yards in 11.72 seconds over a fast track, according to Remington Park clocker Vicky Grothaus. The Oklahoma-bred 3-year-old filly by Wave Carver, from the Mr Jess Perry mare Jess A Topper, worked at 10am for trainer Pedro Martinez. Wave Topper is expected to attempt her second career win during the upcoming season. Morning training will continue Wednesday, just ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—FEBRUARY 4, 2019—In what has become an annual occurrence at Remington Park, trainer Tammy Johnson is again the first to arrive and bring horses into the stable area. Today is the first day for trainers to stall horses in anticipation of the upcoming 2019 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season. Johnson passed through the Remington Park stable gate at 12:04am with 10 horses after a six-hour journey from her farm in Gatesville, Texas. She plans to have 19 horses comfortable in their stalls here after ...



DALLAS, TX –FEBRUARY 4, 2019—StallioneSearch.com continues their short film series "Making Of A Sire" on the freshly-retired two-time AQHA Racing Champion and Grade 1 winning-runner Kvn Corona with the debut of Episode 3. Episode 3 features the culmination of the colts two-year-old campaign that has led to him being award Champion 2-Year-Old Colt, as well as the kickoff of his 3-year old season that saw an early win in the Grade 2 El Primero Del Ano Derby at Los Alamitos Race Course. The short film, written and produced by Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com, chronicles the top sire prospect retiring from his race career in Quarter Horse racing, as he enters his stud career ...



SHAKOPEE, MN—FEBRUARY 4, 2019—Canterbury Park’s quarter horse racing stakes schedule was announced today and includes 17 races during the 66-day season that begins May 3. The premier race, the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity, with a purse estimated to reach $150,000, will be run Sunday, July 7. This will be the 32nd rendition of the ...



SALLISAW, OK—FEBRUARY 3, 2019—Funeral services were held Saturday (Feb. 2) for Sharon Kay Brooks, 73, CEO and manager of Rex Brooks Training Stables. She died Wednesday, January 30. Burial was was at the Sallisaw City Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent-Mallory-Martin Funeral Service, Inc. Mrs. Brooks was born on June 4, 1945 in Borger, Texas to Joyce (Hester) Crum and Hubert Uptergrove. She was married longtime Quarter Horse trainer Rex Dean Brooks on February ...



By AQHA Executive Vice President
Craig Huffhines AMARILLO, TX—FEBRUARY 1, 2019—The debate over the location of AQHA Headquarters is as historic as the Association itself. While the headquarters was ultimately established in Amarillo, the initial meetings organized to form the Association were held in Fort Worth, Texas. Conversations regarding the possibility of moving the Association from Amarillo to Fort Worth have been held in barn aisles and boardrooms ever since. Today, these conversations have been rekindled. Efforts from key industry stakeholders, external to AQHA staff, to raise funds to support a move to Fort Worth have accelerated. Recently, AQHA staff members and I ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FERUARY 1, 2019—STATEMENT FROM LOS ALAMITOS OWNER ED ALLRED:
    "The recent announcement of the spin off from the All American and Rainbow Derby of an 'Oaks' race for 3 year old fillies at Ruidoso was a welcomed concept. Los Alamitos Race Course has decided to enhance the former La Primera del Ano for 3 year old fillies, renaming it the Los Alamitos Oaks with $125,000 added, $350,000 guaranteed and projected over $400,000. The 400 yard trials for the Los Alamitos Oaks will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 and the rich final will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020. These are traditional dates on the stakes schedule occupied by the La Primera Del Ano Derby. ...



DALLAS, TX –JANUARY 31, 2019—StallioneSearch.com will continue their short film series "Making Of A Sire" on the freshly-retired two-time AQHA Racing Champion and Grade 1 winning-runner Kvn Corona on Monday with the debut of Episode 3. The third episode features the culmination of the colt' two-year old campaign that led to him being awarded AQHA Racing's Champion 2-Year-Old Colt honors, as well as the kickoff of his three-year old season that saw an early win in the grade 2 El Primero Del Ano Derby at Los Alamitos Race Course. The short film, written and produced by Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com, chronicles the top sire prospect's successful race career and retirement to a stud ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JANUARY 31, 2019—Quarter Horse Hall of Fame jockey Jerry Nicodemus, 73, died Wednesday, January 30. An Ohio native, his riding talents were sought by many trainers and owners. In 6,317 races, he won 1,252 and earned $18,888,775. Nicodemus once said, "I associated with good people – owners, trainers, other jockeys. I think I've led a pretty good life in racing." ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JANUARY 31, 2019—Jerry "Nic" Nicodemus, considered one of quarter horse racing's greatest jockeys of all time, died Wednesday at his residence in Ruidoso. He was 73 years old. "He was a great friend to so many people within the racing industry and we are all shocked and saddened by his passing," Ruidoso Downs President ...



By Martha Claussen BATON ROUGE, LA—JANUARY 30, 20199—It's been a long and arduous seven years, but on Monday, trainer Heath Taylor was restored to good standing by the Louisiana State Racing Commission. His ordeal began in May, 2012, when Taylor was cited for a drug violation at Delta Downs. The drug, Dermorphin, also known as frog juice because it originally came from a secretion ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—JANUARY 30, 2019—The long awaited debut of the 2019 2-year-old racing crop will get underway on Friday (Feb. 1) when Louisiana Downs hosts 14 training races for hopefuls still eligible to the $250,000-Guaranteed Mardi Gras Futurity. First post for the 220 yard races is set for 11:00 a.m. at the Bossier City racetrack. Trials for the first official 2-year-old races of the 2019 season are scheduled Saturday, February 23rd. The restricted grade 2 final, the first official 2-year-old stakes of the season, will be conducted on Saturday March 16th. Among the 85 two-year-old's to debut on Friday are numerous graduates of the 2018 LQHBA Yearling Sale, held last ...



HOUSTON, TX—JANUARY 29, 2019—Sustaining payments for the 2019 Grade 2 $100,000-added Sam Houston Futurity and the Grade 3 $35,000-added Sam Houston Derby, to be held at Sam Houston Race Park, are due Friday, January 2. Quarter Horse foals of 2017 must pay a $400 sustaining payment to remain eligible to nominate to the $450,000-est. 330 yard Sam Houston Futurity by Friday (Feb. 1). Trials will be contested Saturday, April 13 and the finals will be run back on Friday May 3. Horsemen and women can also pay $500 plus all fees ($1,100) by February 1 to late pay their 2-year-olds into the 2019 Sam Houston Futurity. ...



ALBURQUERQUE, NM—JANUARY 27, 2019—On January 16, the New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC) Rules and Medication Committee voted to pass a rule that would make the drug albuterol a zero tolerance drug in the State of New Mexico. The new rule is intended to go into effect around May 1, 2019. The new rule is not breed specific and it would apply to both Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses, the same as New Mexico’s rule regarding clenbuterol. The zero tolerance will be utilized for post-race testing as well as the out of competition testing program used by the NMRC. Since the NMRC has been clamping down on the abuse of clenbuterol, there have been strong allegations that trainers have shifted their focus to albuterol in order to try and obtain an unfair advantage. That has been the ...



INDIANAPOLIS, IN—JANUARY 26, 2019—Amidst a dreary snowstorm, the Indiana Quarter Horse Breed Development Program (IQHBDP) and the Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana (QHRAI) celebrated what was a bright year of Quarter Horse racing in Indiana in 2018 with year-end awards banquet. Before to the banquet, the QHRAI’s annual stallion service auction brought in $70,500. Kiss My Hocks was the high-selling stallion, garnering $5,400 for a 2019 breeding. Indiana stallion Habits Secret sold for $625 over minimum and Escondido Beach sold for $500 over his minimum. Since the conclusion of the auction, nine more stallions have sold, bringing the total to $83,975. The remaining stallions are listed on QHRAI’s website, or you can ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 24, 2019— Owned and bred by Lesley Joyner, Jesstacartel was named the 2018 Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association Horse of the Year at the annual awards presentation on Thursday night at Los Alamitos. The PCQHRA Awards celebrate the achievements of California's Quarter Horse breeders, owners, trainers, jockeys ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—JANUARY 24, 2019—The New Mexico Horse Breeders' Association honored its 2018 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse champions during its Zia Awards Banquet at the Marriott Uptown Hotel in Albuquerque on January 24. During the banquet, a total of 18 awards were presented. On the Quarter Horse side, Major Bites was honored as the ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA—JANUARY 24, 2019—In a letter to LQHBA members today (Jan. 24), LQHBA Executive Director Tony Patterson said the Fair Grounds Race Course is once again attempting to move the 2019 Quarter Horse meet from its usual August/September dates to late July/mid-August. The proposed dates would mean the Quarter Horse meet at the Fair Grounds would begin three weeks earlier than normal. These dates would negatively impact the Quarter Horse racing and breeding industry in the state. The final night of the 2019 Delta Downs Quarter Horse meet is July 6. That would be less than three weeks for 2-year-olds, that run on closing night of the Delta Downs meet, to have to start in trials for the LQHBA Sale Futurity(RG1) at Fair ...



BOSSIER CITY, LA—JANUARY 24, 2019—Schooling races for the $250,000-Guaranteed Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) will be held Friday, February 1 at Louisiana Downs. Schooling races for eligible Quarter Horse foals of 2017 will get underway at the Northwestern Louisiana racetrack at 11 a.m. (CST) and will be conducted at a distance of 220 yards. ...



ALTOONA, IA—JANUARY 24, 2019—Racing industry veteran Michael Anifantis will assume the role of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Racing Secretary at Prairie Meadows. Anifantis brings with him 40 years of racing industry experience. "We are absolutely thrilled to have someone with Michael's knowledge and experience on our team. He's been in the industry for a long time and has many Midwest connections, making him a huge asset when it comes to recruiting race horses," said Derron Heldt, Vice President of Racing at Prairie Meadows. As Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Racing Secretary at Prairie Meadows, Anifantis will be responsible for establishing the racing program for owners and ...



LEXINGTON, KY—JANUARY 24, 2019—On Wednesday (Jan. 23) the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) published new racing regulatory standards as part of its continuing process to adapt standards to current integrity threats as well as new technologies and innovation. The standards are included in the ARCI’s Model Rules of Racing and can be downloaded at arci.com. In addition, the group added more than 70 previously unclassified substances to its Uniform Classification Guidelines for Foreign Substances, the guiding document for horse racing’s anti-doping and drug testing program, providing guidance to regulatory authorities and labs as to the potential threat posed by the substance if found. Unclassified substances, if found in a drug test, remain a violation and are ...



PRESCOTT, AZ—JANUARY 24, 2019—The presence of graders and other heavy equipment is a sure sign that Arizona Downs is on track to bring live horse racing back to the Prescott area for the first time since 2010. Internationally prominent racetrack consultant Dennis Moore started the process of putting in a new racing surface on January 3. He ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA—JANUARY 23, 2019—A regular meeting of the LQHBA Board of Directors will be conducted Wednesday February 6, in the Evangeline Downs Event Center Prefunction Room at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas. Set for 10:00 am (CST), all LQHBA members and the public are invited to attend. A meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it is finalized. CLICK HERE for LQHBA Board of Directors Meeting updated agenda. For additional information visit the association website at lqhba.com or call (318) ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA-JANUARY 22, 2019-The top five finishers from each of the two trials to the Grade 1 Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship held on Sunday have been selected by the racing stewards to compete in the 400-yard final to be held on Sunday, February 10. The method of selection is in accordance to the rules and regulations printed on the entry blank to the 2019 Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship. The rules and regulations state that: "All horses shall be selected on a time trial basis, however should variable exist which would prevent this from being feasible, the stewards may then select the finalists in ...



ALEXANDRIA, LA-JANUARY 22, 2019 Online bidding will close Wednesday (Jan. 23) for the 2019 LQHBA Stallion Service Auction. Breedings to more than 40 of the industrys leading stallions are now available. All net proceeds from the LQHBA Stallion Auction are used to benefit the associations scholarship program. Since its inception in 2001, the LQHBA scholarship program has earmarked over $570,000 for Louisiana students to attend a higher education institution. The 2019 auction will close at 7 p.m. (CST). For more information, to view available stallion services or to begin bidding ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 21, 2019—The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association Stallion Service Auction, the primary fundraiser for the OQHRA, will end on Thursday (Jan. 24) at noon (CST). Stallion owners have generously donated breeding(s) to their stallions to support OQHRA. 100% of the proceeds from this auction goes to support several OQHRA programs including scholarships, lobbying activities and promotional efforts to increase racing opportunities for Quarter Horse and Mixed Breed racing in Oklahoma. Why purchase a breeding from the OQHRA stallion service program?
  • NO CHUTE FEES! - OQHRA will pay the Farm/Chute Fee!
  • FREE LIMITED EDITION OQHRA VEST - if you are the successful bidder on a breeding in the ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 20, 2019—The 10 qualifiers for the 2019 Grade 1, $157,200 Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship (see related story) were unavailable after the a timer malfunction in the final trial won by He Look Hot by half-a-length over Da One Two. Former Champion of Champions(G1) winner Zoomin For Spuds put in a sharp effort in the first trial to defeat newly crowned AQHA Racing Champion Tarzanito by a half in :19.581 seconds, a 97 speed index. The Los Alamitos Race stewards The racing stewards and the Los Alamitos racing office will meet with representatives of the Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association on Tuesday at ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 20, 2019—StallioneSearch.com concludes its webcast coverage of the 2019 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale on Stallionesearch.com and Facebook.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand at session two to recap the top four-sellers from the closing day of the 2019 Winter Sale in Oklahoma City. CLICK HERE to watch: Heritage Place Winter Mixed 2019 Session 2 Recap. Coverage of the 2019 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale is presented on StallioneSearch.com by the stallion roster of Robicheaux Ranch, Inc. ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 19, 2019—StallioneSearch.com begins its webcast coverage of the 2019 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale on Stallionesearch.com and Facebook.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand for the 2019 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale in Oklahoma City Friday. The opening session includes a recap the top three high-sellers from day 1. CLICK HERE to watch: Heritage Place Winter Mixed 2019 Session 1 Recap. Coverage of the 2019 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale is presented on StallioneSearch.com by the stallion roster of Robicheaux Ranch, Inc. in Breaux ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 18, 2019—Los Alamitos Race Course cancelled prior to the start of the eight-race Friday night card on January 18 due to an electrical malfunction. Racing is scheduled to resume on Saturday night, January 19. First post for the eight-race program on Saturday is 6 p.m. (PDT). For more info, please contact ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JANUARY 18, 2019 — Johnny Trotter’s world champion Bodacious Eagle led the awards with the 2019 World Champion title as Ruidoso Downs-raced horses and Ruidoso Downs horsemen shined when the 2018 champions were announced in Oklahoma City on Thursday evening. The other horses who raced at Ruidoso Downs and earned ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 18, 2019—Los Alamitos Race Course, which conducts year-round nighttime Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing, will have two rare weekend nights off on Saturday, February 2nd and Sunday, February 3rd in order to conduct its annual track renovation. Live racing will be held at Los Alamitos on Friday night, February 1st with the usual first post time of 7 p.m. Los Alamitos will be open during the daytime on both February 2-3 for Thoroughbred simulcasting from Santa Anita, Golden Gate, Aqueduct, Gulfstream, Turfway Park, and more. Los Alamitos will remain open for simulcasting only of Australian racing and Cal ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JANUARY 17, 2019—Johnny Trotter's Bodacious Eagle is the 2018 World Champion Racing American Quarter Horse. He is also the champion aged horse and champion aged gelding. The consistent sorrel gelding in 2018 won or placed in all of his seven starts and earned $453,600. An AQHA Supreme Race Horse, in his career he has earned $1,297,536. Trained by Mike and Justin Joiner, the gelding in his 6-year-old year won the Champion of Champions (G1), All American Gold Cup (G1) and Z. Wayne Griffin Director's Trial. He was second in the Robert L. Boniface Los Alamitos Invitational Championship (G1) and Mr Jet Moore Handicap (G2), and was third in the Remington ...



AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—JANUARY 17, 2019—Each year, the American Quarter Horse Association recognizes the hard work of several individuals in the racing industry. This year, the John Andreini Special Recognition Award goes to Mauro Zaborowsky; the Mildred N. Vessels Special Achievement Award to Wendy Davis; and the Gordon Crone ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 17, 2019—Jon and Donna McPherson's Grant Farms LLC were honored Thursday night in Oklahoma City as the 2018 AQHA Racing Leading Breeder. The Pineville, Louisiana-based operation had 73 starters make 361 starts, with a 16 percent win rate. Their runners bred in the name of Grant Farms earned $1,614,845. Grant ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—JANUARY 14, 2019—The American Quarter Horse Association will honor their 2018 AQHA Racing Champions on Thursday in Oklahoma City. The 2018 Champions ceremony will get underway at 6:00 p.m. (CST) in the Heritage Place Sale Company auditorium following a 5 p.m. cocktail party to kickoff the 2019 Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale. Winner's select in voting earlier this month by the AQHA Racing Champion Selection committee will be announced for the following divisions:
  • Distance Champion
  • Canadian Champion
  • Mexican Champion
  • 2-Year-Old Colt
  • 2-Year-Old Filly
  • 2-Year-Old Gelding
  • 3-Year-Old Colt
  • 3-Year-Old Filly
  • 3-Year-Old ...



RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—JANUARY 14, 2019—The original nomination payment of $250 for foals of 2018 to be nominated to the 2020 All American Triple Crown at Ruidoso Downs must be postmarked by January 15. That $250 payment nominates a foal of 2018 to the 2020 All American Futurity, Rainbow Futurity, and Ruidoso Futurity. If the horses are ...



CASPER, WY—JANUARY 14, 2019—The Pari-Mutuel Commission, founded in 1967 has over five decades of experience regulating pari-mutuel wagering and now with new technology, historic racing terminals. When it comes to Historic Racing, Wyoming is setting the pace. Wyoming is one of the few states in the nation that are permitting the public to bet ...



PORTALES, NM—JANUARY 13, 2019—Funeral services for longtime New Mexico Horseman Richard R. “Dickie” Shearer, 67, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Third and Kilgore Church Of Christ in Portales, New Mexico. Pat Boone and Mike Terry will officiate with burial to follow in the Portales Cemetery. The family will receive guests at the Wheeler Mortuary in Portales from 2:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday (Jan. 13). Richard Ray Shearer, known to family and friends as "Dickie", was born May 2, 1951 in Muleshoe, Texas to Mae (Turner) and Doyle Shearer and died peacefully at his home in Portales ...



BYERS, CO—JANUARY 11, 2019—Funeral services for longtime Colorado horsemen Thomas Harry Bradbury, 82, are set Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. (MST) in the Cherry Hills Community Church Chapel in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Tom died Thursday (Jan. 10), after complications from a knee replacement surgery that included two follow-up surgeries and an allergic reaction to an antibiotic. He was a well-known Colorado rancher, horseman and businessman ...



DALLAS, TX –JANUARY 11, 2019—StallioneSearch.com continues their short film series on the freshly-retired AQHA Champion and Grade 1 winning-runner Kvn Corona with the Friday's debut of episode 2 of The Making Of A Sire: Kvn Corona. The short film, written and produced by award-winning filmmaker Greg Thompson of StallioneSearch.com, chronicles 2019's top sire prospect retiring from his career in Quarter Horse racing, as he enters stud career at Lazy E Ranch for 2019. Episode two focuses on the early stages of his budding championship producing career. In the film, owner and co-breeder Keith Nellesen, Lazy E's Butch Wise, and 14-time AQHA World ...



LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JANUARY 10, 2019—Bill Hoburg's BH Lisas Boy is already an eight-time stakes winner and a four-time Grade 1 stakes winner at Los Alamitos in his career. The 7-year-old gelding has a chance to become the first ever three-time winner of the Grade 1 Brad McKinzie Los Alamitos Winter Championship with his first step towards that goal being the 400-yard trials to be held next week on Sunday, January 20. An outstanding group of older horses is expected to be in action in the Winter Championship trials. The list of likely participants in the trials include seven runners that competed in last year's Champion of Champions. In addition to BH Lisas Boy, other Champion of Champions finalists that could ...