OKLAHOMA CITY, OK– APRIL 11, 2024–The jockey and trainer tandem of Edwin Escobedo and Jason Olmstead worked well together during the Remington Park racing week of April 4-7, racking up wins and the weekly Lip Chip honors.

The pair were red-hot on Friday night, April 5, scoring four wins together. It was the first time this season a jockey or a trainer had four wins on one racing program at Remington Park.

Escobedo added two more victories on Saturday, April 6 to give him six wins for the week from 14 attempts. He was also third in two other races. He enjoyed a 29% winning clip while finishing in the money (top three) in 43% of ...



JUNO BEACH, FL–APRIL 11, 2024–Jockeys and Jeans is adding three new team members that include a Hall of Fame Jockey, an attorney, and a noted Central Kentucky sales consigner.

Hall of Fame Jockey, Edgar Prado, was named the committee's ...


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GRAND PRAIRIE, TX– APRIL 11, 2024–Digital verifications for the 2024 quarter horse racing season are now available at Lone Star Park and must be performed upon entry.

To schedule your Quarter Horse ...



OGDEN, UT–APRIL 10, 2024–Lip Chip, an official sponsor for microchipping technology use for identifying American Quarter Horses that began this year, had the pleasure of using its HoofLink Paddock Application to assist Weber Downs last weekend.

Approximately 50 two-year-old Quarter Horses who were entered in trials for the $82,446 Beehive Futurity were identified for their races with the application and Weber Downs officials said their paddock had never run smoother!

"Thank you to everyone who helped," Lip Chip LLC CEO Brad Bolen said.

The Hoof Link System uses a Bluetooth reader to send that unique identifier to a smart phone, tablet or PC, which unlocks secure data linked to each horse as their microchip is scanned. The user can identify each horse within seconds ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK–APRIL 10, 2024–Consignment contracts for the 46th Annual Heritage Place September Yearling Sale are now available.

The annual three-day sale will be held September 19 through 21 at the Heritage Place Sales pavilion in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Consignments are due June 11 and fees are $650, ($750 if withheld from sale proceeds) per head. A late fee of $100 will be charged to horses that miss the deadline. The commission is 5% or a $500 minimum commission, whichever is higher.

An assessment of $250.00 per entry will ...



TOPEKA, KS–APRIL 8, 2024–A bill is headed to Governor Laura Kelly's desk for her signature that will bring live horse racing back to Kansas. Early estimates predict purses to be as good as any race meet in the country while Kansas Bred horses could be a highly sought after commodity.

Last year the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission granted Golden Circle a license to operate historical horse racing machines at the site of the old Wichita Greyhound Park.

The legislation, championed by Senator Chase Blasi of Wichita and Rep. Duane Droge of Eureka, directs the 3% tax on the operation of these HHR machines to directly benefit horse racing.

Two thirds of this revenue will be credited to the Horse Fair Racing Benefit Fund to potentially conduct two 20 day race meets. The other third will be credited to the Kansas Breeders ...



ELMHURST, IL–APRIL 9, 2024–The Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) is pleased to announce the expansion of its staff and the appointment of Joe Clabes as its new Executive Director, joining existing President Nancy LaSala. The appointment comes as the PDJF continues to grow its impact and support for permanently disabled jockeys.

Joe Clabes brings a wealth of experience and passion to the role of Executive Director. With a strong ...



By Natalie Voss, PaulickReport

It's not something you see every day, but this 3-year-old racing Quarter Horse filly is happier without a bit, her breeder says.

Eagle-eyed observers at the recently-concluded Sandy Ridge Quarter Horse meet in Lexington, Ky., may have noticed something different when they ...



TULSA, OK–APRIL 9, 2024–Horsemen and women who plan to compete at the upcoming 2024 live Quarter Horse meet at Fair Meadows must have their stall applications in by Monday, May 6.

The 2024 live meet in Tulsa, Oklahoma is scheduled for June 5 thru July 20.

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SAN ANTONIO, TX–APRIL 9, 2024–Retama Park in partnership with Social House Entertainment will host the “Tacos and Tequila Festival” in the San Antonio marketplace on October 5, 2024 from 2p.m. to 11 p.m. The Tacos and Tequila Festival will feature ‘90s and 2000 hip-hop & ...




SUNLAND PARK, NM–APRIL 7, 2024–Quarter Horse jockey, trainer and owner leaders for the just completed Sunland Park 2024 race meet have been announced.

Jockey Adrian Ramos took home top jockey honors after riding 20 winners from 119 starters.  His win clip with 17% with 50% finishes in the top three.   Ramos mounts earned $559,859.

Christian Ramos was second with 19 winners and earnings of $563,612, while Noe Garcia, Jr. finished third with 17 wins and earners of over $600,000.

Trainer Wesley T. Giles took home top ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK–APRIL 5, 2024–Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association members are reminded the association's Annual Membership Meeting will be held at 3:00 p.m. in the Ran Ricks Room at Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

All members are invited to attend the OQHRA Annual Membership meeting.

To RSVP online CLICK HERE.  To RSVP via phone please call (405) 216-0440.

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AMARILLO, TX–APRIL 3, 2024–If you’re planning to consign your yearlings to upcoming 2024 sales, QData reminds you to start the registration process to ensure that names, registration numbers and pedigree information appear accurately in summer and fall sale catalogs.

QData is a respected pedigree producer in the equine industry and provides data for many of the sales that take place throughout the fall and ...



SUNLAND PARK, NM–APRIL 4, 2024–The 2024 live racing season at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino will be headlined by a series of lucrative stakes races for quarter horses on Saturday, followed by an extraordinary closing day card with five thoroughbred stakes races on tap.

On Saturday, the penultimate day of the season, juvenile quarter horses will be in the spotlight in both the $354,467 (RG-II) New Mexican Spring Futurity and the $311,896 Grade II West Texas Futurity. Both 300-yard dashes feature full fields of some of the top juvenile prospects in the southwest.

Sunday's ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK–APRIL 3, 2024–James ''JJ'' Gonzalez and Francisco Calderon have been at the top of their games at this American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa race meet and are being recognized as Lip Chip Trainer and Jockey of the Week at Remington Park for the week of March 28-30.

Gonzalez only started five horses all week, but he was blistering hot with three winners. He also had a second-place finish with another for an incredible winning percentage of 60 percent and 80 percent in the money (first, second or third). Calderon won 3-of-10 this past week and hit the board in 70 percent of his races.

Gonzalez's winners were Im Missmerized, Valiants Dash and Tempt Me Sass. Sapphyre was the horse that ran second for him. Calderon's trips to the winner's circle included two for Gonzalez – Valiants Dash and Tempt Me Sass. His other victorious trip was in the saddle of Air Force for trainer Toby Keeton.

The fire lit underneath the Lip Chip trainer and jockey for the week propelled them in their respective standings as well. Gonzalez moved up from a tie for 15th two weeks ago to a tie for seventh after his three wins. Calderon stayed in third place in ...