OKLAHOMA, OK–SEPTEMBER 23, 2017–StallioneSearch continues its coverage of the 2017 Heritage Place Yearling Sale with Day 2 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. On this episode, Stallionsearch.com captured footage of the top three sellers from the Friday's second session of the September Yearling Sale who brought bids of more than $100,000 each. CLICK HERE to watch Episode 2. The coverage of the 2017 Heritage Place Yearling Sale is sponsored by the Heritage Place sales company. Heritage Place not only hosts the annual yearling sale in September, but conducts the Heritage Place Thoroughbred Sale on October 8th, the Fall Mixed Sale on November ...



OKLAHOMA, OK–SEPTEMBER 22, 2017–Stallionesearch begins its coverage of Day 1 of the 2017 Heritage Place Yearling Sale today in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. On this episode, Stallionsearch.com captured footage from the co-top sellers, a pair of $100,000 colts, from Thursday's first session of the September yearling sale.

CLICK HERE to watch Episode 1. The coverage of the 2017 Heritage Place Yearling Sale is sponsored by the Heritage Place sales company. Heritage Place not only hosts the annual yearling sale in September, but conducts the Heritage Place Thoroughbred Sale on October 8th, the Fall Mixed Sale on November 3-4, and then the ...


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AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—SEPTEMBER 22, 2017—Induction into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors bestowed by the American Quarter Horse Association, and the time has come to nominate men, women and horses for the Class of 2019, which will be inducted at the 2019 Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. Nominations are due December 1, 2017. When nominating, it is important that as much pertinent information as possible be included about each person or horse.
  • Personal knowledge of the nominee’s related background, activities and accomplishments are essential for an effective review.
  • A few personal letters from acquaintances or connections supporting the nomination can be a factor when ...



AUSTIN, TX—SEPTEMBER 21, 2017—Lone Star Park was the lone licensee who refused to sign a proposed rule amendment (Amendment to Rule 309.8- Racetrack License Fees) by the Texas Racing Commission on Wednesday. The proposal was approved as part of a rule amendment, establishing the referenced license (see attached) fees schedule. The proposed license fees pay for 20 days of Texas Racing Commission regulation at each Class 1 track. That's a total of 20 days, split between four breeds at each facility. Despite clear opposition to the proposal, it was apparent that the Commissioners had already made their decision before the meeting. Horsemen were not included in the dialog and were not supposed to see the proposal until today's meeting.

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AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—SEPTEMBER 20, 2017— After another weekend of limited stakes action in American Quarter Horse racing, the only notable change in the AQHA Racing National Polls was the movement of KVN Corona from sixth to a tie for fourth in the 2-year-old rankings. The son of Corona Cartel posted the fastest time on Sunday in the trials for the $400,000 PCQHRA Breeders’ Futurity (G2) at Los Alamitos while winning for the fourth time in as many starts. The final for that race is set for October 7. Fly Baby Fly maintained her spot at the top of the juvenile poll for the third straight week after winning the $3-million All American Futurity (G1) on Labor Day at Ruidoso Downs. ...



OPELOUSAS, LA—SEPTEMBER 20, 2017—Live racing will return to Evangeline Downs in a scant two weeks with the start of the American Quarter Horse season on Wednesday, October 4. The 46-day meeting will run through December 19 and racing will be conducted on a mostly Wednesday throughSaturday schedule. There will be two special days of racing on ...



OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—SEPTEMBER 19, 2017—Festivities for the 39th annual Heritage Place Yearling Sale will get underway Wednesday with a Pre-Sale Party in Oklahoma City from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Everyone is welcome. At 6:00 pm a "Pony Hop Race for Charity" will be held in the makeup ring in the barn area. Five trial races featuring 25 jockeys will be conducted with each trial winner advancing to the final. Wagering on each trial and the finals will be done by purchasing tickets for $5 each and dropping them in the bucket of the Jockey that you think will win. One ticket will be drawn from the winning Jockey’s bucket. The winning ticket will pay $200 for each trial and $500 for the ...



ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 19, 2017—Jennifer Hancock, a member of the Wrangler Q-Racing Ace team of handicappers, will visit Albuquerque Downs on Sunday. Hancock will be distributing complimentary handicapping materials, including a tip sheet for the day, and she will be available to answer questions about handicapping. A native of Houston, ...



by Greg Thompson, Stallionesearch.com ALBUQUERQUE, NM—SEPTEMBER 17, 2017—Fresh off of a convincing win in the All American Gold Cup(G1) on September 3rd at Ruidoso Downs, 2016 AQHA World Champion Jessies First Down will make his fifth start of the year next on September 24th in the $250,000 Albuquerque Fall Quarter Horse Championship at The Downs At Albuquerque. In his last fifteen starts, dating back to an allowance event in January of 2016 at Hialeah, the son of FDD Dynasty has won all but four—placing in all four defeats. During ...



CLAREMORE, OK—SEPTEMBER 16, 2017—Oklahoma based jockey Cody Smith rode six winners on Saturday's race card at Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, Oklahoma. Smith kicked off the day with a half-length win aboard Royal Desirio in the third race. He got his second win three races later with another half-length post aboard Commander N Chief B. He got the first of back-to-back wins in Race 7 aboard Rise Ta Fame. The ninth race kicked off four trials for the Grade 1 Pot O Gold Futurity with Smith taking the opening trial to qualify Dcm Furyofthestorm. In the 11th he got the fastest qualifier with Bully Pulpit, then scored his second back-to-back win of the day in the final race with another qualifier Sparketta. With career earnings ...