Keyword: Keith Asmussen

  • Hip 92, produced from the unraced Mineshaft mare Fast Find and a full brother to Texas stakes winners Scooter’s Choice and Shaded, was purchased by Danny Pish for $105,000 to top the yearling session,

    Too Much Bling Yearlings Top Texas Sale

    The first yearling sale held in Texas since 2014 was conducted Aug. 29 at Lone Star Park, topped by a colt and a filly by the state’s leading sire Too Much Bling that sold as part of the dispersal of Lane’s End Texas.

  • Tapiture winning the Southwest Stakes with Winchell's silks.

    Winchell Stays the Course With Asmussen

    Breeder/owner Ron Winchell, whose Winchell Thoroughbreds races Kentucky Derby contender Tapiture and likely Kentucky Oaks favorite Untapable, is sticking with trainer Steve Asmussen--for now.

  • The connections of King Henny accepting the winning trophy.

    King Henny Wins Inaugural Big Drama Via DQ

    Favored King Henny won the inaugural running of the $100,000 Big Drama Stakes for 3-year-olds at rainy Delta Downs when Mr. Bandini's Band was disqualified from first for interference in the stretch on the night of Jan. 5.

  • Primal Storm Sires First Winner

    Primal Storm's first winner, the filly Lady Primal, became the stallion's initial stakes winner. Lady Primal captured the April 18 Manor Downs Thoroughbred Futurity.

  • Front-Running Catonight Wins Sugar Bowl

    Steve Asmussen saddled a New Year's Day stakes winner for the second straight year as Catonight captured the $81,600 Sugar Bowl for 3-year-olds Sunday at the Fair Grounds meet at Harrah's Louisiana Downs.

  • Asmussen Buys Keeneland Topper Friday

    A colt by Honour and Glory brought a top price of $72,000 during Friday's next-to-last session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale.

  • TTA Honors 2002 Champions, Asmussens

    The Texas Thoroughbred Association honored their best of 2002 at their Horse Racing/Breeding Conference and Annual Meeting in Austin the evening of Jan. 18. The winner of the prestigious T.I. "Pops" Harkins award went to Keith and Marilyn Asmussen of Larado, Texas.

  • Record-Holder Mountain General In Gaudin

    Mountain General makes his first start since his track-record performance in the Thanksgiving Handicap in Sunday's $75,000 F.W. Gaudin Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds.

  • Asmussens Put Plan for Laredo Racetrack on Hold

    The El Primero Fair Association backed by Cash, Marilyn, and Keith Asmussen and the Laredo National Bank has decided to withdraw its application to open a non-profit Class 3 racetrack near Laredo, Texas.

  • Asmussen to Assist Lone Star Park in Cup Effort

    Lone Star Park has enlisted the services of former French riding champion Cash Asmussen to assist the Grand Prairie, Texas, track in its efforts to host the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Asmussen to Assist Lone Star Park in Cup Effort

    Lone Star Park has enlisted the services of former French riding champion Cash Asmussen to assist the Grand Prairie, Texas, track in its efforts to host the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Asmussen to Assist Lone Star Park in Cup Effort

    Lone Star Park has enlisted the services of former French riding champion Cash Asmussen to assist the Grand Prairie, Texas, track in its efforts to host the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Miss Indiana Looks to Keep Perfect Record in Lassie

    Miss Indiana, who races in the colors of Keith Asmussen and country music star George Strait's Ocean Front Property, will look to keep her perfect record intact as the possible favorite in a field of nine juvenile fillies slated to contest the grade III $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Texas to Take Applications on Track Construction

    At the request of owner and breeder Keith Asmussen, the Texas Racing Commission on June 27 voted to take applications to construct a Class 2 or Class 3 track in the Laredo area. The Asmussens, in partnership with Sam Houston Race Park, hope to convert their El Primero Training Center into a racetrack and simulcasting facility.

  • Asmussen Celebrates 39th Birthday in New Role Out of the Saddle

    Cash Asmussen, who turned 39 years old on Thursday, isn't ready to announce his retirement, though for the first time since 1982 he won't be riding in France when the flat racing season there kicks into high gear. Instead, he'll tend to the Asmussen family business in Laredo, Texas, working with young horses, planning matings, and helping brother Steve turn an already successful public stable into what Cash hopes will be an operation capable of winning any race in the world.

  • Asmussen Celebrates 39th Birthday in New Role Out of the Saddle

    Cash Asmussen, who turned 39 years old on Thursday, isn't ready to announce his retirement, though for the first time since 1982 he won't be riding in France when the flat racing season there kicks into high gear. Instead, he'll tend to the Asmussen family business in Laredo, Texas, working with young horses, planning matings, and helping brother Steve turn an already successful public stable into what Cash hopes will be an operation capable of winning any race in the world.