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  • Scatmandu

    Scatmandu to Thailand

    Graded stakes winner Scatmandu has been purchased for stallion duty at Charlie Pekanan's Pekanan Farms in Thailand.

  • Ex Federali Gets First Winner

    Stakes winner Ex Federali was represented by his first winner when his son Nicole's Pick won Sept. 1 at Ruidoso Downs.

  • Raton, N.M., to Get Racetrack

    The New Mexico Racing Commission approved the racing license application by Horse Racing at Raton, paving the way for construction of a proposed $50-million Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse track and casino to be constructed in the northern part of the state.

  • Peppers Pride attempt to break the United States record for most consecutive victories in Thoroughbred racing will be broadcast live by TVG.

    Peppers Pride 'Live' on TVG

    The attempt by the filly Peppers Pride to break the United States record for most consecutive victories in Thoroughbred racing will be broadcast live by TVG as part of its Labor Day weekend racing coverage from Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico.

  • Hot War's First Winner

    Stakes winner Hot War was represented by his first winner July 24 at Ruidoso Downs.

  • Peppers Pride

    Peppers Pride Trying to Make History

    July 27 will be a big day for Joe Allen. The Texas resident will celebrate his 62nd birthday, and his homebred mare, Peppers Pride, will try to set a modern North American Thoroughbred racing record by posting her 17th consecutive victory.

  • Ruidoso Creates Thoroughbred-Only Sale

    Ruidoso Sales Company in Ruidoso, N.M. will host a Thoroughbred-only sale July 25-26, featuring New Mexico-bred yearlings. The closing date for the sale is April 15.

  • Red's Honor to Bar Y Equine

    Multiple stakes winner Red's Honor will stand for $1,000 at Robert and DelRae Driggers and Mark and Dena Milner's Bar Y Equine near Berino, N.M.

  • Patrick Valenzuela

    Valenzuela Returns to Hollywood

    Jockey Patrick Valenzuela returns to California for the first time in nearly one year Nov. 17 at Hollywood Park.

  • Pro Prado enters stud in 2008.

    Pro Prado to Hourigan in New Mexico

    Stakes winner Pro Prado, who was stakes-placed three times to Smarty Jones, will enter stud in 2008 at Hourigan Horse Farm near Anthony, N.M.

  • Attilas Storm will compete in the Breeders' Cup Sprint before entering stud at JEH Stallion Station in New Mexico.

    Attila's Storm to Stand at JEH

    Attila's Storm, a 2007 graded stakes winner, will enter stud at Jim Helzer's JEH Stallion Station near Hondo, N.M., upon his retirement from racing.

  • Avenue of Flags to Hourigan in New Mexico

    Avenue of Flags, whose 23 stakes winners includes grade I winners Joey Franco and Notable Career, will stand at Hourigan Horse Farm near Anthony, N.M.

  • The recently-discovered trophy awarded to Sam Riddle after War Admiral won the 1937 Kentucky Derby.

    War Admiral's Kentucky Derby Trophy Found

    The Kentucky Derby Museum has located War Admiral's 1937 Kentucky Derby Gold Cup Trophy, and it will be loaned to the museum for its Kentucky Derby Gold Cup exhibition in 2010.

  • Board shows field for the WinStar Derby.

    WinStar Derby: Baffert Back...This Time with Law Breaker

    After running one-two last year, trainer Bob Baffert ships Hal and Patti Earnhardt III's Law Breaker from Santa Anita to the Sunland Park for Sunday's nine-furlong WinStar Derby. With a $600,000 purse, it's worth coming back for more...especially when you'll have the likely favorite.

  • New Mexico Champions Honored

    Three-time stakes winner Ky's Quest was named New Mexico-bred champion 2-year-old male at the 2006 New Mexico Horse Breeders Association's annual awards banquet at the Marriott Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Jan. 31.

  • Trainer Steve Asmussen.

    Asmussen Case Remains in Dispute in New Mexico

    The New Mexico Racing Commission denied a settlement proposal from an attorney representing trainer Steve Asmussen, who is battling a six-month suspension after one of his horses tested positive for a prohibited Class 3 drug in March.

  • EVA Outbreak Reported in New Mexico

    An outbreak of Equine Viral Arteritis has been confirmed at a New Mexico Quarter Horse farm, according to a release from the Reference Laboratory for Equine Viral Arteritis at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture's Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center.

  • RCI Integrity Services: Taking the Lead

    The Racing Commissioners International (RCI) is taking an industry leading position with their subsidiary RCI Integrity Services. The push forward was made during the 72nd annual convention of the RCI that is taking place at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort near Albuquerque, N.M.

  • RCI Gets Call for a Wagering Clearinghouse

    In order to help racing jurisdictions get a better grip on just exactly who is betting into their pools, a call was made out at the Association or Racing Commissioners International convention for the RCI to take the lead in forming a "wagering clearinghouse" for secondary betting entities.

  • RCI Convention Addresses Federal Regulation

    Racing is in need of some forms of additional federal regulation according to a panel of experts at the 72nd annual convention of the Association of Racing Commissioners International. The general consensus was reached Wednesday morning during a panel discussion titled, "Is Federal Regulation Necessary for Racing?"

  • RCI Convention: Unity is the Word

    Unity was the buzzword during the opening session of the 72nd convention of the Association of Racing Commissioners International Tuesday. The conference, which unites the RCI with the North American Pari-Mutuel Regulators Association (NAPRA), is being held at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort near Albuquerque, N.M.

  • Jockey Club's 2006 Online Fact Book Available

    Declines in national purses and handle coupled with continued strength in the auction sales markets and in regional breeding markets highlight statistics contained in the Jockey Club's 2006 Online Fact Book, which was released today on the organization's website.

  • Tricky Creek Moved to New Mexico

    Tricky Creek, the sire of 18 stakes winners, has been relocated for the 2006 breeding season to Nancy and Loren Bolinger's Running Horse Farm near Albuquerque, NM.

  • So Long Birdie to Buena Suerte Equine

    So Long Birdie, a half-brother to Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Birdstone and champion filly Bird Town, will stand in 2006 at Dr. Leonard Blach's Buena Suerte Equine near Roswell, N.M. His fee will be $2,000.

  • Rocky Gulch Highlights New Mexico Cup Day

    New Mexico-bred hero Rocky Gulch will highlight Sunday's first-ever $1.4 million New Mexico Cup day at Zia Park. The state-bred festival will offer seven stakes races for Thoroughbreds and four for Quarter Horses.

  • New Mexico's Zia Park Set to Open Friday

    Zia Park will kick off its inaugural 44-day season Friday with an 11-race card of Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing, with the opening day program highlighted by the $50,000 Premier Stakes for Thoroughbreds at six furlongs.

  • Field of Eight Set for WinStar Derby

    A field of eight, highlighted by the first three finishers in the Borderland Derby and stakes winner Sort it Out, will take the gate for Saturday's $500,000 WinStar Derby, going 1 1/8 miles at Sunland Park.

  • Tribe Seeks to Reopen Santa Fe Racetrack

    The Pojoaque Pueblo tribe has filed an application with the New Mexico Racing Commission to reopen The Downs at Santa Fe, which would become the sixth racetrack in the state. The tribe wants to begin live racing in 2007 and also hopes to install slot machines.