Grade 2 winner I Spent It, who entered stud last year, is being relocated to Merrick Ranches near Sayre, Okla., where he'll stand for $2,500.
Leading Oklahoma-based owner Danny Caldwell spied an opportunity when he saw multiple stakes winner Da Stoops being offered this week through the Fasig-Tipton February mixed sale.
When Fasig-Tipton conducts its Kentucky winter mixed sale Feb. 6-7, 32 horses from the Rockin' Z Ranch dispersal will offered without reserve by Vinery Sales.
Wilburn, a grade II-winning son of Bernardini, has been relocated to Lori and Francisco Bravo's River Oaks Farms near Sulphur, Oklahoma.
Westrock Stables' son of Medaglia d'Oro will start one more time this year.
Dr. Warren Center's Center Hills Farm buys a half-interest in the son of Indian Charlie.
The morning-line second choice at 2-1 odds behind Super Derby (gr. III) winner Texas Chrome (9-5), Martin Racing Stable's Fish Trappe Road was sixth last out in the $500,000 Ketel One King's Bishop Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 27
Remington Park in Oklahoma will offer more statistical data to horseplayers and fans when it brings back a program by which horses are weighed before each race and the information disseminated to the public.
Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs is in the midst of a renovation that includes amenities for racing patrons.
Son of Tiznow will stand for $1,000 introductory stud fee.
Undefeated Lady Eli continued to work toward her first start of the year, putting in an 'A+' move Aug. 13 on Saratoga's Oklahoma turf course, according to trainer Chad Brown. She is slated to run in the Aug. 27 Ballston Spa (gr. IIT).
Spendthrift Farm confirmed the sale and relocation of second-crop sires Victor's Cry and Wilburn from its stallion station near Lexington.
Millionaire Oklahoma gelding Clever Trevor, a grade I winner who ran at 16 different racetracks, died recently at the age of 31.
Remington Park's barn area opened this morning, allowing Thoroughbreds to move into their homes for the next five months. The 67-date season opens on Friday, Aug. 12 and runs thru Sunday, Dec. 11.
Remington Park will be following and enforcing a health policy to safeguard horses participating at Oklahoma racetracks in the wake of the lifting of the quarantine on the isolated case of equine herpesvirus at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico.
The Oklahoma Derby card has increased from seven stakes to 10 stakes this year with the stakes purses increasing by $275,000 to a combined $1,325,000.
Suddenbreakingnews, a Belmont Stakes (gr. I) contender who recently had his sex status changed from gelding to ridgling, might still be considered a gelding had he not contested any of the Triple Crown races.
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The barn area at Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, Okla., sustained extensive damage and two horses were injured when a tornado hit the area March 30.
Family and friends will say their good-byes to Jeff Lukas during a funeral service March 30 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Atoka, Okla.
Lukas was the only son of Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas.
Oratory, a top-10 Oklahoma stallion in 2014 and 2015, has been euthanized following an accident that occured while he was recovering from surgery to address a nerve problem.
Turf Paradise in Arizona is the second racetrack in the Southwest to enact a quarantine because of equine herpesvirus. Live racing continues at the Phoenix track, though no horses may enter or leave the grounds.
Keeneland announced Jan. 26 that Jesse Ullery will join the sales department as a sales associate.
Mister Lucky Cat, a half brother to grade I winner Girolamo and to grade II winner Daydreaming, has joined the stallion roster at Oklahoma Equine Reproductive Center near Washington, Okla.
Magna Graduate, the sire of Iowa Derby (gr. III) winner Jessica's Star, has been relocated to Dr. Robert Zoellner's Rockin' Z Ranch near Beggs, Okla., for the 2016 breeding season.
Remington Park posted an increase in total pari-mutuel handle and distributed record purses for its 67-day Thoroughbred season, which concluded Dec. 13.
Shotgun Kowboy, winner of the Oklahoma Derby (gr. III) and Oklahoma Classics Cup at Remington Park, turned in his final breeze Nov. 18 at his home track leading up to the $500,000 Clark Handicap (gr. I).
The son of Carson City will relocate from Florida to Mighty Acres near Pryor, Okla., according to Schumer Bloodstock and The Stallion Company, which brokered the move.
Special Rate, a successful Texas sire, has been moved to Oklahoma to stand at Glasses Creek Ranch in Madill in 2016.
The Classics Cup is the third straight win this season for Shotgun Kowboy, who has now won six of his eight career races -- all of which have been at Remington Park. He will now go on the road to the Nov. 27 Clark (gr. I).
Oklahoma Derby (gr. III) winner Shotgun Kowboy looks to add another stakes score to his resume Oct. 17, when he heads a field of six for the $175,000 Oklahoma Classics Cup at Remington Park.
Raring to go in his second start off a long layoff, Oklahoma-bred Shotgun Kowboy won the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (gr. III) for the home team Sept. 27 at Remington Park.
Remington Park announced overnight purses will increase 10% for the 67-day Thoroughbred meet that begins Aug. 14 and runs through Dec. 13.
Oklahoma Thoroughbred Retirement Program is the July recipient of the Thoroughbred Charities of America's Award of Merit.
Oklahoma-based freshman sire Euroears saw his first winner July 11 when his first starter, Eurodevilwoman, posted a two-length victory in her career debut in the fifth race at Lone Star Park.
Gerald L. Dixon, a Thoroughbred owner and breeder from Guymon, Okla., died July 7 at the age of 92.
Joe Ragsdale has been an owner for less than three years and the Oklahoman finds himself heading to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) with Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) winner Sarah Sis, trained by Ingrid Mason.
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Concern, the winner of the 1994 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and the only Breeders' Cup victor to race and stand in Oklahoma, has died at the age of 25.
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Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 121 entries for its 2015 Texas 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale to be held March 31 at Lone Star Park
Multiple grade III stakes winner Swift Warrior has been retired to stud at David Spears Racing near Hartshorne, Okla.
Heritage Place in Oklahoma City, Okla., will hold its annual Thoroughbred sale Oct. 4, earlier than in past years. A yearling session has been added and will be followed by a mixed age session.
The Heritage Place Thoroughbred sale in Oklahoma City Dec. 13 concluded with the highest aggregate and average price in its three-year history.
Foreign Policy, a son of Danzig out of grade I winner Strategic Maneuver, will stand in 2015 at Francisco and Lori Bravo's River Oaks Farms in Sulphur, Okla.
Four of the top five finishers from the 2013 Oklahoma Classics Cup Stakes, led by winner Imahit, will return Oct. 17 for another run at the $175,000 purse on a 10-race program of stakes races for Oklahoma-breds at Remington.
V B and Me became the first reported winner for Oklahoma sire Affirmatif when the 2-year-old romped by 5 3/4 lengths in his debut against maidens the evening of Sept. 12 at Remington Park.
Eligible Oklahoma-bred horses competing at Remington Park are eligible for higher purse supplements.
A daily purse structure of more than $200,000 and a 35-race stakes program worth $3.5 million have horsemen arriving from all over the country to Oklahoma City for the Remington Thoroughbred season that begins Aug. 15.
Grade II-placed Heritage Hall has been retired to stud at David Spears Racing in Hartshorne, Oklahoma.
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