Keyword: Quarter Horses

  • Plan for Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Moving Forward

    Negotiations between the Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Association and a Lexington Standardbred racetrack are continuing to move forward and could soon result in the return of live Quarter Horse racing to the Bluegrass.

  • Los Alamitos Plan Reduces Workers' Comp Costs

    Backed into a corner by workers' compensation insurance rates expected to soar to 70% of trainer payroll, Quarter Horse officials at Los Alamitos Race Course in Southern California are fighting back with a plan that will cut costs by more than half in most cases.

  • Quarter Horses May Have to Wait Year for Kentucky Racing

    Even though the Kentucky General Assembly passed legislation earlier this spring designed to return Quarter Horse racing to the state, supporters of the sport are having a difficult time finding a host racetrack.

  • Officials to Meet on Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing

    Representatives of the Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Association plan to meet with Turfway Park president Bob Elliston May 13 to discuss the possibility of holding live Quarter Horse races at the track.

  • Quarter Horse Racing, Simulcasts Authorized in Kentucky

    Nearly a dozen members of the Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Association gathered at the Kentucky state capitol rotunda in Frankfort March 27 and watched as Gov. Paul Patton signed ceremonial legislation that effectively paves the way for the sport to return to the Bluegrass.

  • Fick Named to Jockey Club Post

    Dan Fick was officially named executive vice president and executive director of The Jockey Club today. Fick was executive director of racing for the American Quarter Horse Association since 1985.

  • Here and There

    Rich Wilcke leads Equine Association Management Clinic...Thistledown customer appreciation day is Dec. 21...TVG broadcasts Los Alamitos Million Futurity.

  • Kentucky Panel Plans Complete Pari-Mutuel Review

    The Kentucky Racing Commission will begin a review of all policies and procedures related to pari-mutuel wagering, commission chairman Frank Shoop announced Dec. 4. The action stems from the recent Breeders' Cup Ultra Pick 6 investigation and the review being conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

  • Appeal Readied on Kentucky Track-License Denial

    When longtime friends Tim McCall and David Holloway decided they wanted to return live Quarter Horse racing to Kentucky, they knew they faced an uphill battle. Now, the matter may end up in court.

  • Quarter Horse Track License On Hold Pending Review

    Plans for a Quarter Horse racetrack in southeast Kentucky were detailed before the Kentucky Racing Commission Sept. 24, but the panel said it wants more financial data before it considers granting Southern Bluegrass Downs a racing license.

  • AQHA Hopes to Bring Live Sport Back to Kentucky

    Quarter Horse racing ended in Kentucky nearly 15 years ago, but members of the American Quarter Horse Association met June 10 in Louisville to discuss how to bring the sport back to the Bluegrass state.

  • TVG To Launch Quarter Horse Show

    On Saturday, TVG will unveil a new show devoted to Quarter Horse racing.Called "The Quarters," it will feature on-site production from Los Alamitos Racecourse in Cypress, California, and run from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. (ET) on Thursday through Saturday and 9 p.m. to<br>midnight (ET) on Sunday each week.

  • AQHA Membership at Record Level

    The American Quarter Horse Association reported that its membership reached a record level in 2001, with 333,886 members on its roster at the close of business on Dec. 31.