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  • Lone Star Park

    2011 Racing Dates Approved in Texas

    The Texas Racing Commission has approved a 2011 racing calendar that includes more than a three-month gap during which Texas horsemen will need to ship their horses outside state lines if they want to run.

  • Valid Expectations Colt Tops FT Texas Sale

    The gross and average prices held steady, the median was up, and the buy-back rate declined at the Fasig-Tipton Texas 2-year-olds in training sale held near Dallas March 30.

  • Texas VLT Bill Ready to Be Filed

    When the Texas legislature convenes Jan. 13, a bill to legalize alternative gaming at the state's racetracks is ready to be filed. The Texas racing industry has angled for video lottery terminals for the past decade, but in 2009, business will not be as usual.

  • Hip 310, colt; More Than Ready - Audacious by Manila, earned the top bid of $110,000 on the 2nd day of the Fasig-Tipton Texas Yearling sale.

    FT Texas Results Slide After Day Two

    A weaker second sesson pulled down the overall average and median at the Fasig-Tipton Texas Yearling sale, which ended Aug. 26. Last year's second sesssion was bolstered by a record-topping $330,000 horse.

  • Figures Up at Fasig-Tipton Texas

    Despite competition from an increasing number of sales in Louisiana and Oklahoma, the average and gross increased slightly at the Fasig-Tipton Texas December Mixed Sale, held Dec. 9 at the Texas Thoroughbred Sales Pavilion on the grounds of Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie.