Keyword: TTA

  • TTA Under Tack Show Postponed Due to Weather

    The under tack show for the Texas 2-year-olds in training sale, originally scheduled for 11 a.m. April 2 at Lone Star Park, has been postponed due to weather and now will be held Monday starting at 9 a.m.

  • Texas Sale Catalogs 85 Juveniles

    The Texas Thoroughbred Association, in concert with Lone Star Park, has cataloged 85 juveniles for the Texas 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale April 4.

  • Inside the September 5, 2015 Issue

    Keen Ice rolls past American Pharoah in the Travers and more in the September 5, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.

  • TTA to Conduct 2-Year-Old Sale in April

    The Texas Thoroughbred Association has announced the establishment of a 2-year-olds in training sale to be held in April at Lone Star Park. The auction will be similar to the one held by Fasig-Tipton Texas in previous years.

  • TTA to Honor Kieffer, Two Others

    The Texas Thoroughbred Association will honor three horsemen with the T.I. "Pops" Harkins Award for lifetime achievement during its annual meeting and awards banquet June 20 at Lone Star Park.

  • F-T Texas Yearling Sale Moved to Oct. 13

    The Fasig-Tipton Texas Yearling Sale has been moved to Oct. 13 from its originally scheduled date of Aug. 25, to be held at the Texas Thoroughbred Sales Pavilion on the grounds of Lone Star Park near Dallas.

  • TAA Accepting Accreditation Applications

    Thoroughbred aftercare organizations may now apply for The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accreditation. By passing a TTA inspection, a facility will be eligible to receive financial support for their retired Thoroughbreds.

  • No VLTs, But Task Force Offers Hope in Texas

    Once again, the Texas legislature concluded its biannual session without passing a bill to legalize video lottery terminal at the state's racetracks. But the potential for a task force on the racing industry offers some hope for assistance.

  • Texas HORSE Seeks Support, Legislation

    Texas Thoroughbred Association executive director David Hooper addressed the Greater Houston Horse Council July 21 in an effort to garner support for a new breed coalition, Texas Horse Organizations for Racing, Showing and Eventing, which is known as Texas HORSE.

  • Texas Panel OKs 2008 Breed Splits

    The Texas Racing Commission approved 2008 breed splits for horses and discussed the closure of one of the state's three Greyhound tracks during its Nov. 27 meeting.

  • TTA Auction Raises Nearly $28,000

    A live and silent auction raised $27,690 during the Texas Thoroughbred Association's annual conference and awards banquet, which was held July 21-22 at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Marriott. The money will benefit the Race Track Chaplaincy of America, the Texas Thoroughbred Educational Fund, and the Texas Thoroughbred Association General Fund.

  • Hilmer and Faye Schmidt Receive Harkins Award from TTA

    Hilmer and Faye Schmidt received the 2005 T.I. "Pops" Harkins Award for lifetime achievement during the Texas Thoroughbred Association annual conference and awards banquet, which was held at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Marriott July 21-22.

  • TTA Honors Groves, Palmieri

    Helen Kleberg Groves, whose family owned the world-famous King Ranch, will receive the T. I. "Pops" Harkins Award from the Texas Thoroughbred Association during the TTA's 50th anniversary celebration and annual conference June 23-25 at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Marriott in Marble Falls, Texas.

  • Helen Groves to Receive Award at TTA Banquet

    Helen Groves, whose family owned King Ranch, will receive the T.I. "Pops" Harkins Award from the Texas Thoroughbred Association at the organizations 50th anniversary celebration and annual conference.

  • Lukas to Speak at TTA Conference

    Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas will be the keynote speaker at the Texas Thoroughbred Association's annual conference and awards banquet as part of the association's 50th anniversary celebration. Lukas, a four-time Eclipse Award winner, is the all-time leader among trainers with earnings of more than $240 million and holds the record for the most Breeders' Cup wins by a trainer with 17.

  • Leaving On My Mind Named Texas Horse of the Year

    Leaving On My Mind, a four-time stakes winner for breeder/owner George Wolff of Boerne, Texas, will be honored as the 2004 Texas Horse of the Year and champion 2-year-old colt/gelding by the Texas Thoroughbred Association.

  • Smith Elected President of Texas Thoroughbred Association

    Larry Smith, the owner and breeder of 1998 Texas Horse of the Year Thomas Jo, has been elected to serve as president of the Texas Thoroughbred Association. Smith's term began during the first meeting of TTA board of directors June 24.

  • Hunt to Be Honored by TTA During Luncheon

    The Texas Thoroughbred Association will present the T.I. "Pops" Harkins Award to Texas owner and breeder Nelson Bunker Hunt during a June 25 luncheon at the Arlington Wyndham Hotel in Arlington, Texas.

  • Judge Orders Recertification of Texas Stakes Winner

    Texas Judge Charles Mitchell has ordered the Texas Thoroughbred Association to recertify Chauffe Au Rouge as an accredited Texas-bred racehorse. Mitchell made the decision Feb. 6 in response to a lawsuit filed against the TTA by James Donnan and Gerald Mackey, owners of the 8-year-old bay gelding by Red Attack.

  • McNair Among Honorees at TTA Awards Banquet

    Robert McNair, owner of Stonerside Stable and the NFL's Houston Texans, was among the honorees at the Texas Thoroughbred Association's annual awards banquet held on January 17 at Sam Houston Race Park.

  • Native Annie, There Goes Rocket Win Texas Stakes

    Robert McNair's Native Annie and Frank Fletcher's There Goes Rocket won divisions of the $125,000 Texas Stallion Stakes for 2-year-olds to close out the 2003 season at Sam Houston Race Park.

  • John Adger New TTA President

    John Adger was elected president of the Texas Thoroughbred Association. The election took place at their annual board meeting Jan. 17 at the Hilton Airport Austin in Austin, Texas.

  • 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.

  • VLT Legislation 'Hot Topic' at TTA Conference

    Impending legislation to install video lottery terminals (VLTs) at pari-mutuel facilities in Texas drew a packed house at the Texas Thoroughbred Association's annual conference on Jan. 18. The conference, which culminated in their annual awards dinner, took place at the Hilton Austin Airport hotel in Austin.

  • Owner May Take Texas Suspension to Court

    Now that the Texas Racing Commission has voted to suspend his license for two months, James Donnan, the embattled owner of the racehorse Chauffe Au Rouge, plans to take his case to a Texas district court.

  • Leland and Sue Cook Win Top Award in Texas

    Leland and Sue Cook, owners of Richland Ranch near Corsicana, Texas, received the top award Saturday night at the Texas Thoroughbred Association's annual banquet in Austin.