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Texas 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale Moved To April 3, 2020

The Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale will be held April 3, 2020, at Lone Star Park. The date was originally set for March 31 but has been pushed back to better fit with the national sales schedule and with the start of the Lone Star Park Thoroughbred meet. The breeze […]

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Lone Star Park Improvements To Include Video Surveillance, Round Pens, Backside Renovations

The Texas Thoroughbred Association, on behalf of the owners and breeders it represents in the state, commends Lone Star Park for a number of significant improvements recently announced at the track in Grand Prairie. On Nov. 4, Lone Star Park management and the Grand Prairie Sports Facilities and Development Corporation reached an initial agreement to […]

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Breeders’ Cup Buzz Presented By TVG: A Comeback Cup

The Breeders’ Cup is a traveling show, but it’s been a while since it’s set up shop at several points on the map, and there are a lot of tracks where the only bets on the event have been made over simulcast. In the Breeders’ Cup Buzz, we’re asking some notable Thoroughbred industry names about […]

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Texas 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale Set For March 31, 2020

The 2020 Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, at Lone Star Park. The breeze show will be held at the Dallas-area track on Sunday, March 29. The auction is a joint venture by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park. “Our yearling and mixed sale at Lone Star […]

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Texas Yearling Sale Records Big Jumps In Average And Gross

The Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale held Monday at Lone Star Park concluded with strong gains in average and gross receipts, signaling that the recent passage of legislation could be having a positive impact on the industry. The sale was sponsored by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park. In the yearling session, […]

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Catalog Now Online For Texas Summer Yearling And Mixed Sale

Nearly 100 horses have been consigned to the Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale, and the sale catalog is now online. The auction is set for Monday, Aug. 26, at noon Central at the Texas Thoroughbred Sales Pavilion on the grounds of Lone Star Park near Dallas. The sale is jointly sponsored by the Texas […]

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Texas Horse Racing To Get Purse Boost From New Law Diverting Sales Tax On Horse Products

As much as $17.5 million per year could be used to support Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse purses in Texas as a result of legislation signed into law last weekend by Gov. Greg Abbott. House Bill 2463 diverts sales taxes on horse feed, tack and other horse-related products and services from the state’s general fund to […]

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Race Day Filly Captures Debut By 10 1/2 Lengths To Become Sire’s First Winner

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Race Day was represented by his first winner on Saturday when his 2-year-old filly Gee She Sparkles won on debut at Lone Star Park in a maiden special weight race. Campaigned by owners GFB Racing and trainer Danny Pish, the gray filly took over on the turn and drew away with […]

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View From The Eighth Pole – Horse Racing At The Crossroads: Reform Or Die

The headline reads “The Breaking Point,” followed by the statement: “A rising toll of racetrack breakdowns has shaken public confidence and put the Thoroughbred industry at a crossroads.” The article speaks of the apparent fragility of the modern Thoroughbred and the increasing reliance on corticosteroids and other therapeutic medications in the American racehorse and whether […]

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Belmont, Lone Star Partner For Monday Cross Country Pick 5

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will again host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Monday, May 27, featuring racing action from Big Apple Showcase Day at Belmont Park as well as from Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. A full field of 14 New York-bred fillies and mares, plus two also eligible […]

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