Chances are strong a new graded stakes winner will emerge in Sunday’s $300,000 Steve Sexton Mile Stakes (G3) at Lone Star Park. Only one starter in the ten-horse field—#10 Shotgun Kowboy—has ever broken through at the graded level, but the 7-year-old gelding is a 12-1 shot on the morning line. He has finished no better than third in his last five starts, including three allowance races at Oaklawn Park this year. Can Shotgun Kowboy rebound to his winning form? Possibly—he [...]
We're excited to welcome in long time racing executive Corey Johnsen to talk about his career in racing, the new Arizona Downs, his time at Kentucky Downs, and more!
Santa Anita Park - © Breeders' Cup/Todd Buchanan 2014 Planning to visit a Thoroughbred racetrack or a major sports venue in the near future? Why not check two goals off your bucket list at the same time? Major racetracks and sports stadiums are frequently located in close proximity to each other, so sports fans can potentially visit both during a single trip to a big city. Need some ideas? Here are some prominent sports venues located within 30 [...]
Who doesn’t like an all-stakes Pick 4 with a $50,000 guaranteed pool? If that sounds appealing to you, then be sure to check out Sunday’s race card at Lone Star Park, which will culminate with four stakes races at varying distances that comprise the late Pick 4. Let’s take a quick look at the action…. Race 7: Assault Stakes Six Texas-breds will travel a mile in this $50,000 event, with Supermason the clear morning line favorite at 4-5. The son [...]
We look back at the three day weekend including action from Santa Anita, Monmouth Park, Lone Star, and much more!
We look ahead to Gold Cup day at Santa Anita, Monmouth Stakes, and the Lone Star Handicap. The BARN Jury joins us to talk about some of their favorite music.
Mubtaahij winning the 2017 Awesome Again Stakes - © Benoit Photo. Granted, the field that has assembled for Sunday’s $200,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III) at Lone Star Park isn’t very large. Just five horses have been entered, and one of them—#2 Full of Luck—may scratch from the race. But even if just four horses face the starter, the race has plenty of quality thanks to the presence of #1 Mubtaahij and #4 Fear the Cowboy, who [...]
There is a lot on the line this weekend at Lone Star Park. The Grand Prairie, Texas racetrack will close out their 2016 Fall Meeting of Champions with an 11-race card on Saturday, November 12. The biggest race of the night will be the $1 million Texas Classic Futurity. The Grade 1 feature will be a thrilling event for both the winning connections and Quarter Horse fans across the country! Trainer Trey Wood has won the Texas Classic Futurity three [...]
There will be two national racing championships in California over the next two weekends! Los Alamitos in Cypress, California will host the 2016 Bank of America Challenge Championships on October 29. The following weekend, the action shifts to Santa Anita in Arcadia for the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships on November 4-5. The Bank of America Challenge, an annual event for Quarter Horse racing, which is in its 23rd year, is similar to the Breeders' . Regional qualifiers from racetracks [...]
Duponte, winner of the Heritage Place Futurity, will run Saturday night at Lone Star Park There is a lot on the line this weekend at Lone Star Park. The Grand Prairie, Texas racetrack will host two nights of trials for Grade 1 stakes. There will be five trials on Friday, October 21 for the $400,000 Texas Classic Derby (G1). On Saturday, October 22, Lone Star Park will host 12 trials for the richest race in the Lone Star [...]