Texas Horsemen's Partnership Statement to Members Regarding the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020
(Austin, Texas - Thursday, September 10, 2020) - The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 has moved to the floor of the House of Representatives in Congress. This proposed legislation provides for national anti-doping and medication control regulations, which would be developed and administered by a national authority. The Texas Horsemen’s Partnership is a strong advocate for the safety and welfare of racehorses and supports science-based medication reform. However, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020, in its current form, has several flaws that need to be addressed before the THP can support the legislation. Full Story
Lone Star Park's Lucrative Quarter Horse Season Stakes Schedule Features 23 Stakes Worth an Estimated $3,000,000
(Grand Prairie, Texas - Tuesday, September 1, 2020) - Lone Star Park's 2020 Fall Meeting of Champions featuring American Quarter Horses opens Friday, September 4 and runs through Saturday, November 28. The meet features 23 stakes worth an estimated combined total of $3,000,000, including 13 with graded status. Headlining the schedule is the $1 million estimated Texas Classic Futurity (G1), along with the $400,000 estimated Texas Classic Derby (G1). Both will be contested on the final night of the season. Full Story
Lone Star Park Wraps Up Thoroughbred Meet with Record-Setting Handle
(Grand Prairie, Texas - Friday, August 21, 2020) - Lone Star Park concluded its 24th Thoroughbred racing season on Wednesday, August 12 with a record $2.1 million in average daily handle from off-track sources. The previous high mark was in 2002, when the average was just over $2 million per day. The meet saw a record increase of 131% in average daily all-source handle from 2019. Full Story


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