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Johnny Trotter Becomes Sole Owner Of Ruidoso Downs

Approval has been granted to Johnny Trotter by the New Mexico Racing Commission for the ownership transfer of All American Ruidoso Downs, LLC; All American Ruidoso Horse Sales, LLC; and Billy the Kid Casino. Trotter previously had partners sharing ownership of the property and affiliated businesses. In 1959, Ruidoso Downs became home to the All […]

Owner Al Gold’s Horse Of A Lifetime: Cyberknife Brings Cancer Awareness To Pegasus World Cup

About the time Al Gold was faced with potentially life-threatening cancer, a horse of a lifetime came into his racing operation. Gold, a horse owner for 50 years, named the young colt Cyberknife in recognition of the medical device used to successfully treat his prostate cancer. As Cyberknife began fulfilling expectations created by his pre-racetrack […]

‘A Big Relief’: Florent Geroux Celebrates 2,000th Career Win At Fair Grounds

Jockey Florent Geroux rode his 2,000th career North American winner Thursday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, piloting Twin Creeks Racing Stables’ Warrant (1-5 favorite) to the victory in race 5. The 36-year-old native of Argentan, France, had closed to within one victory of the milestone in Saturday’s first race aboard New Destiny before […]

Kelly Cathey Named Director Of Racing At Remington Park

When 2023 racing begins at Remington Park, it will start with new guidance in the racing department. Kelly Cathey has accepted the director of racing position and will oversee the operation for all breeds competing at the Oklahoma City facility. The American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season will begin March 9. The 2023 Thoroughbred […]

‘Weight Off The Shoulders’: Riley Mott Off The Duck At Oaklawn

Trainer Riley Mott recorded his first career Oaklawn victory in last Sunday’s second race with House Wrecker ($5.40) under leading rider Cristian Torres. Mott, 31, went out on his own Nov. 1 after assisting his father, Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, for eight years. House Wrecker, who captured the $6,250 claiming sprint for older […]

Back At Fair Grounds, Jockey Aubrie Green Off The Mark Quickly With Pair Of Longshots

Earlier in January, jockey Aubrie Green moved her tack back to Fair Grounds from Tampa Bay Downs. She made her first mount a winning one on Friday Jan. 13. Soon after she returned to the winner’s circle on Friday Jan. 20. Nine mounts in, she is 2-1-1, and her horses have been outrunning their odds. […]

Apprentice, Eclipse Award Finalist Jeiron Barbosa Makes Gulfstream Debut Wednesday

After spending the early part of his first full U.S. winter at his Maryland home base, standout teenage apprentice jockey Jeiron Barbosa is enjoying some time in the sun this week – in more ways than one. The Puerto Rico native, who turned 19 last month, made his riding debut at Gulfstream Park Wednesday, finishing […]