Category Archives: Executive Director Updates

News and Notes for May 22, 2020

LONG AWAITED RACING RETURNS TO TEXAS Lone Star Park’s Bar and Book reopened today at 10:30 a.m. with occupancy limited to 25% capacity and all appropriate physical distancing measures in […]

April 24, 2020

TEXAS RACETRACK CHAPLAINCY SAMARITAN EMERGENCY FUND The COVID-19 crisis has stopped Texas racing in its tracks – yet caretakers in the stable areas across Texas are still hard at work […]

News and Notes for April 3, 2020

NTRA IS RESOURCE ON FEDERAL RELIEF PACKAGES FOR HORSEMEN, OTHERS The NTRA website provides important, up-to-date information on Covid-19 federal relief packages that may be available for horsemen.  On April […]

News and Notes for March 27, 2020

TEXAS 2-YEAR-OLD SALE CANCELLED, TEXAS THOROUGHBRED FUTURITY, CONSIGNMENTS TO BE PROMOTED ONLINE The Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park have announced that the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale scheduled […]

News and Notes for March 20, 2020

TEXAS CHAMPIONS DAY STAKES AT SHRP Sam Houston Race Park will present seven $75,000 stakes on Saturday, March 21 saluting Texas-breds. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions set forth by Harris […]

News and Notes for March 13, 2020

TTA CANCELS ROSES TO RIBBONS EVENT, POSTPONES AWARDS BANQUET, 2-YEAR-OLD SALE STILL SCHEDULED The Texas Thoroughbred Association is announcing changes to some of its upcoming events due to the COVID-19 […]