Category Archives: Executive Director Updates

News and Notes for June 26, 2020

ATB HORSES AND OTHER TEXAS CONNECTIONS IN UPCOMING STAKES In Saturday’s $100,000 (G.3) Bashford Manor Stakes for 2-year-olds going 6 furlongs at Churchill Downs, trainer Steve Asmussen will send out […]

News and Notes for June 12, 2020

TEXAS CHAMPIONS DAY AT LONE STAR PARKOn Sunday, Lone Star Park will present Texas Champions Day with seven stakes worth $75,000 each.  These races were originally scheduled to be run […]

News and Notes for June 5, 2020

LONE STAR TO RUN 18 STAKES, MINUS STEVE SEXTON MILE Lone Star Park released a revised stakes schedule June 4 for its reduced 36-day season, which began later than usual May […]

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 […]