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Newsletter for Oct – Dec 2018

Here are some of the highlights from this issue... Plane makes emergency landing at Double M Stables! A small plane made an emergency landing in the infield of the racetrack at Double M Stables on October 2nd. A vintage plane arrived at Hot Springs Memorial Field the morning before, pilot spent the ...

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Newsletter for July – Sept 2018

Here are some of the highlights from this issue... OAKLAWN ANNOUNCES 2019 STAKES In addition to Oaklawn Jockey Club announcing a change of dates for the 2019 live race meet, it announced the 2019 stakes schedule will consist of $8.8 million in stakes purses to include two $1 million Kentucky Derby prep ...

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Newsletter for April – June 2018

Here are some of the highlights from this issue... 2018 ARKANSAS-BRED RESTRICTED STAKES Local racing fans watched five $100,000 restricted Arkansas-bred stakes races during Oaklawn’s 2018 live meet; four being 6 furlongs and the fifth at a distance. Starting the series, Ministry, after an eight month layoff, won The Downthedustyroad Breeders’ S. ...

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Newsletter for Jan – Mar 2018

Here are some of the highlights from this issue... ARKANSAS RACING LOST AN ICON The Arkansas thoroughbred horse racing industry lost an icon in the industry on December 6th with the passing of Charles J Cella. The Cella family founded the Oaklawn Jockey Club in 1904. Mr. Cella took over as president ...

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Newsletter for Oct – Dec 2017

Here are some of the highlights from this issue... OAKLAWN 2018 SEASON NEARS Oaklawn’s backside stable gate opened Monday, November 13. The significance of that date is ... The 2018 Oaklawn live meet is 60 days away! Arkansas’ own, Tammy Hornsby, was spotted across from the ATBHA office unloading the first horse on ...

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Newsletter for July – Sept 2017

Here are some of the highlights from this issue... RAINBOW and RAINBOW MISS PURSE Restructure Effective in 2018, the purses of the Rainbow and Rainbow Miss are being restructured to allow each participant to receive part of the purse of each of those two restricted stakes races. The $100,000 guaranteed purse will be reduced ...

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Newsletter for April-June 2017

Here are some of the highlights from this issue... 2017 Arkansas-Bred Stakes The 2017 Stakes Program kicked off February 24th debut of Arkansas-bred stakes races. Nine starters going forward in the Downthedustyroad Breeders’ Stakes, EASTER INDY took the win for the second year in a row. The connections breeders, John & Libbie ...

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Newsletter for January-March 2017

Here are some of the highlights from this issue... ATBHA Offers 2017 Purse Supplements As most of you probably know, ATBHA Board of Directors voted unanimously to pay an incentive purse supplement to the owners of Registered Arkansas- breds when their registered Arkansas-bred places rst, second or third in an open ...

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Newsletter for Jan – Mar 2016

Here are some of the highlights from this issue… ATBHA Awards Banquet Membership Meeting & Silent Auction The annual ATBHA Awards Banquet will be held Friday, April 1, 2016 at the CLARION RESORT ON THE LAKE, 4813 Central Avenue. he cost per person is $45. Reservations should be made using the enclosed ...

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Newsletter for April – June 2015

Here are some of the highlights from this issue… A.T.B.H.A. AWARDS BANQUET & MEMBERSHIP MEETING The annual Awards Banquet was Friday, March 27 at the Clarion on the Lake. Eric Jackson was the featured speaker. His presentation took us back to where the Arkansas program was before Simulcasting, Instant Racing & Electronic Games ...

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