August 13, 2017
The eyes of Texas are upon the Gold Rush Futurity. Thermistor became the third-straight Texas-based horse to win Colorado’s richest race on Sunday at Arapahoe Park. The 2-year-old chestnut colt captured the six-furlong, $100,000 stakes race for 2-year-olds by three-quarters of a length in 1:11.31.
August 10, 2017
A pair of 2-year-old chestnut geldings trained by Kenneth “Butch” Gleason are the leading local contenders in Sunday’s Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahoe Park, the richest horse race in Colorado that has been won for the past two years by shippers from Texas. The $100,000 stakes race over six furlongs will highlight the Aurora, Colorado track’s final weekend of the 2017 season that features three stakes races on Saturday and three on Sunday.
July 13, 2017
Shes My Foose has shown significant improvement from a 2-year-old in 2016 to a 3-year-old in 2017 and has a chance to vault to the top of the Colorado-bred Quarter Horse ranks as the fastest qualifier in Saturday’s Lucille Rowe Derby at Arapahoe Park.
May 25, 2017
As a new horse racing season in Colorado begins at Arapahoe Park, a new search begins for the next Quarter Horse star that will use Colorado as a springboard en route to Quarter Horse racing success around the country.
May 18, 2017
As the national horse racing and sports spotlight focuses on Always Dreaming’s Triple Crown bid in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, the local horse racing spotlight in the Rocky Mountain region will flick on for the start of the 2017 season in Colorado at Arapahoe Park.
May 4, 2017
The first spot in the starting gate for the 2017 Adequan Derby Challenge Championship will be filled on Saturday in the regional final taking place at Sun Downs.
April 13, 2017
Sunland Park in New Mexico conducted nine trials featuring 81 2-year-olds for the 300-yard, $230,100 Grade 2 West Texas Futurity.
March 16, 2017
Based on the times of the trial races, the first Quarter Horse futurity in the United States in 2017 could be quite competitive.
March 8, 2017
The 2017 stakes schedule at Arapahoe Park in Colorado will culminate with the richest races the track hosts for Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses on the final day of the season, but the road to those races will look different than in past years.
February 2, 2017
Madonna and Justin Timberlake sang, “We only got four minutes to save the world.” Arrogate only needed one minute, forty-seven seconds.
December 12, 2016
Mile High Racing & Entertainment, which operates Colorado’s horse race track at Arapahoe Park, has received approval from the Colorado Racing Commission to offer fantasy sports contests at nine Colorado locations.
November 22, 2016
The accomplished field for Wednesday’s $150,000 Zia Park Championship (G1) over 440 yards includes four Grade 1 winners.
November 1, 2016
Recapping the 2016 AQHA Challenge Championships at Los Alamitos Race Course in Southern California with a total of more than $1 million on the line for six divisional finals made up of regional qualifiers from the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
October 28, 2016
The 2016 American Quarter Horse Association Challenge Championships at Los Alamitos Race Course in California on Saturday, October 29, will bring together winners of regional races from nine American states, as well as Canada and Mexico, for six races worth a total of more than $1 million.
August 17, 2016
In addition to hosting some of its most prestigious races on the final weekend of its 2016 season, Arapahoe Park donated a total of more than $20,000 to three equine-related charities based in Colorado.
August 14, 2016
Bling On the Music became the first filly to defeat male horses in the six furlong, $100,000 Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahoe Park on the Colorado track’s final day of the 2016 season on Sunday.
August 8, 2016
Arapahoe Park will put an exclamation point on its 2016 season with the richest race in Colorado – the $145,830 Mile High Futurity for 2-year-olds over 400 yards – taking place on the final day of the meet, Sunday, August 14.
July 10, 2016
Air Force Won established himself as the commander-in-chief of Colorado’s 3-year-old Quarter Horse division in Saturday’s Rocky Mountain Derby at Arapahoe Park.
June 24, 2016
Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colorado is responding strongly to a positive test result for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in the racetrack’s barn area.
March 31, 2016
Los Alamitos Race Course may need to have Sister Sledge’s “We Are Family” cued up to play over the public address system on Saturday night.