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2023 TTA Texas Summer Yearling Sale
Spend the day with Texas' leaders in Thoroughbred racing and breeding at the 2023 Texas Summer Yearling Sale. Monday, August 28 at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie in the Sales Pavilion. The live auction sale starts promptly at 10 am on August 28. 260+ exciting yearlings are cataloged in the sale making it one of the largest yearling books in Texas Thoroughbred Association sales' history. Download a free Yearling Sale catalog at www.TTASales.com The public is invited to attend the Texas Summer Yearling Sale and admission is free. Come out, explore how the auction works and see hundreds of beautiful Thoroughbred racehorse yearlings.
Lone Star Park Stars of Texas Day, Saturday, July 1
Be our guest in a suite at Lone Star Park on Saturday, July 1 for Stars of Texas day and learn how you can own and race your very own Thoroughbred racehorse. Five big stakes races with $525,000 in prize money, including two Texas Thoroughbred Association futurity races each with a $150,000 purses. RSVP your spot in our new racehorse owner preview event at www.TxRaceHorse.com
The Heiders of Houston. Zero to nine owned Thoroughbred Racehorses in just three months.
The Heider family of Houston have been long-time fans of horse racing as regulars at Sam Houston Race Park. At the start of 2023, the Heiders made the decision to become first-time Thoroughbred racehorse owners through a racing club at Sam Houston. After winning their first race as partial owners, the Heiders admittedly were hooked. In just three months, the Heiders went from owning zero horses to assembling a stable of nine. Here is the story of Trace and Tammy Heider and their son and daughter-in-law TJ and Jessa Heider.
Lone Star Million Day, May 29, 2023
Texas' richest day of Thoroughbred racing is coming to Lone Star Park on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29. Lone Star Million Day, featuring six stakes races worth $1.2 Million. Be here for this "can't miss" day of exceptional racing and learn how you can own and race your very own racehorse during our new owner preview event. Be our guest in a suite for Lone Star Million Day. RSVP your spot at www.TxRaceHorse.com.
Lone Star Showcase Day, Saturday, June 3
Join us as our guest for a new owner preview event at Lone Star Park on Saturday, June 3 (1:35 pm post time) for Texas Showcase Day. Be here with the who's who of Texas racing as the state's top horses, jockeys and trainers showcase elite Texas-breds in five $75,000 stakes races. RSVP your spot at our new owner event at www.TxRaceHorse.com
Shawn Farmer & Farmers Fillies Racing with trainer JR Caldwell
A professional plumber by day, Shawn Farmer of Bowie, Tx fulfilled his dream of becoming a first-time racehorse owner in 2020 with the help of Texas trainer JR Caldwell. With their lead horse, Texas-bred Algebra, Farmers Fillies Racing earned $460,000. In 2022, winnings soared to more than $600,000. Here is the story of the Farmers' rise in Texas Thoroughbred racing alongside JR Caldwell and track star Algebra.
Jim Stodola & Vietnam Victory
Jim Stodola became a first-time Texas race horse owner when he purchased a Bay Colt by KLIMT, out of Real Strike, at the 2021 Texas Thoroughbred Association Yearling sale. Jim, a Vietnam War Veteran, named his horse Vietnam Victory and the experience has taken Jim on the ride of a lifetime. In five starts Vietnam Victory has three wins, two being stakes races for Texas-breds. See the story about Jim Stodola and trainer Bret Calhoun catching lightning in a bottle with Vietnam Victory.
TTA Two-Year-Olds In Training 2023 Sale
Be here for one of Texas' most important horse racing / breeding events of the year, the 2023 Texas Two-Year-Olds in Training sale and breeze show at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Breeze Show is Monday, April 3 and the live auction sale is Wednesday, April 5. Both events begin at 10 am. The public is invited and admission is free. Download the sales catalog here: http://www.ttasales.com/2-year-old-sale/2023-2-year-old-sale/
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