Today's Headlines July  30, 2016

Consignment Forms Available for Fall LQHBA Mixed Sale

© Equine Sales Company of Louisiana


ALEXANDRIA, LA—JULY 22, 2016—Consignment forms for the 2016 LQHBA Fall Mixed Sale are now available. The annual sale is set for Saturday, October 29th at the Equine Sales Company of Louisiana sales pavilion in Opelousas.

A maximum number of 228 head will be accepted, so horsemen and women are urged to get their entries in as soon as possible. Broodmares, yearlings, weanlings and horses of racing age may be consigned to the sale.

Yearlings that are paid to date in the 2017 LQHBA Breeders' Futurity and pass through the sales ring will be eligible to nominated to the 2017 LQHBA Sale Futurity. Weanlings that are paid to date in the 2018 LQHBA Breeders' Futurity and pass



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KENNETH ROBERTS, SR.


The usually calm, cool and collected Kenneth Roberts, Sr. was a little on edge on Saturday, July 9. It was the closing night of the 2016 Delta Downs Quarter Horse meet and Roberts was tied in the trainer standings with last year's winner, Michael Taylor.

"He won't admit it, but he was nervous," said his brother Roy.

Taylor won the opener when Chaos got the head bob in a 400 yard maiden race. Roberts tied it up with a runaway romp by B and G Fast Dash in the $50,000 Live Oak Stakes. His newly minted 870 yard runner drew off by 5 1/2 lengths under rider Donald Watson, who piloted





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