Texas Classic, Black Gold Payments

Texas Classic, Black Gold Payments

Nomination payments for Texas Classic, Black Gold races due June 15.

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Sustaining payments for the 2020 Texas Classic Futurity and Derby, and late nominations to the 2020 Black Gold Lads and Lassies futurities are due June 15.

The $400 payment for each Texas Classic race will continue eligibility for the respective Grade 1 races. Last year, the winners of both the Texas Classic Futurity (G1) and Texas Classic Derby (G1) were named divisional champions in their respective divisions.  The races are held at Lone Star Park in Texas.

To make nomination payments, visit tqha.com.

No supplemental "time of entry" payments will be accepted for the Black Gold Lads and Lassies Futurities. The 2020 Black Gold program will feature "one of the boys and one for the girls." 

Colts and geldings may be nominated to the $106,250-added Black Gold Lads Championship for $10,000 + payments to date ($12,400). Fillies may be nominated to the $106,250-added Black Gold Lassies Championship for $10,000 + payments to date ($12,400). 

The 2020 Black Gold Futurity program is for 2-year-old foals of 2018 sired by Black Gold participating stallions since the program was founded. 

Trials will be conducted October 25 over 400 yards at Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, Oklahoma. Finals are set for November 14. More than $500,000-est purse money is projected based on 150 nominations. Download a nomination blank for the Black Gold Lads Championship Futurity and the Black Gold Lassie Championship Futurity. For more information on the Black Gold Program visit oqhra.com or call 405-216-0440. 

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