2017 BI Derby Open Champion Cinca Im Hot was among a class of 4-year-olds that set a record last year, but their achievement has been surpassed by this year's competitors. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

Breeder’s Invitational Record Shattered

The horses in the Derby Open at the Breeder’s Invitational (BI) are setting records. The minimum composite to advance to the finals this year was an all-time high at an impressive 438.5 – exceeding the previous record by 1.5 points. Bob O’ Bannon, executive director of the BI, said he believes the show attracts the […]

Our Ruby Year

Quarter Horse News (QHN) is celebrating its 40th year in 2018, and that is cause for excitement. Over the last four decades, the magazine has brought you breaking news, event coverage and features about the people that make our industry great. I’m proud to be a part of such valuable history. Through time, QHN has evolved […]
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Coalson, Pattillo and Barlow Steal the Show in Tulsa

The first draw in the Breeder’s Invitational Classic/Challenge Non-Pro finals on May 19 rode out of the arena with a 222 flashing on the screen overhead. Greg Coalson, aboard Bets On Bathsheba, stole the show right from the get-go, leaving the remaining 15 teams vying for second place. The 6-year-old mare by Bet Hesa Cat […]