racing FORWARD

FQHRA is proud to announce our  $200,000 Guaranteed Sunshine State Derby!

$5.6 million in 40 days of racing

$140,000 average purses per day

$15,000 purses on major stakes trials

8 Quarter Horse Races per day

American Quarter Horse racing is off and running in Florida! AQHA racing in Florida has come a long way since FQHRA, Inc. was organized in October 2005.

Hialeah Race Park and FQHRA, Inc made the following six year $26.4 million QH Racing agreement:

  • Fiscal year 2010-2011 24 days of racing spread over 8 weeks, $100,000 per day.
  • Fiscal year 2011-2012 32 days of racing over 11 weeks, $120,000/day
  • Fiscal year 2012-2013 30 days of racing over 10 weeks, $120,000/day
  • Fiscal year 2013-2014 40 days of racing over 10 weeks, $140,000/day
  • Fiscal year 2014-2015 40 days of racing over 10 weeks, $140,000/day
  • Fiscal year 2015-2016 40 days of racing over 10 weeks, $140,000/day

Racing Returns to Hialeah Park Dec 26, 2014- March 2, 2015

Stable Area at Hialeah Park Opens December 12, 2014.

Accredited Florida breds will earn 20% more purse money for their owners and breeders over open horses at the 2014/2015 Hialeah Park meet, and 50% of the races will be accredited Florida bred preferred. If you are looking to purchase a Florida bred horse and earn Owners/Breeders awards in future Florida meets,CLICK HERE