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Highlander Training Center Unveils Remodeled and Expanded Racetrack

The new track is five-eights of a mile and features a 400-foot radius turn

Highlander Training Center (HTC) has unveiled a remodeled and expanded racetrack to add to the state-of-the-art facilities at the Sulphur Springs, Texas Thoroughbred facility.

Our New Finish Line Pole
The new track is five-eights of a mile and features a 400-foot radius turn, similar in size to those on a one-mile oval. Dennis Moore, considered by many industry leaders as the premier racetrack design and construction expert in the world, served as consultant on the project.

The track has a new Duralock Safety Rail as well as base and cushion material tested by the prestigious Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory of Lexington, Kentucky. Distance marker poles and a custom-designed finish line marker were constructed by Horsemen’s Track & Equipment of Louisville, Kentucky.

“We are extremely pleased to offer this new training track for our clients and their horses,” said Jeff Hooper, Chairman & CEO at Highlander. “The quality and safety of our track has always been of the utmost importance to us, and having this new expanded track truly raises our game to a new level.”
Highlander Training Center also features a 1 3/8ths mile turf gallop, a full Fitness & Therapy Center, three barns with 78 total stalls, 11 large pastures and 16 paddocks or turn-out pens.

Highlander Training Center rests on 190 acres near Sulphur Springs, Texas, 80 miles east of Dallas. Highlander was founded on the core principle of forging champions. We invite you to visit us at Highlander Training Center, meet our team and explore the possibilities of incorporating Highlander into your racing program.
For additional information, please contact Highlander Training Center at (903)485-8440
Jeff Hooper at (817)992-0609 – cell
Highlander training Center

Laurence E. Hirsch Owner

Jeff Hooper Chairman & CEO Cell: (817)992-0609
Jon Newbold General Manager/Trainer Cell: (903)413-3222
Shannon Ritter Senior Consultant Cell: (502)817-1929
Dakota Holmes Director Fitness & Therapy Center Cell: (817)771-1877
Highlander Training Center is also the home of: Pike Racing Al & Salley Pike Cell: (817)304-0556


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