American Quarter Horse Historical MarkerThis famous track on the banks of the Rillito River was the birthplace of many racing innovations still in use today. The Southern Arizona Horse Breeders Association, the organization that pioneered Quarter Horse Racing in Tucson, had been hosting races at the Hacienda Moltacqua track since 1941. When Moltacqua was sold in 1943, J. Rukin Jelks volunteered the use the training track on his ranch.
|Series||This marker is part of the American Quarter Horse Markers series|
|Marker Number||AQHHMP #8|
|Placed By||American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum, Amarillo, Texas|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:08pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 504259 N 3572500|
|Decimal Degrees||32.28926667, -110.95476667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 17.356', W 110° 57.286'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 17' 21.36" N, 110° 57' 17.16" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4502 N 1st Ave, Tucson AZ 85718, US|
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