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Longtime Oklahoma Stallion Service Stripe Euthanized at Age 26

Longtime Oklahoma Stallion Service Stripe Euthanized at Age 26

Service Stripe, a leading Oklahoma stallion over the past decade, was euthanized at Caines Stallion Station in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, on December 26 due to old age. The stakes-winning son of Deputy Minister was 26. After originally standing in Kentucky, Service Stripe relocated to Oklahoma and first stood at Rockin’ Z Ranch before moving to Caines. […]

By December 28, 2017 Read More →
Hall of Fame Trainer Jack Van Berg Dies at 81

Hall of Fame Trainer Jack Van Berg Dies at 81

Trainer Jack Van Berg, a member of horse racing’s national Hall of Fame and the conditioner of more than 6,500 winners, passed away December 27 at the age of 81 after battling cancer. A perennial leading trainer at Ak-Sar-Ben in Nebraska along with other tracks around the Midwest and around the country, Van Berg is […]

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Canterbury Park’s 70-Day Meet Approved by Minnesota Racing Commission

Canterbury Park’s 70-Day Meet Approved by Minnesota Racing Commission

Canterbury Park will conduct 70 days of horse racing in 2018. The Minnesota Racing Commission approved the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack’s request to run Friday, May 4 through Saturday, Sept. 15. This will be only the second time in 23 seasons that Canterbury has raced as many days. Seventy days of racing were held in 2015. […]

By December 27, 2017 Read More →
Remington Park Handle Climbs for 2017 Season, Springboard Mile Day Continues Growth

Remington Park Handle Climbs for 2017 Season, Springboard Mile Day Continues Growth

The 2017 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season experienced increased handle, average field size and total purses compared to the previous year. The final program on Dec. 17, Springboard Mile Day, was the second-largest betting day on Remington Park racing in the track’s history. The all-sources pari-mutuel handle on Remington Park racing during Springboard Mile Day was […]

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Asmussen, Vazquez and Caldwell Top Remington Standings Again

Asmussen, Vazquez and Caldwell Top Remington Standings Again

Steve Asmussen, a National Racing Hall of Fame and Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame trainer, won his 13th Remington Park title in 2017. The accomplishment gives him the all-time lead at Remington Park for seasonal championships. Asmussen, of Arlington, Texas, had 82 winners for the season at Remington Park. In winning his 13th Chuck […]

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Canterbury Horse of the Meet Amy’s Challenge Pointing Toward Dixie Belle at Oaklawn

Canterbury Horse of the Meet Amy’s Challenge Pointing Toward Dixie Belle at Oaklawn

Unbeaten Amy’s Challenge is pointing for the $125,000 Dixie Belle Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Jan. 20 at Oaklawn, trainer Mac Robertson said Tuesday morning. Amy’s Challenge was named Canterbury Park’s “Horse of the Meet” after winning her Aug. 6 career debut by 16 ½ lengths and the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile Stakes Sept. 16 by three-quarters […]

By December 27, 2017 Read More →
Equine Sales Company Announces 2018 Auction Dates

Equine Sales Company Announces 2018 Auction Dates

Equine Sales Company is pleased to announce the dates for its three auctions in 2018 to be held in Opelousas, Louisiana. The 2-year-olds in training sale has been set for Monday, May 7, with the breeze show set for May 6, the day after the Kentucky Derby. The consignor select yearling sale will be held […]

By December 20, 2017 Read More →
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Launches Foal Patrol

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Launches Foal Patrol

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will launch an innovative new project called Foal Patrol, a one-of-a-kind collection of live web cameras where people can view real-time streams of several in-foal mares during their pregnancy through the actual foaling. The live camera feeds will be available beginning Dec. 19 from 7 a.m. […]

By December 19, 2017 Read More →
New Hall of Fame Class Inducted at Remington Park

New Hall of Fame Class Inducted at Remington Park

A new class was honored with induction to the Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame at Remington Park on Friday night. Presentations were held after seven of the evening’s races for the new members. Jockey Luis Quinonez started his career in 1989. He won the first race he ever rode at Remington Park and is […]

By December 17, 2017 Read More →
Live in Joy, a stakes-winning son of Kitten’s Joy, to stand at Broughton Farm in Texas

Live in Joy, a stakes-winning son of Kitten’s Joy, to stand at Broughton Farm in Texas

Broughton Farm in Odessa, Texas, has announced the addition of Live in Joy to its stallion roster for the 2018 breeding season. The son of champion turf male and leading national sire Kitten’s Joy will stand his first season for an introductory fee of $1,500, with a $500 discount to Texas-bred mares and a limited […]

By December 14, 2017 Read More →