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Clever Trevor Statue Unveiling Set for December 16 at Remington Park

Clever Trevor Statue Unveiling Set for December 16 at Remington Park

Remington Park will celebrate the final day of the 2018 Thoroughbred Season on Sunday, Dec. 16 with a stakes-laden racing program led by the $400,000 Springboard Mile. A special statue dedication is also scheduled as Clever Trevor, the great Oklahoma-bred who helped put Remington Park on the national racing map, will be honored with a […]

By December 14, 2018 Read More →
$700,000 Track Renovation Underway at Indiana Grand

$700,000 Track Renovation Underway at Indiana Grand

At the conclusion of the 16th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing Wednesday, Nov. 7, the track maintenance crew immediately began renovation on the one-mile dirt racetrack at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino. The $700,000 project is expected to be completed in March 2019 when the barn area opens for training. Several consultants have been […]

By December 10, 2018 Read More →
ITBOA Online Stallion Season Auction Underway

ITBOA Online Stallion Season Auction Underway

The Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association is conducting an online auction of seasons to more than 180 stallions from 16 states. The auction began Dec. 8 and closes at 7 p.m. (CDT) Monday, Dec. 17. A list of the stallions donated and details of the auction are at http://www.thoroughlybred.com/sites/itboa/ Proceeds from the online auction will […]

By December 10, 2018 Read More →
Bristol De Mai: Can he land the 2nd leg of the stayers million following Haydock victory?

Bristol De Mai: Can he land the 2nd leg of the stayers million following Haydock victory?

Bristol De Mai upset Might Bite in the Betfair Chase last month by romping home to victory in what was the horse’s and trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies’ second consecutive victory at the event. The seven-year-old won the race at Haydock by four lengths this year, a lot closer than in 2017 when he rode to victory […]

By December 10, 2018 Read More →
Longtime Oaklawn Track Announcer Terry Wallace Passes

Longtime Oaklawn Track Announcer Terry Wallace Passes

Terry Wallace, Oaklawn Park’s track announcer for 37 years, has died following a lengthy illness. Wallace, known as “The Voice of Oaklawn” for decades, began calling races at the Hot Springs track in 1975 and called a record 20,191 consecutive races before ending his streak Jan. 28, 2011. He stepped down as announcer following the […]

By December 6, 2018 Read More →
2019 Racing Dates Approved for Indiana Grand

2019 Racing Dates Approved for Indiana Grand

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) held its regular monthly meeting at Indiana Grand Wednesday, Dec. 5. Included on the agenda was the approval of racing dates for 2019 at both Indiana Grand and Harrah’s Hoosier Park. Both racetracks provided a presentation, including operational and marketing plans for 2019 as well as racing dates, and […]

By December 6, 2018 Read More →
2019 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

2019 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

The 2019 American Racehorse Stallion Register, featuring dozens of stallions from around the Southwest and Midwest, is now online and will be arriving in mailboxes soon. To view the complete Stallion Register as a flip book, click here. Or to view the online version with links to individual stallions, click here. If you are not […]

By December 5, 2018 Read More →
The Grand National vs. the Kentucky Derby

The Grand National vs. the Kentucky Derby

No matter what side of the pond you live on, you’ve surely heard of the Grand National and the Kentucky Derby. But depending on whether you are in the U.K. or America, you might not be as familiar with the race run on the other continent. So what are the main differences between the two […]

By December 5, 2018 Read More →
Quality of Stallions Continually on the Rise in Indiana

Quality of Stallions Continually on the Rise in Indiana

New stallions to the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program are making headlines already, with breeding season just months away. Grade 1 winner I Want Revenge is now calling the Indiana Stallion Station in Anderson, Ind., home. Purchased by Jeff and Suzy Jeans from the November Keeneland Sale earlier this month, the Stephen Got Even stallion […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →
Top Remington Park Sprinter Welder Wins Fourth Stakes in a Row

Top Remington Park Sprinter Welder Wins Fourth Stakes in a Row

The 5-year-old gray gelding known as Welder streaked down the stretch like the lightning bolt he is to take his fourth stakes victory of the meet Friday night in the $70,000 Silver Goblin Stakes at Remington Park. He was the heavy wagering favorite at 1-9 odds on the toteboard for the race and now stands […]

By November 19, 2018 Read More →
Experiencing International Racing

Experiencing International Racing

Only a few decades ago American horse racing fans had little knowledge of international racing, and it’s hard to really fault them for that. After all, before the internet and international simulcasting, it was hard for casual fans to keep up with the action in Europe. Of course that has all changed and now it’s […]

By November 15, 2018 Read More →
Cheltenham’s Gold Cup Early Betting Odds

Cheltenham’s Gold Cup Early Betting Odds

With the National Hunt racing season now underway in the UK and Ireland, all thoughts naturally begin to turn to the 2019 Cheltenham Festival, and the premier steeplechase race of the four-day meeting — the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Gold Cup Day in 2019 is on Friday 15 March, and the winner of the 3m 2½f […]

By November 15, 2018 Read More →
Looking at the Kentucky Derby Future Wager

Looking at the Kentucky Derby Future Wager

It wasn’t all that long ago that you actually had to be at Churchill Downs or your local racetrack to get a bet down on America’s most famous race, the Kentucky Derby. Of course that started to change as the horse betting options expanded to include off-track and online wagering, but even then there really […]

By November 14, 2018 Read More →
Showbiz Superstar at 110-1 Odds Keys Humongous Payoffs at Remington Park

Showbiz Superstar at 110-1 Odds Keys Humongous Payoffs at Remington Park

A horse named Shobiz Superstar gave her backers enough money in their pockets Saturday night at Remington Park to put them into a tax bracket fit for superstars as she paid off at 110-1 odds, the highest payoff of the meet. A $2 win ticket returned $223 to those who bet this 2-year-old filly, owned […]

By November 11, 2018 Read More →
Top Remington Sprinter Welder Among Nominees to Silver Goblin Stakes

Top Remington Sprinter Welder Among Nominees to Silver Goblin Stakes

A total of 11 horses have been nominated to the 13th running of the $70,000 Silver Goblin Stakes, including three-time stakes-winning Oklahoma-bred sprinter Welder, scheduled to run Friday, Nov. 16 at Remington Park. The Silver Goblin is a 6-1/2 furlongs sprint for 3-year-olds-and-up restricted to accredited Oklahoma-breds. Welder, owned by Ra-Max Farms LLC (Clayton Rash) […]

By November 11, 2018 Read More →
A Guide to Arabic Horse Racing

A Guide to Arabic Horse Racing

When the flat season draws to a close, horse racing fans then begin to look at other countries where they can place a bet.  The United Arab Emirates have some fantastic races, course and jockeys there are.  If you haven’t yet placed a bet on Arabic horse racing, here are some reasons why you may […]

By November 11, 2018 Read More →
Incredible Races from Champions Day

Incredible Races from Champions Day

Since 2011, Champions Day has been held every fall at the Ascot Racecourse, where the Royal Ascot is held. The day-long festival marks the end of the British Champions Series and the British flat racing season. In recent years, prize money has exceeded £4 million — the 2018 Champions Day prize total was worth a […]

By November 11, 2018 Read More →
Will Tuaandtwentysix Live Up To His Name?

Will Tuaandtwentysix Live Up To His Name?

Tua Tagovailoa rose to prominence in the CFB Championship Game when he led the Alabama Crimson Tide to a stunning comeback to defeat the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Tagovailoa was not the starting quarterback for the Crimson Tide last season, but his side’s struggles in the Championship Game in the first half forced Nick […]

By November 8, 2018 Read More →
Advice for betting on Cheltenham Festival

Advice for betting on Cheltenham Festival

Continuing to bring in audiences every single year, it’s hard to doubt the drama and excitement which surrounds Cheltenham Festival. The sport of horse racing has interested a hefty percentage of the nation for many years, and Cheltenham Festival is easily the most celebrated four-day racing event, where fans of the sport from across the […]

By November 5, 2018 Read More →
New Issue of American Racehorse Online with Articles about Equine War Hero Sgt. Reckless, Man O’ War Project, New Stallions and More

New Issue of American Racehorse Online with Articles about Equine War Hero Sgt. Reckless, Man O’ War Project, New Stallions and More

The Fall 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about equine war hero Sgt. Reckless, how horses can help veterans with PTSD, Seabiscuit’s DNA being used to research racehorse tendencies, new Thoroughbred stallions around the region and much more.  The issue also includes racing and breeding […]

By November 1, 2018 Read More →