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Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Breezes in Preparation for Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks
By April 23, 2018 Read More →

Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Breezes in Preparation for Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks

Craig Upham’s homebred Patrona Margarita, a Texas-bred daughter of Oklahoma stallion Special Rate,  recorded a half-mile breeze in :48.80 on Sunday morning at Churchill Downs in preparation for a start in the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI) on Friday, May 4. The Texas-bred breezed through eighth-mile splits of :12.60, :24.60 and :36.80 before galloping […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Indiana Fractional Ownership Seminar Inspires New Owners
By April 20, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Fractional Ownership Seminar Inspires New Owners

A gloomy spring day couldn’t deter more than 30 people from attending Indiana’s first fractional ownership seminar, held on April 15 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville. Those in attendance came excited to learn about new opportunities in racehorse ownership and network with like-minded individuals. Attendees listened to presenters Anthony MacDonald from TheStable.ca […]

Posted in: INDIANA
NFL Star Rob Gronkowski Acquires Stake in Namesake Kentucky Derby Contender
By April 19, 2018 Read More →

NFL Star Rob Gronkowski Acquires Stake in Namesake Kentucky Derby Contender

Phoenix Thoroughbreds Ltd. has joined with New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski in a partnership arrangement involving the three-year-old colt Gronkowski, who is set to compete in the Kentucky Derby on May 5 at Churchill Downs after winning all three of his starts to date in 2018. Gronkowski has acquired a substantial stake in the […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Indiana Thoroughbreds Honored for Remarkable 2017
By April 16, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Thoroughbreds Honored for Remarkable 2017

The year 2017 was a banner year for the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) and the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program (ITBDP), as Indiana-breds graced the national stage and brought more awareness to the growth of the regional program. The three year-end award winners announced during the Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s annual banquet […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Texas Juvenile Sale Posts Increased Gross, Average Nearly Steady
By April 10, 2018 Read More →

Texas Juvenile Sale Posts Increased Gross, Average Nearly Steady

Tuesday’s Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale on the grounds of Lone Star Park concluded with a sizable increase in gross sales and a slight decrease in average compared to last year’s smaller catalogue. A total of 106 horses went through the ring at the sale operated by the Texas Thoroughbred Association in partnership with Lone […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA, TEXAS
Indiana Horse Racing Commission Offers Fractional Ownership Seminar
By March 30, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Horse Racing Commission Offers Fractional Ownership Seminar

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) is proud to announce their second seminar for 2018. On April 15, IHRC invites anyone interested in learning how they can get into horse racing, at a fraction of the cost, to a free fractional ownership seminar to be held at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville. The […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Horse Racing Facility Would Generate Billions for Georgia, Study Finds
By March 21, 2018 Read More →

Horse Racing Facility Would Generate Billions for Georgia, Study Finds

Legislators will introduce bill in 2019 that would allow for three venues, create thousands of jobs, aid rural development and HOPE One horse racing facility in Georgia would have an economic impact of more than $1.2 billion a year while bolstering the agricultural and tourism industries and providing new revenues for health care, education and […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Secrets of the Hospitality Trade
By March 21, 2018 Read More →

Secrets of the Hospitality Trade

The 2018 Grand National is quickly approaching and you can get started on your Grand National 2018 betting online today. If you’re looking for tips on betting on the Grand National, then the odds from bookmakers suggest that horses such as Blaklion, The Last Samuri and Cause of Causes are some of those to watch. […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Tom Howard, Trainer of Ivan Fallunovalot, Passes Away
By March 11, 2018 Read More →

Tom Howard, Trainer of Ivan Fallunovalot, Passes Away

Trainer Tom Howard, best known for developing multiple stakes-winning sprinter Ivan Fallunovalot, died from complications of cancer Saturday night at his Hot Springs home. He was 70. Howard was diagnosed with liver cancer earlier this year and died just hours after Ivan Fallunovalot, a former claimer owned by longtime client Lewis Mathews, finished third in […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS, TEXAS
Prairie Meadows Meet to Open with Starter Bonus Incentive and Purse Increases

Prairie Meadows Meet to Open with Starter Bonus Incentive and Purse Increases

Live Thoroughbred racing returns to Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa on April 26 with a Starter Bonus Incentive program and purse increases for overnight races. Prairie Meadows and the Iowa Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) worked jointly to develop the Starter Bonus Incentive. The incentive, which covers the first 12 days of the season, […]

Posted in: IOWA