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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Articles about Oaklawn’s Triple Crown Preps

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Articles about Oaklawn’s Triple Crown Preps

The Spring 2017 issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the rise of Oaklawn’s Triple Crown prep races, immigration issues facing the racing industry, the Bo Jackson of horse racing and much more. The issue also includes racing and […]

Arapahoe Park-Based Horse is an Equine Version of Bo Jackson

Arapahoe Park-Based Horse is an Equine Version of Bo Jackson

Thoroughbred racehorse Geno’s Bambino has begun training for a new sport while in the middle of a relatively long racing career. Because of the one-dimensional focus on speed and the year-round nature of horse racing, it is rare for racehorses to attempt a second sport while they are racing, although many will go on to […]

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New Look for Arapahoe Park Stakes Schedule in 2017

New Look for Arapahoe Park Stakes Schedule in 2017

The 2017 stakes schedule at Arapahoe Park in Colorado will culminate with the richest races the track hosts for Thoroughbreds and American Quarter Horses on the final day of the season, but the road to those races will look different than in past years. The 39-day racing season beginning on May 19 will conclude on […]

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Horse of the Year and Kentucky Derby Winner Charismatic Passes Away

Horse of the Year and Kentucky Derby Winner Charismatic Passes Away

Dual classic winner and 1999 Horse of the Year Charismatic has died. The 20-year-old stallion, who returned to the United States from the JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station in Japan on December 4, 2016, was pensioned at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY. The announcement of his sudden passing was made this afternoon […]

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on Centennial Race Track and More

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on Centennial Race Track and More

The Winter 2017 issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about Colorado’s Centennial Race Track and the horses and horsemen who raced there, Thoroughbred stallions and their influence on American Quarter Horse racing, how a retired racehorse is excelling in […]

Arapahoe Park to Race 39 Days Starting May 19

Arapahoe Park to Race 39 Days Starting May 19

Arapahoe Park will conduct 39 days of live horse racing in Aurora, Colorado during its 2017 season this summer from May 19 to August 13. The track, which opened in 1984 and has raced every summer since 1992, will feature racing on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, with nine races each day beginning at 1 p.m. […]

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Colorado Introduces Horse Racing Model for Fantasy Sports Contests

Colorado Introduces Horse Racing Model for Fantasy Sports Contests

Mile High Racing & Entertainment, which operates Colorado’s horse race track at Arapahoe Park, has received approval from the Colorado Racing Commission to offer fantasy sports contests at nine Colorado locations. The new Mile High Fantasy Sports applies the pari-mutuel model from horse racing to professional football, basketball, hockey, baseball, and other daily fantasy sports […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on Social Media for Horsemen, New Stallions for 2017 and Kentucky Derby Winner Charismatic

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on Social Media for Horsemen, New Stallions for 2017 and Kentucky Derby Winner Charismatic

The November/December issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic returning home from Japan, how social media can help horsemen promote themselves and their sport, and the new crop of stallions coming to the Midwest […]

Texas Chrome Carries Hopes of Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma to the Breeders’ Cup

Texas Chrome Carries Hopes of Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma to the Breeders’ Cup

The entry of Texas Chrome in the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) could make the 3-year-old bay colt only the second horse that has raced in Colorado to go on to compete in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The winner of the 2015 Gold Rush Futurity, Arapahoe Park’s richest race for Thoroughbreds, was entered […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles about Ak-Sar-Ben, Barn Buddies and Much More

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles about Ak-Sar-Ben, Barn Buddies and Much More

The September/October issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features a long-form article about the magic of Ak-Sar-Ben racetrack in Omaha, Nebraska, plus a look at the Indiana breeding program of Jim and Amy Elliott, the story of a 12-year-old boy […]

Arapahoe Park Raises More Than $20,000 for Equine Charities

Arapahoe Park Raises More Than $20,000 for Equine Charities

In addition to hosting some of its most prestigious races on the final weekend of its 2016 season, Arapahoe Park donated a total of more than $20,000 to three equine-related charities based in Colorado. The racetrack partnered with CANTER Colorado, who retrains retired racehorses; the Colorado Horse Council, which serves as the equine voice for […]

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Texas-bred Bling On the Music Makes History in the $100,000 Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahoe Park

Texas-bred Bling On the Music Makes History in the $100,000 Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahoe Park

Texas-bred Bling On the Music became the first filly to defeat male horses in the six furlong, $100,000 Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahoe Park on the Colorado track’s final day of the 2016 season on Sunday. She also won by the biggest margin, 13 lengths, in the race’s history. The 2-year-old filly owned by Danny […]

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Brother to local standout tops Colorado Silver Cup Yearling Sale

Brother to local standout tops Colorado Silver Cup Yearling Sale

A half-brother to local stakes winner Way Out West topped this year’s Silver Cup Yearling Sale, hosted by the Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association, fetching a bid of $18,000 at the August 5 auction. Kent Bamford and Randy Patterson signed the ticket for Crafty Man, a son of the late Crafty Shaw out of the Labar, […]

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Arapahoe Park Set to Finish Meet on a “High” Note

Arapahoe Park Set to Finish Meet on a “High” Note

The $100,000 Gold Rush Futurity, which is Colorado’s richest race for Thoroughbreds, and the $115,830 Mile High Futurity for Quarter Horses highlight the final day of Arapahoe Park’s 2016 season on Sunday. The six-furlong Gold Rush Futurity has attracted a field of nine 2 year-olds made up of Colorado’s best and stakes winners from out-of-state. […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on King Ranch, OTTBs in Colorado and Summer Heat

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on King Ranch, OTTBs in Colorado and Summer Heat

The July/August issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine includes articles on Texas’ King Ranch, how to help your horse handle the heat, a track announcer who rides retired racehorses and tax tips about advertising, plus much more including racing and […]

Orphaned Fillies Sweep Exacta in Arapahoe Park Stakes

Orphaned Fillies Sweep Exacta in Arapahoe Park Stakes

Starting life as an orphan can be tough for humans or horses. In the case of a Thoroughbred, one of the main concerns is getting a foal the milk needed for nutrition and growth in the early stages of life. Nurse mares can play a vital role for an orphaned foal, but only if such […]

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Coady Photography Announces Amateur Photo Contest

Coady Photography Announces Amateur Photo Contest

Coady Photography, America’s premier professionals for shooting racetrack pictures, is searching the globe to find the best amateur horse-racing photographer. The inaugural Coady International Amateur Horse Racing Photography Contest will be judged by an all-star panel of photojournalist experts. The free competition is open to amateur photographers at least 18 years old, with up to […]

Trainers Rushton, Ries Record “Firsts” at Arapahoe Park

Trainers Rushton, Ries Record “Firsts” at Arapahoe Park

Trainer Stetson Rushton saddled his first stakes winner, and trainer Jennifer Ries recorded her first career victory at Arapahoe Park on Sunday. Rushton’s Brokeanlovingit won the Molly Brown Stakes, and Ries’s Kelsey captured an allowance contest in race eight. Rushton, who is 22 and from Holly, Colorado, was an assistant trainer for his grandfather Temple […]

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Colorado’s Arapahoe Park Set for 25th Anniversary Season

Colorado’s Arapahoe Park Set for 25th Anniversary Season

Arapahoe Park will begin its 25th consecutive season of live horse racing in Colorado on Friday, May 20. The track that opened for one season in 1984 and has raced every year since 1992 will feature 39 days of Thoroughbred, American Quarter Horse, and Arabian racing in 2016 from May 20 to August 14. Racing […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Hazel Park, Equine Photography and More

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Hazel Park, Equine Photography and More

The May/June issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine includes articles on Michigan’s Hazel Park, how to take better horse photos and an OTTB that found a new career after a stint in Hollywood and on the racetrack, plus much more […]