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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 […]

Iowa-bred Chanel’s Legacy Takes Dixie Belle Stakes at Oaklawn

Iowa-bred Chanel’s Legacy Takes Dixie Belle Stakes at Oaklawn

Iowa-bred Chanel’s Legacy, at odds of 5-1, came flying down the lane to win Saturday’s $125,000 Dixie Belle Stakes at Oaklawn before an on-track crowd of 10,000. It was the second Dixie Belle victory for owner Allen Poindexter and trainer Lynn Chleborad since 2013 when American Sugar won the six furlong race. Jockey Alex Birzer […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS, IOWA
Prairie Meadows Sets 2017 Racing Calendar

Prairie Meadows Sets 2017 Racing Calendar

The Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission has approved Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack and Hotel’s 28th season of live horse racing at their one-mile oval track, located just outside of Des Moines. Prairie Meadows will continue to feature both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse meets with a few adjustments on post-times and scheduling that will benefit the […]

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Trainer Don Von Hemel Closing in on First Millionaire Racehorse with Smack Smack

Trainer Don Von Hemel Closing in on First Millionaire Racehorse with Smack Smack

Trainer Don Von Hemel of Hot Springs is a member of the Nebraska Racing Hall of Fame, is credited with 2,516 victories since 1956, was Oaklawn’s leading trainer in 1981 and saddled Win Stat to set a world record for a mile and 70 yards in 1984 at Oaklawn. But, Von Hemel, 82, has never […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS, IOWA, OKLAHOMA
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 […]

Iowa-bred Chanel’s Legacy Wins Gaylord Memorial, Texas-breds Run Second and Third

Iowa-bred Chanel’s Legacy Wins Gaylord Memorial, Texas-breds Run Second and Third

The first stakes race of the Remington Park season for 2-year-old fillies went to Chanel’s Legacy who pulled clear to win the $50,000 E.L. Gaylord Memorial Stakes by 4-3/4 lengths on Friday night. Owned by Poindexter Thoroughbreds of Springfield, Mo. and trained by Lynn Chleborad, Chanel’s Legacy was ridden by Ramon Vazquez. The gray filly […]

Posted in: IOWA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Iowa Classic Day Celebrates Iowa-breds

Iowa Classic Day Celebrates Iowa-breds

By John Hernandez Photos by Coady Photography Prairie Meadows brought down the curtain on its Thoroughbred meet on August 13 with Iowa Classic Day featuring seven stakes for Iowa-breds. The first Iowa Classic race was a steal of a deal for co-owners Tom Allen, Dan Sears, Otto Farms Inc. (Norm Olson) and trainer Dick Clark, […]

Posted in: IOWA
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 […]

Raising Rumors Completes Texas-bred Sweep of Prairie Meadows 2-Year-Old Stakes

Raising Rumors Completes Texas-bred Sweep of Prairie Meadows 2-Year-Old Stakes

One night after Texas-bred Grandma’s Princess captured the $65,000 Prairie Gold Lassie Stakes for fillies at Prairie Meadows for breeder/owner Tom Durant, trainer Randy Morse and jockey Ken Tohill, the three teamed with another Texas-bred, Raising Rumors, on Friday night to win the $65,000 Prairie Gold Juvenile Stakes. The gelding by Sing Baby Sing, who […]

Posted in: IOWA, TEXAS
Texas-breds Grandma’s Princess, Country Candy Run 1-2 Prairie Gold Lassie

Texas-breds Grandma’s Princess, Country Candy Run 1-2 Prairie Gold Lassie

A pair of Texas-breds swept the exacta in the $65,000 Prairie Gold Lassie Stakes at Prairie Meadows on Thursday night as Grandma’s Princess prevailed over Country Candy in the stakes for 2-year-old fillies. Ridden by Ken Tohilll for breeder/owner Tom Durant and trainer Randy Morse, Grandma’s Princess won by a half-length in a time of […]

Posted in: IOWA, TEXAS