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Prairie Meadows Opens Thoroughbred Meet on Thursday

Prairie Meadows Opens Thoroughbred Meet on Thursday

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel garnered plenty of attention at the entry box as horsemen placed 71 runners into nine races for the opening night of the 67-day Thoroughbred season on Thursday, April 28. “The horsemen stepped up and helped us fill nine competitive races,” said Racing Secretary Pat Pope. “We’re appreciative of their […]

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Prairie Meadows Implements Additional Equine Herpesvirus-1 Bio-Security Protocols

Prairie Meadows Implements Additional Equine Herpesvirus-1 Bio-Security Protocols

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel will implement additional Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) bio-security protocols effective immediately. Prairie Meadows is set to open its 2016 Thoroughbred racing season on Thursday, April 28. “The track is not under quarantine and we have had no positive tests for EHV-1 here,” said Dr. John Sweeney, the Iowa Racing and […]

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Prairie Meadows Unveils Upgrades for 2016 Season

Prairie Meadows Unveils Upgrades for 2016 Season

With the start of the 2016 live racing season fast approaching, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino has put the finishing touches on multi-million dollar upgrades, improvements, and renovations in television and hospitality. In preparation for the upcoming season, Prairie Meadows worked in partnership with American Teletimer during the offseason to convert the entire television department […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Wood-Mere Farm, Iowa-breds, Insurance Tips

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Wood-Mere Farm, Iowa-breds, Insurance Tips

The March/April issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine includes articles on Minnesota’s Wood-Mere Farm, the success of Iowa-breds around the country, the basics of insurance and whether it’s right for you, how gelding a horse affects performance on the track, […]

Prairie Meadows Announces EHV-1 Policy

Prairie Meadows Announces EHV-1 Policy

Prairie Meadows Racetrack has adopted a policy for Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) that will be in effect for the 2016 Thoroughbred racing season at this Altoona, IA track. The Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) policy applies to all horses shipping into Prairie Meadows, which opens its stables to horses on April 1 and holds its first day of […]

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Condition Book and Stall Applications Available for Prairie Meadows Meet

Condition Book and Stall Applications Available for Prairie Meadows Meet

Condition Book 1, covering the first 14 days of the 2016 Thoroughbred season at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, is now available both online and in print. “We’re confident that our first condition book for 2016 offers horsemen the races they need to get their seasons off to productive starts,” said Director of Racing Derron […]

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Prairie Meadows Sets 2016 Racing Schedule

Prairie Meadows Sets 2016 Racing Schedule

With opening day of the 2016 Thoroughbred season less than three months away, Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino has set the calendar and schedule for the 27th season of live horse racing at this Altoona, IA facility. The 67-day Thoroughbred season will open on Thursday, April 28 and end with Iowa Classic Day on […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Lady’s Secret, Triple Crown Winner Assault

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Lady’s Secret, Triple Crown Winner Assault

The January/February issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine includes articles about the great Oklahoma-bred racemare Lady’s Secret, Texas-bred Triple Crown winner Assault, the importance of Jockey Club papers for retired racehorses (OTTBs), two young horse racing fans from Texas and […]

Iowa Online Stallion Season Auction Begins Dec. 5

Iowa Online Stallion Season Auction Begins Dec. 5

Breeding seasons to more than 180 stallions from 16 states will be up for bid in an online auction for the ITBOA Stallion Stakes from Dec. 5-12. The auction is sponsored by the Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association. The proceeds will fund three stakes races for all 2017 offspring of stallions whose seasons are […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on Toby Keith, C.J. McMahon and More

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Features Articles on Toby Keith, C.J. McMahon and More

The November/December issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine includes feature articles on country music star and racing enthusiast Toby Keith, rising star jockey C.J. McMahon and much more. Also included in this issue are important member updates for the Texas, […]

Breyer Announces Release of American Pharoah Scuplture
By October 22, 2015 Read More →

Breyer Announces Release of American Pharoah Scuplture

Breyer Animal Creations is proud to preview its newest tribute to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah with a breathtaking sculpture. Showcasing his powerful extended stride and keen expression, Breyer’s American Pharoah is a study in excellence. With jockey in triumphant fist pump, this American Pharoah sculpture highlights the pinnacle of success and athletic achievement. Every […]

Special Retired Racehorse Issue of American Racehorse Now Online
By September 6, 2015 Read More →

Special Retired Racehorse Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

The September/October 2015 issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features a special look at retired racehorses, or off-track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs). Also in this issue is a profile of artist Thomas Allen Pauly and his work capturing Triple Crown winner American […]

Iowa Classic Night Wraps Up Prairie Meadows Meet
By August 16, 2015 Read More →

Iowa Classic Night Wraps Up Prairie Meadows Meet

by Todd Lieber The largest crowd of the season packed Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino August 8 for the 23rd consecutive renewal of the Iowa Classic with seven stakes for Iowa-breds offering $585,000 in guaranteed purses. Jody Mueller’s Shock Hazard proved a repeat winner of the $75,000 Dan Johnson Memorial Sprint (formerly named the Iowa […]

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