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Minnesota Racing Commission Pays out Record Breeders’ Fund Awards Thanks to New ADW Legislation
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

Minnesota Racing Commission Pays out Record Breeders’ Fund Awards Thanks to New ADW Legislation

The Minnesota Racing Commission has authorized the payment of over $590,000 in breeder awards to Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse breeders. This record payout was due, in part, to Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) legislation passed last year. Since the legislative initiative to license ADW providers, a portion of the revenues generated from Minnesota residents wagering on […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Man o’ War, the Perils of Riding Racehorses and More
By November 10, 2017 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Man o’ War, the Perils of Riding Racehorses and More

The Fall 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 legendary Man o’ War on the 100th anniversary of his birth, a look at the perils of riding racehorses with some amazing photos plus much more. The […]

Minnesota Racing Commission Awards Nearly $50,000 for Retired Racehorses

Minnesota Racing Commission Awards Nearly $50,000 for Retired Racehorses

The Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) authorized disbursement of $46,000 to three 501(c)(3) nonprofit racehorse adoption, retirement and repurposing organizations at its August meeting. The recipients include: Bowman Second Chance Thoroughbred Adoptions, This Old Horse and Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program. These new funds were generated by legislation passed in 2015 to direct fines collected via […]

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Amy’s Challenge Wins Shakopee Juvenile as Canterbury Park Closes Another Successful Meet

Amy’s Challenge Wins Shakopee Juvenile as Canterbury Park Closes Another Successful Meet

The $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile, which featured three of the fastest 2-year-old Thoroughbreds in North America, lived up to the hype on the final day of the meet Saturday at Canterbury Park as the two favorites, Amy’s Challenge and Mr. Jagermeister, battled to the finish line with Amy’s Challenge and jockey Jareth Loveberry prevailing by three-quarters […]

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OwnerView Accepting Nominations for “New Owner of the Year” Award

OwnerView Accepting Nominations for “New Owner of the Year” Award

OwnerView today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2017 New Owner of the Year award, presented by Fasig-Tipton, which will honor a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry. The deadline for nominations is September 15, 2017. The award will be […]

The Meadow Event Park and Chenery Family Announce Collaboration to Enhance Fan Experience at Birthplace of Secretariat

The Meadow Event Park and Chenery Family Announce Collaboration to Enhance Fan Experience at Birthplace of Secretariat

In Colonial days, Caroline County, Virginia was famed as the “cradle of American racing.” On March 30, 1970, it became the cradle of “America’s Super Horse,” the legendary Triple Crown champion Secretariat who was born at Christopher Chenery’s Meadow Stable. Now known as The Meadow Event Park and the home of the State Fair of […]

Hot Shot Kid Takes Minnesota Derby, Double Bee Sting Wins Minnesota Oaks and Familiar Rhythm Takes MTA Sales Graduate Futurity at Canterbury Park

Hot Shot Kid Takes Minnesota Derby, Double Bee Sting Wins Minnesota Oaks and Familiar Rhythm Takes MTA Sales Graduate Futurity at Canterbury Park

Hot Shot Kid and jockey Alex Canchari won the $85,000 Minnesota Derby on Saturday at Canterbury Park after responding gamely to a challenge in deep stretch from Got Even Smarter and Orlando Mojica. The 3-year-old Minnesota-bred gelding by Majestic Warrior, who has now won five consecutive races, is owned and was bred by Warren Bush […]

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Summer 2017 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

Summer 2017 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

The Summer 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 Triple Crown heroes residing at Old Friends in Kentucky, the young trio of female jockeys emerging at Indiana Grand, the magic of horse racing at Oaklawn Park, […]

Catalog for Minnesota Thoroughbred Association Yearling Sale Now Online

Catalog for Minnesota Thoroughbred Association Yearling Sale Now Online

The Minnesota Thoroughbred Association is always looking for ways to enhance our annual yearling sale, both for consignors and buyers! This year’s new addition to the marketing line up is an interactive, online catalog programmed by ThoroughbredCatalog.com. We’re excited about the potential of this new service and hope that you’ll find it helpful as you […]

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Canterbury Park’s Horse Racing Season Begins May 5

Canterbury Park’s Horse Racing Season Begins May 5

Canterbury Park will begin its 67-day horse racing season Friday, May 5, two weeks earlier than it has for the past eight years. Post time for the first race will be 4:00 p.m. Racing will also be held Saturday, May 6, coinciding with the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, a day that traditionally attracts more […]

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