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Latest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Detroit Race Course, a Civil War Thoroughbred Hero and More
By February 7, 2018 Read More →

Latest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Detroit Race Course, a Civil War Thoroughbred Hero and More

The Winter 2018issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about Michigan’s Detroit Race Course, General Ulysses S. Grant’s Civil War Thoroughbred Cincinnati, Texas’ Valor Farm and new stallions in the region. It also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, […]

Collector’s Edition 2018 Calendar Celebrates Secretariat’s Last Living Sons and Daughters
By January 30, 2018 Read More →

Collector’s Edition 2018 Calendar Celebrates Secretariat’s Last Living Sons and Daughters

Secretariat fans everywhere have given rave reviews to a 2018 calendar featuring the last living sons and daughters of legendary 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat. Released just after Christmas, the fund-raising calendar has been very successful in its mission to raise money for its beneficiaries, despite the late launch for a calendar, and has already […]

Canterbury Park Announces 2018 Stakes Schedule with Increased Purses and New Races
By January 24, 2018 Read More →

Canterbury Park Announces 2018 Stakes Schedule with Increased Purses and New Races

Canterbury Park racing officials today announced a Thoroughbred stakes schedule for the 2018 season with 35 races worth $2.375 million, including three new races and increased purses for nine existing stakes. The Shakopee, Minn. track’s richest race, the $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby, will be run Saturday, June 23 along with four other stakes totaling $500,000 […]

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Amy’s Challenge Remains Undefeated with Dixie Belle Win at Oaklawn
By January 21, 2018 Read More →

Amy’s Challenge Remains Undefeated with Dixie Belle Win at Oaklawn

Novogratz Racing Stables Inc.’s Amy’s Challenge is now a perfect three-for-three after a hard-fought victory over 4-5 favorite Mia Mischief in Saturday’s $125,000 Dixie Belle Stakes at Oaklawn. Amy’s Challenge bobbled slightly at the start and was third early as Mia Mischief and Vision of Justice raced through an opening quarter in :21.48. She moved into […]

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Unbeaten Amy’s Challenge, Horse of the Meet at Canterbury, Favored in Saturday’s Dixie Belle at Oaklawn
By January 19, 2018 Read More →

Unbeaten Amy’s Challenge, Horse of the Meet at Canterbury, Favored in Saturday’s Dixie Belle at Oaklawn

Unbeaten Amy’s Challenge is the 3-2 program favorite for the $125,000 Dixie Belle Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 6-furlong Dixie Belle, the eighth of nine races, is 4:38 p.m. (Central). Gates open Saturday at 11 a.m., with first post 1:05 p.m. Amy’s Challenge, who races for Novogratz Racing […]

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Canterbury Park’s 70-Day Meet Approved by Minnesota Racing Commission
By December 27, 2017 Read More →

Canterbury Park’s 70-Day Meet Approved by Minnesota Racing Commission

Canterbury Park will conduct 70 days of horse racing in 2018. The Minnesota Racing Commission approved the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack’s request to run Friday, May 4 through Saturday, Sept. 15. This will be only the second time in 23 seasons that Canterbury has raced as many days. Seventy days of racing were held in 2015. […]

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Canterbury Horse of the Meet Amy’s Challenge Pointing Toward Dixie Belle at Oaklawn
By December 27, 2017 Read More →

Canterbury Horse of the Meet Amy’s Challenge Pointing Toward Dixie Belle at Oaklawn

Unbeaten Amy’s Challenge is pointing for the $125,000 Dixie Belle Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Jan. 20 at Oaklawn, trainer Mac Robertson said Tuesday morning. Amy’s Challenge was named Canterbury Park’s “Horse of the Meet” after winning her Aug. 6 career debut by 16 ½ lengths and the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile Stakes Sept. 16 by three-quarters […]

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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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