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Equine Equipment’s “For the Good” Program Helps Nearly a Dozen Aftercare Facilities

Equine Equipment’s “For the Good” Program Helps Nearly a Dozen Aftercare Facilities

Equine Equipment is proud to announce the conclusion of its inaugural “For the Good” program for 2019 with almost a dozen aftercare programs being helped by a donation of a Toro or Exmark commercial mower for the summer mowing season. The initiative was launched as a way to give back and show support for the […]

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Full Agenda Set for Track Superintendents’ Field Day at Charles Town

Full Agenda Set for Track Superintendents’ Field Day at Charles Town

Track superintendents and their staffs from around North America are set to meet at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on June 23-25 for a full schedule of educational panels as part of Track Superintendents’ Field Day. A complete agenda for the event has been announced, with award-winning speaker, author and farmer Jolene Brown set […]

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Copies of Issue Featuring Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs Available for Purchase

Copies of Issue Featuring Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs Available for Purchase

A limited number of copies of the Spring 2019 issue of American Racehorse, featuring articles on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs, are available for $10, shipping included (US only). Additional copies are $5 each. To order, use the PayPal button below. Choose Quantity 1 copy $10.00 USD2 copies $15.00 USD3 copies $20.00 USD

Dine with an Equine at Belmont Park

Dine with an Equine at Belmont Park

By Michael Fenrich NYRA has announced the return of its “Breakfast at Belmont” program. Price: Free Parking Free Admission (prices below for breakfast) $15 Adults $7.50 Kids 6 and under Cuisine: Hotel Style Buffet. Cereal, juice and coffee. “The Breakfast at Belmont program is a great way for people to come see the horses train […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Online with Features on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs
By April 29, 2019 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Online with Features on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs

The Spring 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes long-form articles the real story of Ruffian and the ups and downs of Santa Fe Downs.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio and around the region. The […]

Oklahoma’s Horse and Hound, Kentucky’s New Vocations Awarded Toro and Exmark Mower Usage for 2019
By April 16, 2019 Read More →

Oklahoma’s Horse and Hound, Kentucky’s New Vocations Awarded Toro and Exmark Mower Usage for 2019

Equine Equipment, together with its industry partners Toro and Exmark, is pleased to announce two donations of mowers for the 2019 season as part of its “For the Good Program” to help Thoroughbred aftercare facilities. Equine Equipment is planning several more similar donations to show its appreciation for the industry’s support and to give back […]

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Registration for Sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference Now Open

Registration for Sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference Now Open

OwnerView announced today that registration is now open for the sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference, which will be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., from Monday, October 28, through Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The conference will once again coincide with the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which are scheduled to be held November 1-2 at […]

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American Racehorse to Suspend Print Publication After Spring Issue
By March 27, 2019 Read More →

American Racehorse to Suspend Print Publication After Spring Issue

American Racehorse magazine will suspend its print publication following the upcoming spring issue in April. The magazine, which originally launched in 2012 as Southern Racehorse, covers Thoroughbred racing and breeding in the Southwest, Midwest and Midsouth regions of the country. “I have truly enjoyed publishing the magazine for the past 6 ½ years, but as […]

Registration Now Open for 2019 Track Superintendents Field Day at Charles Town

Registration Now Open for 2019 Track Superintendents Field Day at Charles Town

Registration is now open for the upcoming Track Superintendents Field Day. Please visit www.tracksupers.com to learn more. Jolene Brown, 2017 Speaker Hall of Fame inductee, is the 2019 Keynote Speaker. Jolene, often called “The Dr. Phil of Agriculture,” is direct, respectful and generous with her advice and focused in her solutions to racing’s challenges. Her […]

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Fields Set for Texas Stallion Stakes at Sam Houston
By February 21, 2019 Read More →

Fields Set for Texas Stallion Stakes at Sam Houston

Thoroughbred stakes action continues at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday, February 23. The evening will include the running of the $65,000 Jim’s Orbit and $65,000 Two Altazano divisions of the Texas Stallion Stakes. Need help on how to place a bet? In 2005, the Texas Thoroughbred Association renamed both these stakes to honor a […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Lexington (the horse), Oklahoma’s C.R. Trout, Track Superintendents, Social Media, Healthy Foals and More
By February 18, 2019 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Lexington (the horse), Oklahoma’s C.R. Trout, Track Superintendents, Social Media, Healthy Foals and More

The Winter 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about Lexington, one of America’s first great racehorses and stallions; the important and sometimes overlooked work done by track superintendents, Oklahoma horseman C.R. Trout, how to keep your newborn foal healthy, and ways horse racing can capitalize […]

Keeneland Library, Now 80, Schedules Special Events for Early 2019
By February 14, 2019 Read More →

Keeneland Library, Now 80, Schedules Special Events for Early 2019

The Keeneland Library, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, over the next few months will present several exhibits and special events, including the popular Library Lecture Series, to showcase its collection and programs. In 1939, the Library was established when Keeneland Trustee and Director William Arnold Hanger donated a 2,300-volume Turf collection of […]

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Live Thoroughbred racing returns to Will Rogers Downs March 25
By February 11, 2019 Read More →

Live Thoroughbred racing returns to Will Rogers Downs March 25

The trainers, jockeys and equine athletes alike are arriving once again for the 28-day Thoroughbred meet returning to Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs on March 25. Track representatives are optimistic about a strong handle and a full field in its 13th year of operation, abandoning the traditional calendar for a later start date, allowing for […]

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Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blueskiesnrainbows Relocated to Oklahoma
By January 25, 2019 Read More →

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blueskiesnrainbows Relocated to Oklahoma

Blueskiesnrainbows (English Channel-Cho Cho San, by Deputy Minister) has moved to stand the 2019 breeding season in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, the home base of owner Kelly Mitchell’s Bad Boy Racing. He will stand for a fee of $2,500. Blueskiesnrainbows, a multiple graded stakes-winner of over $672,500, will stand at Sunlight Farm, which is managed by equine […]

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A Long Day’s Night: An Inside Look at What Track Superintendents Do Every Day
By January 23, 2019 Read More →

A Long Day’s Night: An Inside Look at What Track Superintendents Do Every Day

A Long Day’s Night The job of a track superintendent is difficult and sometimes thankless but also among the most important in racing By Jennie Rees and Denis Blake A work day in the life of Keeneland track superintendent Javier Barajas is, more accurately, a day and night. A 9 to 5 job? Try more […]

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Grade 1 Winner Midnight Bisou Headlines Sunday’s Houston Ladies Classic
By January 22, 2019 Read More →

Grade 1 Winner Midnight Bisou Headlines Sunday’s Houston Ladies Classic

Millionaire Midnight Bisou will begin her 4-year-old campaign as the 3-5 favorite in Sunday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic, the richest race of the Sam Houston Race Park Thoroughbred meet. Post time is Sunday, January 27 at 1:15 pm (Central) for the Houston Racing Festival which also includes the Grade 3, $200,000 John B. […]

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Oklahoma-bred Welder Voted Remington Park Horse of the Meeting
By December 24, 2018 Read More →

Oklahoma-bred Welder Voted Remington Park Horse of the Meeting

As expected, in landslide voting, Welder is the Horse of the Meeting for the recently completed 2018 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season. Media covering the season and Remington Park racing officials and management participated in the ballot process. In addition to being named the Horse of the Meeting, Welder also was voted best in three other […]

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2018 Thoroughbred Season Handle is Positive for Remington Park
By December 24, 2018 Read More →

2018 Thoroughbred Season Handle is Positive for Remington Park

The recently concluded 2018 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season produced positive pari-mutuel handle numbers compared to the 2017 season. The 67-day season total handle on Remington Park racing was up 7.4% over last year. The total wagering on Remington Park’s 609 races conducted reached $71,798,190, up 7.4% compared to the $66,844,252 played in the 2017 season. […]

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Cabrera, Asmussen, Caldwell Win Titles at Remington Park
By December 18, 2018 Read More →

Cabrera, Asmussen, Caldwell Win Titles at Remington Park

Jockey David Cabrera, trainer Steve Asmussen, and owner Danny Caldwell won champion titles at Remington Park this meet that concluded Sunday, setting records along the way. Cabrera unseated five-time reigning champ Ramon Vazquez and took one of his records in the meantime. The 26-year-old new top rider who lives in the Oklahoma City area was […]

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Longshot Long Range Toddy Takes $400,000 Springboard Mile at Remington
By December 18, 2018 Read More →

Longshot Long Range Toddy Takes $400,000 Springboard Mile at Remington

On a day when Remington Park dedicated a bronze statue of the first Oklahoma Derby winner Clever Trevor, this year’s Clever Trevor Stakes winner, Long Range Toddy, paid tribute as well. He came home an upset winner of the $400,000 Springboard Mile for 2-year-olds at 18-1 odds. The amazing thing is he paid $39.20 to […]

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