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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 […]

Saratoga Track Surface and Types of Track Surface

Saratoga Track Surface and Types of Track Surface

The new track at Saratoga and types of horse racing track surface Saratoga race course has just resurfaced its track in preparation for the racing season. Learn about track surfaces and their impact on the race. With the racing season looming, Saratoga has upgraded their track surface. But what types of racetrack surfaces are used […]

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Limited Space Remaining for Trainers’ Exam Prep Class at Remington Park

Limited Space Remaining for Trainers’ Exam Prep Class at Remington Park

The Trainers’ Exam Prep Class at Remington Park in Oklahoma City on August 16-18 has four remaining spots as of August 6. Class size is limited so each participant has a chance to participate and get his or her questions answered. This class focuses on the Rules of Racing with emphasis on rules from states […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
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 […]

Lone Star Park Records Big Jump in Handle for Thoroughbred Meet

Lone Star Park Records Big Jump in Handle for Thoroughbred Meet

Lone Star Park concluded its 20th anniversary Thoroughbred season July 30 with an 11.7% increase in live handle, the largest year-over-year increase since the track opened in 1997. The total amount wagered on the live product, both on- and off-track, was $46.5 million versus $41.6 million last year. Daily averages were $929,835 compared to $832,433 […]

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Casting Call for Southern Racehorse Farm for New TV Concept

Casting Call for Southern Racehorse Farm for New TV Concept

An award-winning television production company is developing an exciting new TV concept that will follow horse farms. The company is searching for established farms eager to share their compelling business, dedicated staff and stunning facilities with a TV audience. The company is interested in following the everyday workings of a farm and the people behind […]

Texas Chrome, Racing’s Newest Millionaire, Entered in Saturday’s $200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap

Texas Chrome, Racing’s Newest Millionaire, Entered in Saturday’s $200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap

Keene Thoroughbreds’ Texas Chrome, Thoroughbred racing’s newest millionaire, drew the rail post for Saturday’s 1 1/8-mile, $200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap at Albuquerque Downs. The Downs at Albuquerque Handicap is the track’s signature race for Thoroughbreds. The purse of the stakes was $150,000 in 2015 and has been increased in $25,000 increments every year since. […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Hall of Famer Jack Van Berg on a Tear at Ellis Park

Hall of Famer Jack Van Berg on a Tear at Ellis Park

This is how good things are going right now for Jack Van Berg’s stable: After the nice 2-year-old Make Noise won a maiden race Friday at Ellis Park to give the barn its third win in eight races, a victory in Saturday’s sixth race dropped into their lap. That came when Cara Blythe finished second […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Nearly 140 Head Consigned to Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale

Nearly 140 Head Consigned to Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale

The Texas Thoroughbred Association has announced a catalog of 139 head for its Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale on August 21 at Lone Star Park. There are 102 yearlings in the catalog with a mixed session of 37 head. The catalog is nearly identical in size to last year’s, which offered 105 yearlings and […]

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Texas Chrome Makes History as Just the Second Texas-bred Millionaire Ever

Texas Chrome Makes History as Just the Second Texas-bred Millionaire Ever

Prior to Saturday’s $50,000 Assault Stakes at Lone Star Park, Texas Chrome had already put himself in an elite class among Texas-breds with a pair of graded stakes wins and five other graded stakes placings. But after prevailing by 1 ¼ lengths in the Assault, he joined Groovy and become just the second Texas-bred to […]

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