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Gold Rush Highlights Final Weekend of Arapahoe Park Meet

Gold Rush Highlights Final Weekend of Arapahoe Park Meet

A pair of 2-year-old chestnut geldings trained by Kenneth “Butch” Gleason are the leading local contenders in Sunday’s Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahoe Park, the richest horse race in Colorado that has been won for the past two years by shippers from Texas. The $100,000 stakes race over six furlongs will highlight the Aurora, Colorado […]

Stall Applications Now Available for 2018 Oaklawn Meet

Stall Applications Now Available for 2018 Oaklawn Meet

Stall applications for Oaklawn’s 2018 season are now available at www.oaklawn.com or by calling (501) 701-5570. Oaklawn has made several changes in advance of the live season that horsemen will find on the stall application form. Most significant are changes in the eligibility rules. Starting in 2018, horses must have started for more than $5,000 […]

Marina’s Legacy Surprises in $150,000 Indiana First Lady Stakes at Indiana Grand

Marina’s Legacy Surprises in $150,000 Indiana First Lady Stakes at Indiana Grand

Marina’s Legacy and DeShawn Parker have been competitive this season, but everything didn’t line up until the 15th running of the $150,000 Indiana First Lady Stakes Wednesday, Aug. 9. The duo earned their first win of the year in a big way, scoring the title in gate to wire fashion. Starting from the inside post […]

Menoken Farms Duo Tops Colorado Silver Cup Yearling Sale

Menoken Farms Duo Tops Colorado Silver Cup Yearling Sale

Two colts consigned by Menoken Farms of Montrose drew top bids of $31,000 and $30,000 to fetch top dollar at the Silver Cup Yearling Sale, hosted by the Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association on Aug. 5. Kim Oliver signed the $31,000 ticket for Magical Star, a Sky Mesa colt out of the Touch Gold mare Guiding […]

Remington Park Star Okie Ride Passes Away

Remington Park Star Okie Ride Passes Away

Okie Ride, winner of four Oklahoma Classics Sprints and multiple other stakes events at Remington Park, passed away this morning just seconds after completing a half-mile breeze. The 10-year-old local champ collapsed at about 8:45am, after finishing his second four-furlong breeze of the Remington Park pre-season. Jockey Luis Quinonez was up for the work and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Remington Park Launches First Racing Club, Memberships Now Available

Remington Park Launches First Racing Club, Memberships Now Available

Remington Park is now accepting memberships for its first Racing Club partnership. The RP Racing Club horse will compete in the upcoming 2017 Thoroughbred Season that begins Aug. 25. The inaugural RP Racing Club offers those interested, a racehorse ownership experience for an extremely reasonable, one-time fee. The cost of a single membership into the […]

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 […]

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 […]