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Prairie Meadows Sets Live Racing Schedule for 2021
By January 25, 2021 Read More →

Prairie Meadows Sets Live Racing Schedule for 2021

Live horse racing returns to Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, & Hotel on Friday, April 30 when the Altoona, IA facility opens its 32nd season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse action. On Thursday, January 21, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) approved an 84-day 2021 race meet for Prairie Meadows. The season begins with 26 days […]

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ITBOA Online Stallion Season Auction Underway Soon
By December 1, 2020 Read More →

ITBOA Online Stallion Season Auction Underway Soon

The Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association is conducting an online auction of seasons to more than 100 stallions from 12 states. Keep checking the list daily as more stallions will be added. The auction began Dec. 5 and closes at 7 p.m. (CDT) Monday, Dec. 14. A list of the stallions donated and details […]

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2021 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online
By November 19, 2020 Read More →

2021 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

The 2021 edition of the American Racehorse Stallion Register is now online and hard copies will be mailing later this month. The annual issue features dozens of stallions in Texas, Oklahoma and around the Southwest and Midwest. View the online version by clicking here.

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Blueblood, Stakes-Winning Son of City Zip, to Stand at Iowa State University
By October 13, 2020 Read More →

Blueblood, Stakes-Winning Son of City Zip, to Stand at Iowa State University

One of the fastest stakes winners to enter stud duty in Iowa will arrive this month at Iowa State University. Blueblood, a lightning fast son of leading U.S. sire City Zip, raced five furlongs in :56 2/5 and six furlongs in 1:08 3/5. An undefeated 2-year-old stakes winner, Blueblood was also highly weighted on the […]

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American Racehorse to Resume Printing with Stallion Register Issue
By September 15, 2020 Read More →

American Racehorse to Resume Printing with Stallion Register Issue

American Racehorse is pleased to announce that it will resume printing with the 2021 Stallion Register issue, which will be distributed in December 2020. Plans are still being made to hopefully resume regular issues of the magazine in 2021. For more information about advertising in the Stallion Register, click here. The advertising deadline for the […]

American Racehorse to Pause Publication of Print Magazine Due to COVID-19

American Racehorse to Pause Publication of Print Magazine Due to COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, American Racehorse is pausing the publication of its print magazine. We hope to resume printing in the near future and look forward to reporting on the return of racing in the region. In the meantime, we will continue to provide coverage on our website and social media. Our next […]

Winter 2020 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online
By February 26, 2020 Read More →

Winter 2020 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

The Winter 2020 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles two of horse racing’s most popular social media stars, Southern Phantom and California Chrome, along with extensive pictorials for both.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio […]

2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online
By December 4, 2019 Read More →

2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

The 2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register is now online and will be mailing soon. This year’s edition features more than 60 stallions from around the Midwest and Southwest region. To view the online edition, click here. If you are not an American Racehorse subscriber and not a member of one of the state breeder associations […]

Fall 2019 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online
By November 23, 2019 Read More →

Fall 2019 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

The Fall 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about one of horse racing’s biggest fans, the incredible Secretariat statue in Lexington, the near Triple Crown of Majestic Prince and how to train problem horses.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, […]

Iowa-Bred Filly by Oklahoma Stallion Liaison Tops Successful ITBOA Fall Sale
By September 26, 2019 Read More →

Iowa-Bred Filly by Oklahoma Stallion Liaison Tops Successful ITBOA Fall Sale

Even before the final gavel came down on Hip #57 in the 2019 Fall All Age Sale at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on September 5, ITBOA President Steve Renftle knew the results bode well for the future of the breeding program in the state of Iowa. Some 38 yearlings sold at this year’s sale for […]

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2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Information
By September 13, 2019 Read More →

2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Information

The 2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register, to be published in December 2019, is the only resource for breeders that covers the Southwest, Midwest and Midsouth regions. The Stallion Register will go to EVERY member of the state breeder associations in Texas, Oklahoma, Indiana, Ohio, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and South […]

Looking Ahead to the Summer Racing Season

Looking Ahead to the Summer Racing Season

Before we look ahead to the summer racing season, let’s look back on what was a very unique Triple Crown, the likes of which we have never seen before. To kick off the Triple Crown, we saw the first horse in history, Maximum Security, be disqualified in the Kentucky Derby for actions on the track. […]

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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

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 […]

Prairie Meadows Releases First 2019 Thoroughbred Condition Book, Includes Starters Bonus Incentive, Purse Participation, and Overall Purse Increases
By February 19, 2019 Read More →

Prairie Meadows Releases First 2019 Thoroughbred Condition Book, Includes Starters Bonus Incentive, Purse Participation, and Overall Purse Increases

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, & Hotel announces the release of Condition Book 1, which covers the first 14 racing days of the 2019 Thoroughbred season at the Altoona, Iowa racetrack. Prairie Meadows live season kicks off on May 3. Book 1 is available at prairiemeadows.com, equibase.com, and Prairie Meadows’ Racing Office. Book 1 features 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 […]

ITBOA Online Stallion Season Auction Underway
By December 10, 2018 Read More →

ITBOA Online Stallion Season Auction Underway

The Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association is conducting an online auction of seasons to more than 180 stallions from 16 states. The auction began Dec. 8 and closes at 7 p.m. (CDT) Monday, Dec. 17. A list of the stallions donated and details of the auction are at http://www.thoroughlybred.com/sites/itboa/ Proceeds from the online auction will […]

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New Issue of American Racehorse Online with Articles about Equine War Hero Sgt. Reckless, Man O’ War Project, New Stallions and More
By November 1, 2018 Read More →

New Issue of American Racehorse Online with Articles about Equine War Hero Sgt. Reckless, Man O’ War Project, New Stallions and More

The Fall 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about equine war hero Sgt. Reckless, how horses can help veterans with PTSD, Seabiscuit’s DNA being used to research racehorse tendencies, new Thoroughbred stallions around the region and much more.  The issue also includes racing and breeding […]

Latest Issue of American Racehorse Featuring Articles on Citation’s Triple Crown and Alphabet Soup’s Cancer Fight Now Online

Latest Issue of American Racehorse Featuring Articles on Citation’s Triple Crown and Alphabet Soup’s Cancer Fight Now Online

The Summer 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the mysterious fate of General Custer’s war horse Victory, a profile of Endeavor Farm, a look at what Thoroughbreds can do on the polo field and much more. It also includes […]

Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online
By April 19, 2018 Read More →

Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online

The Spring 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the mysterious fate of General Custer’s war horse Victory, a profile of Endeavor Farm, a look at what Thoroughbreds can do on the polo field and much more. It also includes […]