Month: April 2019

How the Pre-Preakness Party Helps Maryland’s Retired Racehorses

The America’s Best Racing Pre-Preakness Party, presented by Sagamore, is back and bigger than ever this year. Highlighted by a “Preakness Preview” handicapping panel, the party kicks off a great weekend of racing at Pimlico Race Course. Not only the unofficial kickoff to Preakness Stakes week, the event will also highlight Thoroughbred aftercare and raise…

Canterbury’s live horse racing to begin in May – KSTP

The 66-day season runs through September 14, with weeknight racing starting 30 minutes earlier than past seasons, at 6 p.m. The race track will also hold its other popular events during the season, including a July 3 program with a fireworks display and dog races on select weekends. General admission to normal days is $7,…

All Ears Will Be on Kentucky: A 2019 Kentucky Derby Playlist

Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth. Since 1792, the Bluegrass State has built a reputation for its share of notable contributions to American culture. For example, did you know that nine out of every 10 disco balls bought in the U.S. are manufactured in Kentucky? As are almost two out…

Canterbury Park, Horsemen Develop Project To Encourage Racehorse Ownership – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

Officials of Canterbury Park and Minnesota Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, which represents owners and trainers at the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack, have united to provide funding to develop a comprehensive approach to encourage Thoroughbred horse ownership, both during and after the racing career. This first-of-its-kind industry initiative will address a problem that faces horse racing…

Frank Stronach Publishes Open Letter, To Offer ‘Different Ideas’ For Racing’s Future – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

Frank Stronach and the Pegasus statue at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Frank Stronach, currently embroiled in a lawsuit against daughter Belinda over her management of The Stronach Group – the privately owned company Frank Stronach founded – said he will make a statement “about the future of horse racing in California” during a…

New Racing Documentary ‘Born To Rein’ Premieres This Week

“Born To Rein,” a new horse racing documentary, will premiere in three Nebraska cities this spring, and you can join “Born To Rein” co-producers Jody L. Lamp and Melody Dobson for the launch of their film. The “Triple Crown Series” launch of the documentary includes a screening preceding each race that makes up Thoroughbred horse racing’s Triple…