mt. pleasant meadows

Biting The Dust: A Long Goodbye To Mount Pleasant Meadows

It was early February and the rail was dead at Mount Pleasant Meadows. Its remains laid stacked in a tangled heap of PVC and metal in the center aisle of Barn D, sheltered from the stinging wind of a Michigan winter storm. The dilapidated barn did little to stop the gusts that whistled through its […]

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Former Racing Steward Jimmy Beck Dies at 72

Jimmy Beck, a former steward at Beulah Park, died Monday in Grove City, Ohio, according to a report in the Daily Racing Form. He was 72. After a long career as a starter, Beck earned a senior steward certification from the Racing Official Accreditation program at the University of Louisville. In addition to working as […]

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MI: Mt. Pleasant Meadows Surrenders License, May Not Race in 2014

Michigan racing fans may be without live racing for the summer after officials with Oil Capital Race Venture, Inc., the group that operates Mt. Pleasant Meadows, surrendered its 2014 Race Meeting and Simulcast Permit. According to a report in The Morning Sun, the Michigan Gaming Control Board received notice last week from Robert Berryhill, President […]

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Mt. Pleasant Meadows Granted 43 Race Dates for 2014

Central Michigan racetrack Mt. Pleasant Meadows has received approval from the Michigan Gaming Control Board for a 43-day race meet in 2014. The meet, which runs the same number of days that it did this year, will include Thoroughbreds as well as Quarter Horse, Arabian, Paint, and Appaloosa racing. According to a report by the┬áDaily […]

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