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‘Show’ Us The Money? The Plight Of A Simple Wager

The modern menu of betting options in North American horse racing has reached dizzying levels. Daily Double, Pick 3, 4, 5, 6, exacta, trifecta, superfecta, Super High Five, Pick 6 jackpots, Grand Slams, Place Pick All. You get the idea. But it’s one of the oldest and most basic wagers that has horseplayers in fits, […]

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Stakes Winner Dreamin Added To Fasig-Tipton July Sale

  Dreamin, winner of the Saylorville S. at Prairie Meadows this past Thursday, has been added to the July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale as Hip 526 with Darby Dan Farm, agent. Dreamin defeated graded stakes winner I’m A Looker in a final time of 1:08.80 and earned a 90 Beyer speed figure in […]

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Iron Fist Fends Off Texas Chrome In Cornhusker Handicap

Whispering Oaks Farm’s Iron Fist tracked the pacesetter in Saturday evening’s G3 Cornhusker Handicap at Prairie Meadows, then launched clear in the lane to hold off a late run from Texas Chrome, winning by two lengths at the wire. Ridden by Ricardo Santana for trainer Steve Asmussen, the 5-year-old son of Tapit covered 1 1/8 […]

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Hence Back In Winning Form With Last-To-First Rally In Iowa Derby

Calumet Farm homebred Hence was the star of the show Friday night at Prairie Meadows Racecourse, settling well off the early pace to rally five-wide on the far turn and score by 1 1/2 lengths in the G3 Iowa Derby. The sophomore son of Street Boss was perfectly handled by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, […]

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Weekend Lineup: Stars, Stripes & Saturday At Belmont

A bevy of graded stakes action awaits racing fans this weekend, highlighted by the Saturday card at Belmont Park. Both the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks and Belmont Derby have drawn competitive fields, while the Belmont Sprint Championship features Dubai superstar Mind Your Biscuits and the Suburban field is led by Shaman Ghost. The Belmont Oaks […]

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Prairie Meadows Racing Club Horse Wins Career Debut

Since trainer Kelly Von Hemel claimed the gray gelding, How About Him, on May 12, the 95 members of the inaugural Prairie Meadows Racing Club (the Club) had been patiently waiting for their horse’s big debut. On Saturday, May 27, How About Him competed in his first race as the Club’s horse. He faced seven […]

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‘He’s Taking Us Everywhere’: Conquest Mo Money Records Final Preakness Prep In Iowa

Tom and Sandra McKenna’s 3-year-old Conquest Mo Money has been biding his time this Triple Crown season, as the son of Uncle Mo’s owners decided to skip the Kentucky Derby and point straight to the Preakness. The colt had a closely-timed, hard-fought campaign to earn enough points to get in to the Derby field, running […]

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Prairie Meadows Installs New ‘Rider Protection System’ Inside Rail

When the starting gates open at Prairie Meadows for the first race of the 2017 Thoroughbred meet, horses and jockeys will circle a brand new inside rail. The Thoroughbred season will kick off Thursday, April 27 at Prairie Meadows’ one-mile track located in Altoona, IA. Shortly after the live racing season ended in 2016, crews […]

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Get In The Game: Prairie Meadows Offering Memberships To New Racing Club

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, & Hotel returns this racing season with an exciting behind-the-scenes look at thoroughbred ownership. The property is introducing the all-new Prairie Meadows Racing Club I (“Club”). The Club provides its members a low risk pathway to becoming a racehorse owner. The Club is a low-cost, social and educational glimpse into the […]

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Prairie Meadows Releases 2017 Schedule, Features 67 Days Of Thoroughbred Racing

The Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission has approved Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack and Hotel’s 28th season of live horse racing at their one-mile oval track, located just outside of Des Moines. Prairie Meadows will continue to feature both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse meets with a few adjustments on post-times and scheduling that will benefit the […]

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