standardbred racing

Woodbine Entertainment Launching Dual-Breed Crossover Pick 4 Wager

Woodbine Entertainment, home of world-class Thoroughbred and Standardbred horse racing, will launch a dual-breed Crossover Pick 4 wager for the first time ever this Friday, Aug. 16. The Woodbine Crossover Pick 4 is a new wager where horseplayers must pick the winners of the last two Thoroughbred races at Woodbine Racetrack and the first two […]

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The Meadowlands, Tioga, Vernon Downs Announce Zero Tolerance Policy On Slaughter, Kill Pens

Recognizing the snowballing negative public perception surrounding Thoroughbred racing and, ultimately the imminent threat to our own sport, The Meadowlands has taken the following position regarding horse slaughter and ‘kill pens’; any person connected with Standardbred racing found to be involved in either practice will be barred for life from participation in any form at […]

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Track Superintendents’ Field Day To Feature Keynote Speaker Jolene Brown

Track superintendents and their staffs from around North America are set to meet at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on June 23-25 for a full schedule of educational panels as part of Track Superintendents’ Field Day. A complete agenda for the event has been announced, with award-winning speaker, author and farmer Jolene Brown set […]

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Maryland Standardbred Track, Rosecroft Raceway, Enters 70th Season

It was in May of 1949 that breeder, owner and driver William E. Miller opened Rosecroft, the “Raceway by the Beltway.” Seventy years later, just eight minutes from National Harbor, trotters and pacers are still competing at Rosecroft. Beginning Wednesday, the track in Oxon Hill will open for its four-month spring meet. The 12-race program […]

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Standardbred Auctioneer And Son Killed In Pennsylvania Shooting

A well-known auctioneer in the Standardbred community, Dean Beachy and his youngest son, 19-year-old Steve Beachy, were killed in a restaurant/bar shooting near Penn State University on Thursday. According to The Daily Record, the 62-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, while his son was hit in the torso and passed away at a trauma center […]

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Kentucky Farm Time Capsule: Before It Belonged To Kitten’s Joy, Almahurst Raised Exterminator

Central Kentucky is filled with properties that have produced quality horseflesh over the course of centuries, but few can boast the kind of diverse resume seen from Almahurst Farm, known today as Ramsey Farm. Though its history pre-dates the formation of the state in which it resides, Almahurst’s time as a nursery of racehorses essentially […]

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Churchill Downs, Keeneland Propose Harness Racing Dates For 2019 And Beyond

WKY Development, LLC – a joint venture between Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) and Keeneland Association Inc. – has filed an application with the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission requesting live Standardbred racing dates at CDI’s old Louisville Downs racing venue located at Derby City Gaming in Louisville for 2019 and in 2020 at its proposed venue […]

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Indiana Racing Commission Annual Report Shows License, Standardbred Foal Growth In 2017

Highlighting what has most likely been the most successful year for Indiana horse racing, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) has released its 2017 Annual Report. The report highlights the growth in licenses issued in the state of Indiana to more than 11,550, which is reflective of a steady increase in program participants in all […]

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‘Plenty Of Emotion’ Behind Taylor Made Contender In Harness Stakes Race

He’s been immersed in the horse industry nearly his entire life, but Duncan Taylor admitted there is plenty of emotion involved when it applies to Lazarus N’s North American and Grand Circuit debut in the 25th edition of the $325,000 Dan Patch Stakes on Friday (Aug. 10) evening at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. “When […]

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Atlanta Trots To Hambletonian Triumph Over Her Male Rivals

Rick Zeron, an admitted crier, had reason to well up Saturday after the 93rd Hambletonian. Not only had the veteran horseman won the trotting classic in his first try. His son Scott was in the sulky to make it a family affair, and the high point of a 43-year-old career. And he got the job done with a […]

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