The 2017 stakes schedule at Arapahoe Park in Colorado will culminate with the richest races the track hosts for Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses on the final day of the season, but the road to those races will look different than in past years.
Lady Jila, owned and bred by Mike Barro, on July 24 became the first Thoroughbred to win the same stakes at Arapahoe Park four times.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture and the Colorado Division of Racing Events June 29 lifted the quarantine on Arapahoe Park's stable area, which was in response to a positive test result for Equine Infectious Anemia.
Arapahoe Park in Colorado said has enacted a quarantine in response to a positive test for equine infectious anemia discovered in a non-racing horse in the track's barn area.
The Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity announced Sep. 24 that Arapahoe Park has joined as a member.
Get Happy Mister was named the 2014 Colorado-bred Horse of the Year at the Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association awards dinner held June 27 at Arapahoe Park.
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Colorado's live racing season is scheduled to begin May 22 when Arapahoe Park opens a 39-day mixed meet.
Annette Bishop's Get Happy Mister has a lot working against him in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 19 at Santa Anita Park, but he's shown an affinity for crossing the wire first.
Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Col., announced Feb. 18 it will offer a bonus for races drawing large field sizes and a penalty for races with small fields during its meet that begins May 22.
Charles J. Cella, president of Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, announced Sept. 18 that the Arkansas track in 2015 will offer purse bonuses for horses that run and win without furosemide (Salix or commonly called Lasix).
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In November Colorado voters will decide if Arapahoe Park will be allowed to add casino-type gambling. The Denver Post reports Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler determined enough signatures had been submitted.
Spendthrift Farm's Temple City was represented by his first winner when Jusgimmetenminutes won the first race at Arapahoe Park July 20.
The Aurora Sentinel reports that more than 130,000 signatures have been presented to the Colorado secretary of state asking for a November vote on expanded gambling at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Col.
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Jockey Don Lee Frazier registered his 2,000th victory June 16 at Arapahoe Park aboard Fast But Furious in the first race at the Colorado track.
The Jockeys' Guild and the Colorado Horse Racing Association have reached an agreement on a new mount fee schedule that will provide an increase in base mount fees for jockeys for all races run in Colorado.
Horsemen from all parts of Colorado rallied at the state capitol Jan. 20 to support efforts by the horse industry to pass legislation designed to revitalize the economics of the industry in Colorado through advance deposit wagering and Instant Racing.
The Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association named Folsum its 2007 Horse of the Year April 12 at Arapahoe Park in Aurora.
Trainer John Arnett started the Arapahoe Park meet off with a bang by winning 13 races during the first three days of racing at the Colorado track.
The Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association named Cocoa Latte its 2005 Horse of the Year March 4 at Arapahoe Park near Aurora, Colo.
Arapahoe Park, the only Thoroughbred racing facility in Colorado, has joined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA). This will mark the first time that the Aurora, Colo., racetrack has participated in the national organization.
Arapahoe Park plans to increase its number of live dates by two to 39 in 2006, track officials announced Monday.
An effort to win approval for racetrack video lottery terminals failed Nov. 4 in Colorado, but in Maine, voters gave their approval for racetrack VLTs.
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