Keyword: purse increase

  • Oaklawn Park will increase purses for the ninth consecutive year

    Oaklawn Park Increases Purses

    Purses for maiden special weight races will increase from $72,000 to $80,000 and allowance races will go to as much as $84,000 after starting the season for as much as $76,000.

  • Tampa Bay Downs Announces Purse Increase

    As a result of an overall handle increase of 5%, as well as a successful Festival Preview Day Presented by Lambholm South, Tampa Bay Downs announced there will be a purse increase for the remainder of racing season.

  • Maryland Million Day Purses Increase

    Maryland Million announced that the purse for the Maryland Million Classic will increase to $300,000. In addition purses for both the Maryland Million Ladies and the Maryland Million Turf will grow to $200,000.

  • Thistledown Increases Purses

    Beginning July 5th, Thistledown will offer a 7% purse increase on $10,000 claiming races and above and a 5% purse increase on those races under $10,000. The purse increase is a direct effect of increased field size, export handle and record-breaking Triple Crown and Ohio Derby days, according to a release from the track.

  • Purse Hike, New HBPA Contract for Oaklawn

    Oaklawn Park will increase purses for all non-stakes races by $1,500 through closing day, April 10, Eric Jackson, the general manager of Oaklawn Park, announced Saturday.

  • Gulfstream to Hike Purses by $2,000

    All purses at Gulfstream Park will be increased by $2,000 each, effective March 22 and continuing through April 6, announced David F. Bailey, director of racing and racing secretary.

  • Turfway Works to Dry Out Saturated Surface

    Turfway Park, which has lost several million dollars in revenue in recent weeks because of multiple live racing cancellations, is "airing out" its racing surface in the hope the worst of the winter weather is a memory.

  • Peace, And Bigger Purses, For Tampa Bay Meet

    Tampa Bay Downs and the local Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association appear on course to open the 2002-03 racing season without the conflict that has plagued the Florida track in recent years.

  • Canterbury, Horsemen Sign Off on Purse Increase

    Canterbury Park, which operates a successful card club in its clubhouse, and the Minnesota Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association have raised overnight purses by 5%. The increase is the fourth in three years.

  • Oaklawn Park Raises Purses a Third Time

    As Oaklawn Park prepares to enter the heart of its winter-spring season, the Hot Springs, Ark., racetrack announced a third purse increase, effective March 16.

  • Oaklawn and Turfway Increasing Purses

    Good weather and higher handles are driving up purses at Oaklawn Park and Turfway Park. Oaklawn will increase purses by $1,000 per race starting Saturday, while Turfway Park will increase purses 7% beginning with Friday's card. Both purse increases exclude stakes races.