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Nixall Making Waves at Oaklawn Park

Nixall Making Waves at Oaklawn Park

As the race meet heats up at Oaklawn Park, Nixall is heating up as well.  The product has really started to catch on throughout the meeting, and legendary horseman Don Von Hemel has had nothing but kind words to say about Nixall and it’s benefits towards horses. “Ribbon Box cut… Read More

The Highs and Lows of the Iowa Festival of Racing

If you’ve heard it once you’ve heard it a thousand times…horse racing is a game of highs and lows.  You also hear this same cliché when it comes to life.  This weekend in Iowa I don’t think it could have been on display any clearer…with both horse racing and life.  It was a… Read More

2013 Prairie Meadows Preview

The thoroughbreds are back in Iowa this Friday night, as Prairie Meadows gets set to kick off another exciting meet.  Like always, the center piece of the meet will be the Iowa Festival of Racing on June 28th and 29th.  Last year Breeders Cup Classic winner Fort Larned won the Cornhusker… Read More

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Random Dude Thoughts

-Is My Happy Face the next big thing?  She ran awfully strong in breaking her maiden, winning by an eye-popping 21 lengths.  How does it get much better at five and one half furlongs? -Dayatthespa was just too good for the field in the feature on Friday.  Give credit to Chad… Read More

Prairie Express Stakes Preview

Likely Winners: #2 Outta Tune (KY) – Racing Dudes Class Rating: 2.27 Even though he has a low-class rating, don’t let that fool you.  Outta Tune is at the top of his game at the age of seven.  He was claimed by Maggi Moss for $5,000, and has since won four… Read More

Mamie Eisenhower and John Wayne Stakes Preview

Mamie Eisenhower Likely Winners: #3 Someplace Else (IA) – It’s pretty hard to go against her in this spot.  She’s already beaten almost every horse in the field at one point or another, and looks to be in fine form this year.  She ran extremely well in her season debut in… Read More

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Prairie Meadows Preview

Turn on the fountain and light up the lights, Iowa’s hidden jewel is back this Friday night with a new racing schedule.  The old Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday schedule has been scrapped in favor of a more traditional Thursday – Sunday format.  Thursday, Friday, and Saturday will still be at night starting… Read More


Recent Payouts

Prairie Meadows $184.00
May 7, 2021 Race 5-7 Pick 3
Prairie Meadows $176.40
May 7, 2021 Race 4-6 Pick 3
Prairie Meadows $306.00
May 7, 2021 Race 5 Trifecta
Pimlico $208.00
May 7, 2021 Race 8 Trifecta
Pimlico $231.00
May 7, 2021 Race 3-5 Pick 3

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