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Maryland Sire Stakes Date Changes for Rosecroft

on 08/28/2017 1:29 PM
 Maryland Sire Stakes date changes for Rosecroft 
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Meadowlands Announces November Date and Stakes Changes

on 08/23/2017 3:01 PM
East Rutherford, NJ - The Meadowlands is announcing date changes for the upcoming fall-winter meet, pending New Jersey Racing Commission regulatory approval.   Due to the cancelation of Thoroughbred dates originally scheduled by Monmouth Park to be raced at The Meadowlands, live harness racing will begin on Saturday, November 4 and continue each of the succeeding Saturdays in November...
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NY Race Date Change!

on 07/13/2017 10:51 AM
There have been a couple of changes to the 2017 New York Sires/Excelsior dates.  These dates have been updated online in your Chrono and Race Schedule reports.  The changes are as follows:   2yo Filly Trot @ Yonkers moved from July 13 to JULY 18 3yo Filly Trot @ Saratoga moved from July 19 to JULY 20  
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New Offering for Michigan Colt Stakes Program

By Erin Freibert on 12/30/2016 7:15 AM
Click here for information regarding the new racing now offered for BOTH Michigan Sired and Michigan Bred 2 and 3 year olds!
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Who's Eligible & Purse Updates

By Teena Freibert on 06/07/2016 7:53 AM
We are actively researching and posting lists of eligible horses to our "Who's Eligible" page.  Also, from this information we are updating purse amounts as many of the purses have been significantly changed based on the number of nominees.  These updated purses are available to you from your Dashboard reports.
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Latest Race Changes: Illinois

By Erin Freibert on 03/29/2016 7:55 AM
Click here for information regarding the latest race changes (as of March 24, 2016) from the Illinois Harness Horseman's Association.
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Payment Calendars 2016

By tfreibert on 01/03/2016 5:56 AM
The 2016 Payment Calendars will be printed beginning January 18.  This information will also be available from your Dashboard on this website.  Just login to access!  If you have not already signed up for online access you can do this now.
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Hawthorne Late Closing Events: January 1, 2016

on 12/28/2015 7:31 AM
A late closer flyer has been added to the website regarding the Hawthorne Late Closing Events.  These events close on January 1, 2016. Please visit our website under the Flyers/Closers tab for more information www.bgstaking.com/flyersclosers.html
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Races at Maywood Park

on 10/27/2015 7:08 AM
According to an email received from Maywood Park yesterday, The Maywood Park Stakes, The Windy City, The Cinderella, The Galt, and the Abe Lincoln have been cancelled.  Those horses still eligible will split the pot of all nomination and sustaining payments to the respective race.  The refund checks are being mailed to the current owners.
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Latest Update for Balmoral and Maywood OPEN Stakes Races

on 10/19/2015 8:06 AM
Click here for the latest update for Balmoral and Maywood OPEN stakes races.
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Horsemen's Unicorn Foundation Golf Tournament

on 09/01/2015 7:25 AM
It's that time of year again: The Horsemen's Unicorn Foundation Golf Tournament Dinner and Dance on September 29th in Lexington, KY! Visit http://www.bgstaking.com/flyersclosers.html for all the details and to sign up.
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Northfield Park: Fall Late Closing Series

on 08/27/2015 6:42 AM
The flyer for the Northfield Park: Fall Late Closing Series has been posted to our website under the Flyers/Closers tab.  Nominations are DUE by September 25th. Thank you, BGSS
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Power Outage

on 05/13/2015 9:43 AM
Bluegrass Staking is currently experiencing a power outage. The power is estimated to be back on at 4pm. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may be causing you. Thanks.
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Illinois Racing Board Meeting

on 05/07/2015 8:02 AM
Illinois Racing Board Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, May 19, 2015.  Please take special notice of points 2 and 3. Thank you.  
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John Mongeon Sr. Memorial Trot REVISED

on 03/02/2015 6:27 AM
The John Mongeon Sr. Memorial Trot conditions have been REVISED.  Winners over $40,000 in 2014 are now INELIGIBLE. A link to all of the conditions has been added to the website under the Flyers/Closers tab.
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Race Date Changes: Balmoral Park and The Meadows

on 02/12/2015 6:18 AM
Race Date Changes - At Balmoral Park The Hanover 2yo Colt and Filly Trot was on August 1st has been changed to August 2nd. The American National 2yo Colt and Filly Trot was on September 5th has been changed to September 6th.   Race Date Changes - At The Meadows: The Meadows Maturity 4yo & Up C/G Trot was on May 3rd has been changed to May 2nd.   Ple...
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Meadows Maturity Date Change

on 02/11/2015 9:40 AM
Please be advised that the Meadows Maturity for 4-Year-Olds and older Trotting Horses is now Saturday, May 2, 2015 and NOT as previously listed as May 3. Please contact Callie Davies-Gooch at the Hambletonian Society with any questions.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Trainer Restrictions

on 02/06/2015 7:32 AM
The 2015 Cane Pace (3-Year-Old Colts) and the 2015 Shady Daisy Pace (3-Year-Old Fillies) being raced at the Meadowlands on August 8, 2015 was INCORRECTLY listed on our Payment Calendars as having Owner/Trainer restrictions.   There are NO Owner/Trainer Restrictions for these races in 2015.
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Update from the IL Harness Horsemans Assoc Regarding Stakes Payments

on 02/03/2015 10:32 AM
LATEST UPDATE FROM THE ILLINOIS HARNESS HORSEMAN’S ASSOCIATION REGARDING STAKES PAYMENTS. From their website: Monday, February 2, 2015 Racing/Bankruptcy update: One time sensitive issue has been resolved. Our concern over our future stakes payments has been alleviated. It has been agreed that Maywood/Balmoral will have a segregated “stakes trust account held for the benef...
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Payment Calendars

on 01/20/2015 4:28 AM
Your 2015 Payment Calendars are now accessible on the website or through your mobile app.  They will also be mailed via USPS by Wednesday, January 21st.
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