FIVE candidates have declared their intention to run for the FOUR seats on the MHRI Board of Directors. They are Ron Banks, Richard Bertrand, Cathy Dessert, Jessica Johnson and Nick Roland. Ballots will be mailed out to the MHRI membership the last week of January and the results will be tabulated at the Annual Meeting on February 24th.
MHRI has announced the 2017 Divisional Awards for MN Sired horses that competed at Running Aces. Those champions will be honored with awards at the MHRI Awards Banquet on February 24th.
Stall Applications are now available for the 2018 racing season at Running Aces.
Race Replays are now available on the Running Aces website at www.runaces.com. Once on the site, go to Racing Resources to findthe link to the Race Replays. Race replays for the entire racing seasons from the years 2008 through 2017 are available.
Check out a very nice article about Running Aces that recently appeared in the Daily Racing Form
The new, updated version of the proposed new Racing and Medication Rules of the Minnesota Racing Commission are now available for examination. Check them out right here.
2018 Membership Applications and Banquet Reservations are now available.
The Minnesota Racing Commission has just announced a new website exclusively for MN Breeders. The new site can be found at mnbreedersfund.com.
Running Aces 2018 application for racing dates was approved at the December MRC Board Meeting. The 2018 schedule is almost identical to the 2017 schedule with racing 3 days a week on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday. Opening night is scheduled for Saturday, May 19th and closing night will be Saturday, September 15th, for a total of 52 racing days.
Minnesota Racing Commission pays out record Standardbred Breeders Fund Awards.
We have a block of rooms set up for the MHRI Banquet on February 24th. Guests can start calling in to reserve their rooms, we do not need to send you a contract. You have 15 standard 2 queen bed rooms. The rate for each room, is 84.$ plus tax. When they call in they can ask for the Mn harness racing block on 2-24th and can go from there.
The phone number for the Country Inn & Suites is (651) 424-3708
The Minnesota Horse Council is offering several Scholarships, Grants, Funding opportunities and Awards from funds from the proceeds of the Minnesota Horse Expo. More information is available on this link.
The new and updated HOOFBALL Standings and overall stats are now available on our HOOFBALL Page through November 30th.
For those seeking information on SCHOLARSHIPS that are available for sons and daughters of horsemen, here is a current listing of available scholarships and grants.