Tag: Fonner Park

Fonner Park will continue to attract record handles into May. The suddenly popular Nebraska track received an extension for another season of racing. (Image: Grand Island Independent)

Nebraska’s Fonner Park Receives Extension, Will Race Through May

Horseplayers from around the world get another 12 days of Fonner Park races after Wednesday’s announcement that the Nebraska State Racing Commission unanimously approved the track’s extension for a second season of racing. Originally set to end its racing season April 29, Fonner Park gets an additional 12 days of […]

More racing coming at fans could be on the agenda if Tampa Bay Downs receives an extension of its season. (Image: SVPhotography)

Tampa Bay Downs Might Extend Racing Meet Well Into May

Welcome news greeted horsemen as they read Friday’s overnight entries list for one of the few North American racetracks still running live racing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Attention horsemen: We are seriously considering extending the meet. We need everyone to adhere to the protocols for COVID-19 that were handed out […]

Fonner Park in Nebraska is more than the home of the Nebraska State Fair. It's enjoying record handles and worldwide interest from horse racing fans. (Image: Venue Coalition)

Nebraska’s Fonner Park Enjoying Record Handle, Global Interest

In a normal year, most horse racing fans living on either end of the United States couldn’t find Fonner Park without GPS or Google maps. Not even TVG, your go-to video source for all things horse racing, has spent much time examining the happenings from Fonner Park, about an hour-and-a-half […]