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Fonner Park Rides the Wave of Success

Riding the wave of an unpreceded 2020 extended season of Thoroughbred horseracing, Fonner Park concluded the 2021 season with over $4.65 million in on-track mutuel handle. Comparing numbers to 2019, rather than the 2020 season (when Fonner Park was closed to the public after the first four weeks due to the pandemic), Fonner was up 19% in parimutuel handle of …

SLEEPY EYES TODD RETURNS TO FON

GRAND ISLAND, NE — Sleepy Eyes Todd is back in Grand Island for the 46th running of the $75,000 BosselmanPump-Pantry/Gus Fonner Stakes Saturday, April 24th at Fonner Park.Sleepy Eyes Todd, who drew the ninth post position Thursday morning, is one of a full field of 10 horsesentered in the 1 1/16th mile race.The defending champion cruised to a 6 1/2 …

Fonner Park Announces Casino Operator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contacts:Chris Kotulak, Chief Executive Officer Dan Kehl, Chief Executive Office308-201-1478 319-648-1234 ext. 1005 Fonner Park Announces Casino Operator:Elite Casino Resorts to Build $100 Million ResortGrand Island Casino Resort at Fonner Park (Grand Island, NE) Elite Casino Resorts, of Riverside, IA has been selected casino partner forFonner Park after a thorough vetting process. Following the passage of three …

April 17 NASCAR Trip Giveaway

NASCAR TRIP GIVEAWAY DURING THE APRIL 17 CLASSIC CAR SHOW Register for your chance to win a drawing for the October 24th, Hollywood 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at the Kansas Motor Speedway in Kansas City, KS. Visit the Classic Car Show on April 17th on the Fonner Park concourse level and get your entry at the Grand Island Police …

What about the Fonner Park Casino?

January 18, 2021 Many of you may have seen the video presentations or proposed architectural designs of the stunning casinos that are to be built in Omaha and Lincoln. But where are the plans for Grand Island? Why no Fonner Park casino plans? The reason is simple, Fonner Park has not yet chosen a casino operator. You see, years ago …

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