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Bosselman Gus Fonner Stakes this Saturday

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                                     April 28, 2022 FONNER PARK                                                      BOSSELMAN GUS FONNER STAKES THIS SATURDAY GRAND ISLAND, NE — The 33rd running of the Bosselman Pump & Pantry/Gus Fonner Stakes attracted a field of …

Fonner Park Stable Area Quarantine Dropped

FONNER PARK                                                                                                                         March 31, 2022 Grand Island NE FONNER STABLE AREA QUARANTINE DROPPED Beginning Friday, April 1 the general quarantine of the entire Fonner Park stable area will be removed. On March 12, 2022, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture issued a quarantine restricting any horses from leaving the Fonner Park stable area after two confirmed cases of the Equine Herpes …

EHV-1 Detected at Fonner Park

March 12, 2022 EHV-1 DETECTED AT FONNER PARK On Wednesday, March 9th, a horse in Fonner Park barn R had a high temperature and was displaying mobility issues. Blood and nasal swap samples were taken and immediately driven to NVSL in Ames, Iowa for testing. Tests were completed on March 10th but lab results were inconclusive; therefore, additional samples were …

Opening Weekend Recap 2022

FIRST FONNER WEEKEND YIELDS FAIR WEATHER, FANTASTIC RESULTS Fonner Park                                                                                      February 21, 2022 Grand Island, NE Near perfect …

Omni Bet Explanation

Bet The New Omni Bet Select at least two horses to finish in the top three placings. At least two horses must be selected. The minimum Omni wager amount is $2. A two-horse Omni bet has three possible winning combinations: 1st & 2nd  or  1st & 3rd  or  2nd & 3rd.  If three selected horses finish in the top three, …

Opening Weekend 2022

Opening Weekend 2022               February 17, 2022 Fonner Park Grand Island, NE Fonner Park begins its 2022 Thoroughbred season on Saturday, February 19th with a first race post time of 1:30 p.m.  The 69th consecutive year of horseracing in Grand Island offers 37 days of racing rather than the customary 31-day, eleven-week meet. The Nebraska …

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