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Maryland Horsemen Elect Seven New Directors

Following a record number of ballots returned, members of the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association have elected seven new directors as well as eight incumbents from a slate of 29 hopefuls in the recently concluded Board of Directors election. Ballots were … Continue reading

Kentucky Restaurant Overhaul to Benefit Permanently Disabled Jockey’s Fund

Out with the old, in with the new: central Kentucky restaurant conglomerate Bluegrass Hospitality Group announced Wednesday that the overhaul of one of its eateries will benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockey’s Fund. Harry’s, which is located in the Lansdowne Shoppes … Continue reading

Toast of New York Hoping to Be Talk of Los Angeles in Pacific Classic

If Michael Buckley’s 3-year-old colt Toast of New York wins Sunday’s $1 million TVG Pacific Classic it would be, monetarily, the second biggest of a career of only seven races. In March, Toast of New York, trained for Buckley by … Continue reading

RCI Tightens Restrictions on NSAID Stacking

The Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) has voted to increase penalties for the detection of multiple Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, commonly known as NSAIDs. The changes adopted by the organization created three classes of NSAID “stacking” in an effort to … Continue reading

Racing at the Maryland State Fair Begins Aug. 22

The second season of horse racing in Maryland gets underway Friday with nine races at the Maryland State Fair,  the only fair east of the Mississippi that still conducts a sanctioned Thoroughbred meeting. The meet covers seven days and will … Continue reading

Groves, Jackson, Stronach Among Six Elected to Jockey Club

The Jockey Club today announced the election of six new members: Ian G. Banwell, Everett R. Dobson, Helen Groves, Roy Jackson, William Shively, and Frank Stronach. Banwell and his wife, Caroline, own St. George Farm in Lexington and race their … Continue reading

Australia Stylish Winner of Juddmonte International

Regally-bred Australia, facing his elders for the first time, passed the test with flying colors when he cruised to an impressive two-length victory over The Grey Gatsby in the Juddmonte International (Eng-I) at York. The chestnut son of Galileo – … Continue reading

OKC Summer Sale Sets Records

The OKC Summer Sale set records in all areas Sunday.  It was the highest grossing sale with a new record sales topper and the highest average since the sale started in 2007. Hip 10 a Tiz Wonderful colt out of … Continue reading

Thoro-Graph, Equibase Announce Expanded Availability of Products

Thoro-Graph and Equibase Company LLC today announced that the Thoro-Graph Sheets, used by serious handicappers and horsemen, and Thoro-Quick, an abridged version designed for simulcast players, are now available on equibase.com. The Equibase website was recently redesigned with a multi-homepage … Continue reading

NTRA Legislative Meeting Set for Del Mar Aug. 21

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) will host its next legislative briefing open to industry stakeholders and other interested parties Thursday in the Del Mar Turf Club Director’s Room, immediately following the day’s last race (approximately 5:45 p.m. PDT). The … Continue reading