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Report: Jockey Club Fires Media Executive Ken Adelson

Ken Adelson, the executive producer for television and media for The Jockey Club’s Media Ventures subsidiary, has been fired by the organization, according to a report in the Daily Racing Form. Adelson, a former NBA television executive, was hired by … Continue reading

Jockey Lori Wydick Notches 1,500th Career Victory

In a career that has spanned over the course of 30 years, Lori Wydick gracefully recorded her 1,500th career win Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Indiana Grand. The Ohio native guided Reflector to victory on the turf in the five furlong … Continue reading

Desormeaux Remains Hospitalized With Rib, Lung Injuries

Jockey Kent Desormeaux remained hospitalized Tuesday with a fractured rib and a bruised lung after being kicked by a horse on Sunday at Santa Anita. According to the Daily Racing Form, Desormeaux will be sidelined indefinitely as a result of … Continue reading

Memory of Kentucky Veterinarian’s Wife Lives on After Fatal Accident

The equine world took a few moments to remember Christine Brown, wife of veterinarian Dr. Stuart Brown last week, a year after her death in a riding accident. Brown’s 6-year-old Canadian Sport Horse named Mr. Poppers strutted his way to third place … Continue reading

Banke, Haggin Named to Keeneland’s Advisory Board of Directors

Stonestreet Farm owner Barbara R. Banke and prominent horseman Ben Haggin have been chosen as the newest members of Keeneland’s Advisory Board of Directors. Banke and Haggin will begin their service at the Advisory Board meeting held this fall. The … Continue reading

Xpressbet Launches Fundraising Campaign With $25k Donation to PDJF

Leading online wagering provider, Xpressbet, continues to support and bring awareness to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). Xpressbet has pledged a $25,000 donation to the PDJF and encourages its customers and the entire racing community to donate to this … Continue reading

Report: Espinoza Won’t Appeal Suspension

Jockey Victor Espinoza has indicated that he will not appeal a seven-day suspension he received from Santa Anita stewards on Sunday. The Daily Racing Form reports that the suspension will begin Saturday, Oct. 4, and run through Monday, Oct. 13. … Continue reading

Napravnik Named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week

Rosie Napravnik won the Grade I Rodeo Drive Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday, and came back on Sunday to win no fewer than three stakes at Remington Park to be named the Jockeys Guild Jockey of the Week. The … Continue reading

Trainer Sayler Fined $7,500 For ‘Conduct Detrimental to Racing’

According to a report from the track, Assiniboia Downs leading trainer Ardell Sayler has been fined $7,500 for “conduct detrimental to the best interests of racing” after being accused of racing horses for a jockey’s agent. Fellow trainers Jerry Gourneau, Shelley Brown, … Continue reading

Maragh Could Return to Saddle in Time for Breeders’ Cup

Jockey Rajiv Maragh, who underwent successful surgery Sunday to repair his broken right arm, could be back riding in time for the Breeders’ Cup. The Daily Racing Form reports that Maragh, who was injured in the Jockey Club Gold Cup … Continue reading