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Saratoga, Horsemen to Participate in PDJF’s ‘Day Across America’ July 26

The New York Racing Association’s historic Saratoga Race Course will unite with racetracks across the country on Saturday with autograph signings, photo opportunities and the first jockey foot race in 20 years at the Spa as part of the first … Continue reading

Owner Dan Borislow, Rainbow 6 Jackpot Winner, Dead at 52

Dan Borislow, a longtime Thoroughbred owner who took down Gulfstream Park’s Rainbow 6 wager for $6.6 million in May, has died at age 52, according to several reports. Soccer Florida said Borislow had a heart attack after playing a pick-up soccer … Continue reading

Roberts Leaving Adena Springs to Train Full Time

Mark Roberts, General Manager of Adena Springs South, and a key member of the Adena Springs team that has earned 30 Eclipse or Sovereign Awards for racetrack success, has left Adena Springs to return to breaking and training Thoroughbred racehorses, … Continue reading

Thoroughbred Club of America to Honor Bramlage, Lavin, and Fallon

Three veterinarians, Dr. Lawrence R. Bramlage, Dr. Edward H. Fallon and Dr. A. Gary Lavin have been selected by the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Club of America as Honored Guests, club president Happy Broadbent announced today.  All three … Continue reading

Del Mar Stakes Wins Net Smith Jockey of the Week Honors

Hall of Famer Mike Smith guided Tom’s Tribute to a Grade I win on Saturday at Del Mar to be named the Jockey of the Week. The title goes to the week’s outstanding jockey in the opinion of a panel of industry experts. They … Continue reading

On 25th Anniversary of Sioux City Crash, Matz Reflects on Past, Looks Toward Future

This past Saturday, July 19, was likely one of mixed emotions for trainer Michael Matz. At Saratoga that afternoon, Matz watched as Somali Lemonade, a 5-year-old mare he trains for Caroline Forgason, determinedly held on to win the Diana Stakes, … Continue reading

Jockey Jane Magrell Notches 1000th Career Win

Jockey Jane Magrell won her 1,000th race yesterday at ThistleDown Racino. Jane was riding filly Box Office Smash (owned by Joe Cheeks and Luigi Damasceno, trainer: Kitty Cheeks) for this milestone race. Jane, 50, lives in Atwater, Ohio, and has … Continue reading

Stewards Suspend Jockey Eswan Flores

Jockey Eswan Flores has been suspended by Del Mar stewards on Sunday after he missed a scheduled drug test in late June. According to a report in the Daily Racing Form, Flores was scheduled to meet with the stewards on … Continue reading

Jockey Montanez Remains Hospitalized After Undergoing Eye Surgery

Jockey Rosario Montanez is resting at Albany Medical Center after exiting eye surgery early Sunday morning, according to sources at the hospital. Montanez was transported by ambulance to the hospital Saturday after being unseated from his mount, Piquant, in the … Continue reading

Outlook is Bright for Del Mar Interns

If they wanted to form a baseball team, and call themselves The Del Mar Interns, every position would be filled. Still, the nine young people, aged 17 to 23, who have signed on for duty at the track during the … Continue reading