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Art Sherman to Receive 2014 Pincay Award

Art Sherman, a career race tracker who rose to the pinnacle of the sport this past spring when he guided the mercurial colt California Chrome to the edge of racing immortality in a thrilling Triple Crown run, has been named … Continue reading

England: Second Trainer Acknowledges Positive Morphine Test

Trainer Eve Johnson Houghton has revealed that one of her horses has tested positive for morphine, according to a report in The Guardian. Johnson Houghton, who is stabled in Oxfordshire, insisted that she has never used the feed supplement which … Continue reading

Farish, Beck Win Breeders’ Cup Election Runoffs

The Breeders’ Cup announced the final composition of its Board of Directors upon the completion of runoff voting by the 45 Breeders’ Cup Members.  William S. Farish, Jr. will serve a four-year term and Bobby Flay will serve a one-year … Continue reading

Oaklawn’s Marketing Team Honored at National Conference

Oaklawn’s marketing department received six Romero Awards during the closing ceremonies of the Gaming Marketing Conference July 17 in Las Vegas, marking the fifth straight year the team has been recognized for its work among other small to mid-size gaming … Continue reading

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