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Migliore Elected to TRF Board of Directors

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation elected Richard Migliore to its Board of Directors on Wednesday, October 22. ‘The Mig,’ who won nearly 4,500 races during his 30-year career, is the first jockey to sit on the TRF Board. The addition of … Continue reading

Saratoga Jockeys Take on Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

A portion of Saratoga’s jockey colony took on the latest social media charity craze, dousing themselves in buckets of ice water to raise awareness and funds to fight Lou Gherig’s Disease on Friday. John R. Velazquez, Michael J. Luzzi, Jose L. … Continue reading

NYRA Releases Discussion on Safety and Integrity

In a special two-part video released today and available on nyra.com, New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) president and CEO Chris Kay and two industry experts discuss the definitive steps being taken to enhance equine safety and ensure the integrity … Continue reading

Cluster of Stars, Patricia Purdy Earn Top Honors from NY Thoroughbred Breeders

Cluster of Stars, an undefeated multiple Grade 2 winner for Harvey Weinstein’s Turtle Bird Stable, was voted the 2013 New York-Bred Horse of the Year. Honors for the year’s top New York breeder went to Patricia S. Purdy of Ivy … Continue reading

Apprentice Taylor Rice Making Big Splash at the Big A

In the midst of a long, cold winter in New York, jockey Taylor Rice has enjoyed a meet-long hot streak at Aqueduct Racetrack, propelling her from relative obscurity to fifth place in the inner-track jockey standings and placing her name … Continue reading

‘The Mig’ to Appear on Fox Sports 1′s ‘Crowd Goes Wild’

Richard Migliore, racing analyst for The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and former jockey, will appear during a live taping of Fox Sports 1′s new sports entertainment show, Crowd Goes Wild, on Tuesday, March 4. Crowd Goes Wild is … Continue reading

Migliore, Bray, Wolf Among Those Named to Host New Jockey Club Tour on Fox

Greg Wolf, Richard Migliore, Andy Serling, Simon Bray and Alyssa Ali have been tabbed to handle the on-air duties for The Jockey Club Tour on FOX racing series, which makes its debut on Sunday, February 9, with the Donn Handicap … Continue reading

NYRA’s National Racing Report Takes Look Back at 2013

As the New Year gets underway at Aqueduct Racetrack, hosts Jason Blewitt, Andy Serling and Richard Migliore take a comprehensive look back at New York’s stars of 2013 on the National Racing Report’s “Year in Review,” available here. From Princess … Continue reading

Legendary Jockeys Line Up for Belmont Autograph Signing

Jockeys Angel Cordero, Jr., Jorge Velasquez and Richard Migliore, three of the most popular and successful riders on The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) circuit, will autograph photographs on Saturday during “Big Apple Showcase Day” at Belmont Park. All … Continue reading

Migliore writes to the Daily Racing Form in defense of apprentice jockey Eclipse

Retired champion jockey Richard Migliore recently penned a letter to editors of the Daily Racing Form defending the continuation of the Eclipse Award for apprentice jockey. Critics have lobbied to ditch the award due to insufficient or unknown candidates for … Continue reading

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