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Monmouth Park: TVG’s Tom Cassidy Presented With Bill Handleman Memorial Award

The 2017 Bill Handleman Memorial Award went to Tom Cassidy of TVG for outstanding coverage of last year’s $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational. Inaugurated in 2012, the Handleman Memorial Award honors outstanding media coverage of the Haskell Invitational, Monmouth Park’s signature race. “Tommy is a very deserving winner of the Handleman Award,” said Bob Kulina, […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Former Olympian Living Her New ‘Dream’

Dream It Is, a 2-year-old daughter of Shackleford, announced her presence to the racing world in a big way last Friday, dominating Saratoga’s G3 Schuylerville Stakes by nine lengths. “To win by nine at Saratoga, you just don’t expect that,” said trainer Barbara Minshall, 60. “You don’t know that going in. We just went there […]

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Can’t Keep A Good Man Down: McAnally Returns To Work After Recovering From Fall

Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally was back at his stable office Wednesday morning, three days after taking a tumble that required an overnight hospital stay. McAnally, was in attendance at a party at the Solana Beach home of Pamplemousse Grill owner Jeffrey Strauss after the races Sunday night when a knee, surgically repaired a […]

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Calling Time: Jockey David Flores Retiring From The Saddle

After over three decades in the saddle, jockey David Flores has decided to retire. The Daily Racing Form reports that Flores plans to ride at Del Mar at least through Friday, if not through the weekend. He then plans on relocating to Ocala to begin a training operation that will focus on pinhooking yearlings. “For me, it’s a […]

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Durkin Back At The Spa With A New ‘Dream’

Just three years ago, Michael Dubb’s Condo Commando splashed down the final furlong on the last day of August to win the Grade 1 Spinaway at Saratoga Race Course. Perched above the track was legendary race caller Tom Durkin, who once again was plying his trade from the booth, just as he had since the […]

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‘I Am Not Doing Overweight’: Dettori Vows To Ride At Assigned Weight In Upcoming King George

Dual Oaks winner Enable was confirmed Wednesday morning as a runner in this weekend’s Group 1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes by trainer John Gosden, and it gives jockey Frankie Dettori even more incentive to ‘lose a few pounds’. The 3-year-old Enable will be facing both her elders and males for the first […]

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Meadowlands’ Gural To Receive Equine Savior Award From Equine Advocates

Jeff Gural, owner of three racetracks – The Meadowlands in New Jersey (which features Harness racing and a short Thoroughbred meet), Vernon Downs and Tioga Downs (both located in New York State) – will receive the Ellen and Herbert Moelis Equine Savior Award for his commitment to the humane fate and aftercare of horses bred […]

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Horse Thieves Steal Statue Of 1901 KY Derby Winner His Eminence From Indiana Business

A New Albany, Indiana, businesswoman is asking the public for help after ‘horse thieves’ rode off with a statue of a Kentucky Derby winner that was located outside her real estate office. Pat Harrison told the News and Tribune that the statue – of 1901 Kentucky Derby winner His Eminence – was stolen late last week. The statue was […]

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Reminder: Nomination Deadline For Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards Aug. 1

There are seven days left for employers and colleagues to nominate some of Americas most dedicated stud and stable staff for the 2017 Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards (TIEA), with nominations closing on August 1, 2017. The prestigious awards, presented by Godolphin and supported by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, The Jockey Club and The […]

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Pair Of Graded Stakes Wins Net Contreras Jockey Of The Week Title

Two graded stakes wins at two tracks and a four-win day at Woodbine led Luis Contreras to be named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for July 17 – July 23, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents […]

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