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Paul Schosberg, 79, Dies: Led New York Thoroughbred Breeders

Paul A. Schosberg who had careers in journalism, politics, banking and an avocation in the Thoroughbred racing and breeding industry, died on Monday, Sept. 25, after complications from surgery and a long battle with cancer. He was 79. A 1959 graduate of Middlebury College, Mr. Schosberg began his career as a reporter then eventual bureau […]

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Santana Voted Jockey Of The Week After Winning Oklahoma Derby, Three Other Stakes

Ricardo Santana, Jr., winner of the 2017 Oklahoma Derby (G3), won four of the nine stakes offered at Remington on Sunday on his way to earning Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week Honors for September 18-24, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ […]

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‘Voice Of Santa Anita’ Returns To The Great Race Place

Visual imagery aside, fans nationwide will clearly know Friday at 1 p.m., PT, that Santa Anita is back in operation as they’ll hear the clarion call, “Racing!” signifying that live racing is not only back at The Great Race Place, but so is the “Voice of Santa Anita,” Michael Wrona. A 51-year-old native of Brisbane, […]

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Ocala Horseman Lee Parker’s Life To Be Celebrated Oct. 21

Elmer Leland (Lee) Parker, Jr. passed away on August 31, 2017 in Crystal River, Florida, at the age of 78. Lee was born with a love of horses and grew up riding them. While living in Miami running his sod and landscape business in the 1960’s, he bought his first horse, an Appaloosa, in Miami […]

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Barnes Recuperating At Home After Surgery To Repair Fractured Pelvis

Jimmy Barnes, longtime assistant to trainer Bob Baffert, is recovering at home after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured pelvis. The Daily Racing Form reports that Barnes was released from the hospital Friday, where he had been since being injured Sept. 17, when he was injured after the stable pony he was riding lost its footing and […]

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Little Red Feather Presents Partners In Racing: Five Questions With Rick Gold

Rick Gold is a retired Silicon Valley entrepreneur, executive and investor who co-founded four high-tech companies and most recently served as the CEO of CalAmp Corp.  He has extensive experience with board governance, having served on the boards of 20 organizations in the public, private and non-profit sectors.  A Cornell University graduate, he received an […]

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Public Memorial Service For Penny Chenery To Be Held At Keeneland Oct. 9

The Tweedy family announced Sunday that a public celebration of Helen “Penny” Chenery’s life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 9, at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion in Lexington, Ky., where friends of the late “First Lady of Thoroughbred Racing” will reminisce and honor her contributions to the sport. All are invited to […]

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Apprentice Roman Nails Down Second Los Al Title In A Row

Apprentice jockey Evin Roman earned his second consecutive Los Alamitos riding title while training honors went to Doug O’Neill as the Los Angeles County Fair meet concluded Sunday. The 12-day season was highlighted by a record fourth local stakes success for Soi Phet, a stakes double for the trainer-jockey combination of Jeff Bonde and Hall of […]

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Valdivia, Rivelli Repeat As Arlington Meet Champions

Jockey Jose Valdivia, Jr., trainer Larry Rivelli, and Vince Foglia’s Patricia’s Hope LLC all repeated their 2016 meet titles at the conclusion of Arlington International Racecourse’s 71-day live meet on Saturday. Breeders’ Cup and Belmont Stakes winner Jose Valdivia, Jr. captured his third leading rider title in as many seasons riding full time at Arlington. Valdivia […]

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‘Tremendously Respected’ Owner-Breeder John Unger Passes Away

Owner-breeder John Unger, who campaigned Canada’s 2014 Sovereign Award older female champion Strut the Course, passed away Thursday after a battle with cancer. “He was a tremendously respected and beloved man in the horse racing community,” said Woodbine CEO, Jim Lawson, a close friend and colleague of Mr. Unger.  “He work tirelessly on the sport’s […]

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