People

Hess Sr. And Hess Jr. To Face Off For First Time In Stakes Company

You can’t tell the players without a scorecard, the old saying goes, and at Santa Anita on Presidents Day, fans may need a magnifying glass to scrutinize fine print on the racing program to see which Hess, Bob Sr., or Bob Jr., runs which horse in the California Derby. History will be made in the […]

Continue reading
Trainer Martin Wolfson Ruled Off At Gulfstream Park Over Financial Responsibility Issues

Martin Wolfson, a longtime leading trainer in South Florida who won the 2006 Breeders’ Cup Mile with Miesque’s Approval, has been ruled off Gulfstream Park property because of financial responsibility issues. According to Tim Ritvo, chief operating officer of The Stronach Group that owns Gulfstream Park, horses have been removed from Wolfson’s barn because his […]

Continue reading
Academy Award Winner Judi Dench May Have Her First Runner In The Grand National

Oscar-winning actress Dame Judi Dench, is known to most of the public for portraying “M” in many James Bond films, or for her lead roles in movies such as Victoria and Abdul and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. One thing about her that may not be as well-known about her, however, is that she is an […]

Continue reading
Cauthen, Battaglia Among Guests That Will Help Turfway Park Celebrate ‘Latonia Days’

Turfway Park will celebrate its long and colorful history Feb. 23 and 24 with Latonia Days, two days of storytelling, special guests, memorabilia displays, films and photos. The event supports the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, which assists riders who sustain catastrophic on-track injuries. “We’re proud of our history and our place in Kentucky’s racing heritage,” […]

Continue reading
Finley Joins WHOA: ‘It’s Time To Make A Move’

“For many years, I thought bringing in an outside entity to manage our sport’s drug testing and anti-doping programs was a bad idea. “My outlook has changed. “Think about this – on January 27, 1934, The BloodHorse published an article describing the extensive efforts of the National Association of State Racing Commissioners and their goal […]

Continue reading
35-Year Veteran Pikulski Stepping Down At Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

Diana Pikulski will leave her position as National Director of Major Gifts, Planned Giving and Endowment Development at the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at the end of February, the TRF announced today. Pikulski has served in various management roles since the organization’s founding 35 years ago. “The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and its mission have been, and […]

Continue reading
Velazquez Leads Earnings, Wins Categories For Jockey Of The Week Title

John Velazquez led all North American jockeys by earnings and by number of wins to be named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for February 5-11, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in […]

Continue reading
British Racing’s ‘Fresh New Face’: Jockey Bryony Frost First-Ever Ambassador For Jockey Club Racecourses

Fast-rising star jockey Bryony Frost has been announced as a group-wide ambassador for Britain’s Jockey Club Racecourses. Bryony has lit up the country’s racecourses this season with a string of brilliant rides, her first Grade 1 victory and a winning smile to match, helping her to become one of the most popular faces in the […]

Continue reading
‘Bourbon And The Bayou’ Fundraiser To Include Auction Of Halters From American Pharoah And California Chrome

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lexington Receives Four Legendary Horse Halters for Auction. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lexington has received horse halters from: American Pharoah, California Chrome, Songbird, and Medaglia d’Oro. The collection includes some of the best in the Bluegrass. One halter is from American Pharoah, the first Grand Slam of […]

Continue reading
Pacelle Steps Down As HSUS President; Kitty Block Acting President/CEO

After reports of sexual harassment allegations surfaced involving Humane Society of the United States President and CEO Wayne Pacelle, the organization reports Pacelle has stepped down, effective last week. Kitty Block, president of Humane Society International, has taken over as acting President/CEO, according to a press release. Block, who is an attorney, joined HSUS in […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram