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Déjà Vu: Stewart Hoping For Repeat Success At Del Mar

In the mid-1980s when trainer D. Wayne Lukas and owner Gene Klein were making Del Mar history, and using it as home base for a run of national success, Lukas assistant Dallas Stewart never set foot at the place. “I worked for Wayne up at Santa Anita, and then when they came here I’d head […]

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‘I Just Want To Enjoy It’: Jockey Glaser Back In The Winner’s Circle At Laurel

There were plenty of well wishes and welcome backs when jockey Lauralea Glaser rode her first winner in nearly two years last weekend at Laurel Park, in just her second mount since the winter of 2017. Truth be told, she hadn’t gone anywhere. Though the 25-year-old Glaser had taken a hiatus from race riding, she […]

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Doyle To Make Saratoga Debut Aboard Street Band In G1 Alabama

Jockey Sophie Doyle is hoping her first visit to the Spa is one that comes with a Grade 1 victory. Doyle, 33, has ridden at some of the world’s most prestigious racetracks including, Churchill Downs, Ascot, Newmarket and Nad al Sheba. But on Saturday, she will break her Saratoga maiden when she pilots Street Band in the Grade 1, […]

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NYRA To Honor Galluscio With Fundraiser For Pancreatic Cancer Research

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will honor the legacy of late trainer Dominic Galluscio while raising funds and awareness for pancreatic cancer research during Lustgarten Foundation Day at Saratoga Race Course on Sunday, August 18. The day’s first race will be named in honor of Galluscio, who passed away in 2014 following a […]

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Finleys Honored By NY Race Track Chaplaincy; Dubb Provides Update On Chaplaincy Center

The New York Race Track Chaplaincy of America honored two supporters and heard a promising update on a major project from a third at its annual fund-raising brunch on Wednesday at Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Terry and Debbie Finley, the co-founders of West Point Thoroughbreds, were honored for their longtime support […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Glatt Homecoming King On Longacres Mile Day

The winner’s circle was filled to bursting with locally-grown family and friends after Sunday’s Grade 3 Longacres Mile at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash., in which trainer Mark Glatt saddled Law Abidin Citizen to victory. Glatt was raised in the Evergreen State, as was his father, Ron Glatt, a former leading trainer at the now-defunct […]

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Stewart Elliott Plans To Ride At Upcoming Remington Park Meet

Stewart Elliott, winning jockey aboard fan and wagering favorite Smarty Jones in the 2004 Kentucky Derby, will compete at Remington Park in the upcoming Thoroughbred Season. Elliott will become the first jockey to win a Kentucky Derby to ride on a daily basis in Oklahoma City. A journeyman jockey with total career victories of 4,855 […]

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In Their Own Words: Alydar And Affirmed’s Bittersweet Travers Of 1978

The New York Racing Association is presenting a series of diaries to help celebrate the 150th Runhappy Travers on August 24 at Saratoga Race Course. “In Their Own Words” will feature prominent owners, trainers and jockeys as they re-live some of the most stirring moments in the rich history of the “Mid-Summer Derby.” Here is […]

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Jump Around: West Coast’s Puglisi Duo Wins Jockey Karaoke Challenge

The votes are in, and the public has declared Iggy and Michelle Puglisi the winners of the second annual “Riders Up! Battle of East-vs-West” jockey karaoke contest benefiting the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). The West Coast-based duo performed a rendition of House of Pain’s Jump Around at Belly Up near Del Mar to win […]

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Nominations Now Open For 17th Annual White Horse Awards

A hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. There are heroes all around the horse-racing industry and the Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) wants to recognize these selfless servants. The Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) is currently seeking nominees for our 17th Annual White […]

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