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Daily Racing Form Purchased By Z Capital Partners

Private equity management company Z Capital Partners has purchased Sports Information Group, the parent company of Daily Racing Form. The purchase was announced in a July 25 press release from Z Capital Partners, the private equity management arm of Z Capital Group, which describes itself as “a leading global alternative investment manager focused on opportunistic, […]

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Privman, McNamara Recognized For 2016 Belmont Stakes Coverage

Jay Privman of The Daily Racing Form and Ed McNamara of Newsday earned top honors in the New York Racing Association, Inc.’s (NYRA) eighth annual Joe Hirsch Memorial Writing Contest, recognizing the best in print and internet coverage of the 2016 Belmont Stakes, won by Creator. Privman won for his race recap entitled “Creator beats […]

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Voss, Scheinman Give Paulick Report Unprecedented Eclipse Award Recognition

The Paulick Report (www.paulickreport.com) on Wednesday became the first exclusively online publication to be represented by the winners in both writing categories of the Eclipse Awards, the most prestigious honors given annually in the North American Thoroughbred racing and breeding industries. Paulick Report features editor Natalie Voss was voted an Eclipse Award in the News […]

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Daily Racing Form Wins Multi-Media Eclipse For Veteran Jockey Piece

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced today that Daily Racing Form has won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award in the Audio/Multi-Media and Internet category for “Time Bandits,” which profiled the remarkable longevity of Hall of Fame Jockeys Alex Solis, Mike Smith and Gary […]

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Andrew Beyer: Rebel With A Cause

There was no fanfare, no rapturous odes, no good riddance or heartfelt goodbyes. There wasn’t even a traditional gathering in the newsroom, where a ranking editor might offer a rousing speech followed by a round of applause and icing on a cake spelling out the words “Thank You.” When Andrew Beyer ended his career as […]

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Daily Racing Form Announces Exclusive Multi-Year Deal With Timeform U.K.

Daily Racing Form and Timeform U.K. have entered into an exclusive long-term North American licensing agreement to include Timeform’s best-in-class ratings for European racing within all Daily Racing Form products effective immediately. Timeform ratings have been the European gold standard for Thoroughbred speed ratings since 1948 and are widely accepted as the definitive assessment of […]

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Wilson: New Technologies, Customer-Centric Products Key To Equibase’s Future

Jason Wilson in March 2016 was named president and chief operating officer of Equibase, a limited liability company formed in 1990 by The Jockey Club and member tracks of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America that took over collection, storage and management of racing data and distribution of past performance information. Prior to the […]

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Cartoonist ‘Peb’ Bellocq Receives The Jockey Club Medal

Pierre “Peb” Bellocq, the legendary horse racing cartoonist, received The Jockey Club Medal on Saturday night for exceptional contributions to the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry. The presentation was made by Stuart S. Janney III, chairman of The Jockey Club, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., at a dinner hosted by The Jockey Club. “Peb’s artwork has […]

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Steven Crist, Longtime Daily Racing Form Executive & Columnist, Retires

Steven Crist, the longtime Daily Racing Form executive and columnist, today announced his retirement. Crist, who put together an investment group to buy the property in 1998, served as the company’s Chief Executive until 2002, and most recently was its Editor and Publisher Emeritus. “I can’t think of a single individual who has contributed more […]

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Medication Reform Best Way To Honor Memory Of Dinny Phipps

Shortly after being named chief editor of Blood-Horse magazine in the spring of 1992, I attended my first meeting of the company’s board of trustees, which consisted of five well-known industry leaders who all happened to be members of The Jockey Club. After the business session was concluded, the board chairman, G. Watts Humphrey Jr., […]

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