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When It Comes To Lasix And Federal Legislation, Horse Racing Has Been Here Before

As a new year begins, some racing jurisdictions will begin considering or implementing a furosemide (Lasix) phaseout. In December, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted to approve a partial phaseout starting for 2-year-olds of 2020. Earlier last year, The Stronach Group and the New York Racing Association, together with Churchill Downs Inc., Los Alamitos, and […]

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Crist, Three Others Sue Daily Racing Form’s Former, Current Owners

Four former members of Daily Racing Form’s management team, including longtime chairman, editor and publisher Steven Crist, have sued the newspaper and online publisher’s previous owner, saying they were fraudulently induced to invest in the company when it changed ownership in 2007. Crist and Rich Rosenbush, who served in executive roles in editorial, each invested […]

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Steven Crist, Andrew Beyer To Be Given Eclipse Awards of Merit

Through extraordinary work as journalists and providing a voice for horseplayers while promoting positive change and breakthrough handicapping innovations across North America, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) today announced that Andrew Beyer and Steven Crist will each receive the Eclipse Award of Merit […]

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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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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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Crist, Wagner Selected For NHC Hall Of Fame

Steven Crist, the longtime Daily Racing Form publisher and columnist who was the impetus behind the formation of the National Handicapping Championship (NHC), and Judy Wagner, winner of NHC II in 2001 and the first horseplayers’ representative on the NTRA Board of Directors, have been selected for induction to the NHC Hall of Fame, the […]

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NTRA Seeks Horseplayer Comments On Push For New IRS Rules

The following is a press release from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association: In response to efforts spearheaded by the NTRA, the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are considering changes to reporting and withholding requirements related to pari-mutuel winnings. The changes would positively impact all levels of horseplayers, regardless of […]

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Crist Showing Improvement After Cardiac Arrest

Daily Racing Form editor and publisher emeritus Steven Crist continues to improve after suffering a cardiac arrest last Sunday at his home in Long Island. The 57-year old Crist is said to be in stable condition after a successful surgical procedure on Friday. Crist, the author of several books on handicapping, has been with the […]

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DRF’s Crist in ‘Critical But Stable’ Condition After Being Stricken By Cardiac Arrest

Editor and publisher emeritus of the Daily Racing Form, Steven Crist, was hospitalized Sunday after being stricken by cardiac arrest at his home on Long Island, DRF reported. The publication said the 57-year-old was listed in critical but stable condition as of Monday morning. Crist was part of a previous ownership group of the Daily […]

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