thoroughbred times

Mid-Atlantic’s Tom Law Earns David F. Woods Memorial Award

Tom Law, senior writer for Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred and managing editor for ST Publishing Inc., will be awarded the David F. Woods Memorial Award for excellence in journalism Thursday, May 17 at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course. Law will be recognized by the Maryland Jockey Club for his story “Under Cover,” a feature on 2017 Preakness […]

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Lost And Found Presented By Horseware: The End Of Thoroughbred Times

This year’s Keeneland September sale marked four years since the employees of the Thoroughbred Times woke up one Saturday morning to learn the publication (and their jobs) had vanished overnight. A letter delivered to employees via FedEx advised them parent company Bow Tie Publications had filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and shut down operations of […]

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Knowledge And Passion Have Been A Winning Combination For Haskin

Steve Haskin resigned from his position as senior correspondent at Blood-Horse on Monday, ending a popular and productive 17-year run as the magazine and website’s lead writer on Triple Crown races and the Breeders’ Cup Classic. The resignation was effective immediately. Bloodhorse.com reported Haskin was leaving to “pursue select freelance opportunities, public relations work, and consulting.” […]

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Award-Winning Journalist Dan Farley Dies At 72

Dan Farley, an award-winning Turf writer and longtime member and former president of the National Turf Writers Association, died Friday, May 1, in a Mechanicsville, Va., hospital. He was 72 years old. Mr. Farley, a native of Princeton, Ind., and a graduate of Indiana State University, started his career with The Blood-Horse in 1971 and then […]

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Daily Racing Form Names Simon Editorial Director

Advancing its two-prong mission to move beyond the “Horseplayer’s Bible” while accelerating its transformative “Digital First” agenda, Daily Racing Form announces the creation of a new position of Editorial Director, appointing Mark Simon to lead DRF’s editorial operation reporting to John Hartig, CEO of Sports Information Group / Daily Racing Form LLC. Mark Simon joined […]

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Auction of Thoroughbred Times assets brings $165,000

The online auction of many of the assets of the Thoroughbred Times ended Feb. 1, with items selling for a total of $165,000. According to the Daily Racing Form, the publications trademarks and copyrights, which included the domain name www.thoroughbredtimes.com, sold to David Bradshaw of Utah for $93,000. The customer e-mail list was another high […]

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Owner of bankrupt Thoroughbred Times sells Horse Illustrated, other publishing titles

BowTie Inc., Norman Ridker’s California-based parent company of now-bankrupt Thoroughbred Times, has sold its other publishing assets, including Horse Illustrated magazine, Cat Fancy, Dog Fancy, and other titles, to a newly formed entity named I-5 Publishing LLC. The new company issues the following press release on the sale. I-5 Publishing LLC, a newly-formed joint venture […]

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Jockey Club data service objection delays Thoroughbred Times bankruptcy auction

An objection from The Jockey Club Information Systems filed on Tuesday will delay an online auction of assets of bankrupt Thoroughbred Times originally scheduled from Jan. 14-18. Bankruptcy court trustee James Rogan had filed notice of the auction to be conducted by the Halfhill Auction Group. Included in the assets of the company were databases that […]

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Dates set for online auction of Thoroughbred Times assets

The dates have been set for the online liquidation of assets from the former Thoroughbred Times magazine. The Times, an industry staple for over 20 years, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in September and ceased operations immediately. The online auction will begin Jan. 14 at 9 a.m. and run through Jan. 18 at 4 […]

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Date set for auction of Thoroughbred Times assets

Assets of the now-defunct Thoroughbred Times magazine will be sold next month, according to a release from the Lexington division of U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Kentucky’s Eastern District. Halfhill Auction Group of Lexington will conduct an online auction of “intellectual property i.e. trademarks, copyrights, data bases of news articles of people associated with horses, news […]

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