Industry News

February 09, 2017
The $100,000 Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover, which has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception several years ago, has accepted 578 trainers for this year's event, including accomplished equestrians from several disciplines.
February 08, 2017
Handle on horse races in California rose 1.6 percent in 2016, while field size showed a slight increase and the number of racing days declined, according to an annual report published Wednesday by the California Horse Racing Board.
February 07, 2017
Betfair US, the owner of Television Games Network and a New Jersey exchange-wagering operation, has rejoined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.
February 05, 2017
Trainer Gus Headley was fined $1,500 on Jan. 29 for removing a horse from another trainer’s stable and administering medication to the horse, according to a ruling issued by Santa Anita stewards Grant Baker, Scott Chaney, and Kim Sawyer.
A record total of nearly $2.6 million in purses will be offered during the spring portion of the National Steeplechase Association’s 2017 season.
February 04, 2017
Ralis, the winner of the Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga in 2015, has been retired and will begin a stud career in coming weeks, trainer Doug O’Neill said Saturday.
February 03, 2017
Arlington International Racecourse’s 2017 stakes schedule will consist of 20 races worth a total of $3.4 million, according to a Friday news release.
Larry Collmus hasn't called a horse race since the Breeders' Cup Classic, but he will return to the announcer's booth later this month at Charles Town in West Virginia.
The official time of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup has been lowered nearly .80 of a second following a review by Gulfstream Park and its official timer, Trakus, according to an amended chart that was available late on Thursday.
February 02, 2017
A memorial for popular trainer Armando Lage will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Golden Gate Fields. Lage, 59, died Monday night after suffering a heart attack.