Industry News

March 07, 2017
Daily Racing Form’s Joe Nevills has been named a Sovereign Award media finalist for the second consecutive year, as the Jockey Club of Canada announced the list of finalists in three media categories on Tuesday.
March 06, 2017
The Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario has come out against the way a significant cut in the Woodbine stakes purses will be redistributed.
Language in a Florida gambling bill that would potentially outlaw account wagering in the state is generating discussion among the state's racing constituencies on how to regulate the practice, according to officials involved in the talks.
The $10 million Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai and the Epsom Derby in England will be broadcast live this year on NBC Sports Network, the network announced on Monday.
March 05, 2017
Santa Anita officials moved Sunday’s ninth race from turf to dirt an hour before post time after several jockeys told senior vice president Joe Morris that the turf course became slippery because of early afternoon rain. The decision greatly affected ...
Retired jockey Larry Melancon has been in an induced coma in a North Carolina hospital since undergoing six hours of surgery Saturday after suffering a major stroke the previous day.
March 04, 2017
There is a rare carryover in the 50-cent pick five at Santa Anita for Sunday’s program. The bet proved too difficult on Saturday, resulting in a carryover of $335,216 for Sunday. The pool of new money on Sunday could surpass $2 million.
March 03, 2017
This year, the New York Racing Association has scheduled just three days of racing per week at Aqueduct for the balance of March.
The board of stewards at Oaklawn Park has instituted a new wrinkle to prerace exam procedures at the track, a move concerning “questionable marks on a horse’s neck.” The new procedures went into effect Thursday.
March 02, 2017
Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. sustained a shoulder injury when thrown from his mount in Thursday's second race at Oaklawn Park, according to a track official.