Industry News

May 24, 2017
Parx Racing will host the fourth annual Jockey and Jeans fundraiser for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund on June 3.
The Maryland Jockey Club has scheduled 21 stakes worth a total of $1.67 million for the Laurel Park summer meet. The 33-day stand begins June 9 and runs through Aug. 20.
John Gaines, Ogden Mills “Dinny” Phipps, and Matt Winn have been selected for induction to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame in the category of Pillars of the Turf, which recognizes leaders in the racing industry.
Leading online sports auction house Lelands will have a major presence at Equestricon, organizers have announced.
May 23, 2017
Five-time champion steeplechase jockey Paddy Young is in critical but stable condition in a Pennsylvania hospital after being involved in a spill Saturday at the Radnor Races in Malvern, Pa.
May 22, 2017
Tim Ritvo, the chief operating officer of the Stronach Group, said on Sunday that he plans to spend time in California in an effort to determine how to improve business at Santa Anita.
May 21, 2017
The Memorial Day racing week begins at Santa Anita on Thursday with a carryover of $253,350 in the single ticket pool of the $2 pick six.
Leading trainer Peter Miller was fined $1,500 for scratching Got Even from Sunday’s eighth race at Santa Anita for not wanting to race the 8-year-old gelding.
May 20, 2017
There are two carryovers for Sunday’s program at Santa Anita – $109,280 in the main pick six pool and $179,622 in the single ticket jackpot pool.
May 19, 2017
An international slate of speakers on Friday at the Pan Am Conference stressed the importance of out-of-competition testing and a strong culture in combating doping, not just in racing but in other sports as well.