Industry News

June 07, 2017
Leonard Riggio and Robert Megna have been removed from the board of the New York Racing Association to make room for two voting members guaranteed seats under legislation signed this year, according to NYRA.
Just days prior to the Preakness Stakes three weeks ago, Allen Gutterman, a former racetrack executive, floated a proposal to add a surcharge to tickets sold on big-event days to create an additional funding source for Thoroughbred retirement programs. ...
June 04, 2017
The single ticket jackpot carryover in the pick six has surpassed $500,000 for Friday’s card at Santa Anita.
Santa Anita has canceled Thursday’s program because of a lack of entries, the second racing day lost at the current spring-summer meeting. There was no racing on April 27, a program that also failed to draw sufficient entries.
June 03, 2017
The single ticket jackpot carryover of the pick six is approaching a half-million dollars at Santa Anita. The pick six was hit for $3,715 by 51 holders on Saturday, leaving a carryover of $479,050 for Sunday’s single ticket jackpot pool.
June 02, 2017
Equibase, which collects and maintains racing’s past-performance data, has pulled the chart of the 2016 Parx Oaks from its database to “review the implications” of an unprecedented ruling by the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission awarding the win to ...
June 01, 2017
Angel Stanley, a perennial leading rider in Michigan, has moved his tack indefinitely to the U.S. Virgin Islands.
May 31, 2017
Two races on the Breeders’ Cup card this year will be run at non-traditional distances due to the configuration of the Del Mar turf course, Breeders’ Cup announced on Wednesday.
May 30, 2017
Diamond Stripes, a multiple Grade 2 winner, was euthanized Monday at Old Friends Equine Retirement in Georgetown, Ky.
May 28, 2017
The carryover in the single ticket jackpot pool at Santa Anita has reached $355,861 for Monday’s Memorial Day program.