Suffolk Downs

TODAY September 17, 2014
Heartbroken. Betrayed. Sad. Scared. Those were some of the adjectives expressed by the dismayed and dejected horsemen, riders, breeders, employees, and other industry stakeholders Wednesday, the day after they learned that the 79-year-old Suffolk Downs ...
YESTERDAY September 16, 2014
A stake was driven through the heart of the Thoroughbred racing and breeding industry in New England on Tuesday, when the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-1 to award the sole Boston-area casino license to Wynn Resorts instead of to Mohegan Sun ...
September 05, 2014
Sept. 12 is circled in red on the calendar of every local horseman, for it either will be the day a dagger is driven through the heart of the racing and breeding industries in Massachusetts or it could signal the dawn of a new and exciting era.
August 14, 2014
The celebration in the winner’s circle Wednesday for Mrs. Bean, the only horse with a perfect record at Suffolk Downs this year, turned out to be her retirement party.
August 07, 2014
When the e-mail from internationally prominent owner and breeder Charles Fipke arrived, Kevin McCarthy thought perhaps he may have, too.
July 28, 2014
A tornado ripped through the city of Revere, where the stable area of Suffolk Downs is located, on Monday morning, but no humans at the track or horses suffered any injuries and there was no damage to any structures. The afternoon card went on as ...
July 24, 2014
Patricia Moseley’s homebred Victor Laszlo goes for the three-peat when he takes on a field of seven other Massachusetts-breds in the $25,000 Last Dance Stakes at one mile and 70 yards Saturday with regular rider Tammi Piermarini aboard.
The New England Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association and the Massachusetts Thoroughbred Breeders Association will host their sixth annual charity golf tournament to benefit the retraining and rehoming of retired racehorses Aug. 21 at the ...
July 23, 2014
It’s all about the bloodlines in this game, so it was no surprise to find apprentice jockey Michael Ritvo in the winner’s circle with his first mount at Suffolk Downs on Wednesday.