Submission and publication of veterinary records for horses competing in the Belmont Stakes is among the enhanced security measures announced May 21.
In what has proved to be a robust season for 2-year-olds in training sales, buyers continued to demonstrate a willingness to spend on quality juvenile prospects during the final session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale.
The New York Legislature’s top Republican said there are talks to permit the off-track betting corporations on Long Island to offer video lottery terminal betting.
The Illinois Racing Board on May 21 took the first, tentative step toward cutting back the state’s racing schedule in light of a looming funding shortage and legislative inaction on corrective measures.
The West Virginia Racing Commission May 21 rejected a controversial interagency agreement that owners, trainers, and breeders claim would have put the state Lottery Commission in charge of Thoroughbred and Greyhound racing.
Jeannie Cook, a former exercise rider at Finger Lakes and daughter of retired jockey Robert Cook, finished second in a race for Arabians held last weekend at Newbury Racecourse in the United Kingdom.
Multiple Grade 1 winner and freshman sire Pioneerof the Nile was represented by his first winner on May 12 when Zarnica won her debut race at Rostov-On-Don Hippodrome in Russia.
The talented Raven Victory competes Friday in a division of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes at The Meadows.
Similar to last year’s catalog, a surge during Tuesday’s second session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale helped propel the average and median figures to healthy gains.
The Woodbine Entertainment Group’s plans for expanded casino gambling suffered what would appear to be a fatal blow on Tuesday when Toronto City Council voted 24-20 against Mayor Rob Ford’s proposal to put more slot machines and table games at the racetrack.