The annual earnings numbers provided by Equibase for jockey Ruben Fuentes show a steadily upward trend: $179,087 in 2016, $739,102 in 2017, $1,571,604 last year and $2,170,054 approaching the two-thirds mark this year. The Del Mar standings show Fuentes in sixth place with 14 wins, 12 seconds and nine third-place finishes from 105 mounts. Not […]
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The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced today that Juddmonte Farm, Hronis Racing, Klaravich Stable, Rockingham Ranch and Peter M. Brant have been selected as finalists for the TOBA National Owner of the Year. The TOBA National Owner of the Year will be announced live at the TOBA National Awards Dinner presented by Red Brand, […]
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TVG, America’s horse racing network and industry-leading advanced-deposit wagering platform, announced today that TVG’s Morning Line program will feature the return of host Ken Rudulph and the addition of handicapper Matt Bernier to the TVG broadcast team. The in-studio program starts the network’s domestic racing coverage from the East Coast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. “Ken’s […]
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Octogenarian Thoroughbred trainer John Mazza can’t imagine stepping away from the sport he loves, especially when he has an up-and-coming talent in his barn like Grade 3 Monmouth Oaks winner Horologist. On Aug. 17, the 3-year-old daughter of Gemologist defeated champion Jaywalk by three-quarters of a length, making a bold move up the rail of […]
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The New York Racing Association is presenting a series of diaries to help celebrate the 150th Runhappy Travers on August 24 at Saratoga Race Course. “In Their Own Words” will feature prominent owners, trainers and jockeys as they re-live some of the most stirring moments in the rich history of the “Mid-Summer Derby.” Here is […]
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The Jockey Club announced the election of six new members: Shannon Bishop Arvin, Gary Barber, Terry Finley, Pope McLean Jr., Jaime Roth, and Chuck Winner. Shannon Bishop Arvin is a member of Stoll Keenon Ogden law firm in Lexington, Ky. Arvin represents many Thoroughbred organizations in the industry, including Keeneland Association, Breeders’ Cup Limited, the Thoroughbred […]
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Jockey Joel Dominguez has made the most of his three-year tenure at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs. He began riding here in 2017 as an apprentice, winning 31 races that year and returning in 2018, losing his bug on May 22, but transitioning smoothly to the journeyman ranks. He wrapped up the Louisiana Downs meet as the […]
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After conducting a nation-wide search of qualified candidates, members of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission named Deena Pitman as its newest Executive Director. Pitman replaces Mike Smith, who announced plans for retirement earlier this year. Pitman joined the IHRC staff in 1993, as its first licensing supervisor, and can be credited with crafting the first […]
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The leading rider at Woodbine for the last four seasons, Eurico Rosa Da Silva will hang up his boots at the end of the 2019 racing season this December. According to the Toronto Sun, Da Silva wants to spend more time with his family. “I grew up without family pretty much,” he said. “I don’t […]
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After earning his first career riding title, apprentice jockey Julio Correa was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for August 12-18, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. […]
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