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Attendance, Handle Up as Saratoga Opens

July 21st, 2012 (No Comments)

Attendance, Handle Up as Saratoga Opens http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/71417/attendance-handle-up-as-saratoga-opens Attendance, on-track handle, and total handle all posted gains over 2011 totals as 25,676 turned out for opening day of the 144th meeting at Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York July 20. Attendance was up 2.1% from 25,155 in 2011. On-track handle for the 10-race card totaled $4,075,817, up 14.8% […]

Article: NY Court Upholds Dutrow’s License Revocation

July 19th, 2012 (No Comments)

NY Court Upholds Dutrow’s License Revocation http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/71371/ny-court-upholds-dutrows-license-revocation A New York appeals court has unanimously upheld the revocation of trainer Rick Dutrow’s license by state racing regulators—a major setback for the colorful trainer’s ability to keep working in the state. Just a day before the opening of the Saratoga summer meet, the Appellate Division of the […]

Article: Del Mar sets attendance record on opening day

July 19th, 2012 (No Comments)

penis growth guide div class=’posterous_autopost’> Del Mar sets attendance record on opening day http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/national-news/2012/07/19/del-mar-sets-attendance-record-on-opening-day.aspx Joe Harper, CEO and president of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, had reason to smile Wednesday night after the coastal track opened its 75th season before a record crowd of 47,339 fans.”I think Brad McKinzie of Los Alamitos said it best,” said […]

Article: Delaware cancels Wednesday program

July 18th, 2012 (No Comments)

Delaware cancels Wednesday program http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/national-news/2012/07/18/delaware-cancels-wednesday-program.aspx Delaware Park cancelled its live racing program for Wednesday, July 18 due to extreme heat forcast for the region.Wednesday’s weather forecast for Wilmington, Delaware calls for a high temperature of 97 degrees, with an excessive heat warning in effect until 6 a.m. EDT Thursday. Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission Chief Veterinarian […]

Article: Del Mar racing season opens Wednesday – fox5sandiego.com

July 18th, 2012 (No Comments)

Del Mar racing season opens Wednesday – fox5sandiego.com http://www.fox5sandiego.com/news/kswb-del-mar-races-what-you-need-to-know-before-you-go-20120717,0,6646581.story DEL MAR, Calif. — The 75th season of horse racing at the Del Mar Racetrack begins Wednesday, highlighted by the annual hat contest and the $100,000 Oceanside Stakes for 3-year-olds. The “One and Only Truly Fabulous Hats Contest” is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. in the Plaza […]

Article: Gaming board cracking down on horse racing

July 18th, 2012 (No Comments)

Gaming board cracking down on horse racing http://www.bostonherald.com/news/politics/view.bg?articleid=1061146547&srvc=rss Massachusetts gaming commissioners are hoping to crack down on booze-binging jockeys and doped-up horses as they assume regulatory responsibility over the state’s horse racing industry. “There have been a number of positives,” said commissioner Gayle Cameron, referring to racehorses on the juice. “There are fines and penalties […]

Article: Penn National Tightens Race-Day Salix Policy

July 17th, 2012 (No Comments)

Penn National Tightens Race-Day Salix Policy http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/71289/penn-national-tightens-race-day-salix-policy Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course is the first of three Pennsylvania Thoroughbred tracks to require administration of race-day furosemide by third-party veterinarians. In addition, no private vets are permitted in a horse’s stall after furosemide, also called Salix or Lasix, is administered, officials said Posted via […]

Article: Suffolk Downs cancels Tuesday card due to heat

July 17th, 2012 (No Comments)

Suffolk Downs cancels Tuesday card due to heat http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/racing-news/2012/07/16/suffolk-cancels.aspx Suffolk Downs officials have canceled the live racing program scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, due to forecasted excessive heat and humidity for the Boston, Massachusetts, area. The track will also be closed for simulcasting on Tuesday. Live racing and simulcasting are scheduled to resume on Wednesday, […]

Article: Questions loom over horse racing – Times Union

July 16th, 2012 (No Comments)

Questions loom over horse racing – Times Union http://www.timesunion.com/sports/article/Questions-loom-over-horse-racing-3707734.php The Jockey Club, the national organization dedicated to the improvement of thoroughbred breeding and racing, released its own reformed racing medication rules at the end of March and encouraged all thoroughbred racing jurisdictions to implement them. Their rules would have stronger penalties for repeat violations. Besides […]

Article: Report: NYRA Board Intact Through Saratoga

July 16th, 2012 (No Comments)

Report: NYRA Board Intact Through Saratoga http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/71279/report-nyra-board-intact-through-saratoga Despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s stinging criticism of its abilities, the New York Racing Association’s board of directors will not be replaced before the start of NYRA’s financially crucial Saratoga Racecourse meet. The governor, according to a published report July 16, will wait until September¬¬—nearly four months after a […]

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