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by With Anticipation
Mon Dec 25, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita News & Notes - 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1049

Re: Santa Anita News & Notes

Santa Anita faces a season of change that may make or break the 83-year-old track ven by his own admission, Santa Anita's top executive realizes the six-month meet that starts Tuesday may be the most critical in the track's more than eight-decade history. "We have to see the business turn around," ...
by With Anticipation
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Possible Work Stoppage at Aqueduct Looming
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Possible Work Stoppage at Aqueduct Looming

Standstill in negotiations between NYRA and Jockeys' Guild raises talk of work stoppage OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Negotiations between the New York Racing Association and the Jockeys’ Guild over a contract regarding health benefits and insurance have stalled, creating the possibility of a work stoppage at...
by With Anticipation
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Fire at San Luis Rey!?
Replies: 322
Views: 22482

Re: Fire at San Luis Rey!?

Hovdey: Stronach delivers clarion wake-up call It’s not every day that a racing company’s plans for the future are laid out in stark terms anyone can understand. More often than not, the public is delivered corporate platitudes and pies in the sky. Not so last Wednesday at Santa Anita, where track ...
by With Anticipation
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Proposals unveiled for underused parcels at Belmont Park
Replies: 7
Views: 694

Proposals unveiled for underused parcels at Belmont Park

ELMONT, N.Y. – For the first time publically, the two groups hoping to redevelop underutilized property at Belmont Park revealed their plans on Sunday. One group, representing the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League, wants to build an 18,000-seat arena that would return the team to Long...
by With Anticipation
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Futurity and Starlet - Los Al TB 12/09/2017
Replies: 0
Views: 522

Futurity and Starlet - Los Al TB 12/09/2017

Los Alamitos TB - Saturday, December 9, 2017 RACE 3 Los Alamitos Futurity (Grade I) POST TIME - 1:28 PM $1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta/ $2 Rolling Double / $1 Pick Three (Races 3-4-5) STAKES. Purse $300,000. For Two Year Olds. By subscription of $500 each to accompany the nomination on or before Thursday, ...
by With Anticipation
Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Delaware Handicap Downgraded For 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1375

Delaware Handicap Downgraded For 2018

The American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association today presented its listing of U.S. Graded and Listed Stakes Races for 2018, the results of its annual grading session conducted November 28 and 29 in Lexington. The Committee reviewed 806 U.S. stakes races wit...
by With Anticipation
Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Breeders' Cup News & Notes - 2017
Replies: 135
Views: 11458

Re: Breeders' Cup News & Notes - 2017

one hour between the Turf and Classic is utterly ridiculous.

(and based off of recent SA BC’s I’d expect the Classic to go off around 5:45pm PT.)
by With Anticipation
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Across the pond
Replies: 485
Views: 48676

Re: Across the pond

Racing unites in grief following death of stable groom Ken Dooley Racing was trying to come to terms with the death of a member of its core workforce on Sunday after Ken Dooley, a groom who worked for trainer Amanda Perrett, died at Kempton in an incident that led to the abandonment of racing on Sa...
by With Anticipation
Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Jockey/Trainer News - 2017
Replies: 217
Views: 25343

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2017

Jockey dies after injury at Oklahoma racetrack CLAREMORE (AP) — Officials say a jockey who was injured during a race at a northeastern Oklahoma track has died. The Cherokee Nation says jockey Mario Chavez was injured Saturday at Will Rogers Downs after his horse crashed into the inside rail, throwi...
by With Anticipation
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Jockey/Trainer News - 2017
Replies: 217
Views: 25343

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2017

Jose Ortiz complaining of knee pain after Belmont spill Jose Ortiz, the leading jockey in North America in purse money this year, was taken to a Long Island hospital to have his left knee examined after being involved in a spill in Wednesday’s ninth race at Belmont Park. Ortiz was complaining of pa...
by With Anticipation
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Takeout rises at Los Alamitos September meet
Replies: 0
Views: 613

Takeout rises at Los Alamitos September meet

CYPRESS, Calif. - Because it is considered a fair meeting, Los Alamitos will have higher takeout rates at its September meet, which begins Thursday, than at its other Thoroughbred meetings this year. The Los Angeles County Fair meeting at Los Alamitos runs for 12 days, through Sept. 24. http://www.d...
by With Anticipation
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Cancellations - 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 6791

Re: Cancellations - 2017

Penn National has cancelled turf racing for the remainder of 2017

https://twitter.com/PNGRacing/status/905474278904102913
by With Anticipation
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Saratoga stakes Sat. 9/2/2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3060

Saratoga stakes Sat. 9/2/2017

Race 9 - Saranac S. (Grade III) - Post Time 5:36pm ET STAKES. Purse $300,000 (Up to $38,000 NYSBFOA). FOR THREE YEAR OLDS. One Mile And One Eighth (Mellon Turf) (Rail at 0 Feet). 1 Mr Havercamp (ON) 3/G L J Bravo 117 C Day Phillips 2 Yoshida (JPN) 3/C L I Ortiz, Jr. 121 W I Mott 3 Master Plan (KY) ...
by With Anticipation
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Spiral purse cut after Derby points reduction
Replies: 7
Views: 1212

Spiral purse cut after Derby points reduction

The annual showcase event at Turfway Park, the Spiral Stakes, has had its Kentucky Derby eligibility points downgraded by Churchill Downs, a change that moved officials at the northern Kentucky track on Tuesday to announce a major purse cut for its marquee event along with a shakeup in the stakes sc...
by With Anticipation
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Jockey/Trainer News - 2017
Replies: 217
Views: 25343

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2017

South Africa: Racing in shock after jockey dies of pneumonia hours after riding final winner

South African racing has been stunned by the sudden death of jockey Alec Forbes early on Thursday, only a few hours after he rode a winner from five rides at Scottsville.

https://t.co/CQzYrosdzh
by With Anticipation
Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Expanded Racing at Saratoga a Possibility
Replies: 15
Views: 2018

Expanded Racing at Saratoga a Possibility

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — As racing looks to the future in New York state, trainer Rick Violette sees a few years where Saratoga Race Course could be open for two or three months. While further expansion of the 40-day Saratoga season is an annual topic, Violette predicted Tuesday that a longer upstat...
by With Anticipation
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Keeneland raises takeout across the board
Replies: 0
Views: 630

Keeneland raises takeout across the board

Keeneland Racecourse will raise its takeout for the October meet from 16 percent to 17.5 percent on win, place, and show wagers and from 19 percent to 22 percent on all other bets, the maximum allowed under state law, Keeneland officials confirmed on Tuesday. Bob Elliston, Keeneland’s vice president...
by With Anticipation
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Saratoga News & Notes - 2017
Replies: 75
Views: 10557

Re: Saratoga News & Notes - 2017

Fatalities plague Spa meet There have been eight fatalities at Saratoga since July 28, four that occurred during a race and four during training. There were two fatalities at Saratoga before the meet began, one of those due to cardiovascular collapse. One of the racing fatalities, Brooklyn Major on...
by With Anticipation
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Saratoga News & Notes - 2017
Replies: 75
Views: 10557

Re: Saratoga News & Notes - 2017

Flurry of horse deaths at Saratoga raises concerns SARATOGA SPRINGS — A jump in the equine fatality rate in the early going of the Saratoga race meet is bringing the issue of horse safety into the spotlight once again this year. Two horses — Angels Seven and Brooklyn Major — were fatally injured wh...
by With Anticipation
Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Shuvee H. (G3) - SAR 07/30/2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1418

Shuvee H. (G3) - SAR 07/30/2017

Saratoga - Sunday, July 30, 2017 RACE 1 Shuvee H. (Grade III) POST TIME - 1:00 PM    Pick 3 (1-3), Pick 5 (1-5), Double Wagers..... WIN BETTING ONLY (NO PLACE/SHOW) Purse $200,000. For Fillies And Mares Three Years Old And Upward. By subscription of $200 each which should accompany the nomination; $...