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by With Anticipation
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Derby Broadcast Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 555

Re: Derby Broadcast Schedule

NBC SPORTS COVERS EVERY ANGLE OF THE 145TH KENTUCKY DERBY WITH 5-HOUR SHOW STAMFORD, Conn. – April 29, 2019 – The Road to the Triple Crown begins this week, highlighted by NBC’s live five-hour Kentucky Derby Day telecast this Saturday, May 4 at 2:30 p.m. ET. NBC Sports kicks off more than 18 hours ...
by With Anticipation
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2019 Kentucky Derby
Replies: 471
Views: 18231

Re: 2019 Kentucky Derby

Anothertwistafate to bypass Kentucky Derby Trainer Blaine Wright said Tuesday that Anothertwistafate, 23rd on the 2019 Kentucky Derby points list, will bypass the race in favor of the Preakness Stakes, for which connections have a fees-paid trip and free entry. Wright said Anothertwistafate will fl...
by With Anticipation
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 892
Views: 48743

Re: Santa Anita 2019

With horses heading to Kentucky, Santa Anita struggles with small fields Several Southern California-based trainers have sent horses to Kentucky this spring, or plan to do so in coming weeks, at a time when Santa Anita has had difficulty filling races and officials are contemplating eliminating ...
by With Anticipation
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: News & Notes - 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1060

Re: News & Notes - 2019

2019 Travers to air on FOX The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and FOX Sports today announced that the 150th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers Stakes will be carried live on the FOX Broadcast Network as part of a special one-hour telecast on Saturday, August 24 at 5 p.m. ET fro...
by With Anticipation
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2019 Breeders Cup
Replies: 15
Views: 945

Re: 2019 Breeders Cup

Breeders’ Cup ‘Evaluating Contingency Plans’; Churchill ‘Could Host On Short Notice’ The 2019 Breeders' Cup World Championships is scheduled to be held at Santa Anita Park, but the 23 deaths at the Southern California track could pressure the organization to change that location. President Crai...
by With Anticipation
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: The Hurdle Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 3290

Re: The Hurdle Thread

AINTREE – Saturday, April 6th, 2019 RACE 6 - GRAND NATIONAL HANDICAP CHASE (Class 1) (Group 3) - POST TIME - 12:15PM (ET) Win, Place, Exacta, Swinger (#24-40 COUPLED FOR BETTING PURPOSES IN NORTH AMERICA) Purse US$1,280,000. For seven year olds and upwards, which, prior to March 19th, have Started i...
by With Anticipation
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Blue Grass S. (Grade II)
Replies: 6
Views: 581

Blue Grass S. (Grade II)

Keeneland - April 6th, 2019 RACE 10 Toyota Blue Grass S. (Grade II) POST TIME - 6:23 PM Double-Exacta ($1 min)-Trifecta ($.50 min)-Superfecta ($.10 min)-Super High Five ($1 min) STAKES. Purse $1,000,000. For Three Year Olds. Weight: 123 Lbs. One And One Eighth Miles. 1 Somelikeithotbrown (NY) 3/C L ...
by With Anticipation
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 892
Views: 48743

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Ritvo: Santa Anita Not Planning to Move Race Dates

https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... race-dates
by With Anticipation
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 892
Views: 48743

Re: Santa Anita 2019

CHRB to discuss moving race dates from Santa Anita Park On the same day California Sen. Dianne Feinstein wrote the California Horse Racing Board saying "racing at Santa Anita should be suspended until the cause or causes of these deaths can be fully investigated," the CHRB issued a meeting notice f...
by With Anticipation
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: The Hurdle Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 3290

Re: The Hurdle Thread

Grand National: Aintree vandalism will not stop race Aintree officials say vandalism to the Grand National course in Liverpool will not stop the meet between 4-6 April. A vehicle is thought to have been used to break through a security gate on Saturday before being driven on the track after the 12t...
by With Anticipation
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: News & Notes - 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1060

Re: News & Notes - 2019

Suffolk Downs Adds Couple of Race Dates for 2019 Suffolk Downs will expand its 2019 meet for what will be the East Boston, Mass. track's final year of live racing. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission March 28 approved the request of Sterling Suffolk Racecourse (SSR) to add two days to the racing ca...
by With Anticipation
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 892
Views: 48743

Re: Santa Anita 2019

CHRB takes first step toward banning whip use in California The California Horse Racing Board voted on Thursday to ban jockeys from using whips to urge their mounts, the first stage of a process that will take several months and fundamentally change the way races are ridden. https://www.drf.co...
by With Anticipation
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: News & Notes - 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1060

Re: News & Notes - 2019

David O’Rourke named president and CEO of NYRA David O’Rourke has been appointed president and CEO of the New York Racing Association, the company announced in a press release Tuesday morning. O’Rourke will assume the role of president and CEO immediately. He has been serving in those roles in an i...
by With Anticipation
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: News & Notes - 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1060

News & Notes - 2019

California Horseman Having Strong Presence Late In Oaklawn Meet There was plenty of Southern California star power on display last weekend at Oaklawn, notably champion Game Winner and Grade 1 winner Improbable for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert in a split $750,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) for 3-year-old...
by With Anticipation
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 892
Views: 48743

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Revised policy on workout requests could debut this weekend at Santa Anita Santa Anita may enact a revised policy as early as Saturday requiring trainers to submit workout requests 48 hours in advance. Trainers currently must submit workout requests 24 hours in advance, and the extra day wi...
by With Anticipation
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Baltimore vs. Stronach Group
Replies: 19
Views: 1726

Baltimore vs. Stronach Group

Mayor Pugh sues Stronach Group to seize Pimlico, block move of Preakness to Laurel Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sued the owners of Pimlico Race Course in hopes of blocking them from moving the Preakness Stakesor using state bonds to fund improvements at Laurel Park. In a lawsuit filed Tue...
by With Anticipation
Mon Dec 25, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita News & Notes - 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1338

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: 689

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: 326
Views: 36032

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: 1010

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...