Here and There
Updated: Thursday, December 5, 2002 10:56 AM
Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2002 10:56 AM
An essay by the late Heywood Hale "Woodie" Broun
and a feature on Bill Veeck's innovative "Powderpuff Derby" (for female jockeys only) at Suffolk Downs
will air as part of ESPN Classic's "Woodie's World"
this week. The program will be shown at 7:00 p.m. (Eastern)... The Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey
has elected Michael Harrison
to a two-year term as president. Harrison previously served as first vice president of the organization. John Perrotta
, Joe Jennings
, and Dr. Y.J. Kolybabiuk
were elected to the Board of Trustees of the TBANJ ... The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. will feature "Horses for the Holidays"
on Sunday, December 8, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Admission during that time is free. The event is part of the museum's Family Fun Day series. Guests can enjoy the entire Museum, including the child friendly HorsePlay! Gallery. For more information call the Education Department at (518) 584 0400 ext. 120 ... Saturday, Dec. 14 is Fan Appreciation Day at Calder Race Course
with FREE admission for everyone, FREE customized premium items (while supplies last), and $1 specials on beer, hot dogs, soft drinks and popcorn. Premium items include beach coolers, T-shirts, fanny packs, Derby videos, commemorative steins and more. The stakes action of the day will be the $100,000 What A Pleasure Stakes and the $100,000 Three Ring Stakes.
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