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The Daily Racing Form has announced it will publish a new publication, DRF Simulcast Weekly, beginning July 12. The publication will incorporate elements from DRF's former National Charts Weekly and feature statistical data and in-depth information from all major racing circuits. The publication, which will reach newsstands on Thursdays, will have a single copy price of $4, with charter memberships of $99 per year and $59.99 for six months. The Form will distribute a free sample edition of DRF Simulcast Weekly at all Daily Racing Form on-track newsstands and major simulcast outlets on July 4. "With the proliferation of simulcast wagering across the country, it's increasingly important for the horseplayer to have more information at their fingertips," said Steven Crist, editor and publisher of Daily Racing Form. "We believe that DRF Simulcast Weekly fills a void and will prove to be an invaluable publication for serious horseplayers who wager on a variety of simulcast signals…Bruce Brill, marketing manager with Molson Brewery in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, for the past 10 years, has been named director of marketing for Vancouver's Hastings Park Racecourse…Barretts Equine Limited announced its intention to separate its 2000 Fall Yearling Sale from its traditional Fall Mixed venue. The company set the Fall Yearling Sale for Oct. 10, with entries closing July 31, and the Fall Mixed Sale, for Oct. 30-31, with entries closing the same day as the yearling sale. Entry forms for both sales will be available in early July.…Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel selected a chestnut filly by Eastover Court out of Beware of the Ace, bred by Ryehill Farm, owned in part and shown by Melissa Ann Tokarz, as the Grand Champion of the Maryland Horse Breeders' Association 2000 yearling show. The filly bested 108 Maryland-bred yearlings that were shown in six classes Sunday at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. Robert T. Manfuso's filly by Gold Case out of Golden Ode was the Reserve Champion…West By West, among the leading third-crop sires in North America, will stand the Southern Hemisphere season at Haras de la Pomme in Argentina. The son of Gone West, who has been represented by three stakes winners this year, is scheduled to return to John T. L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International near Lexington, Ky. for the 2001 Northern Hemisphere breeding season. Haras de la Pomme bred champion Gentlemen, who also stands at Walmac.
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 6/28/2000 8:21:24 AM
Last Updated: 6/29/2000 8:20:22 AM
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