The National Thoroughbred Racing Association's (NTRA) mobile marketing tour, the NTRA Racing Experience, is on the road again in 2001.
The Ontario Jockey Club has announced a deal to buy Hastings Park Racecourse and build 10 off-track betting parlors in metropolitan Vancouver in partnership with two other British Columbia racetracks.
Fans attending upcoming Spring Meet races at Churchill Downs may not immediately notice a change, but the jockeys and horses that compete on the historic track will significantly benefit from a new safety rail that is currently being installed along the inside portion of the one-mile dirt oval.
New York Senator Joseph Bruno backed away from his plan to scrap the Senate Racing, Gaming, and Wagering Committee, according to his spokesman. There was no reason given for Bruno's change of heart.
Neonatal isoerythrolysis (NI) is a blood disorder that occurs in some foals less than one week of age.
Most of us, at one time or another, have seen a horse tilt up his head and curl his upper lip in a "horse laugh." Although the expression is amusing, it actually has a practical purpose.
By Kent H. Stirling -- This game is "not being conducted on a level playing field, and hasn't been for years."..."I've also seen trainers practically disappear off the face of the earth after the test for clenbuterol was developed."..."Our sport is policed by a bunch of buffoons."
- By Ray Paulick
By Ray Paulick -- Without question, the TV Games Network has fallen short of the mark in its first 18 months of existence.
Globe-trotting millionaire Running Stag, a son of Cozzene who was scheduled to begin his stallion career at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs Kentucky near Midway, will start his career instead at Adena Springs South near Ocala, Fla.
American Boss and Mambo Twist, both 6-year-old sons of Lane's End Farm stallion Kingmambo purchased at the 1996 Keeneland summer yearling sale, won graded stakes at different tracks in Japan on Sunday.
Our Majestic Cat, a Tabasco Cat filly originally purchased as a yearling for $410,000, was bought by John D. Gunther for $185,000 to top Monday's first session of the Barretts Equine Ltd.'s January mixed sale.
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