Articles posted January 29, 2003

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Pincay Chalks Up 9,500th Win

Pincay Chalks Up 9,500th Win

Laffit Pincay Jr. reached another milestone in his remarkable riding career Wednesday, guiding Saxony to a one-length victory in the fifth race at Santa Anita – the Hall of Fame rider's 9,500th trip to the winners' circle.

Spawr Fined in Albuterol Cases

Trainer Bill Spawr was fined $8,500 by track stewards for two post-race urine tests that revealed Albuterol in the systems of two horses who won races while in his care last year.


Dark bay/brown colt, foaled March 21, 2000
Saint Ballado--Sensational Eyes, by Roman Majesty

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Terry Meyocks honored by New York Press Photographers...Richard Migliore to be recognized by Association for the Help of Retarded Children.

National HBPA Takes Stand on Simulcasts, Revenue

The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, in an attempt to solidify revenue derived from pari-mutuel wagering, will soon release a comprehensive position paper that touches on everything from source-market fees to rebates.

NY Wagering Board Approves Rule Change

The New York State Racing and Wagering Board on Tuesday approved a proposal made by the New York Racing Association last August that would allow stewards more flexibility in determining disqualifications of horses that veer in front of a rival during a race.

Magna Seeks License for New Pennsylvania Track

Magna Entertainment Corp. announced late Tuesday that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Allegheny Thoroughbred Racing Association, Inc., has filed an application with the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission for a license to conduct Thoroughbred racing at a racetrack to be constructed in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, northwest of Pittsburgh.

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