Articles posted September 11, 2003

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Trainer Norm Thomas Jr. Dead

Longtime Remington Park trainer Norm Thomas Jr. died the evening of Sept. 8 at his home in Duncan, Okla.

Plan for Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Moving Forward

Negotiations between the Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Association and a Lexington Standardbred racetrack are continuing to move forward and could soon result in the return of live Quarter Horse racing to the Bluegrass.

United Tote Bought Out by Investment Group

An investor group that includes senior management of United Tote and New York-based Kinderhook Industries, completed a management-led buyout of the totalizator company from International Games Technology.

Retired Trainer Charles V. Reynolds Dead

Charles V. Reynolds, who trained for several celebrities on the New York circuit in the 1950s and '60s, died Sept. 4 at his home in Miami Lakes, Fla.

Del Mar's Handle, On-Track Attendance Climb

Del Mar's Handle, On-Track Attendance Climb

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club completed 2003 with an all-time record for pari-mutuel handle and the highest on-track attendance since the addition of inter-track wagering in 1988.

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