Articles posted December 21, 2005

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Ex-Southern Cal Trainer Roy Colosia Dies

Former trainer Roy "Little Tex" Colosia, 84, died Dec. 20 at his home in Arcadia after a long illness, according to his stepson, Joe Keating.

Horses Going for Green at Santa Anita Park

The season's first round of turf workouts took place Wednesday morning at Santa Anita Park when 34 horses breezed at distances from four furlongs to one mile. Opening day at Santa Anita is Dec. 26 and all workers were relegated to the outside portion of the course, 48 feet from the inner rail.

Chamblin to Oversee NTRA Communications

Keith Chamblin, formerly the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's senior vice president for marketing and industry relations, has assumed the new position of senior vice president in charge of communications, the NTRA announced Dec. 21.

InCompass Offers Simulcast Programs in Spanish

InCompass, the leading supplier of program pages to simulcast sites across North America, has expanded its Simo-Central service to offer simulcast race programs for North American racing in Spanish.

Winners Federation Takes Big-Picture Approach

The Winners Federation, formed in 1994 with a focus on drug and alcohol programs, has adopted a strategic plan that will involve the organization in health and welfare issues for all racetrack workers.

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