Articles posted February 19, 2009

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TVG to Boost Japanese Racing Coverage

TVG to Boost Japanese Racing Coverage

TVG, in partnership with Emerald Downs, is expanding its coverage of horse racing from Japan for the fifth consecutive year to include 18 group I races, the most ever televised by TVG.

Velazquez Wins George Woolf Award

Velazquez Wins George Woolf Award

John Velazquez, a native of Puerto Rico and a two-time Eclipse award winning jockey, has been selected by a vote of his peers as the 2009 winner of the Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award. The Woolf Announcement was made Feb. 19 on HRTV by retired Hall of Fame jockey and past Woolf winner Gary Stevens.

MEC Reorganization Plan Scrapped

MEC Reorganization Plan Scrapped

Magna Entertainment Corp. said Feb. 18 it might not be able to meet pressing financial obligations unless alternative measures are found, a revelation disclosed following the sudden halt of a controversial reorganization proposal for the company and its controlling shareholder, MI Developments.

That Handicapping Show: San Carlos

That Handicapping Show: San Carlos

Tom and Evan analyze the San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita on February 21. The Wizard's Spotlight Play is Race 1 at Fair Grounds on Saturday. Download a PDF of the "The Wizard's Spotlight Play."

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