State legislators failed to pass a plan Nov. 29 to reorganize the New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. The Assembly could pass the measure but state senators have left town. NYCOTB is expected to issue pink slips.
The South Florida track is also making plans for Thoroughbred races and a casino beginning with the 2011-12 season.
- By Tom LaMarra
Thoroughbred racing in Maryland for 2011 is in limbo after the Maryland Racing Commission rejected the Maryland Jockey Club's plan for 47 racing dates.
Racing in Maryland for 2011 is in limbo after the Maryland Racing Commission Nov. 29 rejected a plan submitted by the Maryland Jockey Club and also rejected owner MI Developments' plan to sell 49% of the tracks to PNGI.
Soinlovewithyou, in foal to Sea the Stars, topped the Nov. 29 opening day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale when she was purchased by agent Hugo Lascelles for 950,000 guineas.
Mr. and Mrs. William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm announced Nov. 29 that Jerry and Ann Moss' now-retired champion Zenyatta will make an appearance at Keeneland upon her arrival in Kentucky Dec. 6.
Robert M. Clinkinbeard, owner of Breeder's Supply and Equipment Company in Lexington, died after a brief illness.
Closing Argument, a top 10 leading second-crop sire by progeny earnings this year, will stand in 2011 for $5,000 at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms near Lexington.
The California Thoroughbred Breeders Association's annual Stallion Season Telephone Auction will be held Tuesday, Nov. 30, beginning at 6 p.m. (PT).
Cutting-edge research conducted on microscopic tunnels in horses' intestinal walls has revealed that these channels play a key role in helping intestines heal after life-threatening colic episodes.
Three weeks after launching its iPhone application for the Equine Prohibited Substances list, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced that the app is now available on Android smartphones.
Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center has announced its 2010-11 Tuesday Talks schedule. This series of free lectures is designed to provide veterinarians, horse owners, and industry professionals with valuable insight and practical advice related to a wide array of equine health care topics. This year, faculty from the equine medic...
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