Jim and Linda McIngvale announced a second Runhappy College Scholarship to coincide with Keeneland's College Scholarship Day April 7 in Lexington.
McCraken (17 first-place votes, 322 points) is sitting chilly in first place on the top-10 National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll released today.
Winner will be named April 20 at a by-invitation reception at Castleton Lyons Farm.
Old Friends, Kentucky Derby Museum, and National Museum of Racing cross-promote
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup World Championships, announced Thursday, their day-long schedule for March 25.
The "Equine Forum" show on HRRN, which airs every Saturday morning from 8-10 AM ET, has moved to Sirius 219/XM 206 on a permanent basis.
EquiLottery has come to an agreement with Mountaineer Park in New Cumberland, West Virginia that will allow its lottery game based on the results of live horse racing to use video feeds from Mountaineer's annual racing calendar.
McCraken remains in first place in the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top 3-Year-Old Poll released today.
The American Horse Council (AHC) is pleased to announce that data collection for the 2017 Economic Impact Study is set to begin on April 1, 2017.
America's Best Racing (ABR) announced March 20 that its fourth annual Pre-Preakness Party will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced March 20 that Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance.
A revamped and rebranded NHC Tour will be the richest in its 10-year history with a record prize pool totaling $400,000 up for grabs in 2017.
The Breeders' Cup announced March 16 that Jill Byrne has been named to the newly created position of senior director, industry relations.
Xpressbet customer gets chance to make $25,000 bet on the Preakness.
Groom Elite director Dr. Reid McLellan will offer two courses in April at Lone Star Park and Magdalena Farms near Lexington.
As a part of the New York Racing Association, Inc.'s announcement of an expanded partnership with FOX Sports that will result in additional live broadcasts, the $1,250,000 Charles Town Classic (G2) will be part of the coverage this season.
Raina Chingos Gunderson, Gulfstream Park’s horsemen’s liaison, was honored by the Thoroughbred Charities of America March 13 in Ocala, Fla.
New arrangement will produce 46 live shows on FS2 that will cover racing at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course. The Saratoga Live program will offer 36 shows.
The March 28 event benefits the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund and Florida TRAC.
The Chicago-area racetrack has emerged as one of the leading destinations for NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC) qualifying contests.
McCraken remains in first place for the NTRA 3-year-old poll, while Arrogate was the unanimous choice for top Thoroughbred.
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.), which encourages the retraining of Thoroughbreds for other disciplines, recognizes those that have accumulated the most points in the show ring.
Dr. Andy Roberts, speaking March 11 at the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association's convention, said an out-of-competition rule approved by the Association of Racing Commissioners International could have unintended impact.
An analysis of data from the Equine Injury Database (EID) has shown a reduction in the rate of fatal injury for a fourth consecutive year and a 23% drop since 2009, The Jockey Club announced March 10.
TVG is expanding its agreement with Sky Racing World to offer increased television coverage of Australian horse racing on TVG and TVG2 as well as launch additional wagering promotions for TVG account holders on Australian racing.
The upgrade of the racetrack’s signal to HD, which debuts March 9, will include new, customized graphics for an enhanced racing simulcast experience.
The 2017 stakes schedule at Arapahoe Park in Colorado will culminate with the richest races the track hosts for Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses on the final day of the season, but the road to those races will look different than in past years.
The Budweiser InfieldFest is a full day, eclectic music festival.
The Investec Derby from Epsom Downs Racecourse in the UK will be shown live on NBC Sports Network for the first time this year.
The BreezeUpIQ.com algorithm uses race results and historical under tack show data to identify elite runners at 2-year-olds in training sales.
NBC Sports viewers will get the chance to watch the world's top-ranked racehorse Arrogate compete in the $10 million Dubai World Cup from Meydan Racecourse later this month, following an agreement with Racecourse Media Group (RMG).
The Jockey Club announced March 7 that the 2017 edition of the Fact Book is available in the Resources section of its website at jockeyclub.com.
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation's board of directors has approved a 2017 budget of $1,483,542 to fund 11 new equine research projects, eight renewing two-year studies, and two career development awards.
Woodbine's 2017 Thoroughbred stakes schedule, featuring the $1 million Queen's Plate, was released March 3 by Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG).
Dr. Cliff Lamb has been named department head for animal science at Texas A&M University in College Station, according to Dr. Mark Hussey, vice chancellor and dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Exacta Systems and Kentucky Downs again shattered the single month historic horse racing handle record in February, with wagering in the 28-day month totaling $51.8 million.
Race fans will hear a familiar voice as the field for the $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes breaks the gate at Turfway Park March 4.
Over 275 horsemen and horse racing enthusiasts filled the fourth floor Emerald Downs banquet rooms on Saturday evening, February 25, in celebration of the 2016 Washington champion runners.
A unique horse fair showcasing Thoroughbreds that are finished with their racing career and ready to start a new career will be held at Sam Houston Race Park March 4.
The second Pan American Conference, to be held in Washington, D.C., May 17 - 20, 2017, will include several prominent international personalities leading panel discussions centered on racetrack and facility design.
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will unveil its new exhibit, Man o' War at 100, on March 29 in the Museum's Contemporary Racing Gallery.
The New York Racing Association has announced a three-year partnership with one of Germany's premier racetracks, Hoppegarten Racecourse in Berlin, to host a unique, intercontinental stakes series beginning in 2017.
For calendar year 2016, the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association distributed a record $1,996,200 in benevolence.
Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced Sean Pinsonneault, the company's Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Wagering, will be leaving the organization on March 7, 2017.
Equestricon Lines Up Sponsors, Partners
The spring thoroughbred meet at Hawthorne opens on March 3 with a nine-race card.
Churchill Downs Incorporated announced that it has promoted Brad Blackwell.
For the second time in six weeks, Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course has announced an across the board purse increase.
American Horse Council Foundation still $150,000 short of goal, and needs help in order to ensure that this important update to economic data about the equine industry is completed.
Rhea P. Loney, who led the successful "frog juice" prosecution of Quarter Horse trainers in Louisiana, has been appointed chair of the Association of Racing Commissioners International's regulatory attorneys committee, ARCI chair Judy Wagner said.
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