On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, The New York Racing Association will conduct a special ceremony prior to the start of Sunday's live racing card at Belmont Park.
J. J.'s Cowboy, whom Les Nichols rode from Texas to New York City to raise money for 9/11 victims, was euthanized Sept. 6 at Nichols' farm near Celeste, Texas.
Prince Faisal bin Salman issued a statement April 30 that said he wants to clear the name of his late brother, Prince Ahmed bin Salman, who in a book was tied to al-Qaeda and said to have knowledge of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.
Beamer'n Glick, who is named after two of the four men credited with overwhelming the terrorists on Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, broke his maiden Wednesday at Arlington Park.
The racing industry marked the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States with various memorial services, including one that was simulcast to betting outlets around the country from Del Mar in California.
A 9/11 tribute Wednesday will be broadcast on TVG at 4:10 p.m. (ET) and simulcast to racetracks.
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is joining with other museums across the country to assist and honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington D.C.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, in conjunction with Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, will coordinate an observance of the one-year anniversary of last year's Sept. 11 tragedies.
Richard Mulhall, racing manager for The Thoroughbred Corporation, has discounted a report in Thursday's New York Times stating that the Saudi royal family has considered donating Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem to the families of the victims of last year's World Trade Center bombing.
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