Charlie Hayward urged the state to investigate quickly and "get the facts." He said no deliberate action was taken to keep the pari-mutuel takeout at an illegally higher rate on exotics.
The Jockey Club Foundation, a charitable trust that assists individuals in the Thoroughbred community, announced it has has been renamed The Jockey Club Safety Net Foundation, effective immediately.
The New York Racing Association announced May 3 that Charles V. Wait has been appointed by NYRA to its board of directors, replacing Lucy Young Hamilton.
Owner's Virtual Stable, powered by Equibase, will e-mail owners when their horses are entered and include links to overnights, past performances, and other products for purchase.
- By Tom Precious
The New York Racing Association, which has long resisted revealing salaries of its top executives, has furnished the information to a top state regulator at a time it is warning of running out of cash later this summer.
The New York Racing Association announced Feb. 15 that Anthony J. Bonomo has been appointed by the New York State Senate to NYRA's board of directors.
Negotiators in New York have agreed to another temporary extension to keep racing operating while talks continue on a longer-term franchise deal to operate Aqueduct, Belmont Park, and Saratoga, officials said Jan. 21.
- By Tom Precious
The New York Racing Association has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, charging that the state of New York's failure to approve a long-stalled casino project for Aqueduct Racetrack has pushed it toward insolvency.
The new York Racing Association accepted the resignation of trustee Wayne Barr Jr. at the board's regularly scheduled meeting May 3 at Belmont Park.
The New York Racing Association's board of trustees Wednesday voted for the additions of Leonard Riggio, Dennis Dammerman and NYRA president and CEO Charles E. Hayward to the board.
Grade II winner Middlesex Drive has been relocated to Judith Barrett's Godstone Farm near Pine Grove, Pa.
The New York Racing Association announced Sept. 3 that it has fully funded the account maintained for the benefit of its horsemen, who are represented by the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NYTHA), using the proceeds from recently completed business transactions.
New York grade II winner Middlesex Drive will enter stud at DunHill Stud near Reddick, Fla., as the property of his breeder, C. Steven Duncker, for a fee of $2,500
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