Veteran jockey T.D. Houghton won his 4,000th career race Aug. 26, when he guided Kaos Kid to victory in the first race at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minn.
Frank Fabian, president of the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau, addressed last year's banning of several jockeys while one of the riders, Terry Houghton, is scheduled to appear before the Michigan Racing Commission June 28 for an investigatory hearing.
The lawsuit filed against Arlington Park by jockey Terry Houghton calls for no less than $10 million in punitive or exemplary damages.
Alex Beitia became the 10th jockey known to be denied access to a U.S. racetrack this month when Philadelphia Park officials cited an ongoing investigation and barred him from working there for an indefinite period.
Officials close to a decision by Tampa Bay Downs to ban jockeys from its grounds is related to a race run at Great Lakes Downs this past summer.
Trainer Lynne Scace made three trips to the Tampa Bay Downs winners' circle on Sunday.
Robert Gaffglione, who rode for 41 years, died Dec. 5 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Tattersalls' flagship Houghton Yearling Sale was axed Friday as the Newmarket, England bloodstock auction company announced a resolution of the long-running dispute over sales dates with Irish rival Goffs.
Tattersalls in England and Goffs in Ireland have reached an agreement for 2004 that will eliminate conflicts in yearling sale dates.
The first session of this year's Tattersalls Houghton Sale -- Europe's leading yearling auction -- delivered record-breaking results in terms of average and median.
Auction will be conducted in England on Oct. 2 and 3.
Terry Houghton, who regularly tops the standings at Great Lakes Downs, moved into an exclusive club June 3 when he became the 99th North American jockey to win his 3,000th race.
Spring meet winners from Sam Houston, Maryland racing shifts to Pimlico, Eddie Perez' After the Races holds benefit for Roy Houghton.
The top two buyers at Keeneland's recently completed September yearling sale are already topping the board at another auction. Demi O'Byrne, who spent $18,750,000 at Keeneland, bought the highest-priced horse at Tuesday's session of Tattersalls Houghton yearling sale.
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