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Louis Wolfson, Raced Affirmed, Dead

Louis Wolfson, Raced Affirmed, Dead

Louis Wolfson, whose homebred Affirmed became the 11th and most recent Triple Crown winner, died the night of Dec. 30 at his Bal Harbour, Fla., home.

New Turf Series Could Grow to $10 Million

The owner of Colonial Downs hopes the new "Grand Slam of Grass" is eventually worth $10 million and said two turf stakes at the Virginia racetrack that are part of the series would each be worth $1 million in 2006.

Trainer Donald E. Jacobs Dead

Donald E. Jacobs, whose training career at Finger Lakes Race Track
extended over 40 years, died Dec. 21

Colonial Downs Shareholders Approve Privatization

Colonial Downs reported to the Virginia Racing Commission on Wednesday that the plan to privatize Colonial Downs was approved Jan. 10 by shareholders of the company that owns the Virginia track and its off-track betting facilities.

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