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NYRA Chief Meets With Locals in Saratoga

After meeting with the media earlier in the day July 17, New York Racing Association president and chief executive officer Chris Kay made his first public appearance at the annual Saratoga Race Course meet preview.

Talkin' Horses Podcast with Linda Rice

Talkin' Horses Podcast with Linda Rice

Trainer Linda Rice answers your questions about her background, life as a trainer, her best horses, the training title at Saratoga, and more. Transcript is now available.

Rice Savoring Historic Training Title

Rice Savoring Historic Training Title

On Sept. 7, Linda Rice became the first female to win a training title at a major U.S. racing circuit when she edged out Todd Pletcher, 20-19. The historic feat was even more impressive considering Rice had only 75 starters at the meet, compared to 135 for Pletcher, who is a six-time titleholder at the Spa.

NYTHA Re-Elects Violette as President

The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NYTHA) announced the results of its election of owner and trainer directors to its Board Dec. 5. Richard A. Violette, Jr., president, ran unopposed and was re-elected president of NYTHA.

NY-Bred Sale Finishes Strong, Avg. Up 5%

NY-Bred Sale Finishes Strong, Avg. Up 5%

While the second-session figures weren't as lofty as the numbers from Aug. 9, Fasig-Tipton's sale of preferred New York-breds finished it's two-night run Sunday evening with an overall average price that was 5.4% higher than last year.

Princess Sweet's Win Tops NY Stallion Series

Whos Next Racing Team's 2-year-old filly Princess Sweet captured the $125,000 Fifth Avenue Division of the New York Stallion Series for trainer Linda Rice three days after winning her maiden debut. The win highlighted the track's New York Stallion Series Sunday at Aqueduct.

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