The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has formed a new #NHC social media team to highlight the news, personalities and culture of the $2.75 million (estimated) Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship.
- By Steve Haskin
There is one final moment on the American Pharoah post Triple Crown tour that needs to be mentioned; this time to demonstrate how today's sights, sounds, and actions can reflect the changing times. read blog
Jacks or Better Farm and trainer Stanley Gold, who have teamed for a record 16 victories in the Florida Sire Stakes series, are in a good position to improve on that tally at Gulfstream Park Aug. 8.
Social media reactions immediately following American Pharoah's historic victory in the Belmont Stakes which made him the 12th Triple Crown winner.
NBC plans coverage of Kentucky Derby Week across all social media platforms, featuring NBC Sports Group's fashion and lifestyle experts and social media mavens Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski.
Just think if some healthy chatter on social media was going on this week about which post position the connections of International Star should choose with the first post position pick for this year's Kentucky Derby. read blog
A regulation on social media conduct for those involved in Australia's racing industry has been added to the Australian Rules of Racing, effective March 1.
A panel at an industry gathering on Tuesday, Dec. 9, largely agreed that track publicists could use social media to fill some of the news void created as papers and other sports publications reduce racing coverage.
Given a brief freshening as part of a rigorous 3-year-old campaign, Wildcat Red returns to action facing older opponents for the first time in the $100,000 Millions Classic Preview Nov. 8 at Gulfstream Park West.
Can't get enough Breeders' Cup? Catch up on what's made headlines at Santa Anita Park over the past few days. Photos, commentary, candid behind the scenes access, and more!
Jacks or Better Farm's homebred Sing Praises nosed out Royal Squeeze Oct. 4 to win the In Reality Division of the Florida Sire Stakes Series at Gulfstream Park.
Undefeated Twotwentyfive A heads the $350,000 In Reality Division of the $1.4 million Florida Sire Stakes Series Oct. 4 at Gulfstream Park for Fred Brei and Stanley Gold, with
Jockey Club chairman Ogden Mills "Dinny" Phipps will deliver the keynote address at the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities conference Oct. 6 at the France Galop offices in Paris.
A nostril separated the top two finishers in Saturday's $259,500 Susan's Girl Stakes, the second leg of the Florida Sire Stakes series' filly division at Gulfstream Park, and it was a 41-1 long shot that got the nod.
When Stanley Gold saddled Sing Praises to win the Dr. Fager Stakes, the first leg of the Florida Sires Stakes series, the veteran trainer joined exclusive company in the annals of the series for 2-year-olds.
Sing Praises darted from the starting gate to grab an uncontested early lead en route to victory in the $100,000 Dr. Fager Stakes, giving trainer Stanley Gold and Jacks or Better Farm a sweep of both Florida Sire Stakes.
Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan comes home to Forest Lane Farm near Lexington after May 16 colic surgery at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital.
The horrific thunderstorm that hit Churchill Downs Monday morning and the afternoon arrival of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) favorite California Chrome generated a lot of online discussion.
Aftercare needs a long-term strategy. read blog
Social media transforms fans from spectators to participants. read blog
This year's Mark Kaufman Workshop presented by the Turf Publicists of America Dec. 4 during the University of Arizona Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming tackled the topic of the new racing media.
At Churchill Downs, Edwards will oversee the development and implementation of marketing, branding, and social media strategies for Churchill Downs' live racing meets.
Horse racing risks the chance of being left behind again if it doesn't position itself to participate in Internet wagering outside the advance deposit wagering arena, officials said Oct. 1.
"The Road to the Kentucky Derby," a four-Saturday package of televised stakes that stemmed from recommendations in the 2011 McKinsey and Company report, will begin March 24 with the Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes (gr. III).
- By Eric Mitchell
- Northeast Region, Midwest Region, Southeast Region, Southwest Region, West Region, Kentucky
The Jockey Club and National Thoroughbred Racing Association introduced the first in a series of fun, edgy videos designed to build a social network following for horse racing.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Fierce Tide||Douglas G. Potter||
|Jaiden's Best||Kathleen O'Connell||
|Of Course||Stanley I. Gold||
|Rockemagain||Luis M. Ramirez||
|Sing Praises||Mark E. Casse||
|Social Media||Stanley I. Gold||
|Wayne's Way||Richard P. Sillaman||
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