Headlines for Monday, March 15, 2004

  • Kentucky Racing Authority Seeking to Fill Personnel Positions

    The Kentucky Racing Authority is currently seeking to fill the positions of state steward and executive director. Former state steward Michael "Mickey" Sample is currently filling the position of state steward at Turfway Park, while an executive search firm has been hired to review the applications of potential candidates for the position of executive director.

  • TOBA, TCA Form Strategic Alliance

    Officials of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and Thoroughbred Charities of America announced Monday that the two organizations have agreed to a strategic alliance aimed at expanding TCA's charitable programs on behalf of the industry.

  • Here and There...

    The WinStar Derby and WinStar Sunland Park Oaks will be televised nationally by Fox Sports... Goldinrunner has been honored as 2003 Michigan-bred Thoroughbred horse of the year...The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's next "New and Prospective Owners Seminar" is scheduled for Friday at Turfway Park.

  • Fair Grounds president/general manager Bryan Krantz.

    Fair Grounds President Responds to <i>Blood-Horse</i> Article

    In a letter to horsemen at Fair Grounds Racecourse in New Orleans, La., track president and general manager Bryan Krantz has responded to comments by trainer Tom Amoss that were published in <i>The Blood-Horse</i> and New Orleans <i>Times-Picayune</i>. Here is the complete text of Krantz' letter.

  • Evangeline Sale Boosted By Franks Horses

    Boosted by a group of horses sold as part of the continuing dispersal of racing and breeding stock owned by the late John Franks, the 2-year-olds in training and paddock sale at Evangeline Downs racetrack in Louisiana March 14 grossed $1,503,500.

  • Temperence Hill at Oaklawn Park

    On This Day...

    March 15, 1980<br><b>Temperence Hill in the Rebel Handicap</b>