Articles posted August 25, 2004

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Roy Wood to Retire From CHRB

Executive Director Roy Wood of the California Horse Racing Board announced that he intends to retire at the end of this year.

Stevens Lines Up Del Mar Mounts

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who has been riding for the legendary French trainer Andre Fabre, will be back in California beginning Sept. 2 following the end of his commitment to Fabre in France.

Magna Back in Hunt for Pennsylvania Track License

The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission has finalized at five the number of applicants seeking the final Thoroughbred racing license in the state. Only four applicants hit an informal Aug. 16 deadline to apply for the last license, but Magna Entertainment Corp. has reiterated its interest in building a track near Pittsburgh International Airport.

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