Remington Park's Thoroughbred season produced an increase in average wagering handle and a record level for purses during the 67-day season that ended Dec. 10, the Oklahoma City racetrack reported.
HRTV has reached an agreement with independent broadcaster KVMD of Los Angeles giving Southern California racing fans television access to the upcoming Santa Anita winter/spring race meeting.
With an opportunity to enhance their standing for next year's Run for the Roses, 13 promising juvenile colts and geldings are set for the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Dec. 17.
Juvenile filly star Weemissfrankie was back in her stall at Peter Eurton's stable Dec. 14 following successful surgery three days earlier for a non-displaced condylar fracture of her right foreleg.
The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, which represents horsemen at Parx Racing, is back under the umbrella of the Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, the parties said Dec. 14.
Online voting is now open for the second annual Secretariat Vox Populi Award. Created by Secretariat's owner Penny Chenery, the award recognizes the racehorse whose popularity and excellence resounded most with the public.
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Four jockeys and two owners were given bans of up to 14 years Dec. 14 after being convicted of race-fixing as a result of the British Horseracing Authority's biggest corruption inquiry.
New Mexico's Zia Park reported an increase in wagering handle and purses during its 50-day Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse meet, which ran Sept. 10 through Dec. 4.
Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Dialed In, on the sidelines since the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) in May, is back in serious training for Nick Zito at Palm Meadows.
Strike the Gold, the 1991 Kentucky Derby winner, was euthanized at Karacabey Stud Farm in Turkey Dec. 13, it was confirmed by the Turkish Jockey Club. The 23-year-old son of Alydar had been the oldest living Derby winner.
A hearing officer has concluded that former Kentucky chief steward John Veitch violated five rules of racing in his handling of the Life At Ten incident during the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Bank Heist, a winning half-brother to champion sprinter and two-time Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Midnight Lute, has been retired and will stand the 2012 breeding season at Kaz Hill Farm near Middletown, N.Y.
Two jockeys were transported to the hospital after a three-horse spill the evening of Dec. 13 at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.
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