Headlines for Monday, June 27, 2011

  • Charles Hayward

    Hayward Addresses Criticism of NYRA

    The head of the New York Racing Association said he made "a mistake" by not sharing details about management pay hikes with state oversight officials, but he defended the fiscal health of the association.

  • Saint Anddan Sires First Winner

    Journeyman Stud stallion Saint Anddan had his first winner June 26 at Hollywood Park when his 2-year-old daughter Woebegon scored by 3 1/4 lengths after a pacesetting effort.

  • Prarie Meadows

    Prairie Meadows Has Eight-Year Lease Deal

    Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino June 24 approved a new eight-year lease with Polk County that will pay the county $26 million in each of the first three years and perhaps more after that.