Headlines for Friday, July 15, 2011

  • NYRA Projects Decrease in 2011 Net Revenue

    The New York Racing Association's net revenue is projected to decrease 3.9% this year while its wages and benefits are up 5%, according to its 2011 budget that was released July 15 by state officials.

  • Cassidy, Ellis Elected to CTT Board

    Trainers Jim Cassidy and Ron Ellis have been elected and Glory Haley re-elected to the board of California Thoroughbred Trainers. Voting was conducted in June to fill three positions on the nine-member CTT board.

  • Canterbury Still on Hold Pending Budget Deal

    Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican leaders in the Minnesota legislature are working toward a budget deal, but until it's finalized a government shutdown will continue and two racetracks will remain closed.

  • Tornado damage at Churchill Downs

    Churchill Tornado Repairs Moving Along

    Efforts to repair nine barns and the chapel at Churchill Downs heavily damaged by a June 22 tornado are progressing at a rapid pace, with a projected completion date of late August.

  • Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: Healthy, Safe Trailering

    Generally, trailering or shipping your horse is a lot more risky than traveling with only humans. What can you do to make sure you and your horse arrive safely and legally at your destination, and how can you ensure your horse is healthy and ready to tackle the show, trail, or whatever awaits? Find out during our free Ask the Vet LIVE online Q&A chat ...