Industry Press Releases

Thoroughbred Industry Press Releases and Announcements

  • Sol Kumin was the winner of the inaugural new owner of the year award in 2015

    Call for New Owner of the Year Nominations

    OwnerView announced Aug. 17 that it is accepting nominations for the 2017 new owner of the year award presented by Fasig-Tipton, which will honor a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact. 

  • Saratoga, Del Mar to Offer All-Stakes Pick 4s

    The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced Aug. 17 an "All-Stakes Pick 4" with a partnership between Saratoga Race Course and Del Mar Racetrack on both Saturday, August 19 and Saturday, September 2. 

  • The 2016 Delta Downs Jackpot was won by Gunnevera

    Delta Downs Announces Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule

    Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel today announced its 2017-18 Thoroughbred stakes schedule. The track will offer 32 stakes races during an 84-day season that runs from October 18, 2017 through March 10, 2018.

  • New Vocations Preps for OTTB Takeover in Kentucky

    New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is preparing for its Third Annual All-Thoroughbred Charity Horse Show, which will be held Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • NBC Sports

    Radio, Television Coverage Planned for This Weekend

    The Arlington Million and Beverly D. will be featured in an hour-long broadcast by NBC Sports Network as part of the network's "Win and You're In" series of telecasts presented by Lane's End and America's Best Racing.

  • Sportech to Provide Pari-Mutuel Services in Denmark

    Sportech Racing and Digital has been selected to provide pari-mutuel betting technologies and services to Dansk Hestevæddeløb ApS, the joint operating company for horse racing and operator of all nine racetracks in Denmark.  

  • Dominguez

    Dominguez to Join Saratoga Walk of Fame

    The New York Racing Association today announced the 2017 inductee to the Saratoga Walk of Fame: three-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez. 

  • Remington Park to Launch Racing Club Partnership

    Remington Park is now accepting memberships for its first Racing Club partnership. The RP Racing Club horse will compete in the upcoming 2017 Thoroughbred Season that begins Aug. 25.

  • NYRA Bets Reports Increased Reach in First Year

    Following its launch during the 2016 meet at Saratoga Race Course, NYRA Bets, a leading advance deposit wagering (ADW) platform, has increased its geographic reach by nearly 50% and is now available in 29 states nationwide.

  • NBC Sports

    NBC Presents Live Coverage of Whitney From Saratoga

    Led by multiple graded stakes winner Gun Runner, a top field of seven horses is set for the 1 1/8 mile, $1.2 million Whitney this Saturday, August 5 at 5 p.m. ET on the live NBC broadcast from Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Mississippi Delta won the Ladies Sprint Stakes at Kentucky Downs last year

    Kentucky Downs to Pay $750 for Sixth Through Last

    Because of business surpassing projections—including a best-ever July with its historical horse racing operation—every horse running at Kentucky Downs' highly acclaimed September meet will earn at least $750.

  • Oaklawn Increases 2018 Apple Blossom, Essex Purses

    The Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) is one of two stakes that will receive a purse increase ahead of Oaklawn Park's 2018 live season along with the Essex Handicap for older male horses, which will be bumped $50,000.

  • Purses Announced for West Virginia Breeders’ Classics

    The $350,000 West Virginia Breeders’ Classic will highlight a 9 race program worth a total of $1,000,000 in stakes purses when Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races hosts West Virginia Breeders’ Classics XXXI on Saturday, October 14. 

  • NBC Plans Live Coverage of Haskell

    The one-hour program is a part of the “Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In – Presented by Lane’s End Farm and America’s Best Racing.

  • Racehorse Repurposing, Retirement Funds Available

    The Minnesota Racing Commission is seeking 501(c)(3) non-profit racehorse adoption, retirement and repurposing organizations that have been in operation at least one year to be considered for funding.  

  • NYRA LOGO

    NYRA XP App Available for First Time at Saratoga

    The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced that its new app, NYRA XP, will for the first time be available to fans at Saratoga Race Course during the 2017 summer meet.

  • Richard Migliore

    Migliore Joins XBTV's Digital Media Team

    The Stronach Group is excited to announce that Champion Jockey and Racing Analyst Richard "The Mig" Migliore has joined XBTV's Digital Media Team.

  • TVG Plans Special Coverage, Events at Saratoga

    Beginning July 21, TVG will be live from its trackside location at Saratoga for its six-week summer meeting, covering every race, every day of the meet while raising awareness for leading racehorse retirement, re-training, and aftercare programs. 

  • Nick Luck Named Racing Keynote at Equestricon

    Less than a month away from the historic inaugural Equestricon in Saratoga Springs, organizers of the international horse racing convention announced today that the event's "Racing Keynote" will be delivered by renowned broadcaster Nick Luck.

  • Fasig-Tipton Logo

    Fasig-Tipton Returns Midlantic Sale to December Date

    Fasig-Tipton has shifted the sale date of its upcoming Midlantic Mixed Sale. The sale, which had been held in late January the past two years, will return to its traditional date and be conducted on Monday, December 4 of this year.

  • Jack Brothers

    Brothers to Work Exclusively for Hidden Brook

    Jack Brothers, an original founding partner in Hidden Brook Farm, will be dedicating his time and effort exclusively to their organization, the 600-acre Paris, Ky., nursery announced today.

  • Thoroughbred Charities of America Awards 71 Grants

    Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced July 18 that grants totaling $462,139 have been awarded to 71 Thoroughbred industry-related nonprofits that work to uphold TCA's mission.

  • Dubai World Cup  3/25/17, photo by Mathea Kelley/Dubai Racing Club
Arrogate and Mike Smith win the Dubai World Cup

    NTRA Thoroughbred Poll Released July 17

    Week 25  of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages remains status quo in the top-10 results released today.

  • Gabby Gaudet

    NYRA Announces Expanded Role for Gaudet

    The New York Racing Association announced July 17 that racing analyst Gabby Gaudet will undertake an expanded role with NYRA, working on the broadcast team for the 2017 Belmont fall meet, and continuing through Cigar Mile Day Dec. 2 at Aqueduct.

  • RTCA Plans Golf Tournament for Sept. 25

    Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) will host its fourth annual Golf Tournament Monday, Sept. 25th, 2017 at Champions Trace Golf Club located at 20 Avenue of Champions Nicholasville, Ky.