Keyword: Amy Zimmerman

  • Kate Tweedy speaks at her mother's memorial service

    Friends, Family Celebrate Penny Chenery

    A large audience gathered in Keeneland's sales pavilion the afternoon of Oct. 9 to remember the life of Helen "Penny" Chenery, the "First Lady of Thoroughbred Racing," who died Sept. 16 at age 95. 

  • Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming 45 ideas in 45 minutes.

    Symposium: Panel Gives 45 Ideas in 45 Minutes

    The University of Arizona Racetrack Industry Program's Global Symposium on Racing started in a big way when it asked five panelists to offer 45 ideas in 45 minutes on improving racing and the marketing of the sport.

  • Ramon Dominguez

    Preakness Media Award Winners Announced

    Jockey Ramon Dominguez, turf writer Sean Clancy, photographer Patrick Smith, and television executives Mark Viviano and Amy Zimmerman will be honored by the Maryland Jockey Club with this year's Preakness media awards.

  • Hall of Fame jockey Randy Romero

    HRTV Wins Eclipse for Romero Documentary

    HRTV won the 2011 Media Eclipse Award in the Television-Features programming category for its documentary "Inside Information: Randy Romero," about the triumphs and lifelong struggles for survival of the Hall of Fame jockey.

  • Plenty of Blame - By Eric Mitchell

    The administrative hearing held June 28-30 to determine whether Kentucky Chief Steward John Veitch violated racing regulations only muddied the issues further and raised more questions.

  • John Veitch at the June 28 hearing.

    Veitch Defends Actions in Life At Ten Case

    John Veitch, the chief state steward for Kentucky Thoroughbred racing, defended his actions June 28 during a hearing in connection with Life At Ten's run in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Down

  • HRTV Debuts New Santa Anita Shows

    HRTV will inaugurate its first-ever coverage of the popular six-week Oak Tree at Santa Anita meeting with the debut of two original shows--"Grandstand" and "The Edge" --beginning Sept. 30.

  • Regional Emmy Award for HRTV's Dubai Show

    HorseRacing TV has been honored with a Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Award in the "Sports -- One-Time Special" category for the network's "Inside Information: Dubai World Cup" show.

  • First Saturday in May Wins Eclipse Award

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers Association announced Jan. 9. that the Hennegan Brothers documentary "The First Saturday in May," which chronicled the stories of six horses and their connections on the journey to the 2006 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has won the 2008 Media Eclipse Award in the national television feature programming category. The 90-minute program aired on HorseRacing TV Oct. 28, 2008.

  • Gary Stevens

    Stevens Joins HRTV

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens has reached an agreement with HorseRacing TV to serve as an on-air analyst, the network announced Nov. 7.

  • Commentary: Old Friend

    <i>By Amy Zimmerman</i> - There are other places in this magazine where you can read about John Henry's humble beginnings, his legendary racing career, and his wonderful retirement. This is not about that.

  • Trainer Richard Mandella is subject of award-winning documentary.

    Pony Highway Productions, HRTV Win Eclipse Award for Mandella Documentary

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Jan. 4 that Pony Highway Productions and HRTV have won the Media Eclipse Award in the national television--features category for the documentary "On the Muscle: Portrait of a Thoroughbred Racing Stable," which explores the world of Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella and six horses in his stable.

  • HRTV Preview to Kick Off Santa Anita Season

    HorseRacing TV will kick off its regular coverage of the 70th season of racing from Santa Anita Park with a one-hour preview show that premieres on Dec. 24, and airs continuously throughout Christmas Day.

  • HRTV to Again Broadcast 'Pursuit of the Cup'

    Racing fans will receive the latest information on the upcoming Breeders' Cup World Championships when HorseRacing TV's weekly show, "Pursuit of the Cup" returns Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m. EDT.

  • HRTV to Air Chance Rollins Documentary

    HorseRacing TV will present a 30-minute documentary Sept. 5 on jockey Chance Rollins's remarkable recovery and intention to return to riding after he sustaining a life-threatening head injury in a horrific spill at Bay Meadows Race Course in June.

  • Conley Joins HorseRacing TV

    Horse racing TV personality Carolyn Conley has recently joined HorseRacing TV to serve as a feature reporter, producer, and host for the network.

  • Horseracing TV to Debut Weekly

    When HorseRacing TV (TM) unveils their new weekly half-hour show, "Across the Board," June 7 at 9 p.m. EDT, fans will get a detailed look at major happenings in the Thoroughbred racing world, and will have the opportunity to voice their opinions during a special call-in segment.

  • TV Producer Noel Joins HRTV

    Multiple award-winning television producer Dan Noel, president of Cutting Edge Media Productions, has joined HorseRacing TV's production team and will focus on the day-to-day live operation of the 24-hour television network, according to Amy J. Zimmerman, executive producer of HRTV.

  • TVG Director Noel Joins HorseRacing TV

    Award-winning television producer Dan Noel, who was director of broadcast operations for rival TVG, has joined HorseRacing TV's production team and will focus on the day-to-day live operation of the 24-hour television network, it was announced Sunday.

  • Simulcast Coordination Woes Just Won't Go Away

    Simulcast television production and the problems inherent with post-time coordination were at the forefront Sept. 24 during second day of the three-day International Simulcasting Conference in Bal Harbor, Fla.