Keyword: Anthony Black

  • Michael Gill

    Penn Temporarily Bans Horses Owned by Gill

    Horses entered in the name of Michael Gill, North America's leading owner by races won and purses earned in 2009, will not be accepted for entry at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course effective immediately.

  • Dunkelberger Ties Record for Consecutive Wins

    With his win aboard Citigambler in the third race at Charles Town Nov. 14, jockey Travis Dunkelberger equaled the United States record for consecutive wins by a jockey with nine.

  • Black Defies Odds, Continues to Win

    When Anthony Black broke a pair of ribs and three vertebrae in a spill at Philadelphia Park last November, it finally looked like the end for the 55-year-old jockey. But Black, who won a pair of stakes races on Maryland Million Day, isn't done defying the odds just yet.

  • No Decision Yet in Philly Park Kicking Incident

    Jockey Victor Molina - who was caught on camera kicking a 2-year-old colt prior to the start of the third race at Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack June 18 - had a formal hearing before track stewards June 22, but no decision was made by the stewards as to what, if any, penalties Molina will receive.

  • Jockeys' Guild national manager Dwight Manley.

    Guild Links Accident Insurance to Slots License

    The Jockeys' Guild has asked the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to consider the catastrophic on-track accident insurance policy at Philadelphia Park before it grants the racetrack a permanent license to operate slot machines.

  • Injured Jockey Black Again Pleas for Insurance Help

    Anthony Black, Philadelphia Park's all-time wins leader and president of Philadelphia Park Jockeys, made an impassioned plea to the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission Nov. 30, less than one month after sustaining injuries in a race at the Bensalem Township racetrack.

  • Track, Jockeys Clear Up Insurance Misunderstanding

    A possible interruption of Saturday's live card at Philadelphia Park was averted Friday when management at the Bensalem Township, Pa., racetrack assured jockeys they are indeed covered by insurance should they be injured while performing the duties of their profession.

  • Black Gets 5,000th Career Win in His Back Yard

    Jockey Anthony Black earned his 5,000th career victory when he piloted the Robert Seeger-trained Actcentric to a 12-length victory in the fifth race at Philadelphia Park May 1.

  • Baldomera's Rally Takes Ruthless Stakes

    Baldomera came from off the pace to catch High Peaks in deep stretch and win the $78,375 Ruthless Stakes on a rainy Sunday at Aqueduct by 1 3/4 lengths.

  • Hennie's Song Hits High Note in Susan's Girl

    Phillip and Marcia Cohen and Steve Klesaris' Hennie's Song ran her unbeaten streak to five with a front running victory in the $175,000 Susan's Girl Breeders' Cup Stakes at Delaware Park.

  • Bigger Races Ahead for Obeah Winner Devon Rose

    Richard Englander's Devon Rose raced herself into the Delaware Handicap (gr. II) with an impressive score in the $100,000 Obeah Handicap for fillies and mares at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Hennie's Song Captures Go For Wand

    Locally based Hennie's Song remained unbeaten and notched her first career stake victory in the $100,000 Go For Wand Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Jerry Bailey, second Hall of Fame jockey to resign as officer of The Jockeys' Guild.

    Who's Running The Guild?

    Jerry Bailey, Jockeys' Guild president emeritus, is resigning Friday from his positions on the Guild's executive committee and board of directors. He is resigning because he believes a five-member majority of the executive committee acted too hastily in hiring Matrix Capital Associates to manage the Guild.