Keyword: buzzer

  • Quiet Acceleration, ridden by Roman Chapa, won the Richard King Stakes on Jan. 17.

    Chapa Remains Suspended; Feb. 27 Hearing Set

    A Feb. 27 hearing date has been set by the Texas Racing Commission in the case of Roman Chapa, who faces allegations that he carried an electrical shock device in a winning race at Sam Houston Race Park Jan. 17.

  • Steve Asmussen

    Asmussen Won't Be Considered for Hall in 2015

    Citing unresolved investigations in New York and Kentucky of Steve Asmussen following a 2014 video from an animal rights group alleging horse abuse, the trainer will not be considered in 2015 for the Hall of Fame.

  • Morales Arrested for Possession of Buzzers

    Jockey Roberto Morales has been suspended pending a hearing by Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino stewards after law enforcement officials charged him with possession of an unlawful electrical device.

  • Sherwood Chillingworth, Oak Tree's executive vice president

    Oak Tree Approved to Operate Pleasanton Meet

    The Oak Tree Racing Association is back in the race business following a 3 1/2-year absence with the approval of its application to conduct the Alameda County Fair meet by the California Horse Racing Board April 25.

  • Guillot Apologizes to Lukas, Who Accepts

    Trainer Eric Guillot officially apologized to fellow conditioner D. Wayne Lukas for triggering an investigation into his allegations jockey Luis Saez used an electrical device on Will Take Charge in the Travers Stakes.

  • Will Take Charge won the 2013 Travers.

    Probe Shows No Use of 'Buzzer' in Travers

    An investigation by New York regulators and the New York State Police has cleared jockey Luis Saez of allegations that he carried an electronic device when he rode Will Take Charge to victory in the Aug. 24 Travers Stakes.

  • New York Reinstates Corticosteroid Rules

    New York regulators Sept. 9 re-issued an expired rule requiring the previous trainer of a claimed horse to provide the new owner with all records regarding corticosteroid joint injections within 48 hours of the race.

  • Texas Owner Calls It Quits

    James Jackson stood at the summit of Thoroughbred racing during the first Saturday in May in 1999 when his 3-year-old gelding Valhol started in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. However, his memory of the Run for the Roses and what occurred a few weeks before have finally spurred the 49-year-old Texan to retire from racing.