Keyword: Daily Racing Form

  • Giving Thanks: Thoroughbred Times Days

    It was the winter of 1986, and I was in a major lull in my potential writing career. I was just becoming enthusiastic about racing again after a brief hiatus in 1982, '83 and '84, during which my wife Joan and I had become fanatic birdwatchers

  • Second Annual TAA Magazine Released

    Daily Racing Form (DRF) in conjunction with the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) has released the second annual edition of the TAA Magazine. It can be viewed in a digital format at www.drf.com/TAA.

  • Churchill Sues DRF Over Derby, Oaks Wagers

    Churchill Downs Inc. has filed suit against Daily Racing Form, alleging the company's DRF Bets wagering service violated the Interstate Horseracing Act when it took bets on this year's Kentucky Derby and Oaks.

  • Record $2.36M Purse at Stake at NHC Tourney

    A record field of 606 entrants will compete for more than $2.36 million, the largest purse in handicapping tournament history, and an Eclipse Award at the 16th National Handicapping Championship Jan. 23-25.

  • Bayern and California Chrome at the finish of the Breeders' Cup Classic.
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    Eclipse Finalists Announced

    Finalists for the 2014 Eclipse Awards were announced Jan. 7 on HRTV at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Bayern, California Chrome, and Main Sequence were named as finalists for the Horse of the Year title.

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    Steven Crist Hospitalized

    The Daily Racing Form has reported that Steven Crist, the editor and publisher emeritus of the publication, was placed in a hospital April 6 in critical but stable condition after suffering cardiac arrest.

  • McGee, Hersh Earn Eclipse Writing Awards

    Kentucky-based turf writer Marty McGee is the winner of the 2013 Media Eclipse Award in the feature/commentary writing division, and Chicago-based Marcus Hersh landed the Eclipse in the news/enterprise category.

  • Goldberg Earns Media Eclipse Award

    Ryan Goldberg has won the Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the Feature/Commentary category for an article on the father-son bond between Eibar and Keiber Coa in "Keiber Coa Presses on a Year After Father's Fateful Spill."

  • New Magazine to Benefit Old Friends

    Daily Racing Form has announced the release of Old Friends magazine, designed to raise funds for the Old Friends retirement center based in Georgetown, Ky., and with a division in New York.

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    Arson Squad Retired Due to Injury

    Trainer Rick Dutrow reported Arson Squad, who suffered an injury before completing a workout at Gulfstream Park Jan. 31, would most likely make a full recovery, however the gelding has been retired from racing.

  • Rees, Novak Win 2011 Media Eclipse Awards

    Turf writers Claire Novak and Jennie Reese won Media Eclipse Awards for 2011, it was announced Dec. 28 by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters.

  • NTRA Offers Eclipse Award Sweepstakes

    Free-to-enter sweepstakes requires fans to select the horse they feel deserves to win the 2011 Horse of the Year award, which will be announced Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at the Eclipse Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif.

  • Blog: Broken Downs, 1978

    Beginning in the early 1960s, a year-long handicapping contest known as "Broken Downs" was held in the offices of The Morning Telegraph/Daily Racing Form.

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    Monzon Works for Belmont at Sagamore

    Monzon, who finished sixth in the May 14 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park and is being pointed for the June 11 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), worked six furlongs in 1:16 May 31, according to Daily Racing Form.

  • Market Competitor Doesn't Sit Well With CDI

    Churchill Downs Inc. and Daily Racing Form are at odds over the publishing company's launch of an advance deposit wagering system powered by XpressBet.com, which is owned by CDI rival MI Developments.

  • Leo Waldman, DRF Ad Manager, Dies

    Leo Waldman, who in the early 1950s founded the advertising departments of the Daily Racing Form and the Form's East Coast sister publication, The Morning Telegraph, died March 29.

  • NHC Handicapping Season to Kick Off

    Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas--host of the $1 million Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC) on January 29-30, 2010--will host the second annual "Red Rock Shootout" Sunday, Jan. 31.