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  • Uncle T Seven cruises home in the Cab Calloway Division of the New York Stallion Series. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8400921%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Uncle T Seven Charges Home in Calloway

    Jockey Julien Leparoux rallied Uncle T Seven from the back of the pack and onto a 2 3/4-length victory over Livin Large in the $150,000 Cab Calloway Division of the New York Stallion Series at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 12.

  • NYTB Elects Ostrager as President

    At its first meeting of 2009, the New York Thoroughbred Breeders board of directors elected a new president and welcomed two new members.

  • NYTB Officers Elected

    At a Jan. 28 organizational meeting of New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Saratoga native Michael McMahon was re-elected as president for a second term.

  • Empire Racing: Keep VLTs in New York Hands

    A group of horsemen, breeders, and backstretch workers met June 14 in Saratoga Springs, NY to support a call to keep the Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) program at New York State's race tracks in the hands of the New York thoroughbred industry to strengthen thoroughbred racing in the state.

  • Empire Racing Releases New York Safety Plan

    Empire Racing Associates, a finalist for New York's Thoroughbred racing franchise, on Nov. 27 released a plan addressing measures designed to improve racing and training safety.

  • Group Studies Synthetic Racing Surfaces for New York

    A fledgling group of owners and breeders in New York has launched a new effort to study a variety of issues affecting the safety of Thoroughbred horses, including whether some of the state's racetracks should install alternative racing surfaces.

  • Dennis Brida Joins Empire Racing Associates

    Empire Racing Associates (ERA), a New York horsemen and breeder bidding entity, announced April 25 the appointment of Dennis Brida as executive vice president of racing operations/industry relations.

  • New York Breeders' Stallion Season Auction on Monday

    More than 40 stallion seasons will be auctioned Monday, Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST) during the first New York Stallion Season Telephone Auction. The proceeds of the auction will benefit the New York Thoroughbred Breeders' Political Action Committee.

  • Study Documents Demographics of New York Breeding Program

    The typical New York Thoroughbred breeding farm is family owned and operated, less than 100 acres in size and reliant upon awards from the New York breeding program and other non-farm income to operate, according to a survey released Wednesday by the New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc. and Friends of New York Racing, Inc.

  • Kentucky state senator Damon Thayer.

    Kentucky Breed Development Program Sought

    As the Kentucky breeding industry continues to suggest it's under siege from competition in other states, legislation that would shift millions of dollars in existing tax revenue into a Thoroughbred breed development program looms a good possibility for 2005.

  • New York Breeders Form Sale Company

    Leading breeders and farms have formed the New York Breeders Sales Co., which will hold its first auction Sept. 28 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The sale will fill the slot vacated by the Saratoga autumn mixed Thoroughbred sale, though organizers of that sale are part of the new sale company.

  • Gerald Nielsen.

    New York Breeder Nielsen Dies

    Gerald Nielsen, a prominent New York breeder instrumental in building up the state's breeding industry, has died. The cause of death was not immediately known, but Nielsen had been scheduled to come to Albany Monday to lobby state officials on breeding issues.

  • Officials, Others Ponder Future if NYRA is Indicted

    As the racing industry's breath-holding continues as it awaits the ongoing investigation by the U.S. Attorney's office, it is a question state and federal officials, as well as NYRA's boosters and competitors alike, have been increasingly pondering.